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Aotearoa Surf School

Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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One on one coaching

Saw a sign at Te Arai Beach and gave the number a call. Super nice guy Shay, said he would take my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Perfect for board rental on the way to the beach

Brilliant location to pick up a rental board on the way to Te Arai or Mangawhai. Good range of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tessa L
Auckland Central, 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
11 Te Arai Point Road, Mangawhai 0975, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5760
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Saw a sign at Te Arai Beach and gave the number a call. Super nice guy Shay, said he would take my 15 & 16 year old out that afternoon. He rearranged things for us (he had 70 kids on a camp doing lessons that...More

Thank AllySummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant location to pick up a rental board on the way to Te Arai or Mangawhai. Good range of boards (especially for the 'less than expert' as I am) and great service!

Thank Tessa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a board and wetsuit off Aotearoa Surf and had the best time in Te Arai! The owner was awesome, and gave really good advice... even encouraging me to use a shorter board for the first time. Highly recommend this spot, the equipment is...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience for kids or adults to learn to surf in a safe and positive environment. The coaches are all very caring and have positive attitudes and offer lots of encouragement.

Thank Leesa W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys run a very professional service and Ben was an excellent teacher who got us all up and standing on our first time out. I wanted to make sure I had all the proper know how to start off in the right way, and...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Che and his crew are awesome. My son has attended both the term lessons and school holiday program and they are worth every cent. I would recommend these guys to anyone

Thank Mazzystar81
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took 4 kids along with myself for a 1st timer surf lesson and we had a great day. The location is mint, and the waves were perfect for us! Instructions and equipment were A+ and we couldn't have asked for a nicer group of...More

Thank Wander820428
AotearoaSurf, Manager at Aotearoa Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Matt.. was awesome to have you guys attend... Was a great lesson and your teens had a blast. =) Call us anytime check on the conditions, we'lllet ya know whens best to his the waves!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did a puddle board lesson with my friends and was amazing. The stuff explained us all we needed to know and gave us all the equipment. I suggest puddle board to anyone how have never done surf before because is a great way to...More

Thank Mobile820072
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had 4 teenage girls keen for surf lessons & Che, Fin & Iona were great at teaching them about beach & surf safety as well as getting them all up riding. They had lessons on two days in a row and had a great...More

Thank Kakiteano
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great lesson with an awesome instructor, helpful tips and awesome new gear. Option to take pics etc - really professional and well run. Would recommend to any new surfers out there or people just looking to hire boards etc for rent.

Thank FarAway818069
AotearoaSurf, Owner at Aotearoa Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome feedback.. so glad you enjoyed. Come see us about a board, hopefully see ya out on the water soon =)

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