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About East Coast Paddler
Season of Operation - 29 September 2018 to 28 April 2019 Tauranga's leading paddle craft facilitator! We deliver lessons, adventures and equipment hire on stand up paddle boards, waka ama (outrigger canoe) and kayak. We also administer guided walks up or around Mauao, the mountain, and sell equipment on our online store. Our values serve kaitiakitanga (guardianship of the environment), cultural preservation, and igniting the ocean spirit within our clients. We are based on the beach half way along Pilot Bay, The Mall, Mount Maunganui. Book individually or as a group. If you're a school, business, hen/stag party, or any group, we can provide a tailor-made service to suit your needs, providing you with an unforgettable experience. You can purchase all our products and book all our services through our website, or give us an email or call. See website for our opening hours. They vary throughout the season.
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Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Tours and Tickets by East Coast Paddler
Tours from East Coast Paddler tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
Mauao Guided Hikoi (Walk)
$47.94 per adult
Cultural SUP Experience
$52.11 per adult
Waka Ama (Outrigger Canoe) Experience
$59.06 per adult
Mauao Ocean Experience
$107.70 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great experience and chance to try SUP in the ocean for the first time (mostly been on lakes). Was challenging against the tide but having an experienced guide gave me the extra confidence. Justine :D

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked the clear kayak and had to reschedule and they were very understanding. We showed up when we could and was able to take the kayak out for an hour from when we first got the kayak.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome time on the water. As first timers the instructions from Porina were spot on. Without her experience with newbies we wouldn’t have had a clue!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

Great service and easy booking. The staff are really friendly and were great with the kids. The kids had an amazing hr. Thanks East Coast Paddler

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

We had an amazing time with East Coast Paddler!! From the minute we booked online they were helpful, professional and encouraging. Our family of 8 had a blast with them!!!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Porina was my trainer and she gave me an excellent and detailed explanation of how to do this - so good and somehow I managed to stay above the water . Great experience and something i intend to continue with - Kia Ora

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Awesome experience learnings to paddle board in Mount Maunganui The instructor is amazing and super pacient giving all the tips you need to know to safely paddle around and have fun at same time.Thank you Porina!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Kids turned up for session. Instructors and organisers were support fun and friendly. Kids had an amazing time and can't wait to go again.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

An organised tour to one of NZ most stunning fresh water springs cultivated by years of purification underground before reaching the surface. Lucky to be able to paddle board upon the blue green lush Hamurana stream before darting off on a water taxi on Tarawera...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Eastcoast Paddler provide an amazing service, top quality gear & go the extra mile in service. I’ve attended many times solo & you fell like part of the family.

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Date of experience: July 2018
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