Gene Hardy was born in Margaret River and has an in-depth knowledge of the region. Prior to becoming the manager of The Flying Corkscrew, he has been a journalist for various sporting publications, developed environmental, interpretive and team building programs in both Australia and the UK and worked for a number of Conservation agencies in the South West of Australia. Gene is currently the Vice-President of the Friends of the Cape to Cape Track, sat on the Board for the Augusta - Margaret River Tourism Association, and also the National Board for Surfrider Foundation, a group focused on coastal conservation.
Gene has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a Diploma in Education. He loves showing people the best of the Margaret River Wine region