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Address: 951 Matakana Road | Matakana, Matakana 0985, New Zealand
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+64 210 433 184
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Saltwater Eco - Auckland's leading Eco focused Surf and Snorkel School....

Saltwater Eco - Auckland's leading Eco focused Surf and Snorkel School.

Based on the beautiful Matakana Coast we offer a great range of surf and snorkel activities to suit all abilities.

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Great confidence boost

Over the 6 weeks of surfing regularly over the summer with Lydia, my 10 year old son gained in confidence, experience, and important knowledge of the ocean...and he had a fun time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FeeMann
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Warkworth, New Zealand
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Warkworth, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the 6 weeks of surfing regularly over the summer with Lydia, my 10 year old son gained in confidence, experience, and important knowledge of the ocean...and he had a fun time too! Thanks Saltwater Eco, I highly recommend these guys to anyone :)

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks Fee :) always a pleasure!! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the surf didn't allow for a team-building surf lesson, but Lydia swapped us over to a team-building snorkel and SUP (with Tony from Blue Adventures), which were so awesome the surf lesson was soon forgotten. Rave reviews from the team. Thanks Lydia and team, easy going, no stress, and very flexible.

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks Mike, we had a great time hosting your team :) Lydia More 

1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The group of us had a fantastic experience with Saltwater Eco. Some of us weren't confident in the water and hadn't been snorkelling before but were able to have a great experience going out with Lydia and exploring the underwater world around Goat Island. Lydia was very easy going and knowledgeable and we learn't a lot about different species we... More 

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Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks Hannah :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had a particularly difficult group of beginners and the instructors handled it flawlessly with enthusiasm and patience. The group went from apprehensive to wildly impressed by the end! Thank you so much for a memorable time.

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks Edward :) More 

Warkworth, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our 7year old son has wante to do snorkeling all so for xmas we gat him a 3 afternoon lesson programme with Saltwater Eco, Lydia was fantastic and so onto it with the locations and emailing information thru before the days. Albie just loved his lessons and learnt so much, he is def hooked on snorkeling now!! Can't praise Lydia... More 

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review guys!! It was lovely to meet you all, we had a blast having Albie on our Snorkel Junky Holiday Program :) More 

1 review
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome day out at the beach with my partner. Good gear and very helpful tutor. Had loads of fun. Would go again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Really happy with the lesson and the follow up photos. The boys had a fantastic time trying out different boards. Kirsty was very flexible and listened to the boys to give then a really memorable experience.

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Lou :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The coaching, the snacks, the weather and the location - all on point to deliver a great surf lesson for a few hours. Kirst & Lyds were there to offer advice whenever needed to whatever level. Highly recommend this surf school to anyone, beginner or professional. Keep up the good work, team!

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this review

Thanks Liz :) it was awesome to have you at GOC! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Awesome time! So much fun!! Amazing beach. Lydia and Kirsty are great and clearly love what they do. I'll definitely be going back.

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Thank Greer E
Matakana
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Really fun course, lovely vibe. The instructors were really friendly and gave us good tips. It really got me into surfing.

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