Without any doubt these are the top river trips in the world, indeed some of the top adventure trips in the world. Journey with us on the Zambezi, Grand Canyon and in Nepal.
Family time in the outdoors is the best! No devices, no distractions, 100% quality time. Perfect family adventures from 7 year olds on the Salmon, to teenagers on the Zambezi.
We understand that embarking on a new type of adventure can be daunting. Rest assured, we'll look after you very well both on and off the river. Morocco or the Zambezi, you'll love it.
Escape the city for some fresh mountain air. Adventure in the Swiss Alps with our rafting and biking vacation. Explore the edge of Yosemite on the exciting and stunning Tuolumne River.
Like your rafting vacation with other activities? From incredible safaris in Africa after your Zambezi trip to a multi-active adventure in New Zealand, we have the best activities to compliment your rafting.
Our river journeys offer an opportunity to spend a little more time on the river. Time spent relaxing on gorgeous beaches and slowing our lives down to align with river time! And relax......
Join us for a wonderful sailing vacation around the Greek Islands. Explore this stunning area with its wonderful ports, restaurants and history. The perfect mix of adventure fun and culture.
Rafting trips offer an amazing adventure for school groups. Our well prepared, safe and assessed trips can be tailor made for your needs. If you have a corporate group or bachelor/bachelorette trip, let us plan it.
Our Rafting trips aren’t just about fun, excitement and the adventure of white water rafting. You will experience the best white water rivers in the world (most scenic, most exciting, or both) as well as “5 star” campsites (or we prefer to say “one million stars”) delicious food accompanied by apres-rafting drinks, and entertaining professional raft guides.
We take you on a different kind of rafting journey… there are no cars here, no stress and no cell phones. There is just the rhythm of the river, the soothing sound of the water to send you off to sleep, and the warm sun to kiss you awake in the morning. Be warned: Rafting with us may even change your life.
hamish mcmaster WBN founder & owner
The New Zealand trip with Water by Nature was a highlight of my life. Hamish, being a native Kiwi carried us to some unique and gorgeous locations that were off the beaten path. We did a river trip, snorkeling, stayed on a boat overnight, went right into the fjords. On one day we swam with wild dolphins. Hamish was the perfect host and catered to our wants. I would recommend this trip to ANYONE. In fact, I might just go again.
I've completed two river trips with Water by Nature: the Zambezi and the Cotahuasi. Both were truly exceptional trips, with highly professional leaders, great crews, wonderful food, jaw-dropping scenery, and world-class whitewater. I've traveled all over the world--mostly to exotic places--with a wide variety of companies but have never found a single one that did their job any better.
One EPIC trip checked off my Bucket List. Water By Nature owned by Hamish McMaster has reached a new zenith in adventure travel. My trip to PNG was nothing less than extraordinary. We were completely prepared for the unexpected and were not disappointed. The whitewater was spectacular, the villagers were peaceful and plentiful, and the scenery changed from hour to hour. The second part of the trip was a sea kayaking expedition. The ocean was Azure blue and 85-90 degrees. There aren't enough superlatives to describe this odyssey.
This was a bit different to the normal trips I take, in that it was a multi- river trip, using various locations as a base. It was awesome - the rivers did not disappoint and culminated with Cherry Creek, where we needed to do a brief swim test before they would let us run the rapids. We stayed in some great hotels, met some brilliant people and visited Yosemite National Park. This trip packs a lot in, but you never feel rushed..!!
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Hamish McMaster, Owner & Founder of Water By Nature explains some of the rapids you’ll find when you paddle down the Karnali River in Western Nepal. The Karnali has a very deep place in my heart. It was my first river trip in Nepal when I used to work for David Allardice, renowned kiwi river […]
Hamish McMaster, a whitewater professional for more than 30 years, explains why if you are a kayaker, these destinations should be on your ‘bucket list’. Want to know how long you can stop and surf at a wave on the Zambezi? Or how many times we will fly into the river on our Paddlers Paradise […]
Hamish McMaster, an adventure travel expert of more than 30 years, explains why you don’t need to be concerned regarding Brexit and the rumours flying around about it. Why do we travel? Often, it’s to get away from the stiff structure of life, with its rules and regulations that make every day feel the same. […]