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2 Hour Surf Lesson - Aotearoa Surf - Mangawhai

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Experience an unforgettable adventure with the talented team at Aotearoa Surf School as you embark on an epic surf lesson at one of Northland's premier surfing destinations. Get ready to have a blast, and learn a new skill whilst doing so!

Experience an unforgettable adventure with the talented team at Aotearoa Surf School as you embark on an epic surf lesson at one of Northland's premier surfing destinations. Get ready to have a blast, and learn a new skill whilst doing so!

Highlights

  • A comprehensive 2-hour lesson that equips you with all the essential techniques to surf independently.
  • The expertise of an International Surfing Association and Surfing NZ certified instructor, who provides personalised attention and guidance.
  • Prioritise safety and gain a deeper understanding of the ocean and its waves.
  • Learn about surfboard design, learn board handling skills, find the perfect positioning, and master the art of catching waves.
  • Nail the popup and perfect your surfing stance for maximum balance and control.
  • Learn the secrets of speed and turning to take your surfing to the next level (once you’re up and riding).
  • Stay connected even after the lesson, as we offer ongoing phone and email support to answer any questions or help you check the surf forecast.

Located just 80 minutes away from Auckland city, Mangawhai surf beach is a renowned haven for surf enthusiasts, boasting incredible surf conditions and breathtaking coastal views. Whether you're a newcomer, beginner, or intermediate surfer eager to progress, our lesson is tailored to suit all stages of experience and ensure your continuous growth.

Our small group setting guarantees that each participant receives the utmost attention and achieves their best results. With a focus on surf safety, equipment design, proper positioning, popup to stand technique, correct posture, and accelerating and turning, you'll acquire a solid foundation while having a blast along the way. It's the perfect way to gear up for an exhilarating year riding the waves!

Per Person $79.00

What's included

  • Surfboard, wetsuit, sunscreen, 2 hours coaching from qualified instructor (feel free to bring your own surfboard and wetsuit if you wish)

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Mangawhai

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 6

Notes

  • Meeting Point: Aotearoa Surf Shop, 11 Te Arai Point Rd, Te Arai. Kindly arrive 20 minutes before your lesson time for check-in and waiver completion.

    Enjoy additional discounts on new surfboard or paddleboard purchases.

    Refunds require a minimum notice of 5 days.

Available Bookings from 19 May to 1 Jun 2024

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4.9

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colinb from New Zealand wrote on 27 November 2023

Excellent experience!

Super laid back and totally professional team there. Loved the chance to get out on the water and appreciated all the expert guidance.

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From 2 Hour Surf Lesson - Aotearoa Surf - Mangawhai

Thanks for the great review Colin. Was awesome to have you join us. We aim for nothing but excellence.

Brooke Windust from New Zealand wrote on 10 April 2023

Awesome experience!

Me and my partner were stoked with our two hour surf lesson in Te Arai over the Easter weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed it! Definitely makes us both want to get into surfing now. Awesome instructor, the weather put on a show for us and the way we were taught was super fun and easy to follow. Thank you, we will be back! :-D

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Thanks for the awesome feedback. We do our very best every time Hey in touch next time and let's get you both surfing again. Che

Christopher Campbell from New Zealand wrote on 16 November 2020

Excellent experience

A fantastic experience all round. There's a great little shop where you can buy anything surf related either as a souvenir, or to help you get started in surfing. Everyone is very friendly, and the instructor takes turns working one on one with people in the water to help correct their form. It was my first time surfing, and ill absolutely be doing more of it in the future.

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Love this title Christopher - 'Excellent Experience" Honestly nothing but excellence is what we strive for! Friendly staff, cool shop, coaching through wave on wave What a review! Thank you so much and come back and see us! Che

kevinl21 from New Zealand wrote on 01 March 2022

Surfing in questionable weather ?

Weather was windy and waves were patchy and inconsistent. Instructors did their best with a big group. Might want another lesson to go surfing again hopefully with less people next time.

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Hi Kevin Thanks for your review We have no more than 1 coach to 6 surfers, most of the time 1 coach to 4 or 5 surfers.. We run rain or shine, just not lightning, tsunamis or cyclones.. May I suggest a private lesson next time. Thank you for your review Che GM

Aotearoa Surf from New Zealand wrote on 04 March 2020

The best surf lesson in NZ

These guys are amazing. I've been to 2 other surf schools and they were nothing like this lesson. Passionate instructors, clear explained instructions. They really coach you through each wave. I didn't even stand up at the other companies. Te Arai is amazing surf beach. Thank you Aotearoa Surf I'm coming next weekend to do it again.

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