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We are a mobile Kitesurfing and SUP school based in Nelson the sunshine capital of NZ. We offer Lessons, Hire, Sales and good advice. Kitescool is the regions original Kitesurfing school, we know the local conditions and beaches better than anyone...more
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13 Beachville Crescent, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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+64 21 354 837
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good experience here with Warren. Very knowledgable and good teaching skills. Coming from a background in skateboarding and snowboarding, there is much more to learn in regards to equipment set up and safety with this sport, id highly recommend to take the 6...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Need4speedRob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my time with Kitescool. I was a complete beginner and the Kitescool team were absolutely brilliant. The big kites are quite intimidating at first but with guidance I gained confidence. Riding along being pulled by a kite is the most fantastic feeling. Warren...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Simon2376
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were passing through Nelson on holiday and took advantage of a windy day to kite. Warren was great about keeping in touch regarding timing and location to meet so we could rent gear. The equipment was great, nearly new, and the advice as to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deb_Schreiber0159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent step-by-step instruction by highly professional instructors. Firstclass gear of progressive sizes and types from practice kite to 12m. Flexible packages or pay-as-you go allowing rest days if needed or working round other commitments. Endless patience with slow learners. Enthusiastic support of zero to heroes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SouthendEnthusiast
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Came to Nelson on a MTB trip and left our kite gear at home. Due to the bush fires most of the MTB trails were shut down. Kitescool were good enough to hire us some gear. They gave us great advice about the area and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank plumberbob
Reviewed 1 February 2019

I had a 4-day kitesurf course at the beginning of November '18. Wiebke is such a lovely person and a great instructor. She is very professional and motivating. Even when you fall in the water for the umpteenth time, she still has something positive to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 4711Dom
Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Hi Dom, thanks for the great feedback!! No need to thank me for my patience it was a pleasure teaching you and I am glad you enjoyed it!! Keep kitesurfing and next time we will go together!! All the best and see you again some...More

Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Everything was perfect from the organization to the material and the staff. Really good feeling and a real good progression. So thanks a lot and see you soon

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chaligne C
Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Thanks so much for your feedback- we really appreciate it, Wiebke

Reviewed 14 January 2019

Warren is a great teacher that takes into consideration your wishes & background. The spot is great the material new. I Highly recommend Kitescool.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Morgane L
Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Thanks so much for your great feedback!! Cheers, Wiebke

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

I can highly recommend Kitescool Nelson! I asked for some lessons as an alteration to my other travel plans. Best decision ever! Warren, the owner, replied to me immediately and was flexible with the dates. The spot is beautiful and we have had perfect weather...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Thanks so much, Franzi!! We loved having you here in Nelson and are so happy that you love kitesurfing as much as we do!! Still hope we will see you again and hope that you enjoy your time here in NZ. All the best, Warren...More

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

First of all: Thank you Wiebcke and Warren and your team for this fantastic and excellent experience to learn kitesurfing at your Kitescool here in Nelson. I really enjoyed every minute of it! This is the best kind of sport I've ever done and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Hi Sophie, Thanks so much for your feedback. You were awesome to have as a student- always motivated and with the biggest smile during and after your lessons- not to forget that you picked it up really fast! Really happy that you enjoy kitesurfing this...More

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