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Hamish hired a Brit… That’s me!

Barnaby Shand

  Words: Barnaby Shand What’s up, I’m Barnaby, and I thought it apt at this point that I introduce myself. I have recently joined Water By Nature doing a few things, like its social media and email – maybe you’ve noticed a slightly different style in the last week or two!  I’m here to communicate […]

Is A Rafting Trip To Africa Safe?

Hamish McMaster

Lets face it, a trip to Africa on the other side of the world can be pretty daunting, especially if you have done all of your rafting domestically in the United States. What will it be like? Can I manage it? All natural questions. Here are a few questions we’ve been asked which might help […]

5 Must Do Experiences In Nepal

Hamish McMaster

Welcome to the magical land of Nepal. This incredible Himalayan nation as well as having some of the world’s most exciting river trips is home to some amazing vistas and history, well worth looking into on your next adventure. You simply can’t go to Nepal and not take a scenic Everest Flight. These flights leave […]

What Is Your Real Job? I’m A River Guide.

Hamish McMaster

This is a fairly comical question almost every river guide is asked. In actual fact whilst working in Switzerland, it was a question I was asked on a daily basis. I guess it seemed strange to the Swiss that somebody might spend their life guiding people down the world’s best rivers. So what is it, […]

New Zealand – I Love My Country

Hamish McMaster

I think there is no greater honour than showing people around your home country. I was lucky enough to do this recently on our 15 day multi-active adventure to New Zealand. What I wanted to do was to showcase and highlight some of the best adventures on offer, but make it all inclusive for all […]

An Adventure Travel Company From The Beginning.

Hamish McMaster

Water By Nature started from small beginnings. Whilst recovering from an injury when I was safety kayaking in Switzerland, I decided I wanted to offer the best of the best whitewater based experiences around the world. I sat down and wrote a brochure to offer trips to Nepal on the Sun Kosi, Karnali as well […]

New Zealand – A Safe, Friendly And Fun Adventure Vacation

Hamish McMaster

With so many holiday options bombarding us at every turn, what makes one country better than any other to visit? With acts of war, disease, security and safety issues being thrust upon us via almost every media channel, you’ll see very few warnings not to go to New Zealand. And here is why: 1. Very […]

Zambezi Highlights As Rated By You – Our Guests

Hamish McMaster

We can write as much as we like about just how special Zambezi rafting trips are, but the only opinion that matters is that of you, our guests. Based on our feedback from surveys conducted this year, the favourite aspects of their Zambezi Rafting Holidays are (in no particular order) 1. Wine and Cheese Night […]

Celebrate In Style On The Zambezi River

Hamish McMaster

We frequently have guests who decide to join a trip based on a birthday celebration or even occasionally we have people celebrating anniversaries. We were fortunate enough to have 2 wonderful couples join us recently on the Zambezi for the same reason, their honeymoons. Both couples added to their experiences by going on safari to […]