KITESURFING LESSONS AUCKLAND AND MATAKANA COAST

​Learn how to kitesurf in New Zealand

 

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, which helps students reach their goals with confidence.

 

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 and our board riding lessons are taught with the latest 2-way bluetooth communication systems, which will fast track your learning.

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.

Location: Auckland and Matakana Coast

3 DAY KITE RETREAT- 15 HOURS

SHARED ROOM $699

Recommended on Tripadvisor our Kite Retreats offer the ultimate kitesurfing experience.

 

Included are:

- 2 nights at the stylish Blue Adventures beach house in Omaha

- BBQ night with locally sourced food

- 15 hours of kiteboarding lessons in small groups (2-3 students per instructor)

 

- IKO certification 

 

- The use of the latest kiteboarding equipment

- Wakeboarding as no wind alternative

 

- Moonlight SUP Tour as no wind alterative

You will be ready to purchase your first kite package after completing the course- Make sure you take advantage of our discounted rate on kitesurfing gear!

Location: 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

- Exctiting times ahead- You will most likely attempt your first board starts on Day 2 of your lessons.

 

If you feel like you need more lessons after the second day of your course, we are happy to arrange more lessons at the same hourly rate.

 

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

Our 2-Day course includes IKO certification.

Location: Auckland or Matakana Coast

PAY AS YOU GO

PRIVATE LESSON $89/ HOUR INCLUDING THE USE OF THE LATEST NAISH KITE GEAR AND OUR 2-WAY BLUETOOTH COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

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

 

Our "Pay as you go" lessons include:

- Intermediate lessons

- 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.

Location: Auckland or Matakana Coast

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2 DAY KITE CAMP- 10 HOURS

SHARED TEPEE $499

Recommended on Tripadvisor our Kite Camps offer the ultimate kitesurfing experience.

 

Included are:

- Free accommodation at Tepee.

- Free healthy breakfast and packed lunch

- 10 hours of kiteboarding lessons in small groups (2-3 students per instructor)

- IKO certification

- The use of the latest kite equipment

- Wakeboarding as no wind alternative

- Moonlight SUP Tour as no wind alternative

You will be ready to purchase your first kite package after completing the course- Make sure you take advantage of our discounted rate on kitesurfing gear!

Location: Matakana Coast

WHAT DOES IKO STAND FOR?

IKO stands for Interantional Kiteboarding Organisation.

 

Blue Adventures is currently the only IKO-affiliated Kite Centre in the Auckland region and our kite surfing instructors are trained to teach using IKO's safe progressive method.

 

Whatever your kiteboarding level is, IKO methods are designed to make you learn and progress quickly and safely with an IKO certified instructor.

 

Your IKO instructor will evaluate your level and train you until you master all the skills relative to the course. 

 

After completion of our 2 or 3 Day courses, you will receive IKO certification.

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CONTACT DETAILS

BLUE ADVENTURES

Phone: 0226305705

Email: bookings@blueadventures.co.nz

OMAHA SURF SHOP

Opening this spring

Opening times: Monday - Sunday 10am - 4pm

329 Omaha Flats Road, Omaha 0986

TEPEE

Free accommodation at 'Tepee' is included as part of our 2-Day Kite Camp packages.

Phone: 0226305702 

www.tepee.co.nz

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