Explorer, Social Entrepreneur, Speaker

Belinda has walked across Nicaragua, searched for camels in China's Desert of Death, discovered ancient rock paintings in Lesotho, pioneered inclusive expeditions for people with disabilities, lead a dozen youth development expeditions around the world and gained a Guinness World Record for rowing unsupported around Britain.  An expert expedition leader, Belinda has managed remote trips for, amongst others, outdoor survival gurus Ray Mears and Bear Grylls.

Quite the most remarkable achievement carried out by any women alive today. Absolutely magnificent both for mental and physical achievement bar none
— Sir Richard Branson
One of the most inspiring contemporary female adventurers
— The Guardian
 

Belinda launched Explorers Connect, a social enterprise connecting people to adventures in 2009. It's now a community of 25,000+ open to everyone from total beginners to experienced explorers to link with adventures, team-mates and adventure industry jobs. She also runs Britain's most adventurous festival Base Camp Festival and currently she's establishing  Britain's first national day of adventure, Wild Night Out to help disadvantaged kids get outdoors. 

 
I’ve spent 20 years leading groups in the wilderness. I’ve seen adventure change people’s lives, as it changed mine. Now I’m on a mission to make adventure more accessible.
— Belinda Kirk 2009

My story & expeditions

Find out about Belinda's international expeditions and remote filming trips

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taking action

How Belinda has enabled others to discover or re-discover adventure 

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