Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand


8 The Promenade, Takapuna

Ocean Culture

Founded by Felipe, the 2016 New Zealand SUP Surf race champion, Ocean Culture offers SUP (paddleboarding) lessons and rentals options. Learn more HERE


Offers SUP lessons, events and SUP,along with a lot of fun and a great experience, As the name indicates, many of the classes and events are for women, buy men are welcome too. Find out more HERE

Trips leave from Takapuna Beach Boat Ramp or Lake Pupuke, depending on conditions

Stand Up Takapuna

Based at Takapuna Beach, offers SUP lessons, rentals and tours. You can also purchase products and accessories in person or online. Book and find more information HERE


74 Barrys Point Road, Takapuna

Performance Diver

Offers a range of dive courses. Select the course that best matches your level of experience and expertise. You can find more info, including videos and pictures about dive trips, a blog with useful information, and equipment rentals HERE

The Promenade, Takapuna 


Fishing in the Waitemata Harbour or Hauraki Gulf is a great day out regardless of whether you catch a fish or not (though the chances are you will). Find news, advice, photos, videos, and a discussion forum to help you enjoy your fishing off North Shore’s coastline

Click HERE for more information

Paragliding & Kitesurfing

You’ll give these a go if you are interested in a real North Shore adventure. Try an introductory kitesurfing lesson, or tandem paragliding to get a really different view of the North Shore coastline.

Contact Wings & Waves to explore the possibilities

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