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Who is West Oz Active?
We are the small group adventure specialists.
We are a proudly Western Australian Company. Owner operator Pete West's ancestors arrived in the Pilbara in the 1890's. Searching for Gold in Nullagine in the fabulous, yet harsh East Pilbara. The Search for Pete & his team continues today. The Pilbara's natural Beauty replacing the allure of Gold.
West Oz Active Adventure Tours is a commercial Tourist operator located within the Karijini National Park. Our Activities are dedicated to Canyoning and Roping activities. We have been established here since 2007 and are celebrating our 10th season in 2017. Getting our clients safely and respectfully into Karijini’s hidden and restricted gorges is what we live for. As Pete always says at the morning tour briefing, "Karijini is a demanding beauty & she will not give up her beauty easily, this is what makes Karijini Great!"
Our experience comes from many great years of guiding visitors through the North West region of Western Australia.
We are among the few operators who live & work in the Pilbara region. Our head office is not in Europe, North America or East Coast Australia. We are based in the region we love and serve. This ensures our guests total satisfaction, because "The Buck stops here!"
This is never lost on us here at West OZ Active. We assure our guests that their booking is received with the respect that their journey commands.
All our Guides and Roping staff are registered with the National Outdoor Leader Registration Scheme. The national benchmark of individual currency in outdoor activity leadership skills.
2017 Allstar Line up:
Mr Pete West
Senior Karijini Roping Guide & Karijini
Pete Was born in Perth WA in 1970 and has spent a lot of his life Adventuring, travelling, Sailing and flying Paragliders. With a little bit of work squeezed in there too. He spent 11 years travelling through South East Asia, Europe, North, Central and South Americas.
However Pete learned that after all this travelling there is still no place Like Western Australia.
Pete is an experienced guide from Perth to Darwin & has guided in Karijini National park for 7 years & logged over 600 roping expeditions into the restricted gorges of the Park. Pete is very comfortable leading groups to the depths of Karijini and loves to get down low, be quiet and dial into the old Country.
Mr Shane Shulz
Born Barky Queensland / Year unknown ?
Well known right across this big brown land that is Australia. Tossing Spanners and spinning yarns is Shane's gift.
Our Chief Mechanic & master of all things Mechanical. If Shane cant fix it then it just aint broke.
Lived his whole life on outback stations & has contributed greatly to the natural environment of Australia.
Today he Remains the Guardian of the Stromatolites of Shark Bay WA. Shane specialty is Generators and as we always say in Karijini.
"There aint no Cold Beer without Shane."
More coming soon
We'll announce our new 2017 team members soon.