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Crystal Waters and Iconic Mountains

Enjoyed another epic Lakes & Mountains odyssey with Water Nomads recently. Superb water... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2024
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Auckland, New Zealand
Canterbury lakes with water nomads

Wow, what an experience. 5 days of epic wind, great people, amazing food and loads of fun in the... read more

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Reviewed 15 January 2023

Heidi gave me excellent advice before I travelled over from England and recommended Lake Clearwater which is less than two hours drive from Christchurch. Water Nomads provided an excellent board and sails for my five days and there was wind every afternoon and beautiful surroundings. Heidi even sent me a video showing me all the boom and mast settings and downhaul rigging procedure. I hired a Bach via another website and went on my own whilst my wife played in a croquet tournament in Christchurch . I met friendly windsurfers on my first day and had an absolutely wonderful time.

Date of experience: January 2023
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Water N, Owner at Water Nomads, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2023

Thank you John. It was great to see your huge smile when you returned the gear and to know you had a good time. Hope to see you over here again!

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Reviewed 2 November 2022

the water nomads rock. Heidi and Bevan are super mellow cats but they really know their stuff. They are unassuming and authentic folk who will just quietly and confidently make sure you have a great time on and off the water. Both are incredibly well informed, low key operators whose life is based around prowling our amazing coast line and waterways and their combined local knowledge and nous will ensure you are on the right gear at the right spot on the right day. that sort of guidance is invaluable. plus bevan takes stunning photos. they aren't in this game to get rich, they are in it to enrich the lives of others. the water nomads will ease your path to transcendental times on the water.

Date of experience: November 2022
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Water N, Owner at Water Nomads, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2022

Thank you for your great review, Curly. We really enjoyed hanging out with you and Possum. Safe travels, and hope to meet again for another few fund days on the water!

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Reviewed 17 October 2022

A great service to save you traveling with your gear. I rented foiling equipment from Water Nomads during my recent 5 week campervan trip in New Zealand. They even accommodated us picking up the gear in South island and dropping off on the North Island.

Heidi & Bevan were very responsive and extremely helpful with spot suggestions, weather advice, and other travel tips. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2022
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Water N, Owner at Water Nomads, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2022

Thank you for looking after our gear so well and for taking the time to write us a review. I hope we can welcome you and your partner here again.

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Reviewed 20 July 2022

Tom and I had a very enjoyable long weekend at doubtless Bay with Water Nomads. Heidi & Bevan have a great understanding of the local area and which locations are best to go to depending on win directions conditions. Bevan takes excellent photos which you can purchase at a very reasonable price if you wish. The accommodation was good and the food was excellent and there was more than enough. Also it’s a nice small intimate group and it’s always great meeting new people and sharing our foiling experiences. Thanks Heidi & Bevan. Flip

Date of experience: July 2022
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Water N, Owner at Water Nomads, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2022

Thank you Flip, the pleasure was on our side having you!

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Reviewed 19 July 2022

A foiling adventure was what we had in the past week, expertly lead by Heidi and Bevan, who are great hosts and had organised a well oiled few days of watersports. The food was outstanding and it was a great experience to catch up with other like-minded people to enjoy some fun times foiling on a variety of craft. Always pleasant and hospitable, i recommend Water Nomads for a great adventure, wherever in NZ they are going.

Date of experience: July 2022
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Water N, Owner at Water Nomads, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2022

Thank you Tom, we had an absolute blast with you guys!

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