Our Guides

  • Dr Tonia Cochran - Inala Nature Tours - Owner / Manager / Lead Guide

    Dr Tonia Cochran is the Owner, Managing Director and principal specialist guide and tour leader at Inala Nature Tours on Bruny Island.Read more

  • Nick Mooney - Inala Nature Tours

    Nick Mooney is an Australian conservationist, biologist, writer, wildlife expert, and ecological educator best known for his work with the Tasmanian Devil...Read more

  • Dr Andrew Hingston - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Andrew Hingston has developed an extraordinarily good ear for identifying birds from their calls. He also has an excellent, in-depth knowledge of Tasmania...Read more

  • Mark with a precious Orange-bellied Parrot chick. Mark has been integral to the conservation of this incredibly rare species.

    "Our guide, Mark was very well informed, friendly and showed us all of the endemic species." (frankp94 Ottawa, Kansas, on TripAdvisor.) Mark’s dedication...Read more

  • Cat is a nature guide in the Inala guiding team. Before Inala, Cat worked in Lamington National Park in lush subtropical Queensland as a bird guide and...Read more

  • Steve Davidson

    Steve has had a love affair with birds from as far back as the age of six, and since then the hobby has become a passion. Steve lives in Melbourne,...Read more

  • Frank O'Connor - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Frank O'Connor is a native of Western Australia. While he has had an interest in birds for most of his life, his zeal for birds was ignited by the sight...Read more

  • Biggles - Inala Nature Tours Guide

  • Karen Dick - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Karen is the newest member of the Inala team and has been a very keen birder all her life. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic environmental...Read more

  • Andrew Hingston building a nest box for Forty-spotted Pardalote.

    A team of wildlife and birding enthusiasts are the guides on all our tours throughout Tasmania, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.Read more