Walter Pearson

Senior Historian and Tour Leader

Journalist, documentary-maker, fluent in Vietnamese language, expert in Vietnamese history, culture, and cuisine.
Walter is a two-tour, twice-wounded, Viet Nam War Veteran. He was writer-producer on the acclaimed SBS documentary Vietnam Minefield.  Walter searched for Australia’s MIAs with Operation Aussies Home and lived in a rural town 100 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City leading a typical Vietnamese lifestyle
Walter has led tours for veterans, military groups, schools, religious groups, VIPs, and families over a decade and a half. He interprets this unusual land like no one else.
Walter says, “I do this because I sincerely want people to understand Viet Nam in all its complexity".

Walter Pearson