Jezza’s Credentials

Jezza Williams founder & director, a hardcore adventurer has a lifetime in the adventure Industry working in many different roles - Canyon Guide, Raft Guide, Safety Kayaker, Expedition Leader, Operations Manager, Climbing Instructor, Ski Patrol & Sailing Instructor. Since 2010, after a life-changing canyon accident a global game-changer in Inclusive Tourism & Adaptive Adventure


  Advanced Cert. Leadership & Guiding, Tai Poutini Polytechnic 2000
  Diploma Ski Patrol, Tai Poutini Polytechnic 1995
  Cert Outdoor Recreation, Tai Poutini Polytechnic 1994
  NZ Qualified Senior 4/5 Riverguide SFRITO
  NZRA Assessor Unit Standard 4098 SFRITO (Rafting assessor)



  Swiss Qualified Tripleader Swiss Outdoor Association
  Swiss Canyoning Guide level 2/Tripleader Swiss Outdoor Association
  Swiss Qualified River Guide level 2/Tripleader Swiss Outdoor Association
  NZ Day Skipper NZ Coastguard Federation
  Swift Water Technician, Rescue 3 International

Professional Employment

  • Established Makingtrax 2012
  • Outdoor Interlaken 2008/2010
    River Guide/Canyon Guide/Trip Leader Switzerland
  • Water By Nature 2008/2010
    River Guide/Kayak Guide/Expedition Leader for multi-day self supported river expeditions
    Atlas Mountains Morocco. Zambezi River Zambia
  • Omega Tours 2003/2008
    River Guide/Trip Leader/Expedition Leader/Operations Manager Honduras
  • Eco Rafting Heli Rafting Experts 2004/2008
    River Guide/Expedition Leader/Operations Manager - West Coast N.Z.
  • River Valley 2007
    River Guide/Trip Leader. North Island, N.Z.
  • Wedge Rafting 2006
    River Guide/Trip Leader - Whistler Canada
  • Raging Thunder 2005
    River Guide - Australia
  • Swiss Adventures 2002/2004
    River Guide/Climbing Instructor/Commercial Team Events/Sailing Guide - Switzerland
  • Ultimate Descents New Zealand 1998/2002
    River Guide/Trip Leader/Kayak Guide - South Island New Zealand
  • Temple Basin Ski Area 2000/2001
    Head Ski Patrol/Snow Safety Officer - South Island New Zealand
  • Mt Potts Cat & Heli 1999
    Ski Patrol/Snow Safety Officer - South Island, New Zealand
  • Fox Peak Ski Area 1996/1998                                                                     Ski Patrol/Field Manager/Grader Driver - South Island, New Zealand



La Mosquitia, Rio Platano U.N. Biosphere Reserve, Honduras. 2004 18 days via, 4x4, Muel, Raft, Dugout canoe, Bush hopper plane. Total self supported expedition through La Mosquitia, Largest wilderness area in Central America. Guide of 12 Clients.

Rio Sambo, Darien Gap, Panama. 2005
Wilderness expedition, two months via fishing boat, dugout canoe. Hostile jungle expedition solo.

Mongol Rally. London to via Mongolia and back, 26,000km. 2015
2 months in 998cc vehicles.
From London through Eurasia to Mongolia & returned via Russia