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Address: MIssion Bay Beach | Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 21 355 243

Come discover the exciting new sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (or SUP)!...

Come discover the exciting new sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding (or SUP)! As a Surfing NZ Approved SUP School, all of our lessons and tours are taught by our friendly International Surfing Association (ISA) qualified SUP instructors. Learn the basics in our Intro to SUP lesson, progress with the advanced courses, or tour the area while 'walking on water'. Stand Up Paddle Boards and Kayaks provide a peaceful, low impact way of experiencing this world class destination - the ideal platform to experience nature on nature's terms. 'Break Free' and get in touch with it all at Mission Bay!

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Good try out

We wanted to give stand up paddle boarding a try. These guys were great. Just turn up and hire. They have all the gear, give a quick but thorough briefing before you on your way... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We wanted to give stand up paddle boarding a try. These guys were great. Just turn up and hire. They have all the gear, give a quick but thorough briefing before you on your way. Can do 30min or hour rentals.

Thank 123432156432977
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Rebecca is a great teacher. Teaches you the basics first and in clear concise steps so you learn quickly how to get going on a paddle board. Good fun and good exercise too. Loved being on the water.

Thank Cindy E
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

Great experience this weekend with Mission Bay Watersports. The equipment was decent & plentiful. Instructions were detailed but not laborious. Staff were helpful, special mention to Rebecca for a great lesson on the day & being accommodating when we had to change the day. Highly Recommended - 5*.

Thank RSH2468
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

My husband and I arranged for a 90 minute SUP lesson during our Auckland holiday. We had Rebecca as our instructor and there were only 3 of us for the lesson so it was basically a private session! Rebecca was so nice and very knowledgeable. She competes and is very proficient at SUP! We had never done it before so... More 

Thank Casey F
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Missionbay watersports offered professional instruction and great friendly service when I on our last day in New Zealand wanted to try paddleboarding. Great also if your other half likes to enjoy the beach while you paddle. Lots of restaurants and cafes also nearby.

Thank Susanna S
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

I can't believe how knowledgeable and attentive the staff at Mission Bay Watersports are. I had a private lesson and they provided me with enough confidence and training that I was able to stand up my first time out! You can tell that they are passionate about what they do!

Thank Chelsea D
Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Had booked to do the Stand Up Paddle Boarding with this group on Sunday 8th March, Was in Auckland for a quick two night -one day stay. Unfortunately on the Sunday morning the winds were up and they had to cancel. However I applaud Rebekah and her team for outstanding communications and the trouble they had in trying to get... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

If you want to learn to SUP, this is the place! I have fallin in love with SUP thanks to the mission bay Watersports

Thank Elise F
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

I had a fantastic experience as a first time "SUPer" at Mission Bay today. The instructors were really friendly and helpful which meant that I had no issues when I got onto the water. The amazing views of Rangitito and Auckland City were an added bonus. Definitely going back on my next holiday!

Thank smgpie
Auckland, New Zealand
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

I was excited to try out paddle boarding and Mission Bay Watersports' prices looked good, so I thought I'd try them. Before venturing out there, we called ahead and were told that walk-ups were welcome and the longest wait to be on the paddle board would be 15 minutes. My wife and I got there and walked up to the... More 

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Becca_pw, Owner at Mission Bay Watersports, responded to this review

Hi there, We are so so deeply sorry that you were dissatisfied yesterday!! We sincerely apologise if none of our staff acknowledged you upon arrival, it was absolutely never our intention and most certainly not on purpose. We have a very small professional team, and strive to ensure all keen paddlers are received and attended to, even if there is... More 

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