Experience Co Limited (ASX:EXP) (formally Skydive the Beach ASX:SKB) is an adventure tourism company founded in 1999 with the vision of now becoming the largest and most respected adventure tourism company in the world. Experience Co offer adventure experiences of tandem skydiving, hot air ballooning, white water rafting, canyoning, sea kayaking, and tours to the Great Barrier Reef. The company currently has numerous locations throughout Australia and New Zealand



The Board of Directors has been selected for its extensive relevant experience and expertise. The Directors bring to the Board a variety of skills and experience, including operational and industry knowledge, law, financial management, accounting, business knowledge, and corporate governance experience.

  • anthony boucaut


    Executive Director

    Anthony has over 20 years' experience in the skydiving industry and over 25 years' experience in the aviation industry. The "Skydive the Beach" concept and vision was the result of Anthony's passion for skydiving and love of sharing extreme adventures with others. During his final year of university, Anthony formed a business known as "Adrenalin Sports Skydiving", which became "Skydive the Beach". The first tandem skydives over North Wollongong beach were conducted in July 1999.

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    Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

    Anthony has over 20 years' of financial, management and corporate governance experience in CFO, CEO, GM and director roles at both private and not-for-profit entities. Anthony spent 14 years in practice as a Chartered Accountant, before moving to two General Manager roles, one in a financial planning advisory firm and one in the allied health industry. Anthony joined the "Skydive the Beach" business in 2011 and has demonstrated strong strategic planning, analytical, leadership and financial management skills.

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    Non-Executive Director, Chairman Elect

    Bob East has more than 20 years’ experience in the tourism industry, most recently serving as the CEO of the Mantra Group for 12 years where lead the company to a successful ASX listing in June 2014 and $1.3B acquisition by Accor Hotels in 2018. Bob East is Chair of Tourism Australia and his experience includes serving on the boards of the Gold Coast Tourism Corporation, Queensland Tourism Industry Council, Tourism Accommodation Australia, Tourism and Events Queensland and the Tourism and Transport Forum. Mr East holds a Master of Business Administration and Deputy Chair of the Gold Coast Suns Football Club.

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    Non-Executive Director, Acting Chairman

    John has over 30 years of financial and management experience as CFO, CEO and director of both private and public listed companies. John is the principal of a CPA firm that provides corporate advisory services to SME and mid-cap companies, including management of the process to raise equity capital, the due diligence process and listing on the ASX. John is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

  • col


    Independent, Non-Executive Director

    Col has more than 40 years' tourism experience across leading international brands, having worked for a number of leading airline brands and tourism organisations. Col is currently Chairman of Business Events Sydney, an Executive Director of Airline Representation Group, Aviation Online and a Board member for Best Western Hotels Australia. He also serves as a Member on the Board of Trustees for the Travel Compensation Fund.


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Email: info@skydive.com.au

Office Hours
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7am-9pm AEST

Company Secretary
Contact the Company Secretary via email - companysecretary@skydive.com.au

Registered Office Postal Address
PO Box 5361, Wollongong NSW 2500.

Main Business Address
1/51 Montague Street, North Wollongong NSW 2500.

Sales Contact Details
For tandem skydive bookings and gift voucher sales call 1300 663 634, email sales@skydive.com.au or visit www.skydive.com.au

Marketing Contact Details
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