townsends bus travel

Administrative Staff Profiles

simonTony Townsend - Managing Director
As Managing Director of Townsend’s, Tony has been involved for many years with all aspects from guiding the business direction to cleaning buses. He enjoys the interaction with all who travel with Townsends and especially driving the Extended Tours. Tony will continue to drive the business forward keeping up with traveler’s expectations and meet our slogans meaning of “you get more than a bus when you travel with us!”

jeffPaul Winter - Operations Manager
Paul is involved with everything operational at Townsends. This includes dealing with drivers, allocating vehicles, quoting on charter work, and liaising with schools regarding school bus runs.
Paul joined Townsends in October 2011, and has had extensive work experiences in finance and school business management, as well as 17 years driving school buses. He enjoys most sports, but particularly Motor Racing, Footy, and Cricket.



cherieCherie Townsend - Business Owner
Cherie is the wife of Tony Townsend and has been a part of the business in a part time role for 6 years whilst bringing up their 3 children. Part of her job role is to help Jeff with Travel Club meetings throughout the Riverland towns and if you join us on one of our Extended Tours you will also see her as the tour guide with Jeff or Tony.


simonSimon Johnson - General Manager
In 2014, Simon was promoted from Office manger to General Manager. He overseas the day to day running of the business and the company’s finances including, accounts payable, receivable and payroll. When the need arrises, Simon also takes bookings for our tours. Simon joined Townsends in April 2011 and have more than 16 year’s experience in accounts. He also enjoy getting behind the wheel for the odd charter.