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Saltwater Eco

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951 Matakana Road | Matakana, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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Progressive surf lesson

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

Reviewed 11 March 2018
keciaduffy
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Alameda, California
Fun effective Surf Lessons

Husband and I took surf lessons for the second time in our lives with Saltwater Eco - with at least... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
travel4me2018
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Seattle, Washington
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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951 Matakana Road | Matakana, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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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.

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Kecia, thanks for your review :)

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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

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for the great review Ann :)

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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!!

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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!

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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.

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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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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We sent our 11 year old for surfing lessons for his birthday, and he had a fantastic time. The instructors were great, he had a blast, and got the basics of what he needed to be up and surfing over the three days. Well set...More

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks for the great review Paul :)

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is an amazing experience. Irrespective of whether you are an experienced snorkeler or a complete novice this is a great adventure. I am a competent snorkeler and I had a great morning being guided over some amazing seascapes by a highly competent guide (Lydia)....More

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Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thanks for the great review, we loved taking you snorkeling!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We are a family of two adults and two primary school aged girls who had the most fantastic time with Saltwater Eco at Omaha Beach. We'd never surfed before - by the end of the two hour lesson, both kids were standing up on their...More

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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for the lovely review, we had a great time teaching you all to surf :)

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

New to surfing, I approached Saltwater Eco for a surf lesson to help get confidence and knowledge in what to do. The team were very friendly and professional, great communication before and after the lesson - I'll be returning to do snorkelling with the team...More

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Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Natalie, thank you so much for your review... we'd had a great time teaching you to surf!

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Great to experience three different locations over the three days. Really enjoyed the variety. Highly skilled and educated instructors. Felt safe all the time. What a beautiful part of the country! Thank you Saltwater Eco!

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Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thanks so much for the review, we loved sharing our local underwater wonders with you both :)

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome! I would give them 6/5 if I could! Super helpful, and magic ability to cater to bunch of different levels all in one lesson! Pakiri was amazing location

Thank H R
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Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks for the great review Hollie, we love having you on lessons!

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