DeanTour Guide and Driver
Born in Strathalbyn, Dean knows the Fleurieu and rural SA well. He has been a Firefighter for over 35 years. With Endeavour since 2008, Dean has driven tours across the full breadth of Australia, has a particular love of the outback and the north, and is passionate about providing good service. He’s also toured overseas to many countries. Dean and Moira have 7 children and 12 grandchildren. Dean’s hobbies include fishing, travel and the bush.
TonyTour Guide and Driver
Tony grew up in Meekatharra in remote Western Australia and developed an early love for the bush, travel and people. Combining these interests as a Tour host feels like a dream come true for him. Tony retired from his position as Community Relations Manager at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in late 2018. Since then, he has hosted wine tours before joining the team here at Endeavour.
PeterTour Guide and Driver
Peter has spent most of his life living in Perth, Western Australia, although he has a strong connection to South Australia, his father having grown up in the rural community of Melrose. His journey to South Australia came as a result of meeting his now wife Julie in 2011. Peter has a strong background in tourism and his interests include sailing, paddling, bush walking, and reading.
BrentonTour Driver and Guide
After a 41 year career in the automotive industry, Brenton retired from full time work in 2019. Having lived in Adelaide all his life, he married Cyndy in 1982 and has 2 adult sons. He is also a proud grandad to Jackson. A keen car enthusiast, Brenton is a member of 3 car clubs and enjoys caravanning in his spare time. His family home is a converted hall and houses 5 vehicles in his living room! Owning 10 cars, 7 of them are restored vintage classic vehicles.
MichelleSenior Tour Planner
Michelle was born and raised in Broken Hill. After completing a degree in Tourism at the university in Albury, she worked in a range of tourism-related jobs including Goulburn City Council, Questacon in Canberra, Mt Lofty Summit and Cleland Wildlife Park before starting with us in 2011. She is our Senior Tour Planner and takes charge of organising all our fantastic tours. Michelle is married to Jamie and does lots of after-hours volunteer work for their two children’s school and sporting clubs.
MelissaCustomer Service Officer
Melissa was born in Canberra, grew up in Adelaide and worked as a Japanese-speaking Tour Guide. She has lived overseas for the past 20 years – Singapore, Japan and Dubai – only recently returning to SA. In Dubai, she owned a fitness centre, did charity work, and mentored students in their English. Melissa loves to travel and has built schools in Nepal, climbed fortresses in Iran, attended weddings in Lebanon and visited Santa in Lapland. Together with her husband and 3 teenage daughters, they are enjoying exploring South Australia. In her free time, you may find her sipping coffee at one of Adelaide’s cafes, or cooking up an international storm in her kitchen!