KITESURFING LESSONS AUCKLAND & MATAKANA COAST

Blue Adventures is a Worksafe accredited kite surfing school and Auckland's only IKO- affiliated Kite Centre. Our kitesurfing instructors are trained to teach using IKO's safe progressive method and our kiteboarding lessons are IKO certified.

 

The best way to start your kiteboarding adventures is by getting some quality kitesurfing lessons. Our team at Blue Adventures believes in customer satisfaction, and our teaching technique has proven to be extremely successful. Our kitesurf lessons are run in small groups with a student to instructor ratio of 1:1 or 2:1. This way, your quallified kitesurfing instructor can tailor the lessons to your individual learning needs. Step-by-step instructions and the latest kiteboarding equipment will ensure you progress easily and safely while learning this addictive sport! 

 

With no crowds, steady wind and flat and shallow waters our kitesurfing locations provide excellent learning conditions and are some of the best in New Zealand. 

 

All kitesurfing gear, wetsuits, booties and helmets are provided. Our board riding lessons are taught with the latest 2-way bluetooth communication systems, which will fast track your learning.

 

Kite course options:

KITESURFING INTRO- 3 HRS

PRIVATE LESSON $269, GROUP $149

On the first day of your Kiteboarding Beginner Course your IKO qualified instructor will teach you:

 

- How to identify safe wind directions and  kiteboarding conditions and

 

- You will learn more about the weather forecast and wind effects

 

- You will learn how to set up, fly and control the kite on land and in the water

 

- You will learn how to use the safety systems

 

- You will learn how to safely launch and land your kite

 

- You will practise how to body-drag downwind (This is a lot of fun!)

 

Tip- Our group lessons are a great option for family and friends wanting to learn kitesurfing together.

 

We stock the latest range of kiteboarding equipment, which is available to purchase at discounted prices for our kite students.

Our 1-Day course includes IKO certification.

Location: Auckland and Matakana Coast

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2 DAY BEGINNER COURSE- 6 HRS

PRIVATE LESSONS $499, GROUP $299

On the second day of your Beginner Course your IKO qualified Kitesurfing instructor will teach you:

 

- How to water re-launch the kite

 

- How to body-drag up and downwind

 

- You will practise self-rescue and full pack-down in deep water

 

- You will practise the power stroke for a water start

- You will learn more about the safety rules and theory for water starts

- Exciting times ahead- You might also attempt your first board starts on Day 2 of your lessons.

 

Please note that learning speeds vary from person to person. If you feel like you need more lessons after the initial 6 hour course, we can book you in for our "Pay as you go" lessons.

We stock the latest range of kitesurfing equipment, which is also available to purchase at discounted prices for our kite students. Have a look at what's available in our Online store, or get in touch with us for second hand options.

Our 2-Day course includes IKO certification.

Location: Auckland or Matakana Coast

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PAY AS YOU GO

PRIVATE LESSON $99/ HOUR

Our "Pay as You Go" lessons are run in 2 or 3 hour lesson blocks and the use of our 2-way Bluetooth communication system is included.

Our "Pay as you go" lessons include:

- Board riding lessons after completion of the initial 2-day course

- Freestyle lessons: Take your kiting to the next level by learning new tricks. 

 

- Wave riding lessons: The Matakana Coast offers ideal conditons for kite surfing.

 

- Foil boarding lessons: Join the leatest craze and learn how to foilboard. Challenge yourself by learning this new exciting sport and experience what foiling is all about.

Our advanced lessons are taught by some of NZ's most experienced IKO instructors.

Our board riding lessons include IKO certification.

Location: Auckland or Matakana Coast

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Add accommodation on the Matakana Coast:
Combined with our water sport activities a stay at Tepee offers the perfect weekend escape on the Matakana Coast. 

 

About Tepee

The glamping movement is growing, and it’s not showing signs of slowing down. Around the world, you’ll find beautiful glamping destinations, each offering their own unique experiences. Glamping is a a fusion of glamour and camping, where nature meets modern luxury. 

Connected by wooden walkways, we have set up three tepee sites on large circular timber platforms, hovering over native rushes and grasses. Surrounded by pine and native trees, Tepee's setting invites you to unwind, unplug and re-connect with nature. A true Glamping experience.

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Staying in a tepee might not be for everyone but we will certainly try our best to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Our tents are fitted out with quality beds, duvets and pillows, pure cotton linen and shower towels. From 1 June- 1 October, we also provide electric blankets to keep you warm at night. Each tepee has it's own private balcony and guests have access to our shared outdoor space with wood burner, outdoor lounge and picnic table. 

 

Tepee is located a short five minute drive from Matakana Village and less than ten minutes from Omaha Beach. Each Tepee can sleep up to 2 people.

CONTACT DETAILS

BLUE ADVENTURES

Phone: 0226305705

Email: bookings@blueadventures.co.nz

OMAHA SURF SHOP

Phone: 0226305705

Physical store:

329 Omaha Flats Road, Omaha 0986

 

TEPEE ACCOMMODATION

Phone: 0226305702 

Email: tepee@blueadventures.co.nz

Booking website: www.tepee.co.nz

© 2019 BY BLUE ADVENTURES LTD /  PHOTOS BY BLUE ADVENTURES AND NAISH INTERNATIONAL 

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