East Coast Paddler

East Coast Paddler



5 Rankers Reviews

0 Face-to-Face

5 Surfing

4 Mt Maunganui



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North IslandBay of PlentyMt Maunganui


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Trevor Jones


Ranking: 9/10

Friendly, accessible yet challenging ... a great experience.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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emily hume

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

great service, very friendly and profeesional. Nice gear! would definately use this company again!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Jen R

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

These guys are passionate about stand up paddling, their staff are super friendly and helpful plus have heaps of patience for those learning SUP for the first time! I would highly recommend them.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2013

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New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Thanks ECP for your amazing friendly honest advise. An amazing team who do everything they can to make sure you have absolutely the best SUP experience!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Nicola Jones

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The staff at East Coast Paddler (ECP) are all very friendly and extremely helpful.
I joined an ECP lesson back in January 2011 and really enjoyed my experience. The staff taught me step-by-step how to paddle. I love meeting people and water sports, so SUP was the perfect new challenge for me.
I took another lesson and then joined the weekly Wednesday night SUP get-togethers. I was able to meet lots of beginner and experienced SUP people, all brought together by the staff at ECP.
After this, I moved to Japan, but I still keep in touch with the staff at ECP and ask for their advice from time to time. They helped me chose a SUP board in Japan, and give me some ideas about staying warm in the winter on the sea.
I recommend ECP for their professionalism and kindness. SUP is a great sport! I am looking forward to seeing the ECP team when I visit New Zealand in the summer.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in January 2011