Expeditions

Kokatat sponsors expeditions that take paddlers to all corners of the earth. Read the tales of these adventurous first descents, circumnavigations and explorations.
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Sea Kayaking / Touring

Teddies on Tour: Ireland Circumnavigation 2017


A team of three female sea kayakers to make 1600 km trip around the ‘Emerald Isle’, while raising money for a children’s cancer charity and promoting outdoors activity for women.


Expedition team:

Ashley Williams Frida Halvorsen Vibeke Steinvåg 

Teddies on Tour: Ireland Circumnavigation 2017

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Whitewater

Amazon Unexplored - Rio Apaporis


A team of elite kayakers spent close to a month attempting to descend 700 miles of river from the Rio de la Tunia into the Rio Apaporis, to the border with Brazil.


Expedition team:

Ben Stookesberry Jules Domine Chris Korbulic Aniol Serrasolses Jessie Rice 

Amazon Unexplored - Rio Apaporis

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Whitewater

The Journey to Araraucara


The Araracuara Canyon swallows the immense flow of the Rio Caqueta for 11 km, creating many monstrous and potentially runnable cascades which Jules Domine had his eye on for years.


Expedition team:

Jules Domine Tyler Bradt 

The Journey to Araraucara

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Whitewater

Amazon Unexplored - The Ancient Apaporis River


An international team of elite kayakers enters the unknown amidst a newfound peace in the once volatile Colombian Amazon.


Expedition team:

Jules Domine Ben Stookesberry Chris Korbulic Aniol Serrasolses Jessie Rice 

Amazon Unexplored - The Ancient Apaporis River

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Whitewater

Expédition Ikivuq


In July 2017, a group of six paddlers plan the descent of the Lestage River into Quebec's Far North, of which no expeditions have yet been recorded.


Expedition team:

Ariel Desjardins Charbonneau Cloé Fortin François Léger-Savard Raphaël Hernandez Anne-Sophie Daigle Elise Bélanger 

Expédition Ikivuq