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Dean Opie

Dean Opie

Australian born & bred Dean has been employed in the Firefighting Service as a Senior Officer for over 33 years in both Melbourne and North America gaining many awards including two Chief Fire Officer Commendations. Since 2007 he has had the opportunity to increase his love for travel, adventure and diverse cultures by taking on the role of an Expedition Guide. Dean has led numerous treks along the Kokoda track in PNG and has also taken many groups to other destinations including Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mont Blanc in Europe, Mt Rinjani in Indonesia along with Kayaking trips, Safaris and tours of Egypt. This all culminated into receiving the 2013 GOTY (Guide of the year) award. Expedition cruising is a new passion for Dean which started in 2013 and like many others, he has been mesmerised by the beauty and culture of the Kimberley. being a “people person” his aim is for all those aboard to enjoy every aspect that Expedition cruising has to offer.