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Aotearoa Surf School

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11 Te Arai Point Road, Mangawhai 0975, New Zealand
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Great service, good equipment

Had a couple of nice days surfing thanks to these guys. The equipment was in good condition... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edgar M
via mobile
Best surfing experience I've ever had!

We got brandnew surfboards and wetsuits when we hired them at the shop and they were also a big... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
annieernie1998
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Auckland, New Zealand
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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...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Te Arai Point Road, Mangawhai 0975, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aotearoa Surf School was great - it is around 1.5h drive from Auckland which makes it a great location for a weekend activity. Out instructor, Ben, was really good at explaining dos and don'ts - both for lessons but also for the future surfing without...More

Thank RonjaFrigg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great beach to learn to surf! Great waves and not too many people. We had had a lesson before else where but Ben taught us a better technique... With lizard stance which helped me not get stuck on my knees. My 6...More

Thank cattanner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is THE place to learn to surf. On a beautiful beach with not too many people. Ben was a great instructor. Was clear on the steps and made it fun for us all. 3 of us were surfing for the very first time and...More

Thank Alde C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ben is a great instructor. Explains everything really well and was attentive and genuine. the set up is best of everything, great shop, awesome beach, good quality gear and the team are passionate and pro. If you’re wanting to try surfing go here.

Thank Melissa L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 7 and 10 year old boys loved their surf lesson. The surfing instructor was attentive, despite it being a fairly large group and they were catching waves pretty much straight away. Highly recommend.

Thank 227danielle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had our first lesson, and really it was amazing. Ben, our instructor was great he made us ferl safe and confident enough toto enjoy our time even though the sea was a bit rough. I would definitely recommend that place. Aujourd'hui nous avons...More

Thank Marie D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day with instructor Cody and easy communication with Che prior to the lesson. It was my first surfing lesson and it couldn’t have gone better. From water safety to boarding techniques with plenty of time spent in the water. All round great day. Would...More

Thank Nic2114
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