Paul's enthusiasm and fun loving exterior belies his 22+ years’ experience at sea; a global career that spans Master of Super Yachts (www.yachtcaptain.co.nz ), marine engineer, professional diver, and deep sea fisherman. With 3,500+ dive hours spent underwater and decades of sea time on the ocean Paul is happy to tell stories about his adventures... and yes he knows the billionaires' holiday secrets!
Tristan is a marine zoologist with a vast array of wildlife knowledge and has extensive field research experience having participated in many conservation projects globally. His portfolio includes working for the MPI as a fisheries observer, turtle conservation in the Caribbean and the south pacific and whale shark and Angolan colobus monkey conservation in Kenya. He is a keen diver with commercial and recreational diving qualifications who is driven by a passion to explore and protect the delicate marine and terrestrial eco-systems of our planet, aspires to understand and conserve precious environments so that they may be preserved for the enjoyment of future generations and has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge along with boundless enthusiasm.
Nathalie is our multi-lingual EKOffice Manager.Following her Tourism Management Studies in England, Nathalie worked in Europe in the Tourism industry for over two decades and decided to travel the world to fall in Love with South Island. She is now settled in our beautiful Queen Charlotte Sounds with her Kiwi husband. Nathalie comes from a professional sailing family and loves sharing her life experience and knowledge with the general public especially with the young ones.