Owner & Lead Guide


With a background and training in Army Special Operations, medical, and pastoral work; the role of Journey Guide brings all of John's passions together in one area.

John is passionate about seeing people grow and reach their potential in life.

Favourite part of kayaking:

Seeing people gain new confidence in themselves and being awestruck at the power of the ocean.

Men's Journey Counsellor


Carson loves his work, because he has seen countless individuals emerge from lonely invalidation, chronic irritability, or grief so big that it feels like once it starts, it won’t ever stop (spoiler: it does).


He believes people are resilient and wise beyond measure; many have just taken some injuries that haven’t yet been acknowledged and healed.

Operations Manager


Mandy helps out with all of the back-end details of the business and ensures that everything runs smoothly. She insists her role should really be "Chief Kayak Lifter" 

Mandy is passionate about empowering and encouraging women.

Favourite part of kayaking:

Sunny days spent exploring the intertidal ecosystem.

Each member of our team is committed to Leave No Trace principles to ensure that the wonderful environment we learn in will be kept safe for future generations.



Eva has been has been working as a part time kayak guide and instructor for 10 years. A couple of years ago she decided to stop following a 'regular' career path and instead do what she loves and work in the kayaking industry full time.


When she is not guiding a journey or kayaking with friends or her family she is running the kayaking school and operations at the Jericho Beach Kayak Centre.

Favourite part of kayaking:

Using kayaking as a way to connect with people. Sharing the natural beauty as well as the relaxation that comes with spending time on the water.



Growing up canoeing the rivers of Ontario, Jess was in awe of the power of the ocean when he came to the West Coast.  He loves giving people the gift of getting away from it all and resting.

Favourite part of kayaking:

Trying out new skills and seeing new places.

Jess is one of our Men's Journey guides, bringing his whole self to the trip and showing men how to bond through honesty and curiosity.

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