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Saltwater Eco

951 Matakana Road | Matakana, Matakana 0985, New Zealand
+64 210 433 184
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Learning to Surf - Highly Recommend!

I have had 3 sessions with Lydia and Kirst - they have been great fun and I have been able to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
karina236
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Snorkel Junky

Great time had by my 10 & 6 year olds on the Snorkel Junky. Lydia leads a trip that is both... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
ptchev-traveller
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Auckland, New Zealand
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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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“salt water” (16 reviews)
“juice” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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951 Matakana Road | Matakana, Matakana 0985, New Zealand
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+64 210 433 184
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have had 3 sessions with Lydia and Kirst - they have been great fun and I have been able to progress and develop my confidence which is just what I wanted. If you have always wanted to try surfing this is the best way...More

Thank karina236
Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for the kind words Karin, its been awesome seeing you gain confidence and progress with your surfing!

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great time had by my 10 & 6 year olds on the Snorkel Junky. Lydia leads a trip that is both educational and exciting. Three different sites provide variety. Safety was also very important. Both kids keen to go back next holidays!

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Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks so much for the great review!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

I highly recommend Lydia and Kirst to anyone who's looking to learn to surf or improve their surfing- their knowledge of the sport, patience & encouragement really makes all the difference. Awesome job ladies, i loved the progressive surf lesson and learnt a lot.

Thank joannekreid
Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks for the kind words Jo :)

Reviewed 14 April 2017

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 :)

Thank FeeMann
Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thanks Fee :) always a pleasure!!

Reviewed 27 March 2017

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,...More

Thank mfrith
Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

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

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...More

Thank Hannah B
Poorblonde, Owner at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks Hannah :)

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.

Thank Edward A
Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thanks Edward :)

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...More

Thank b0ttie
Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

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 :)

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.

Thank John-Luke P
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.

Thank louking68
Poorblonde, Manager at Saltwater Eco, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Thanks for the great review Lou :)

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