Jason “Kiwi” Goldstein


Jason “Kiwi” Goldstein (NZ, WA) has paddled extensively in New Zealand, Alaska, Baja, OR, FL and WA) and taught and guided paddlers in ocean and river environments for over twenty years. He currently works for WA State Parks focusing on Winter Recreation via skis and snowmobile when not kayaking.

He has worked for NOAA conducting remote coastal beach surveys from kayaks; for REI guiding backpacking and paddling trips, for Tahoma Outdoor Pursuits, and Topsport NZ as a paddle instructor, and currently is exploring Washington’s and Oregon’s coastlines, and the creeks of the Olympic Peninsula and Washington Cascades.
Kayak sailing, coastal Kayaking, and custom chart/mobile map applications are three of his current areas of expertise.
Kiwi trained in New Zealand under the NZOIA syllabus (ocean and whitewater) and holds ACA and BCU certs. and was a Wilderness EMT for 5 years.  He now guides and instructs private clients. Contact at: kayakthecoast@gmail.com cell 360-888-2389.