Who we are

sharing our love of the ocean & wilderness

Waves to Wilderness is an adventure tourism operator based on the Coffs Coast.

We are a family operated business bringing our love of the ocean and wilderness to both locals and visitors to our incredible region. We strive to make all of our experiences memorable, with hope that our guests can take home a deeper understanding and appreciation of everything Mother Nature provides.

the team


Growing up in Sawtell, Joe knows just about all the secrets of this region and is happy to share most of them with our guests. He has guided almost every part of Australia as well as living and working extensively in remote Aboriginal communities throughout Central Australia. Joe loves to share a story or two!


Growing up in the small seaside village of Angourie NSW, her childhood consisted of days playing in the ocean and Yuraygir National Park instilling a deep love and respect for nature. Chelsea is passionate about holistic health and wellbeing with a few of her favourite things being hiking, surfing, yoga, animals and cooking.