The 2011 Sydney Harbour Kayaks Professional Paddler of the YEAR - Angela Welsh.

Angela Welch

Do you have a passion for kayaking? Would you like to kayak for a living?

Are you interested in becoming a Professional Paddler?

We have some amazing, well paying Part Time positions starting NOW!!!!!


Due to the current popularity of Kayak and Surf Ski paddling we have seen a large increase in our Tours and Lessons.

We now need Professional Paddlers!

If you have your Australian Canoeing Certification or an equivalent Overseas teaching our guiding qualification (Paddle Canada, BCU etc) then please get in-touch.

If your qualifications are out of date then please still get in-touch with us, we will be able to assist the right candidates.

For paddlers that do not have any qualifications, please contact Australian Canoeing or Paddle NSW for their schedule on guides and instructors courses.

 At this stage Sydney Harbour Kayaks is not qualifying people through the entire assessment.

The minimum you will need to Guide or Teach is the AC Flatwater 1 Guides Certificate or AC Flatwater 1 Instructors Certificate.

You can also visit the Australian Canoeing website for more information

 This certification is just a starting point and for the right candidate Sydney Harbour Kayaks will take you through our own internal training and development program, to assist you in becoming a true Professional Paddler.


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Please send your resume and or paddling experience to Sydney Harbour Kayaks Managing Director Shannon O'Brien -

or call +61 (02) 9969 4590.

If you are an Overseas Guide or Instructor, you will have to arrange your own Australian Visa with the right to work.