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Top Five Rafting Trips In The Americas

Hamish McMaster


With the wide array of whitewater rafting trips on offer in the Americas, where do you start rating them? Classic rivers, whitewater extravaganzas, family trips all offer something to the rafting enthusiast. These are just a few of our picks and we’d love to hear your views. The Grand Canyon, USA: You simply can’t go […]

Seven Days Rafting The Zambezi – 5 Reasons To Make this Your 2017 Adventure

Hamish McMaster


A whitewater rafting trip down the Zambezi is one of the world’s classic adventures. Our guests love the chance to relax and truly unwind on a seven day trip down the Mighty Zambezi. It offers many opportunities a shorter trip does not with awe inspiring scenery, wildlife, gigantic beaches and one incredible conclusion – a […]

The Five Best Big Water Rafting ‘Fixes’ After Running The Zambezi

Hamish McMaster


We are often asked by our clients after rafting the Zambezi, ‘what next?’ With it’s big warm water, gorgeous beaches and excellent wildlife, what could possibly match it? Here are our (and our guests) favourite follow on rivers to the Mighty Zambezi. The Brahmaputra River, India. This river offers a real expedition feel. The Great […]

Meet Lovemore Kalinda – International Trip Leader

Hamish McMaster


From Porter To International Trip Leader The name of this man just makes you smile, let alone meeting him. Lovemore Kalinda was born in 1976, the eldest of 5 children. In 1994, he finished his secondary education in Victoria Falls and for the following three years earned his living carrying rafts into and out of […]

Explore Papua New Guinea – Watut River

Hamish McMaster


We pride ourselves on continuing to explore great rivers of the world and mix that in with wild and fascinating destinations. Papua New Guinea is that place and the Watut River is our expedition river of choice. As well as exploring Papua New Guinea’s best river, we’ll spend time exploring the stunning coastal regions by […]

Romance On The River?

Hamish McMaster


Picture the scene; a beautiful sandy beach, a stunning sunset, great food, a glass of wine in hand, surrounded by the sounds of nature; A romantic scene in its simplicity. And add to this a group of fun like-minded people, getting together in an environment without the need for modern facades. No need for decoration. […]

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 […]

A Loo With A View

Hamish McMaster


As something we all need to do each day (yes even the Queen) broaching the subject of ‘the loo’ on a whitewater rafting trip needs to be handled with discretion. The reality is, as part of a rafting vacation, actually it is a wonderful place to go each day, do your thing with a view that […]

Anatomy Of The Whitewater Raft

Hamish McMaster


Do you know your thwart from your foot cup? Hamish McMaster, Owner & Founder of Water By Nature, is here with a quick guide to the terminology used in and around your raft. Guest: Arguably the most important part of the trip. Without you guys, we would probably all have office jobs and not be […]