Michaela and Barney started their first Award Winning tour business, Back Country Bliss Adventures in the wonderful sea side tourist town of Port Douglas in 2004, after a long career as Outdoor Education Instructors. Their latest tour develop Port Douglas Sea Kayak Tours and Adventures, is now showcasing the best reef and coastal areas accessible by kayaks.
Their high level of environmental and local knowledge, combined with extremely high safety standards, means guests are in the best possible hands. Transfer vehicles are Queensland Operator Accredited and Safety Certified, while staff regularly undertake safety training and courses designed to maximize guests experiences whilst on tour.
Michaela was also a member of the Australian Women’s Raft team and was awarded the Kamsler Award for Excellence in Customer Service. Some of the tours they have developed have been showcased on such productions as Queensland Weekender, Postcards Australia and Getaway.