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Aotearoa Surf School

11 Te Arai Point Road, Mangawhai 0975, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5760
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Great Service and advice

Friendly service and helpful advice on a few different surf spots to go to and the differences... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
T151ZOdavide
Amazing surf experience!!!!

It was an amazing experience! Che is a great instructor who was very helpful, professional and so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andréa M
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Aotearoa Surf Stand up paddle boarding! Surfing! Kayaking! and much more Get a Lesson, take a tour or explore on your own Enjoy Mangawhai estuary with a Stand up paddle boarding lesson We have a large range of stand up paddle boards and surfboards for the whole family. Safe, Easy and fun. Regular lessons and tours operating all year round at the Mangawhai tavern, surf beach, and from our home base at Te Arai Beach Aotearoa Surf is the oldest established surf school and hire company, operating for 12 years Qualified and experienced coaches Stand up paddle boarding, surfing and kayaking think Aotearoa Surf! The surf beaches in the area are among the safest in the world yet provide ideal conditions for surfers of all skill levels. Learn in safe gentle waves in waist deep water with your coach right next to you. Our 6:1 coaching ratio means you get the best supervision and tuition.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Te Arai Point Road, Mangawhai 0975, New Zealand
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+64 9-431 5760
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service and helpful advice on a few different surf spots to go to and the differences between them.

Thank T151ZOdavide
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing experience! Che is a great instructor who was very helpful, professional and so cool ! Aotearoa surf school is a perfect school in a perfect beach. You will enjoy your time for sure!!

Thank Andréa M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owner gives really good technical advises to easily improve your surf skills. Moreover, the place is nice to enjoy your surf experience!

Thank Clément G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing experience! We had a great instructor who was very helpful and professional. He helped us individually and so we could progress quickly. Aotearoa surf school is a perfect school for beginners. We would come back with pleasure!

Thank Cloé C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner was fantastic. Went out of his way to create a seasonally appropriate solution for me. Just perfect.

Thank Vaughan C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aotearoa knows their stuff! They gave us great gear, a great price, and good tips on surf locations and forecasts. Highly recommended!

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson at Te Arai Beach. Great instructors who were very hands on, and focused on ensuring you had the best experience possible - including standing up on our first lesson! I would highly recommend!

Thank Tabitha F
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Had a couple of nice days surfing thanks to these guys. The equipment was in good condition, friendly service and even delivery to the beach. Nice one!

Thank Edgar M
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We got brandnew surfboards and wetsuits when we hired them at the shop and they were also a big help with getting everything in our car which was genuinely nice!! We had a amazing day and I highly recommend this surf school!

Thank annieernie1998
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Ben our instructor was really knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We had a great day and the beach is really nice too. The experience definitely makes hungry for more. happy surfing.

Thank Kevin K
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