About Us

Connie Perry combines her love of the Adirondacks, paddling, and nature in Frisky Otter Tours, Inc.  She has a background in Education, and has been a Recreation Therapist working with people with disabilities, an outdoor leader for an alternative school in Montana, and has 10 years’ experience as manager of a paddlesports and outdoor gear store in the Adirondacks.

Connie founded Frisky Otter Tours to return to her roots of teaching and connecting spiritually with nature. She loves giving people a great experience and helping them access paddling and nature. Her passion and enthusiasm translates easily into a memorable experience for participants of all ages and abilities. Connie is a NYS Licensed Guide and American Canoe Association Certified Instructor for both kayaking and canoeing.

Come meet Shelby, our magical paddle dog!  She “rescued” Connie a couple of years ago and has not only become Connie’s favorite paddling partner, but her best friend as well.

Here’s what people are saying about Frisky Otter Tours:

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

“Connie is personable, detailed oriented, safety minded, creative and provides unique, outdoor, wilderness experiences that are specific to the client’s abilities and desired outcomes. Her trips are one of a kind and always different. She is knowledgable in paddling equipment and all accessories needed to complete a package to support her client’s further experiences. Her knowledge and expertise also includes winter sports as well as hiking and camping. She has credentialing in and seeks to support handicapped individuals to participate in experiencing themselves in the outdoors.”

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

“When in Inlet New York, in the heart of the Adirondacks, go to Frisky Otter Tours for a fun, enjoyable and memorable Kayaking experience. Connie’s outgoing, patient and exuberant, personality makes her the perfect instructor and guide. Whether you are a beginner or advanced in your skills with a kayak, Connie will certainly show you a fun time on the water.”

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

“I hired Connie to guide my son and I on a morning kayak trip. She exceeded our expectations on every occasion. She is extremely personable and fun to be with. An outstanding teacher and very patient. She tailored our trip to our desires and we had a superb experience. Also, remembered us well enough to plan something different on a trip a year later. We will use her again and I highly recommend hiring her for your trip. You won’t regret it.”

Posted May 31, 2011 by cjperry

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