Private lesson: $55 for 1 hour

Groups: $45 per person for 1 hour

Great for beginners, if you have never paddle boarded before we will get you standing and paddling with confidence.  Lessons are situated at picturesque Flaxmill Bay or Purangi River. 


All instructors are certified by Surfing NZ and dedicated to the highest level of safety.

paddle boarding lessons at Flaxmill Bay, Whitianga and Cooks Beach


Paddle board and Kayak rentals are available.  If you are interested in hiring boards for a half or full day contact Shanan (ph 022 315 4829) for further information.  


Paddle Board   

Single Kayak    

Double Kayak   

1 hour       2 hour

board rentals from coromandel paddle boarding

 $30     $40
 $30     $40
 $40     $50


Tours require a minimum of 2 people and will take between 1.5 to 2 hours depending on customers fitness and conditions.


Lonely Bay Tour
$65 per person for 1.5 - 2 hours

Tours operate from the picturesque Flaxmill Bay, and follows the coast around Shakespear's Cliff, to Lonely Bay, then to the sea cave at Cooks Beach and finishes at Purangi River.  Drinks are provided during the tour.

Sea cave at Cooks Beach
Purangi River Tour

$75 per person for 1.5 to 2.5 hrs

Starting at the Purangi Reserve in Cooks Beach you will paddle up the Purangi River, stopping at the Hive Purangi Restaurant to relax under the kiwi fruit vines with a complementary New Zealand beer, wine, or cider.


This tour is tide dependent.


Find Us

We are in Flaxmill Bay, and the Purangi Reserve in Cooks Beach.

Free pick up from Ferry Landing can be arranged when confirming your booking with Shanan.



Contact:  Shanan Laird

phone or text  022 315 4829

10am - 5pm daily

email:  kiwishanan@yahoo.co.nz