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NightSUP Akaroa
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We are New Zealands First and Only guided night time Paddleboard operation. Out LED light kits illuminate the sea floor while cruising serenely around thr beautiful shore of Akaroa. We also provide lessons to those wanting to learn proper paddling...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 27 243 3243
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

A nice calm evening for our first time paddleboarding! We had a technique lesson to start then were quickly out on the water - felt pretty wobbly at first but managed to get my bearings soon. The lights were beautiful on the water, as was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jamie S, Owner at NightSUP Akaroa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you and really glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing experience! I love SUP and this takes the cake. Hands down the best night of my 17 day trip. Saw a massive sting ray and plenty of fish. I highly recommend NightSUP!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Jamie S, Owner at NightSUP Akaroa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

It was an amazing night and so great to have you out there with us, all the best for your travels. Jamie

Reviewed 26 January 2018

At 61, my son convinced me that we can paddle board! a local store offered board hire and we were told that total novices will be given guidance by Jamie. We paid $30 each for an hour. Jamie was found by the beach with his...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Jamie S, Owner at NightSUP Akaroa, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

It was great to get you both out there, all the best for your travels Jamie

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Just had my first SUP lesson. And I'm hooked. It was all helped by an excellent lesson from a very professional operator, first class equipment, and in a perfect location - the sheltered harbour of Akaroa. A must do if you are in Akaroa. My...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This new attraction is going to take off! Within 20 minutes we were out on the water, standing on our boards and looking back at the lights from the land. Jamie was so patient and calm, he knows his stuff and I love that he's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you think Akaroa's nice, just wait until you do Night SUP. This activity offers a new and exquisite perspective of a town usually bustling with activity when it is at its most peaceful hour. The instructor, Jamie, was nothing but professional and friendly as...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is an absolute must to do in Akaroa. The paddle boards have LED lights below which illuminate the water and the night time is so quiet and beautiful in the harbour . Some of our group had never been on a paddle board before...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I have been couple times and always having fun on the board , we explore whole harbour and its an incredible riding on the board through the harbour in the night! U can try SUP everywhere,but the night SUP its only in Akaroa,so u should...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Jamie S, Owner at NightSUP Akaroa, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Always great to have you out on the water with us. Glad you are enjoying SUP. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Response from Jamie S | Property representative |
Hi, Generally you would take a 7 year old on your board or I have a big board that I can take up to two children with me. So long as they are ok with being on the water in the dark.... Great experience. Jamie