Mauao SUP Club

Ignite Your Ocean Spirit

Mauao Adventures are the hosts of the Mauao SUP Club - a stand up paddle boarding club designed to grow the stand up paddle boarding sport in Tauranga, and to encourage safe yet active use of our moana (ocean).


There are two tiers to our membership.




This is a no-frills option designed with families and locals in mind. 

Usable during our *Season of Operation.

Initial membership valid for one person, and a maximum of 4 extra people may be added at $100 per person.  


🐙 Daily 1-hour board and equipment hire from our **Beach Station

🐧 10% off the full price of most retail items

🐠 Member only discounts on other ECP events










This is a bespoke membership designed to build individual skill and passion for SUP.

Usable all year round.

Valid for one person only.


🐙 One-On-One stand up paddling lesson

🐧 Board and equipment supply for the first month

🐬 Up to 3 Club Paddle adventures scheduled a week

🏖️ Daily 1-hour board and equipment hire from our beach station

🐳 Ongoing paddling and ocean advice

🦐 15% off the full price of most retail items

🐠 Member only discounts on other ECP events

🐚 Extra curricular activities like SUP surf, waka ama and snorkelling 

🌴 Free basic board repairs



Check out our video to see the amazing things our Paua Members get up to! 

 Take your time

We are here to help break down any fears, we're alongside you to face your challenges, and we're hands on to improve your technique and competence. 

You can be a beginner and work to your own pace. This is for you! So you call the shots and take the time you need to reach a level that fits with you. 

Our goal is to Ignite Your Ocean Spirit. You can feel safe in the hands of our qualified and experienced instructors. 

See you on the water soon! 

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"Thanks to East Coast Paddler for getting me on my way" - Debra

"East Coast Paddler provide an amazing service, top quality gear & go the extra mile in service" - Caryn

"Highly recommend East Coast Paddler to anyone beginner thru to advanced wanting to learn or get out on the water" - Kristen

  1. Mauao SUP Club members are eligible to receive the following during their membership:
    1. SUP Express Lesson
    2. Entry to any of our scheduled Club Paddles
    3. One 1 hour board and equipment use per day during our Beach Operations hours
    4. Member only discount on all SUP retail items
    5. Member only discount on all other ECP events
  2. Membership runs for 1 year from the time of registration.
  3. ECP can supply members with board and equipment for Club Paddles during the first month of membership.  Members are then required to provide their own board, leash, personal floatation device and paddle for all Club Paddles.  Members can hire ECP equipment for $10 for Club Paddles after one month of membership, subject to availability.
  4. Members must be 16 years of age or older.
  5. General location for most ECP Activities is Pilot Bay, Mt Maunganui, but will vary from time to time.  Members must find own transport to locations. Car pool options may be available.
  6. There are limited entries to Club Paddles and other events.  Bookings are essential.
  7. The activities available to Mauao SUP Club members are to be used by the registered member only.
  8. Payment of $299, or otherwise as arranged with ECP Staff, is to be paid in full within 3 months of registration.  Members are able to pay in instalments.  There will be no refunds or payment holidays granted after payment is made.
  9. ECP Season of Operation starts from the school holiday period following the 3rd term of each year, and ends at the end of the school holiday period following the 1st term of each year. ECP will hold events available to Mauao SUP Club members outside this season at their own discretion.
  10. ECP Activities will be rated by level of difficulty.  Definition of levels can be found on the website and it is the member’s responsibility to be informed and choose the appropriate activities to their ability.
NOTE:  These are the Terms & Conditions for the ECP Summer Club only. You will also be required to adhere to East Coast Paddler's general Terms & Conditions which you will receive with your registration.

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