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Address: 623 Rocks Road | Tahunanui Beach, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kitesurf Nelson is the heart and soul of kitesurfing in the Nelson...

Kitesurf Nelson is the heart and soul of kitesurfing in the Nelson region, providing locals and visitors with lessons, equipment sales and hire. We are happy to advise and offer our expertise on the exciting sport of kitesurfing.Our half-day lessons are designed to get you up and riding as quickly and safely as possible. We teach on the latest equipment, using IKO qualified instructors and keep our student:instructor ratio to 2:1 to ensure you really get the most out of your time on the water.We stock equipment from all industry leading brands, and also have equipment available for hire. Tahunanui Beach is a wonderful safe beach with constant summer wind and a world class venue.Come into our Kitesurf Nelson shop and check it out.

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Kiters Heaven for all levels

Big shout out to Shane, Paul and Team. I couldn’t have asked for a better start to the summer season then with Kitesurf Nelson. An old injury caused a few hurdles but with their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Big shout out to Shane, Paul and Team. I couldn’t have asked for a better start to the summer season then with Kitesurf Nelson. An old injury caused a few hurdles but with their help, knowledge and friendliness it’s gonna be a great kiting summer for a beginner like myself! Their coffee’s going down quite a treat too ;)

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My Girlfriend and I spent last year traveling in New Zealand (NZ) and one of our main reasons for visiting was to learn to Kitesurf, therefore we needed a school and location with a very high success rate, as we only had one summer to learn. We had intended to learn near Mount Maunganui on north island but on arriving... More 

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Found myself heading into the kitesurf nelson shop as I had for a while been wanting to give the sport a try and was a little intimidated to try it without any experience or really knowing much about it. The awesome crew at Kitesurf Nelson make this the best fun possible with their friendliness and and vast experience within the... More 

Thank Josh_Gibb
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

kia ora Crew while in my first week of being in nelson and exploring the beach i found myself wonder into kite surf nelson, first i was greeted with the big smile of paul the kite surfing instructor who showed me about the shop explaining gear and booting my excitement for the sport. i was back the next day and... More 

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Luganville, Vanuatu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

For my first time visit here theres no wind . So next day i tried to check again and thank God there were 15-18 knots of wind. Which is perfect wind for me with my 7 size kite. I am only 40 kg LOL. Anyway It was pretty awesome 2 hours kite surfing.. But when started get into the water... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Encouraging and helpful staff, great day out for my son, a good opportunity to learn a new skill and just have a fun day out at Tahunanui beach. Would recommend this a wonderful birthday gift or if you are in Nelson for a few days make the most of the opportunity to learn how to Kite Surf - guarantee you... More 

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