About Us

Crooked Compass delivers immersive, perspective-shifting itineraries that challenge and inspire the sophisticated traveller on a deeply personal level, creating emotion through the powerful medium of storytelling and transforming their lives for the better.

Crooked Compass strategically and sensitively integrates the local community, aligning itself with the values of the inhabitants and protecting the authenticity of their culture, while enriching the experience of our travellers.

Crooked Compass offers outstanding examples of high-end design that contribute to the emotional experience of the traveller, using exquisite aesthetics and creative ingenuity to offer a new perspective and showcase the richness of its locality.

Crooked Compass offers an exclusive range of small group tours (min 2, max 12 travellers). For those travellers seeking more flexibility and personalisation, Tours By Design, our bespoke hand crafted journeys are mindfully designed for you.

Crooked Compass Founder, Lisa Pagotto's efforts in the experiential travel space, have directly influenced the development of the experiential travel movement – a true maverick whose commitment, curiosity and daring sets new standards for the industry at large.

Lisa has created an eco-system for travellers to have real experiences - enriching you, at your own pace without creating a ‘manufactured experience’.


Crooked Compass is a member of AFTA (Australia Federation of Travel Agents) and is fully ATAS accredited as well as a member of CATO.

AFTA Member No: 13436  ATAS Accreditation No: A13056.

CATO Registered Operator No: 48335343