Nathan Stead

Senior Trip Leader

Where do you call home?

Central North Island of New Zealand

What do you love most about multi-day trips?

That you can pull over anywhere you like, have an awesome night camping, then continue to raft the next morning after hot coffee and breakfast.

When did you start working for Water By Nature?

September 2018

Your best river meal you like to prepare?

Pizza on the fire

Favourite Rapid?

I don’t have a favourite rapid, but you can make most rapids quite fun

Most important piece of equipment you take on every adventure?

A spare block of chocolate in my bag

What do you do when you are not on the river?

Anything else that is in the outdoors

Favourite band?

Whatever is playing but you can’t go wrong with a bit of CCR

Best River story?

Come on a trip and find out

Favourite rafting trips?

Tamur River in Nepal. New Zealand rivers are pretty awesome as well

Anywhere still on the rafting ‘bucket list’?

Grand Canyon, Zambezi, Iceland, Chile, Peru, Switzerland… The list goes on!