Derek Cullen

Irish Adventurer in Ireland

Derek Cullen

Irish Adventurer in Ireland

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Derek Cullen is an Outdoor Adventurer from Ireland. He is best known for taking long distance adventures such as cycling across Africa and hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. In recent years, Derek was nominated for People of the Year by Outsider Magazine. He has also featured as an outdoor adventurer on popular publications and media channels including the Irish Times, Today FM, Africa Geographic and the Today Show on RTÉ .

Micro Bio:In 2013, Derek Cullen spent one year riding a bicycle through Africa, a journey of 8,000 miles through 11 countries. Following this adventure, he became fascinated with “slow travel” and the perspective that comes with exploring the world in such an old fashioned way. More recently, Derek has hiked the East Coast Trail in Newfoundland and trekked 2,652 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Work History: Derek has worked as a lead guide for 3 years on multiple overland expeditions in Africa. As part of this role, he was responsible for taking groups into Serengeti National Park and various wildlife areas to camp in the wild. He has also climbed several peaks in East Africa including Mt Suswa, Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kahinga in the rainforests’ of Rwanda.

  • Work
    • www.derekcullen.com
  • Education
    • Dublin Business School