About Ace Paddlers

About Ace Paddlers Pvt Ltd

Ace Paddlers, were a consultant organisation for the General Thimmaya National Academy of Adventure of the Govt. of Karnataka. 

Ace Paddlers provide people real life time memorable experience through white water rafting at Barpole and many more rivers. We at Ace Paddlers give priority to utmost safety of every adventure enthusiast in our aqua & allied adventure sports. We do not compromise on safety and services, hence we allow the people of age group of 12 years and above(ofcourse we have taken 72 year old granny too safely) in our white water operations, and 6 years and above on other aqua sports activities. 

All our professionals & support staff are qualified & experienced with a clean record of safety. The equipment/gear used are state of the art equipment & are of international safety standards and practise.

Most of us are of NOLS, USA certified Wilderness First Responders [very advanced First Aid] and CPR & Rescue 3 certified ? swift water rescue professionals.(Profile details on Who we are section) with exceptionally high safety track record with zero accident history and all the guides will have undergone a high standard skill set screening before being the part of AcePaddlers. 

Hence we vouch on safety as we have done through past, for decades during our programs. We are passion driven people putting whole and soul to serve you better, provide quality experience and of course adventure is a calculated risk, which we do it on behalf of you to ensure your safety. 

And all the participants are initially been provided with all the safety gear, we cross check it repeatedly for your safe, secure and snug fit. Then you will be taken through a short and complete safety briefing session which will prepare you for self-rescue during your white water rafting trip and boosts your confidence to go through a never before kind of electrifying, rejuvenating rush of adrenaline which will charge your adventure taste buds for lifetime. We have taken with us around 85000+ people in past 25+ years safely. 

We are also into social service. i.e the major part of revenue is spent on Youth Empowerment Programs organized for students and rural youth. Where they will go through personality development workshop and themes like conservation, waste management, alternative and renewable energies.

The People in Charge

Manjunatha M R

Manjunatha M R

Co-founder
His zeal for travel and infectious enthusiasm led him to explore adventure tours that give an insight not only to places but also to the people and the culture present there. Manjunatha has been a mentor for various governments. His days are now spent researching the lesser known places with people who he works with closely.
Sowmya H S

Sowmya H S

Co-founder
She is the first lady to be certified as White Water Rescue Technician from Rescue 3 International and first lady to log hundreds of hours on Jet Ski in india.The woman on a mission to take you places and bring people together in a manner never done before. Sowmya is passionate traveller and also an avid water sports professional. Her repertoire of information on the tours she meticulously plans is par excellence. She is also well known for her effort in promoting eco-tourism and her contribution to the outdoor education for under privileged children.

Our Backbone

Sharath

Sharath

Kiran Kumar

Kiran Kumar

Naveen

Naveen

Ravi Bhandari

Ravi Bhandari

Deepak Bhandari

Deepak Bhandari

Umesh

Umesh

Ramesh Magar

Ramesh Magar

Sunil Kumar

Sunil Kumar

Awards, Affiliations & Press Coverage