Surfing the best breaks in NZ in his spare time.
You need to love the great outdoors, especially the water to make it as crew on The Rock. Brought up by the ocean Austin’s love of the water normally involves catching some surf! From Long Beach California, he’s been travelling around NZ checking out the surf and he reckons we have some of the best (and secret) surf breaks up here in Northland. So what’s different about surfing over here verses back in California? Put simply “There are no egos! You are totally immersed in nature and that makes for a truly intimate experience.
Since joining the crew Austin has found a new hobby, thanks to Skipper Nick when they aren't cruising these boys love to get up early and head out spearfishing. Seriously you can not keep them out of the water!
"13/10 experience. Highly recommended for all ages and types of travelers. We all had a great time & are planning another trip soon."
"The entire tour from start to finish was incredible. There was a constant stream of activities and you could pick and choose what you wished to do. We shot...
"The crew are wonderful and swimming in the fluorescent algae was one of the most surreal and beautiful moments of my life. Highly highly recommended!"
"The crew on The Rock are so friendly! The boat is an old ferry and has a lot of character. I’m sure there are plenty of other positive reviews, so...
"Anyone considering this, consider no more and just book it! This was one of my first experiences solo travelling up in the north after a tour and as...