Maria is an all round sport and adventure person. She has competed in a number of Liffey Descent (28Km) kayak races and is an enthusiastic sea kayaker.
She was part of a successful, entirely female, ascent of Kilimanjaro in Africa.
Maria is also a keen competitive golfer and in 2013 became Heart of Down Ladies Champion.
She likes nothing more than introducing people to the wonders of nature through kayaking. She is our seaweed and food expert.
Viki has worked with us for 5 years now. She is the pilot in the office and keeps everything running as it should.
When you phone us, the pleasant, friendly and superbly efficient person that welcomes you is usually Viki.
She loves to kayak as well and this gives her a great understanding of our client’s needs.
Declan joined us as a Kayaking guide about 10 years ago and quickly established himself as the great Seanachí (story teller), which makes the trips he guides both educational and entertaining.
He excels in customer care and attention to detail and looks after everybody really well.
He has been kayaking most of his life and is a Level 2 kayaking instructor and is trained in First Aid.
Naoise enjoys kayaking on rivers, surf and sea and is a member of the University College Cork Kayaking Club.
He is certified for both sea and river kayaking. He spent some time kayaking and rafting in Veracruz, Mexico in 2017 .
He is a people’s person and enjoys leading kayaking trips.
He has been involved in water activities most of his life and is a certified sea and river kayaker.
He won gold in the Junior Liffey Descent kayak race in 2016.
Along with his brother Naoise, he won an Irish Schools u23 Rowing Championship.
He spent some time river running and play boating on the White Nile in Uganda in 2017.
He loves nothing more than play boating when he is not entertaining people on one of our trips.
Jim and Emily were great guides - both fun and patient - and they ensured we were stayed warm, safe, kept well informed, and were able to enjoy the experience to the maximum.
Kayaking the Irish Sea by moonlight on the summer solstice and watching the water light up beneath my fingertips was absolutely magical.
Great instructor (who gave us pointers for kayak purchase) great experience. 100%recommended for all levels of water confidence.
We spent 3 hours in the water and had a great time. Would definitely do this again.
Great fun day out for friends & families. Very safe for children and spectacular views on your trip. We really enjoyed it.
What a lovely way to spend the morning. I joined a group for a kayaking trip on Lochyne, waterproofs were provided and basic tuition was given where needed.
An excellent instructor but also just a great guy to have chats and banter with. We all left with a massive grá for Cork, for kayaking and for roll neck aran jumpers!
We would highly recommend it to anyone. Jim was very helpful and friendly. We had never been kayaking before and he was a great instructor.