Meet the Team

Meet the Team Behind Wildlife Tours Australia

Paul Beames
Paul Beames
Paul Beames is the Founder and CEO of the Get Lost Travel Group. Paul studied Business and Tourism at the University of Western Ontario, and Victoria University
Peter Adams
Peter Adams
MANAGING DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
A love for the outdoors and sharp wit led Peter into a sales career focusing on the Outdoor & Leisure market until some 12 years ago when the tourism industry came calling.
Craig Cooney
Craig Cooney
MARKETING DIRECTOR
After working for many years in various sales roles, Craig started working with Raw Travel in a part time sales/ tour guiding role. He developed a love for Victoria’s fine
Finlay Beames
Finlay Beames
DIRECTOR
I come from country Victoria and have been with the Get Lost Travel Group since day 1 when we were a much smaller operation. I am married with three adult children and two grandchildren.
Vicky Hartley
Vicky Hartley
ASSISTANT OPERATIONS MANAGER
A love of travel led Vicky to study Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Leadership. Positions in Field Operations & Outdoor Education Leadership took her to all corners of Victoria
Jared O’Meara
Jared O’Meara
SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
With a corporate sales and mining background the tourism industry found Jared in 2010 and he has been a legend ever since. Starting with a tough year as a guide in central Australia.
Aino Beames
Aino Beames
OFFICE MANAGER
Aino came to Australia in 2011 to complete her tourism studies back in Finland. Little did she know that she would fall in love with the country (and her boss!) and move here permanently.
Marilou Binkhorst
Marilou Binkhorst
TRAVEL AGENT MANAGER
Marilou is from the Netherlands. She started working for Get Lost Travel Group three years ago as an intern. She then went back to the Netherlands to finish her study
Rupa Basnet
Rupa Basnet
COMPANY ACCOUNTANT
Rupa came to Melbourne from Kathmandu Nepal. Passionate about learning new things, the move to Melbourne was a good fit. She studied Masters in Business Administration
Lizzie Fenwick
Lizzie Fenwick
RESERVATIONS TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Lizzie has lived and worked in about 7 different countries round the world, and been a tour guide in three of them (Scotland, Canada and Australia, as you asked).
Casey Xia
Casey Xia
RESERVATIONS TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Coming to Melbourne from the beautiful Canton city 10 years ago to study Hospitality and Tourism, I developed a passion for the industry and of course the wondrous City of Melbourne.
Shaz Wildenberg
Shaz Wildenberg
SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GURU
I grew up on the Mornington Peninsula and really loved it there but always felt there was much more to see! For the past few years I have been slowly working towards a Bachelor in Tourism Management and Sustainability, but started out as a retail manager.