Hamish McMaster

Company Owner & Senior Trip Leader

Country of origin – New Zealand

After his 28 years running rivers to every corner of the world, Hamish loves nothing more than to get out on trips with his clients. Water By Nature has cemented its name in the Adventure Travel business in the past 23 years and is at the forefront of exploring new and exciting destinations. Mush is proud of his team and his company who are all “living their dreams” and sharing that philosophy with all who join them.

Favourite river trips

Watut River

“Ever since I have been a kid, running rivers has been part of my life. I love the escapism a river brings not only to me,, but the great people that accompany us on our trips. A few years ago, we ventured off the beaten track to Papua New Guinea and the Watut River and were rewarded with ‘genuine’ adventure travel. This was what inspired me so much when I started Water By Nature. After we raft this incredible river, we fly up to New Ireland Province for some stunning sea kayaking”

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The Mighty Zambezi

“The Zambezi for me is one of the classic river trips the world has to offer. The big warm water, spectacular beaches and stunning scenery make it unique. Sitting watching water tumble over a Grade Six waterfall from our camp, enjoying a Gin and Tonic is not a bad way to finish off your day! Africa really gets into your soul. If you decide on the shorter Zambezi Blast trip, you’ll be rewarded with some pretty amazing wildlife encounters too. With the Batoka Dam now beginning, NOW is the time for this awesome trip.”

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