Mission Bay Watersports
Mission Bay Watersports
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Surfing & WindsurfingWater SportsStand Up PaddleboardingKayaking & Canoeing
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Come discover the exciting new sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (or SUP)! As a Surfing NZ Approved SUP School, all of our lessons and tours are taught by our friendly International Surfing Association (ISA) qualified SUP instructors. Learn the basics in our Intro to SUP lesson, progress with the advanced courses, or tour the area while 'walking on water'. Stand Up Paddle Boards and Kayaks provide a peaceful, low impact way of experiencing this world class destination - the ideal platform to experience nature on nature's terms. 'Break Free' and get in touch with it all at Mission Bay!
Auckland Central, New Zealand

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BeanNZ
Auckland Central, New Zealand35 contributions
Mar 2022
I organised a SUP lesson for 8 people for one hour. Sarah was a fantastic instructor. By the end of the lesson all of us had managed to standup on the board, if not for very long. The equipment was great and well looked after. A great group activity or for anyone really.
Written 13 March 2022
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Thanks for leaving us a great review. Great to hear your group of 8 had a nice time Paddle boarding with us. Hope to see you again in the future.
Written 12 October 2022
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Peng Boon T
Singapore, Singapore1,943 contributions
Dec 2019
It was the first time my 2 granddaughters (11 and 17 years old) tried out Stand-up Paddling. The operator was very friendly and encouraging. He told us we could rent one stand-up paddle board and that the 2 girls could paddle together or take turns to do it. He showed my 2 granddaughters how to handle the Stand-up paddle board. They found it easy to learn to handle the stand-up paddle board. They found the experience exciting and fun. Anyone 8 years old and above can enjoy it.
Written 15 December 2019
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Peng, thanks for taking the time to review our Stand Up Paddle board rental. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review and we enjoyed having you down at the beach. Its great that all ages can come down to the beach and have fun in a safe environment. Hope to see you at Mission Bay Watersports soon.
Written 19 January 2020
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Autumn_white
315 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Brilliant service and great value!! We’ve now been kayaking and SUP with Mission Bay Watersports and on both occasions we’ve had a brilliant time! Nick and his team are awesome and it’s excellent value for money (especially with an Entertainment voucher). Will be back soon!!
Written 5 October 2018
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review of that we offer at Mission Bay Watersports. Water sports is what we love and its great that our passion shows. Hope to see you again in the future and as summer is here I'm sure we will.
Written 19 December 2018
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minimize940314
Los Angeles, CA3,528 contributions
May 2018 • Solo
Kayaking at the mission bay was a great experience. Our instructor was informative and helpful but also fun. It is very safe and the water if shallow so do not worry!
Written 26 May 2018
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We are happy that your experience at Mission Bay fun and safe. Its also great to read that your instructor was helpful, we pride ourselves in teaching people how to kayak correctly in a safe and fun way. Thanks again and we hope to see you at Mission Bay again over the summer months.
Written 19 December 2018
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imsolomondean
Kuwait City, Kuwait42 contributions
Dec 2017 • Family
I came here with my mum, and she'd never been on a Kayak and I was nervous. However Nick and Lucy are terrific instructors who went out of their way to make it a memorable experience. They even entertained my mum while I was search for a park in the busy promenade.

Thank-you guys so much for your hospitality, kindness and photos.
Written 18 January 2018
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Thank you for the great review. Our goal at Mission Bay is to provide safe and fun water sports experiences and happy to hear you felt we achieved this. It is very cool that you choose to kayak with your mum and it is great to see family getting out on the water together. Thanks again and hope you see you again at the beautiful, Mission Bay.
Written 19 February 2018
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mariaa25997
Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
Dec 2017 • Solo
Super amazing instructors, kind and friendly making you feel at ease. Excellent value for money and would definitely recommend to anyone interested in spending some time on the water.
Written 21 December 2017
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Thank you for taking the time to give us such a positive review! It's awesome to hear that our instructors are doing a great job. We hope to see you back at the beach again soon.
Written 17 January 2018
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Ocean B
6 contributions
Oct 2017 • Solo
The most sparkling morning in Mission Bay today. Super calm and super warm for October. Still, I didn’t fancy getting wet and had scoffed when the Mission Bay Watersports crew promised me a “totally dry paddle boarding experience”. They obviously didn’t know how uncoordinated and off-balance I am as a general human being. HOWEVER. Sometimes miracles can happen. Paddled for an hour, learned all the sweet skills, AND they taught me so well that I didn’t even fall in. Utter legends!! Views from Mission Bay over to the city too – so great spot to enjoy the city without all the hustle bustle. Highly Recommended. Thanks Team.
Written 5 October 2017
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Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such an awesome review! We are very pleased to hear that your SUP lesson went well and you managed to stay dry the whole time. We are lucky to have such a beautiful view from Mission Bay to be able to share with everyone. Thanks again for the review and we hope to see you down at the beach again soon!
Written 17 January 2018
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imsolomondean
Kuwait City, Kuwait42 contributions
May 2017 • Solo
This was my first time kayaking with Mission Bay Watersports and it was an awesome experience! Marius explained the guidelines in a simple and clear manner and the declaration form that I was asked to fill into wasn't a chore - it normally is.

Their equipment is good and they have a small and accommodating team that can easily adapt to people of different needs. I highly recommend this company.

Thank you Marius.
Written 25 May 2017
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Fahad Alge
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia21 contributions
Apr 2017
Simply, mission bay is a beach where u can enjoy the big mixture of different cultures and a great spot to socialise with others
Written 26 April 2017
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123432156432977
Mission Bay, New Zealand13 contributions
Jan 2017 • Friends
We wanted to give stand up paddle boarding a try. These guys were great. Just turn up and hire. They have all the gear, give a quick but thorough briefing before you on your way. Can do 30min or hour rentals.
Written 30 January 2017
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