South Africa-born Lucky shines in her role as Assistant Manager at Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge on Vancouver Island and brings such warmth and zeal to her role that she creates an atmosphere of joy to all those around her. After swapping one spectacular island for another, Lucky is at home in the Baillie Lodges collection.
Since completing her studies in Hospitality Management, Lucky has predominately worked in safari lodges and boutique hotels in some of the world’s most extraordinary locations. The move from Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in South Africa to Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island was a natural one for Lucky and when the opportunity arose to work at sister property Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island, it was a very easy decision. Most recently, Lucky has island-hopped to Canada’s Vancouver Island for her second season at Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, taking her Baillie Lodges tally to three!
Lucky thrives on being part of a tight-knit team, delivering exceptional service and experiences to guests and completing every task with an extraordinary level of care.
“Being able to bring my attention to detail and my creativity to my role is very rewarding,” Lucky said.
In between seasons at Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, Lucky spent six months working with the Finance team at Baillie Lodges Head Office on Sydney’s Northern Beaches after sharing her interest in expanding her skillset in this area. Lucky is currently studying a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and is enjoying the real-life application of her studies in her daily work activities.
Baillie Lodges initially arranged a temporary skilled working visa for Lucky. She has since celebrated the milestone of becoming an Australian Citizen, and now officially calls Australia home.