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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 1 week ago

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
Thank BH0491
SaltwaterEco, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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 8 December 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 14 December 2018

Thanks so much for the great review!

Reviewed 9 October 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 9 October 2018

Thanks Prue, you guys were awesome!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

I arrived to surf and was greeted by the kind team, they have lots of knowledge to offer and I 100% would reccomend and will be going again. :)

Date of experience: June 2018
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks Jasmine, we will look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I am an ongoing customer with the progressive surf clinic with Salt Water Eco and I cannot praise the company enough. Both Kirsty and Lydia are exceptional at what they do. My surfing has improved a huge amount under their guidance. Clear instructions, support and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

John was very helpful during the lesson on pointing out the things I need to work on to get to the next level.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Kecia, thanks for your review :)

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Husband and I took surf lessons for the second time in our lives with Saltwater Eco - with at least a decade since the last time we tried. Had a WONDERFUL day and with clear instructions broken down and help knowing when to paddle and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for the great review Ann :)

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Had the surf classes with them. Instructor Stu was really nice and helped a lot, beach is really good for beginners as the waves are not really big. And those energy balls!!! Oh so good!!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thanks for the great review Camila, awesome to hear you loved the energy balls!

Reviewed 17 January 2018

We booked a snorkelling session for our son. His review: "Great guide. Easy to talk to and very friendly. Highly recommended." It was easy to organise and a great experience for him. Thanks a lot. Cal and family.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Anne M
Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks for the great review, we enjoyed taking Cal snorkeling :)

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