Julie O’Grady, manager of Exclusively Cruising, has a wealth of Cruising knowledge and a passion for cruising. She would love to share her passion with you! She can advise you on amazing Ocean, River and Expedition cruising options and help you select your perfect experience - whether it’s your first cruise or 10th!
Julie has completed more than 25 cruises; ranging from small expedition ships in the Kimberley, Tasmania and Antarctica, river cruising in Europe, to 5 star cruising through Asia and the South Pacific. There are still many more cruises and destinations she is yearning to experience and share with you.
Exclusively Cruising is the cruise specialist division of Yarra Valley Tourism Services Pty Ltd. Yarra Valley Tourism Services Pty Ltd was established in 2004 as a sales representation company predominately for the cruise line industry.
Julie has over 35 years travel industry experience, focusing exclusively on cruising for the last 13 years. She is a fully accredited CLIA Cruise Master and is well regarded and respected amongst industry peers. Julie has been responsible for the cruise training of many travel agents in her previous roles and holds a Cert IV in Training & Assessment, Travel & Tourism and Leadership & Development. Julie is currently completing Diplomas in Travel & Tourism and Leadership & Management.
Exclusively Cruising is accredited with both ATAS and AFTA and is a member of the Australian Travel Agents Co-operative (ATAC). Exclusively Cruising is a member of Cruise Lines International Association (Australasia), the National Industry body for Cruising within Australia. To retain membership of CLIA and maintain her Cruise Master’s accreditation Julie is required to undertake continued training in all aspects of selling cruising.