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Address: 13 Beachville Crescent, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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+64 21 354 837
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We are a mobile Kitesurfing and SUP school based in Nelson the sunshine...

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! Stand Up Paddleboarding and Kite Boarding are a lot of fun...Come and take advantage of Nelson amazing beaches and constant winds! Let our team of internationally qualified instructors get you up and riding.

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Great introduction

I did the 3 day intro course with Craig and Warren. Excellent instruction, progressive approach, very safety aware. I was pleased with my progress and hope to return to pick up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
Francis S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I did the 3 day intro course with Craig and Warren. Excellent instruction, progressive approach, very safety aware. I was pleased with my progress and hope to return to pick up where I left off. Thanks guys!

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Thank Francis S
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very easy to understand the tutoring. Was easy to get to a decent level where i was confident in hiring my own equipment! They are lovely people who i look forward to seeing again! :)

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Thank bengraff
Kitescool, Manager at Kitescool, responded to this review

Ben, thanks heaps for your feedback! Hope to see you again sometime, Wiebke More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

As an experienced kitesurfer I was able to easily rent gear, as I was unable to bring my own (traveling with a 4 month old baby in a camper doesn't leave much room for kite gear ;-) Thanks for the great service, gear and tips Warren! Definitely recommended for anyone looking to rent gear.

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Thank Andrew D
Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great feedback, Andrew! Cheers, Warren More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Decided I wanted to try kitesurfing while in Nelson. Contacted Kitescool while still in Australia and got a prompt response. Met Warren for the first lesson and nothing was a problem, he has the patience of a saint, was able to clearly explain everything and somehow, despite being unco as, taught me how to manage the kite. From there we... More 

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Kitescool, Manager at Kitescool, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the fantastic feedback!! We loved having you in Nelson- hope that you will keep kiting in Australia (stay on your board to avoid all the nasty things in the water ;o)) and come and see us next time when you are in NZ. Cheers, Wiebke More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you're looking to try or continue you're training in kite surfing, this really is the place to go! I went through Nelson twice during my travels, with the second time solely for the purpose of kitesurfing with Kitescool again. Warren is a knowledgeable and an experienced kite surfer with a super attitude! He teaches you skills to surf safe,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I've been wanting to do Kite Surf Lessons for a while now. and have finally found the time. I decided to do 4 lessons with Warren and Wiebke and I had so much fun the whole time. there extremely patient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend giving this a go.

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Thank Dan W
Kitescool, Manager at Kitescool, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thanks heaps for the great feedback!You have picked up kitesurfing super quickly- AND it has been pretty windy ever since you started. Hope to see you at the beach soon! Cheers, Warren+ Wiebke More 

Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I had a beautiful day on the water thanks to Wiebke. She runs a kitesurf school at the end of tahunanui beach with a trailer. All the gear looks new and I get a 2016 9m north rebel and a brand new Ion harness. She is the only one in Nelson with rental gear so get to her.

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Thank xxander87
Kitescool, Manager at Kitescool, responded to this review

Hi Xander, Thanks for the great feedback!! Glad you had fun kiting in Nelson. Enjoy the rest of your trip and time in NZ, Wiebke More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I did a spontanueous kite stop in Nelson for three days and had to rent the full gear package from kitescool. both owners wiebke and warren turned out to be competent and flexible - I had great fun! recommended!

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Doha
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

I purchased a new Cabrinha kite from Warren and Wiebke at Kitescool in Nelson. They both provided excellent advice and support in assisting me to make a decision about which kite was best for me, without any pressure. Once ordered, it arrived promptly, and made sure everything worked properly. Great kite and great service!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Not recommended! 4 of us did a taster course because we were interested in kite surfing. It was intolerable! We spent nearly 4 hours just on the beach, with only two small children kites we had to share with 4 people.. flying a kite is not that difficult, by not later than 15 minutes you'll be capable to do it.... More 

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Thank Julian W
Kitescool, Owner at Kitescool, responded to this review

Hi Julian, We do take all feedback seriously! You booked in for the Introduction level 1 course which is exactly that- an introduction to kitesurfing. Warren did explain to you before the start of the course that the Level 1 course is landbased and that you will be learning about the gear, the set up, safety, basic trainer kite flying... More 

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