About Us - Rip n Rock South Wales Adventuring

About Us


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Here at RIPNROCK we offer short breaks and days out all over South Wales from the picture perfect beaches of the Gower peninsular to the wild and watery beautiful Neath Valley. We use some of the most stunning venues Wales has to offer for our activities, from the award winning Rhossili Bay  and the well known Llangennith beach for Surfing to Wales' very own Celtic rainforest in waterfall county for our Canyoning and Gorge Walking. Scale the famous Three Cliffs on our rock climbing & Abseiling days and get the heart pumping with our action packed Gower coasteers.

There isn't a corner of Gower that we don't know, its our home, office and our playground and have a passion for sharing it with all of our visitors in a sensitive and sustainable way.

We're a small family business who's focus is on quality of experience and not quantity of people through the door. For this reason it's wise to book early to avoid disappointment especially in peak season.

At Rip n Rock we cater for all levels of abilities, all year round. We will not mix our family groups with our stag and hen groups and will make your booking personal to you, drop us a line and let us know exactly what you want to get out of your trip and we'll make it happen.

Let us create your perfect tailor-made break, with a selection of the best eating places in the areas, from quaint little beach side cafés to boutique fine dining. And for your accommodation, whether you're on a budget or feel like splashing out….we’re here to help you build your ideal experience!

Our Team

At RIPNROCK we feel it’s important to give our clients a more personal touch, by putting a face to a name and to allow you get to know a little about your instructors before you meet them.

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Sally - Company director

Swansea born and bred! Sally is a lover of all adventure sports specifically rock climbing, mountaineering and surfing. She is qualified to teach a very wide range of adventure sports and holds a BA Hons Degree in Adventure Sports Management. A keen surfer, Sally has surfed most parts of Wales, Devon and also the Canary Islands, Portugal and New Zealand. She has also enjoyed many climbing and mountaineering trips within the UK and further afield from the Swiss Alps, Spain and to the Canary Islands. Married to husband Dave and living on Gower, Sally has a great love of Swansea and Gower and strives to ensure her customers have an unforgettable experience.

 

 

 

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A highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable instructor, Tony is never more at home than when he's hanging off cliffs or jumping into the sea! Tony has worked in the industry for over 13 years and has been lucky enough to have climbed, surfed, canoed, kayaked and mountaineered all over the Uk and worldwide, including Nepal, Australia, Jordan and throughout Europe- so don't forget to ask for some fascinating stories if you meet him. Married to wife Jodie with 3 beautiful children, when Tony's not on some hardcore adventures of his own, he's entertaining you on yours or chilling with his family.

 

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 Paul - Instructor

A keen kayaker and climber Paul is a great all rounder when it comes to instructing in the outdoors, with a wide variety of skills and qualifications Paul can turn his hand to all activities. Initially a paddler (and a very good one at that!) Paul took to rock climbing, mountaineering and mountain biking and has also enjoyed many trips abroad enjoying his hobbies. Also a member of the RNLI and married to wife Manuela with beautiful daughter Phoebe, Paul's certainly kept busy when he's not out playing.

 

 

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   DAVE- INSTRUCTOR

 Families, schools, stags, pensioners, youth offenders, groups with disabilities……. you name it, he’s taken them on adventures and always seems to be having the time of HIS life! Originally from London(ish) and a former Swansea Uni student, Dave fell in love with the South Wales vibe, the scenery and its hidden gems. He’s since fallen in love with being able to share all its wonders with you. Having surfed on 5 continents, scaled 5000+m peaks and trekked through jungles, he swears that there’s no place like home. Married to Sally, father to Tirion and Finn he’s one contented dude!

 

 

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 Finn

An impressive rock climber and keen surfer, Finn has been know to solo up some very difficult routes and cruise along on a surf board. Sally's floppy eared Cocker Spaniel pup tags along on most activities and loves to play with kids, but there is one thing that over-rides all of the above.....a ball!

 

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Tel: +44 (0) 7815 784122

Email: info@ripnrock.co.uk