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From Zero to Hero

KitesCool Nelson receives my highest recommendation. Even if I still struggle to really stand on a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
regina312
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Bremen, Germany
Lesson and hire voucher

I had an used voucher from a year ago that Warren didn't hesitate to honour. He spent alot of time... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Angela S
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Nelson, New Zealand
via mobile
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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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13 Beachville Crescent, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

KitesCool Nelson receives my highest recommendation. Even if I still struggle to really stand on a board and I still cannot ride a board, it was a great experience to have lessons with Wiebke and worth every penny. As I was an absolute beginner, I...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I had an used voucher from a year ago that Warren didn't hesitate to honour. He spent alot of time with me, giving instruction, watching me work, suggesting changes. I got alot of info in my hour and was very confident by the end. I...More

Thank Angela S
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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Angela, thanks for your great feedback! We are always keen to get people out on the water, confident and enjoy their time with us- sounds like you did very well. Hope to see back for more time on the SUP. Thanks, Wiebke

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Warren and Wiebke provided me a great refresher session with supervision and coaching. I felt safe, the location was appropriate, the progession was good, the gear was great, Warren's friendly personality made me feel relaxed and confident and he delivered feedback well which set up...More

Thank Riki R
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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Riki, thanks for your great feedback. It was great to meet you and see how much you enjoy your new hobby.....enjoy the European summer and hope to see you again in Nz. Cheers, Wiebke

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

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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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi, Thanks for your great feedback and so happy we got you hooked with a new hobby!! Enjoy the kite and hope you will come back to Nelson one day and we can go kitesurfing together, Wiebke

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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.

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Warren M, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

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.

Thank blairggibbs
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Warren M, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018

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!

Thank helenaiken
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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

Thank Carly B
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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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