East Coast Paddler


East Coast Paddler

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East Coast Paddler

Bay of Plenty's Best Stand Up Paddle Board Company! And also...Guided Cultural Walks!

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Join East Coast Paddler in exploring the beautiful waters surrounding Tauranga and Mt Maunganui. Our experienced local guides and instructors add culture to this experience.

Learn to stand up paddle board, learn to row a waka ama (outrigger canoe), learn the cultural history of our beloved mountain, Mauao.

Experience the spectacular views from both the ocean and the land.

If you are new to Stand Up Paddling our qualified instructors will help you master the techniques of balance, turning, water safety, equipment management and etiquette in a safe and fun environment.

At East Coast Paddler we have a passion for the ocean, our local history and area that is the East Coast, Waiariki to Te Tairawhiti. We hope to share this with people through Stand Up Paddling and Waka ama (outrigger canoe).

Our policy is that all people shall be afforded the best opportunity to enjoy the SUP and Outrigger experience, enhanced by local Maori culture and history, the beauty of the local environment for a uniquely Aotearoa experience from a professional and skilled team.



East Coast Paddler

East Coast Paddler

Pilot Bay

Mt Maunganui



Half way along Pilot Bay, Mt Maunganui. On the corner of The Mall and Pacific Ave, Mt Maunganui.


Mon 8:00am to 8:00pm

Tue 8:00am to 8:00pm

Wed 8:00am to 8:00pm

Thu 8:00am to 8:00pm

Fri 8:00am to 8:00pm

Sat 8:00am to 8:00pm

Sun 8:00am to 8:00pm