Our Guides

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

    Dr Tonia Cochran is the Owner, Managing Director and principal specialist guide and tour leader at Inala Nature Tours. Tonia has over 30 years of...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 - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    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

  • Catherine Young - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Catherine brings with her a wealth scientific knowledge. As a PhD graduate in behavioural ecology (investigating the private lives of crimson finches),...Read more

  • Peter Vaughan - Inala Nature Tours - Specialist Nature Guide

    An ‘ornithological enthusiast’ from a young age, Peter has spent much of his time travelling around Australia, including his home state of Tasmania,...Read more

  • Karen Dick - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Karen joined the Inala team in 2017 and has been a very keen birder all her life. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic environmental specialist with...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

  • Paul Brooks - Inala Nature Tours - Specialist Guide

    Paul Brooks has lived in Tasmania all his life and has always been interested in the natural world. This interest led him to study for a Bachelor of...Read more

  • Ramit Singal - Inala Nature Tours

    Ramit Singal has a keen interest in several aspects of natural history. An engineering graduate, his interests have led him to pursue a career that keeps...Read more

  • Max Breckenridge - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Max Breckenridge was born in the UK, but has lived virtually his entire life in Sydney, Australia. At age 12, his passion for birds was fostered when his...Read more

  • Ben Blewitt - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Ben is a passionate birder and ecologist based on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland. He has over 30 years birding experience throughout...Read more

  • Matt Cornish - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Living in Far North Queensland Matt comes from a captive animal background previously working in a number of Australian zoos. Since 15 years of age Matt...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

  • Darryel (Biggles) Binns - Inala Nature Tours - Specialist Birding Guide

    Darryel Binns is affectionately known in the birding world as “Biggles” (or just Biggs in the Inala office). He was born in Launceston and grew up in...Read more

  • Angus McNab - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Angus has been a professional wildlife biologist for the last 13 years. In this time he has worked across Australia with a particular focus on Northern...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

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