2hr Surf Lesson - NZ Surf Academy Northland

With the best surfing coaches in the business, small class sizes and an emphasis on fun, not to mention our remarkable Tutukaka location, we are your number one choice for all your surfing needs.

Learn to surf like a pro with the highly respected NZ Surf Academy (previously O'Neill Surf Academy), one of the biggest names in the surfing world.

O'Neill are now operating 2 hour surf lessons in Northland's pristine sub-tropical waters.

Ranked as the 3rd best coastline in the world, the Tutukaka Coast enjoys a diverse coastline with uncrowded beaches, a warm climate, point breaks, sand bars and reefs, making it a surfers paradise.

This 2hr surf lesson is ideal for both beginners through to the more advanced surfer.

So whether you're trying surfing for the first time and want to learn standing, safety and techniques or want to take your surfing to the next level and improve on your take offs, turning and catching green waves, our highly experienced and qualified coaches can cater for your individual learning needs.

For a truly memorable surfing experience, book your class with O'Neill today.

Adult $80.00
Child $50.00

What's included

  • Surfboard and wetsuit. Feel free to bring your own if you wish to do so.


  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience


  • Tutukaka. 25 min drive from Whangarei, 2.5hrs from Auckland


  • Minimum 6 years of age.
  • Please note, cancellations within 5 days of arrival will receive no refund.

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SY Anna from Netherlands wrote on 06 May 2018

Highly recommended!

Great surfspot, wonderful experience. Cian was a patient teacher for us beginners.

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Victoria from New Zealand wrote on 27 March 2018

Great fun

We had a great time in our surfing lesson on Sandy Bay. Itai was very clear, very helpful, and even though the conditions were quite big for us, even our 7 year old daughter was standing up riding the waves by the end of the session.

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Kaila from New Zealand wrote on 25 February 2018

Kids surfing orsome

Kids throughly enjoyed first time surfers at 12 and 14 yrs old instructor so lovely and tutukaka coast breathtaking

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Rochelle Repia from New Zealand wrote on 20 February 2018


Was an awesome couple of hours. Small class,great 1-1 lesson. Would recommend to all.

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Marlene Richardt from New Zealand wrote on 15 January 2018

Fantastic and exciting

We enjoyed our lesson very much and would definitely do this again.

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