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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 […]

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 […]

Is Rafting Scary, Or Am I Just A Wimp?

Hamish McMaster


Whitewater rafting over the years has been plagued by a number of myths scaring regular people away from this safe and fun vacation. We are sure you have heard a few of these over the years. When it comes to going on a rafting holiday, ask plenty of questions to your outfitter. You will flip […]

10 Of The World’s Best Rapids

Hamish McMaster


Always open to debate amongst guides and guests alike, here are some of our favourite rafting rapids that we get to run each and every year. Despite this not being an exhaustive list, it is based on what we hear from you, our guest, and what the guides love to run as well. By all […]

Family Rafting Adventures

Hamish McMaster


Last summer, I was fortunate enough to share an amazing adventure with my wife and 2 kids on the Salmon River in Idaho. What made it amazing, was sharing with my family a passion for what I do and what takes me away from family life at home. For any of us with families, that […]

Interview With A Serial Rafter – Dave Hard.

Hamish McMaster


How many rafting trips have you done with Water By Nature Dave? Well I reckon it is about 17 but I might be wrong, it is a lot though and dates back to the creation of Water By Nature. Which was the most memorable and why? The million dollar question! People are always asking for […]

An Emotional 120 Hours In Nepal

Hamish McMaster


Given the generous donations from our guests, I wanted to ensure the money got into the hands of the guides it was intended for. Having worked in Nepal for more than 25 years, the country that has given me personally and many of our guests such joy, needed help. Given the grand scale of the […]