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Pemberton Discovery Tours Celebrates Graeme Dearle's Prestigious FACET Golden Guide Award


Pemberton Discovery Tours is thrilled to announce that our owner and Director, Graeme Dearle, has been awarded the esteemed FACET Golden Guide Award at the Perth Airport WA Tourism Conference dinner in Mandurah on 11 June 2024.

This recognition is a testament to Graeme's extensive knowledge, deep connection to the Pemberton region, and his unwavering commitment to providing exceptional experiences for our guests.

Graeme's proactive and guest-centric approach, combined with his passion for sharing the natural beauty and unique features of our region, has not only enhanced the experiences of countless visitors but also set a high standard for the tourism industry.

The competition for the FACET Golden Guide Award was intense, with many outstanding nominees demonstrating excellence in guiding. We are honoured to be recognised among such esteemed company. The finalists included:

  • Sarah Clay, Off the Beaten Track WA

  • Delma Coulson, AAT Kings

  • Elise Parker, Walk into Luxury

  • Rocco Pileggi, Optus Stadium

  • Vaughn Ralph, Kalbarri Rock Lobster Tours & Charter

  • Malcolm Roberts, Rottnest Express

  • Steve Sertis, Bibbulmun Track Foundation

  • Jack Sherrell, Two Feet & a Heartbeat

  • Gemma Sharp, Whale Watch Western Australia

  • Steve Webster, ATG Downunder

We are incredibly grateful for this recognition and humbled to be acknowledged by our peers in such a significant way. The FACET Golden Guide Award highlights the dedication and hard work that Graeme and our entire team put into making every tour an unforgettable adventure.

The evening was truly special, filled with beautiful food, wonderful winners, and a celebration of excellence in the tourism industry. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists and winners, particularly Joshua Whiteland, Ebony Muirson, and Tess Crake, whose contributions to Aboriginal tourism, customer service, and young achievement were also honoured.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the judges and sponsors for their support and for recognising the efforts of individuals who strive to make Western Australia a premier destination for travellers.

This award is not just a personal achievement for Graeme but a milestone for Pemberton Discovery Tours. It reinforces our commitment to providing exceptional and enriching experiences for our guests and showcases the incredible talent within our team.

Thank you to everyone who made this night possible, and a special thank you to our guests who continue to inspire us every day. We look forward to welcoming more visitors to discover the best of Pemberton with us.

For more information, please contact: Pemberton Discovery Tours Phone: +61 427 133 335 Email:

About Pemberton Discovery Tours

Pemberton Discovery Tours offers unique and expert-guided 4x4 tours of the Pemberton region, showcasing secret trails, stunning landscapes, and hidden gems. With over 25 years of experience, we are committed to delivering unforgettable adventures that connect guests with the natural beauty of Western Australia.




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