Start out right. Take our basic 10-15 minute lesson on shore, with the remainder of the hour spent on your own to apply the lessons learned on water.

Perfect for those who are strapped for time or cash, this lesson offers you the 'pure basics' to get you paddling right. Choose the SUP Intro lesson if you want a more intensive lesson, where we assist you on the water for the full hour. SUP Express: how to manage your gear, getting to the water, use your paddle, turn and get on and off your board and what to do if you get into trouble.

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Business Hours:
9am to 5pm daily

Months of Operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec


Proximity to town:
2 minute walk to Mt Maunganui main street.

Proximity to airport:
10 minute drive to Tauranga Airport.

Proximity to bus:
Public transport available on site.

Roadside parking available.

Weather Considerations:
Adverse weather conditions may result in activity relocation, postponement or cancellation. You will be notified of any changes.




Minimum Age:

Activity Duration:
60 minutes (approx)

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Cancellation Policy:
- For cancellations made by Mauao Adventures, a refund of amount paid less any booking and credit card fees.
- For cancellations made by the client more than 24 hours before the session time, a refund of amount paid less any booking and credit card fee.
- Cancellations made by the client within 24 hours of the session time may not be refunded.

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