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2 Hour Surf Lesson - O'Neill Surf Academy


Experience the thrill of riding a wave and find out for yourself why surfing is the most popular board sport in the world!

This 2 Hour Surf Lesson brought to you by the highly acclaimed O’Neill Surf academy is ideal for beginners wanting to catch their first wave. We also cater to more advanced surfers who are looking to improve upon their technique.

Our experienced coaches 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 pristine waters of Mount Maunganui, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, with a stunning beach on one side of the peninsular and the sheltered waters of Pilot Bay on the other.

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!


Price: $80 per person (Must be a minimum of 6 years old)

Price Includes: Surfboard & wetsuit. If you wish to bring your own, please do so

Duration: 2hrs

Conditions: Cancellations within 5 days of your lesson warrant no refund

What to bring: Water, towel, swimsuit


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Alexis Rondeau from Belgium wrote on 14 March 2019

Amazing !

It was amazing. He's a nice teacher and can make you surf in less than 30 minutes!

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Alannah from New Zealand wrote on 18 February 2019

O Neil Surf Academy

Very friendly and helpful guys. Had a great time and learned alot. Highly Reccomend

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Elena Bonitati from New Zealand wrote on 11 January 2019

2 hour surf lesson

This was my first time surfing and I had an amazing time. Our instructor was enthusiastic and very helpful.

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Teresa from New Zealand wrote on 19 December 2018


Amazing experience!

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Cosima Bock from Germany wrote on 10 February 2018

awesome time in the water

I've had a great time at O'Neill Surf lesson for Beginners. Our teacher made the best out of the two hours and gave good professional advice to all of us. I've had a fun time and even got to stand up several times, thanks for that! :)

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