Lofty - Lead Guide/Shuttle/Maintenance
Lofty is our resident adrenaline junky!
He has a certificate in adventure tourism and started work life as a rock instructor but quickly found other things he liked so started doing them for work too including, ski patrol, kayaking, rafting, skiing, mountain biking, and hiking to name a few. Following these areas in sport and work have taken him to some cool places around the world!
Lofty is one of our Lead Guides, Shuttle drivers and looks after our bike fleet.
Favourite place in the Waikato: Te Miro MTB Park, but love showing people all over our amazing region.
Kaperiera - Kayak Guide
Kaperiera has joined the Riverside Adventures team as kayak guide and shuttle driver and comes to the team after enjoying an enjoyable career in the hospitality industry.
Being an accomplished musician, Kaperiera has had the privilege of travelling around to many beautiful places in New Zealand. Kaperiera has also spent the last 8 years teaching music to people of all ages in both the Waikato and Bay of Plenty and is loving being able to enjoy more the outdoors that working at Riverside Adventures provides.
Favourite place in the Waikato: Planting her feet on top of her ancestral mountain, Kakepuku.
Mike & Ann Paget
After 20 years of lakeside living, Mike and Ann have recently moved to the Coromandel. Mike and Ann ran the business at its inception and operated all aspects from taking bookings, marketing and guiding while Sally and Steve were still in Australia.
With a very keen interest in the business still they help remotely as well as spend busy weekends here in the Waikato driving shuttles and helping out where they can.