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Kitescool

13 Beachville Crescent, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 21 354 837
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Perfect "scool" to learn Kitesurf

I spent 6 great days learning kite, with very good and very nice instructors !!! Thanks Wiebke... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ducoussopx
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Auckland, New Zealand
Great time on the water

Warren looked after us really well and we had a great on the water, despite the drizzly morning. No... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
vmk781
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Nelson, New Zealand
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We are a mobile Kitesurfing and SUP school based in Nelson the sunshine capital of NZ. We offer Lessons, Hire, Sales and good advice. Kitescool is the regions original Kitesurfing school, we know the local conditions and beaches better than anyone! Stand Up Paddleboarding and Kite Boarding are a lot of fun...Come and take advantage of Nelson amazing beaches and constant winds! Let our team of internationally qualified instructors get you up and riding.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 6 great days learning kite, with very good and very nice instructors !!! Thanks Wiebke, Lisa and Warren !! I hope to come back !!!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Warren looked after us really well and we had a great on the water, despite the drizzly morning. No wind though. Highly recommended. Great gear, too.

Thank vmk781
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Warren M, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your great feedback- glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Great progression through the basics of the sport. Very safe and well delivered. Nelson has great sea breeze conditions through summer. Steady wind makes for good sailing conditions. The water is warm and all equipment provided in great condition.

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Warren M, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Blair, Thanks for your awesome feedback! Hope to see you back again soon to get the board riding sorted! Just get in touch when you can fit it in. Cheers, Warren

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I am over in NZ on holidays, the wind was up so I hired kiteboarding gear off Warren from kitescool. Warren set me up with some excellence gear and advice on the local conditions. Had a great time.

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Warren M, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Kevin, Thanks for your great feedback. Glad we could help and get you out onto the water kitesurfing in Nelson. Enjoy the rest of your travels and hope to see you again some time. Cheers

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Our 1st time. Great introduction,safety instructions care and attention. Thanks Warren- it was great!

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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Helen, Thanks for your great feedback. Glad you enjoyed it, Warren

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I started the Zero to Hero course in March and when the wind (very unusually) dropped off early we took about a six month break until the weather warmed up and the wind picked back up. Warren and Wiebke were super friendly, easy to communicate...More

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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Carly, Thanks for your great feedback. Your course was rather unusual but you did super well learning how to kitesurf. I still wish I had a photo of you on one of your first rides when you looked back at me in surprise that...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We hired material from Wiebke and Waaren several times and we were very happy. The material is new and in good condition. They told us precisely how they wanted us to handle it and where we should go kitesurfing considering wind directions and tidal currents....More

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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Andrea and Nico, Thanks for your great feedback! It was great meeting you and fun having you stay in Nelson for a while- I am sure we will meet again one day! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Nz and Japan...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I can highly recommend to take your first Kitesurf lessons at Kitescool. Super friendly, well equipped, fair pricing, looking every day for the best conditions...I had a great time :-)

Thank The T
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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi T, Thanks for your great feedback!You were awesome to teach- hope you keep kitesurfing. Enjoy the last few days in NZ and the wintery Christmas back home, Wiebke

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I highly recommend Kitescool if your thinking of learning to kite or even just looking for an introduction to the sport. I took a handful of lessons with Wiebke and she was great! She made me feel really safe and supported and before I knew...More

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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Lorna, Thanks for your great review!!It's really awesome to see how far you have come in a short time- super well done!! See you at the beach soon, Wiebke

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Drove from christchurch to have lessons, Was really worth the time and distance, great instructors, both Warren and Wiebke. Fantastic place to learn, very safety conscious, I'm hooked! John

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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi John, Thanks for your great feedback. Hope to see you back in Nelson soon, Wiebke

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