Our Tour Leaders
All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.
Born in South Africa, Jean Wethmar immigrated to Australia in 2002. Her passions range from interior decorating to gardening, South African wine and travel. She is an experienced tour leader, traveling many times a year to destinations including South Africa, India, Morocco, Vietnam and Bhutan. With her husband Francois, she once owned a wholesale plant nursery farm in South Africa, specializing in the production of mangoes and strelitzia flowers which they exported throughout the world, and to this day she continues her love of introducing the beauty of South Africa to the world.