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Hibiscus Surf School

Main Beach, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 27 279 9687
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Above and Beyond!!!

Rented a board with Alex from Hibiscus Surf School and everything was just in perfect order! Good... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Anders N
via mobile
Awesome surf school for the whole family!

Our kids have lessons with Josh every week. He is their new favourite person! He is super patient... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
lazyanthropologist
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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Hibiscus Surf School offers first class surfing instruction for all ages and abilities in a fun and safe learning environment. Whatever your surfing ability, your 100% certified, friendly instructors will provide personalized instruction and encourage you every step of the way.Our location at Main Beach, Mount Maunganui offers learning conditions that are second to none. You will gain confidence, water skills, and balance. Within your first 1 or 2 hour lesson, you'll be riding waves and feeling the good vibes that come from surfing!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Main Beach, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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+64 27 279 9687
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Rented a board with Alex from Hibiscus Surf School and everything was just in perfect order! Good boards, good info on the spot and (something often missing on rental boards) a good layer of wax on the boards:) Alex let me switch between boards to...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Our kids have lessons with Josh every week. He is their new favourite person! He is super patient and fun with our kids who are only 4 and 6. They listen to every word he says! Rebecca is a dream to communicate with regarding all...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Super awesome lesson with Josh with three of us! He definitely has the experience and knowledge to teach you how to surf!

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent surf school - Josh was fantastic with myself and my eight year old. Explained safety aspects then moved into how to read the rips and surf and finally onto the board and surfing. Very clear instructions and really enthusiastic made a great experience. Private...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Just wanted to say that I had an awesome surf lesson yesterday with Josh. I have been wanting to learn to surf for years but a near drowning experience made me procrastinate it for so long. I felt completely safe and Josh was fun, encouraging,...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Just had my first surf lesson today while it was raining. I wasn't very motivated because of the rain but these guys have made the most of it for me to enjoy my time as much as possible and I definitely loved it! Thank you...More

Thank amel37000
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I did the two days package. Aaron as my instructor was a perfect teacher for surfing. He believed in us when we had doubts or fell in the water. He gave us the feeling of success when we catched a wave. He teached us fast...More

Thank lauraW1997HX
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

My husband and I were visiting Mount Maunganui on our honeymoon. Beautiful location with an amazing beach. This surf school is located in a prime spot along the main beach- absolutely stunning area. Right away we were sold because who wouldnt want to learn how...More

Thank ndanz11
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Really couldn’t have had a better experience here. Was quite nervous about surfing for the first time, but Josh was a personable, knowledgeable, kind, and patient instructor. Because of the great teaching I felt very safe and had a great day of surfing. Will be...More

Thank Jada A
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I did the beginners private class with Josh. He did an amazing job! He really tried to make us as successful as possible without putting any pressure on us. He kept it simple, while helping us improve each time we got up....More

Thank Texi S
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Chris B
26 January 2017|
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Response from Rebecca M |
Hi Chris, Thanks for your message. Our surfboards are $25 for up to 2 hours. Our location is right on the beach, and we're open every day in summer that conditions are good for learning. Most people find it convenient... More
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NZHalton
31 October 2015|
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Response from Rebecca M | Property representative |
Hi Haina, Thanks for your message. We're happy to teach you grand daughter to surf. This time of year, it's best to call or email to book (our daily setup begins December 1st). We currently offer a Term 4 program for... More
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