The Fun Over Fifty team are the people who truly give you the best tour experience, and we’re incredibly proud of the work they do. We can’t wait for you to meet our team!
In 1991, Toni began hosting packaged holidays for Qld Pensioners using rail concessions on tourism trains to Rockhampton, and Fun Over Fifty launched in 2002. Toni continually researches new and amazing destinations to offer our guests.
Always plan for delays and try not to get upset when things inevitably go wrong.
Past State Champion Showjumper
Jan has been with Fun Over Fifty from the beginning. She works her magic planning amazing travel destinations with our product development team and brings her creative flair to the business. Jan also helps with reservations and accounts.
“Follow the River” by James Alexander
See more of Austria
Courtney is a graduate of The University of Queensland with degrees in Tourism and Business Management after studying abroad at the International School of Hospitality in Florence. Courtney works alongside our product development team.
'Stolen' by Lucy Christopher
Take lots of photos
Mitch works in the marketing and social media team. He is a CASA approved drone pilot, and he provides quality photography and support to the administration team. Mitch plans to gain his coach licence to join the on-road crew in the future.
Get lost with the locals
Hang Son Doong, Vietnam
“Crushing It!” by Gary Vaynerchuk
Cassie’s role within the office is telephone reservations, passenger and crew documentation, contracting and product development. She brings proficiency in planning, scheduling, document management and customer service.
Canada and Alaska
I have had 2 knee reconstructions (thanks to netball) and I am a Justice of the Peace (Qual)
Take a triangular pen for writing, puzzles etc. They won’t roll away from you and get lost down the aisle!
Kirsty’s background includes Office Administration, Executive Assistant, Customer Services and Sales. Kirsty’s role in the office is to process booking confirmations, reservations, accounts, ticketing and customer/agent email enquiries.
Bring a bright coloured suitcase when travelling or tie a bright ribbon to it so it's easy to find
Go to the highlands in Scotland
Susan has worked in both retail and wholesale travel, and she has travelled extensively in Australia and NZ. Her role in the office includes assisting with phone reservations, customer and crew travel documentation and contracts.
Swimmers – cold ocean, hot spa – always ready to take a dip
Disneyland California – I’ve been three times. Happiest place on Earth. Love it!
Germany and Croatia
Coach Operations Manager
Rob is General Manager of Coach Operations and a Coach Captain, delivering interesting and entertaining commentary while on tour. He has extensive on-road experience and is trained in all aspects of heavy vehicles and defensive driving.
Planning ahead is always a smart idea, especially when exchanging foreign currencies
I have worked in every state and territory in Australia
Mauritius and Northern Canada
I am a trained Massuer
Red Centre in Northern Territory
If you are dealt lemons, make lemonade
Andi has been with Fun Over Fifty since the very beginning! Andi enjoys travelling as she loves surprises and experiencing new things. Andi genuinely enjoys meeting Fun Over Fifty’s guests and learning about their interesting lives.
Make sure you have your wallet and phone when you leave home, everything else can be bought
I’m an open book, there are no surprises with me!
If we want to have a good time, we will. Keep hydrated and don’t get in the bad books with your host! (just kidding)
“Fifty Sheds of Grey: A Parody”
I am a lot taller than I look!
A credit card
I have 6 beautiful grandchildren, two of which are identical twin girls
To be at Uluru in the pouring rain
From owning an Australian franchise system, a bookkeeping business and as a certified Soul Coach and Soul Midwife and now a passionate Tour Guide and Tour Host. Just love it!
Dare to be different – Have the courage to be vulnerable (my own mantra)
I enjoy writing poetry
A snuggly scarf
After using my Degree in Business (Hospitality Management) in locations from Broadbeach Casino to Hamilton Island, I discovered a keen interest in people and processes. I have a strong desire to encourage people into their potential.
I have ridden a mountain bike down a volcano
"Dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them" — Walt Disney
The Serengeti, Tanzania
I have hosted over 90 fabulous tours since I began with the company. I had been 45 years doing bookkeeping and all forms of office work, not quite the same exciting and fulfilling life that I now have the pleasure of enjoying.
I skydive, actually jumping out of a perfectly good plane, for pleasure
My raincoat. “Murphy’s Law” then comes into play and I will never need it while I am away.
Life is awesome, don’t give up on it, travel for as long as you can no matter what anyone else tells you.
In the past 30 years, I have worked in many varied roles at the Brisbane domestic and international airports, retail travel agencies, as well as Business Development Manager for an Australian wholesale travel company.
Antarctica. I discovered one of my Scottish ancestors, Birdie Bowers, was the first Scotsman to reach the South Pole.
Smile and the world smiles with you
I grew up in a remote mining town learning to shoot a .22 rifle for protection from wild pigs and crocodiles.
Our hosts and coach captains are the face of Fun Over Fifty out and about, and represent our travel and customer service philosophies.
During your tour, your coach captain will provide a safe and smooth ride while entertaining you with interesting commentary.
Your tour hosts are alongside you for the duration of your tour to ensure that everyone enjoys a smooth, hassle-free holiday.
Our team is always happy to help if you have any questions about us or our tours. Fill out our form and we will get back to you soon.