commercial providers of coaching and/or boats

Ireland & Overseas

Argentina - SDK Kayaks run trips in Argentina. (Click for a Word Doc in English).

Belize - Slickrock Adventures run a variety of adventure holidays.

Brazil - Paraty Explorer say that they offer "guided day and multi-day trips. All inclusive, lodge-based trips on Brazil's Green Coast south of Rio de Janeiro".

British Columbia / Vancouver Island

Costa Brava - Kayaking Costa Brava offer trips and sea-kayak hire.

Crete, Greece - Enjoy-Crete offer day and multi day trips, courses and sea kayak rental.

Croatia - Adriatic Kayak Tours offer guided trips and kayak hire on the Croatian coast. Malik Adventures offer a range of adventure holidays, including sea kayaking.

Fuerteventura - the Canary Archipelago - Kayakfuerteventura offer multiday expeditions, kayaksurfing, kayakfishing
and kayak and snorkel excursions.

Greece has got to be a great location! Sea Kayak Milos says it is "a Sea Kayaking paradise in the Aegean islands of Greece. A family run business, we offer genuine hospitality, quality equipment and an amazing place to paddle. We are open every day from March thru November". Sea Kayaking Kefalonia organize day and multi-day kayak trips as well as sea kayak courses in the crystal clear and warm mediterranean waters of the Ionian Sea.

Greenland - discussion, with details of where to hire sea kayaks. Martin Rickard runs excellent trips and might hire kayaks.

Ireland - offer guided trips and courses in the Waterford area. Deep Blue Sea Kayaking operate in Wicklow. H2O are in the South West near Kinsale. Atlantic Sea Kayaking are in Skibereen, West Cork. Tollymore Mountain Centre, Newcastle, Co.Down, run sea-kayking courses.

Jersey/Scilly Isles Centres are listed under England above.

Lanzarote - Kayak del Mar "is a sea kayak base for kayak enthusiasts and families interested in active holidays, as well as for the elite competitor looking for a special training challenge in summer or a warm weather preparation base in winter."

Maine Island Kayak Co offer guided trips in Maine, USA.

Norway - See this discussion for some mapping resources.

Portugal - Portugal offer trips and expeditions - based in Averio.

San Francisco - discussion with some ideas.

Sweden - Do The North is in Saint Anna on the east cost of Sweden. The concept is self-guided, fully serviced tours. Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures are based in Gothenburg, the gateway to the Bohuslän Coast and are
dedicated to providing fun, all-inclusive, multi-day sea kayaking experiences suitable for everybody.