Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking - Chiang Mai , Thailand - Siamrivers.com

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Siam River Adventures Co., Ltd.

Siam River Adventures Co.,Ltd.
Northern Thailand (Chiang Mai) was not usually known for Whitewater Rafting or kayaking… since 2000 Siam River Adventures has been rafting and kayaking Northern Thailand 's whitewater. From the beginning! Safety is our foremost concern, but fun and enviromental sensitivity are also Important. We are owned and operated by dedicated river enthusiasts. We love what we do and where we work! With owners and staff from all walks of life and continents on the globe, our 20 years of worldwide whitewater experience really shows. We boast the highest operating standard in all of Thailand . With high quality imported equipment, regimented staff training program, and great personal service you are sure to have a unforgettable experience with us!

Jason Younkin:

Whitewater Kayaking the MaeTaengOwner and Founder of Siam River Adventures - born in Marshall Islands Micronesia. His love for rivers began in Colorado USA. Working as emergency medical technician, whitewater rescue instructor, river guide, kayak instructor,   international tour leader,and private pilot since the mid 90's. Once a starving traveler, Jason stumbled upon the Mighty Mae Taeng River by accident. In the past 10 years he has traveled to over 40 countries worldwide and worked in 9 or 10. Jason has been living in Chaing Mai, Thailand for about 10 years. You can usually find Jason, up at the river discovering new ways down the middle section, working on the net or flying an airplane.
Current Certifications: Wilderness First Responder, CPR & Swift Water Rescue 1,
Swift Water Rescue Advanced, Technical rope Rescue &  Rescue 3 Swiftwater Rescue Instructor



 Tanyaporn KhodruenKaew (LAH)

Office, money master and partner of Siam River Adventures - Born in Chaing Mai, Lah moved to Bangkok when she was 13 to study business . After 18 years in the city she returned to Chiang Mai to help her parents run there jungle homestay business. Lah began working with Siam River Adventures in 2003-2004 and now runs the money and  and Siam Cafe.  She can usually be found on the phone or at Kona Cafe organic Coffee shop in Chiang Mai
Current Certifications First Aid & CPR  

Whitewater Pat 
Pat O'Keeffe 

Worldwide traveler extraordinaire and partner of Siam River Adventures- Born in Sydney . Australia. Pat started traveling in the early 80's. A cross-continent truck driver, tour guide, International River Guide, and loving father. Pat has been living in Hokkaido , Japan for over 10 years where he manages Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures. Pat can usually be found at H.O.A, running steep creeks, or paddling the big waters of the Himalayas.
Current Certifications: Wilderness First Responder, CPR & Swift Water Rescue


 Our river manager, canyoning instructor,kayak instructor & licensed TAT guide. Nuk has been with us for just over 4 years. He comes Lampang just South of Chiang Mai
You will find Nuk on the river just about every day!
Current Certifications First Aid & CPR  

rafting crew

Driver , photo pro , lunch guy and rescue team member. Ann is a vital part of the Siam Rivers team. With out him we would all freak outand not know what to do. You can usually find him behind the wheel of our van or sleeping in his apartment.

Whitewater Rafting

 River guide and rescue team member. Mit has been with us for just over a year. He comes from the Karen village of pongan. Mit is great with bamboo carvings, hunting snakes, fighting sugar beatles..and sometimes flipping rafts! Mit loves the water, but scared of kayaking...go figure.. 
Current Certifications First Aid & CPR  

Whitewater Rafting Crew Mo

Mo is one of our licensed T.A.T. Guideds that join all of our trips. Mo was born in Bangkok but has lived in Chiang Mai for nearly 25 years.  Mo takes care of our safety talks is a member of our rescue team and an avid paddler.
 Current Certifications First Aid & CPR 

 Thailand's Whitewater Professionals"


Tourism Authority of Thailand

License#: 23-0895
Our staff are trained and certified in
Wilderness Medicine &
Swiftwater Rescue according to USA Standards.


Contact e-mail address: info@siamrivers.com
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