The company was founded in 2010 by an Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Conservationist, Veteran, really unfit, full-of-rubbish, and proudly (South) African, white Xhosa boy: Daryn Hillhouse

"Mountainshak*" comes from his last name: 
"Hill" = "Mountain"
  | "house" = "shak"  
*it’s a long story involving a broken thumb, a hockey stick and many beers


Our mission is to get your ass off the couch and into the world. It's time to stop dreaming, all the big-talk & actually get out and do something fun for a change!

We host some of the world’s most highly sought after, out-of-the-ordinary, family-friendly adventures: each designed to give you the experience of a life-time, and addicted to visiting new lands, meeting incredible people, trying new food, witnessing awesome culture....  life unfiltered.

So put the phone down, join us, and together let's adventure around the world!