East Coast Paddler


East Coast Paddler

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East Coast Paddler

Eastcoast Paddler is a Stand Up Paddle and Outrigger company providing lessons, hire, tours and retail. We paddle rivers, lakes, harbours and ocean.

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East Coast Paddler is committed to fostering the positive culture of paddling as a lifestyle and a sport.

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.

  • How to manage your gear, getting to the water
  • Land instruction, how to hold your paddle
  • Basic paddle technique, blade entry, catch, return
  • How to turn your board, paddle steer, rudder steer, kickbacks
  • How to get on and off your board
  • How to stand on your board, foot placement
  • What to do if you get into trouble
  • Building confidence on your board for surf or downwinder

At Eastcoast 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