Sunbirds, St Finbars Netball Club, NSW.

Sunbirds still going strong 10 years on

Johnny H Adventures is proud to sponsor the Sunbirds, an all-abilities netball team who this year celebrates 10 years of competition.

Johnny H Adventures enjoy the whale watching tour in Kaikora, New Zealand.

Johnny H New Zealand Southern Explorer 2019

Johnny H Adventures travelled with a group of 11 adventurers to New Zealand’s South Island in February 2019.

Scott Hirst, Founder of Pure Traveller

Meet the team: Scott Hirst

Scott Hirst is the founder of Pure Traveller and a driving force behind Johnny H Adventures. A love of travel was instilled in Scott by his parents, Bruce and Lyn, as a toddler — and he hasn’t stopped since. When he’s not planning his next trip (or yours!), you’ll find Scott hanging his family on the Gold […]

Meet the team: Helen Stevens

Helen Stevens is a Johnny H Tour Manager who has led groups on West Coast USA Express, Taste of Asia, European Express, and New Zealand Southern Explorer (February 2019). Based in the Blue Mountains, Helen is a special needs teacher who has travelled the world and rates Alaska amongst the highlights. She loves travelling with the Johnny […]

Lyn Hirst

Meet the team: Lyn Hirst

Lyn Hirst is a Johnny H Tour Support who joined the crew on our tour of New Zealand  in February (2019).  Based in Sydney, Lyn is a retired head teacher of 43 years and an avid traveller.  Lyn’s overseas adventures include New Zealand, Malaysia, Fiji, England, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Italy, United States, China, France, Egypt, Turkey, Russia, Spain, […]

Lyn and Bruce Hirst

Meet the team: Bruce Hirst

Bruce Hirst is a Director of Pure Traveller and a Tour Manager with Johnny H Adventures. Based in Sydney, Bruce is a retired general nurse and nurse educator who has also served in the Army Reserve as a Nursing Officer. Armed with a Certificate IV Disability Services, Bruce has led Johnny H Adventures in the USA […]

The Johnny H Story

The concept for Johnny H Adventures was inspired by John Hirst. Born in 1942, John had Down Syndrome. He enjoyed meeting new people and visiting new places, and enthusiastically recounted his adventures to all he met. John lived during an era when independent travel was not considered suitable for the disabled. In a nod to […]

Johnny H First Departure

Johnny H first departure is on final countdown. Departing 6th Jan, the group met in Nov where the new members where all given their new member packs and tour merchandise before posing for the group photo.