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“Moana” Family Private Lesson

Mount Maunganui is a surfer’s haven, a true nature’s playground. Known for its soft beach breaks makes it an ideal spot to learn. Join the legends of surfing and you’ll be riding the waves in 2 hours!


  • Take to the waves and learn to surf in Mount Maunganui - it's a surfer's paradise!
  • Our awesome instructors ensure a fun lesson while you learn to master the waves
  • Top quality board and wet suit are provided on the day
  • Small group lessons ensure a fully personalized experience!

Mount Maunganui is a surfer’s haven, a true nature’s playground. Hibiscus Surf School have taught hundreds of people to surf here, from pre-schoolers to the grand age of 74. Their experienced tutors will show you how to break through your barriers and become one with the ocean. The lesson has a maximum of 6 participants, ensuring personalized instruction within a small group setting and fantastic bang for your buck.

The "Moana" Family Private Lesson is for kids or families that are wanting to learn together in a more private setting. All you need is togs, a towel and sun protection, you’ll be provided with a top-quality board and full-length wetsuit. Beginning with a 20-minute beach theory, you’ll learn about the sea and how to remain safe and aware within it, along with how to find your way around your board, paddle and pop up. After a beach demo from your instructor, you’ll hit the water, where you’ll be propelled into small waves. There’s plenty of fun and feedback to ensure you’re having a good time while you learn how to master the surf!

1 Child $119.00 (Aged 6-14 years)
Family of 2 $169.00 (Per Group)
Family of 3 $219.00 (Per Group)
Family of 4 $269.00 (Per Group)
Family of 5 $419.00 (Per Group)

What's included

  • All surfboards and wetsuits are provided
  • All instructors are fully qualified


  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience


  • 24 Marine Parade, Bay of Plenty 3116, New Zealand


  • Minimum age: 6

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Meet 10-15 minutes prior to the start time Bring a towel, swim wear, sunscreen and water. We will provide all necessary equipment for the surf lesson. We'll contact you prior to the lesson if there are any changes..

  • Only $50 for each additional surfer! Per person price reflects this.

Available Bookings from 15 Aug to 21 Aug 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • 1 Child$119.00
  • Family of 2$169.00
  • Family of 3$175.00
  • Family of 4 $215.00
  • Family of 5$419.00

  • 1 Child$119.00
  • Family of 2$135.00
  • Family of 3$219.00
  • Family of 4 $215.00
  • Family of 5$419.00

  • 1 Child$95.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Family of 2$169.00
  • Family of 3$219.00
  • Family of 4 $215.00
  • Family of 5$419.00

  • 1 Child$95.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Family of 2$169.00
  • Family of 3$219.00
  • Family of 4 $269.00
  • Family of 5$335.00

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

Spaces Left

1 Child Aged 6-14 years

    Family of 2 Per Group

      Family of 3 Per Group

        Family of 4 Per Group

          Family of 5 Per Group

            *This option must be made together with another price type.

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