Would you like to learn to improve your skills or gain qualifications in Kayaking, Rockclimbing, Mountaineering or Powerboating? Or would you like to gain a qualification in Remote Emergency Care?


If you have a group of 4 or more people we will organise a course for you to get you started or to allow you to achieve an award from a National Governing Body in your chosen outdoor sport.

We can also offer packages which include meals and accommodation at our base in Leenane, Co Galway where our courses are run from.

Contact Peter on 095 43411 or email peter@killary.com for further information. If you do not have 4 people, you can leave your details with us and we will contact you for the next course.


Instructor Training Course

Killary also offers a 7 month full-time course for those who wish to become Outdoor Instructors. It starts in October each year and runs until April. It will only run if there is sufficient numbers.

The qualifications you will gain over the 7 months include:

  • Kayak Level 3 personal proficiency
  • Kayak Level 2 instructor training
  • SPA Training
  • Mountain Skills 1 & 2
  • REC 3 First Aid
  • Power Boat Level 2
  • High Ropes Training (Killary training)

The course runs for 27 weeks with 2 weeks holidays around Christmas.

The cost for the 7 month course is €7,000 and includes full food and board.

If you would like more information on this particular course or would like to speak to someone about what working in the outdoor adventure industry involves please contact us on 095 43411 or email adventure@killary.com.

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