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2hr Surf Lesson - NZ Surf Academy - Tawharanui, Matakana Coast

Enjoy your surfing experience with our skilled surf coaching, stunning location, & pure love of the ocean


  • Highly skilled surfing coaches
  • Small class sizes
  • Awesome surfing location
  • Memorable surfing experience
  • Heaps of adrenaline-fuelled fun!
  • Learn how to catch a green waves and turn the board
  • Ongoing support on where to surf, checking surf forecasts and which boards to buy

Nothing compares to riding a wave - Just ask one of the 20 million surfers worldwide who are addicted to surfing, making it the most popular board sport in the world.

Whether you're a complete beginner wanting to see what all the hype is about or an intermediate surfer, we have a surfing lesson to suit you.

The passionate coaches at the highly acclaimed NZ Surf Academy can teach beginners safety, standing techniques and posture and for those wanting to take it to the next level, we can help you improve on paddling out, turning, catching green waves, take-offs and inject some serious confidence into your riding ability. Your 2hr lesson will take place in the superb Tawharanui Regional Park that's home to three epic white sand beaches and lush coastal forest. The park is one of Auckland's best-kept secrets and we are the only surf school permitted to operate here.

With our highly skilled surfing coaches, small class sizes and awesome surfing location, we'll ensure your surfing experience is memorable and heaps of adrenaline-fuelled fun!

Per Person $80.00

What's included

  • Surfboard
  • Wetsuit (if you wish to bring your own, please do so)
  • Sunscreen
  • 2 hours coaching from qualified coaches


  • Allow 2.5 hours duration for the whole experience


  • Meeting Point: NZ Surf Van/Trailer, Anchor Bay Car Park, Takatu Rd, Tawharanui Peninsula, 0986


  • 5 day notice required for refunds. .

Available Bookings from October 23 to October 29

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  • Per Person$39.20 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$39.20

  • Per Person$39.20 Less than 6 at this price!

  • Per Person$39.20

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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doris01 from Taiwan wrote on 24 February 2020


Roxy is good teacher. My son very like this lesson. Next time will come back

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Natasha from New Zealand wrote on 21 February 2021

Highly recommended

Great for my kids as first timers ?

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Philip John Sepulveda from New Zealand wrote on 17 February 2021

Highly recommended!

Me and my wife had a blast! We tried surfing a few years ago, but Erin (the instructor) made this lesson special and easy for us to learn! Book your lessons now!

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spike geng from China wrote on 16 January 2021

Tawharanui, Matakana Coast

very good

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Rogan Templer from New Zealand wrote on 04 January 2021

Surf lesson

Great time, knowledgable instructor who had good tips and had me standing by the end of the session - would recommend

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