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Saltwater Eco

Matakana, New Zealand
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About Saltwater Eco
Here at Saltwater Eco we pride ourselves on offering quality eco-focused products with purpose. Our unique Saltwater Offerings are designed to excite, energize and most importantly connect our clients to New Zealand’s incredible natural environments. Based on the beautiful Matakana Coast we offer a great range of surf and snorkel activities to suit all abilities.
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

Lydia was an amazing snorkelling guide for our experience in the Tawharanui marine reserve. We had a terrific time. Not only was Lydia knowledgable about marine life that we would see during our time in the ocean but we also got an education about the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2019

Hi Jay, thank you for the awesome review! I loved taking you guys snorkeling at Tawharanui marine reserve, it's such a special place that we feel privileged to share and I'm so pleased that you both got lots of out the experience. Many thanks, Lydia

Reviewed March 24, 2019

We surfed with the wonderful Saltwater Eco team this Saturday just been and everyone had an absolute blast! Lydia and Kirsty were extremely helpful, professional and fun. We are already looking at booking in again for our next corporate event - next time we will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thanks for the great review Sophie! We are so pleased your group had an awesome time :)

Reviewed March 10, 2019

My two girls aged 11 and 8 had a 2 hour lesson with Paul on Saturday and absolutely loved it. Both girls were up and surfing waves almost straight away. We will hopefully be back for some more lessons!

Date of experience: March 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

Thanks so much for the lovely review :)

Reviewed February 7, 2019

Our family snorkel lesson for our family group ages 6-54 was a huge success, thanks Lydia! Lydia was able to cater for all ages and ability and ensure everyone was safe and had the best possible time. The kids were raving for days how awesome...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Thanks so much for the great review, it was awesome to everyibe having fun and snorkeling together.

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Our family of 5, (3 x boys 7, 10 and 12) had three 2 hour surf lessons at Omaha with Paul from Saltwater Eco. We are now hooked and off to buy full wetsuits and boards for all of us. It was one of our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Frillen
SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2019

Hi Mike, thanks for the fantastic review. We're so please your family had a great time learning to surf with Paul. See you in the surf!

Reviewed January 22, 2019

This was our second experience with Saltwater Eco, I had waited a whole year to be visiting the area again and have the chance to go snorkelling with their company at Goat Island (last year we had a family surf lesson at Omaha). In fact...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Hi Allison, thanks so much for the great review, loved taking you all exploring in the reserve. Many thanks Lydia

Reviewed January 13, 2019

We had so much fun and definitely recommend it for all the ladies out there wanting to learn to surf. Lydia is awesome as an instructor. She gives great tips, pays attention to detail, easy-going, caring, and fun to be around with. We had a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

Hey B :) Thanks for the great review, I had heaps of fun teaching you.. hope to see you again soon! Many thanks, Lydia

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We took a snorkelling session with Lydia in Goat Island Marine Reserve. Parents and two adult children. Only one of us had snorkelled before. It was the absolute highlight of our holiday. Lydia was amazing. She prepped us well, the gear was good and we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2019

Hi Ann, Thank you so much for the great review, we really appreciate it! So pleased to hear everyone had an awesome time and learnt lots :) Many thanks, Lydia

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Totally loved it. Great instructors, well organised business and loads of fun. Would definitely go again

Date of experience: December 2018
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

A really fantastic activity to do for a bit of fun. Lydia was awesome - super helpful and made things really clear for us. Thank you so much!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thanks Prue, you guys were awesome!

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