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Established in 2001, we were known as New Zealand Surf 'n' Snow Tours for 13 years. We have re-branded ourselves as Rapu which in Maori means 'to seek' and, we feel, captures the quest to find that perfect New Zealand adventure. During summer, we...more
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Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I booked the two day‘s surf tour with a friend and I would def. book it a second time! Brett was the best surf teacher ever . He is a very funny and cool guy but of course you feel that he has a lot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lenatlp
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We are so pleased with rapu and higly recommend it to anyone who wants to learn how to surf. We were taken really good care of from the moment we were picked up until the moment we were droppes of. It really is good value...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _solrosen12
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We had a great time in the North with Rapu adventures, we surfed Shipwrecks´ Bay, East Coast, and Ahipara during 4 days, and learnt a lot with Brett, who has been kind, patient, flexible, and an excellent coach! We would definitely go on a surftrip...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AnitaZimmermann
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A little late but last year I did the 7 day surf camp with Brett! I had never surfed before nor had I spent that much time in the ocean ... I am a Canadian lake girl! Brett and his team were amazing. They were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Laurissa C
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first trip to NZ and first snow tour. It was a memorable weekend indeed with our guide Brett and the other lovely family from Australia. To Brett - thank you - you were so so super!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We had one of the most memorable weekends in our lives on recent ski trip to Mt Ruapehu. Our guide Brett is one of the most genuine, caring souls you could ever meet and did everything he could to ensure we were looked after, going...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Must-do surf tour - I highly recommend it!! The tour departed from a convenient pick-up location in walking distance from our B&B, and the drive to and from Piha beach offered great views of the stunning New Zealand countryside. Our guide, Brett, kept us well...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marianne05j
RapuTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for the fantastic feedback! We love to hear about how our guests enjoyed the experience. Was wonderful to meet you and perhaps our paths will cross again. All the best from the Rapu Team!

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Rapu adventure is amazing, they have a really good surf instructor. I highly recommend. Finally I can take waves for myself. Thank you rapu for awesome class.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank catlina U
RapuTeam, Public Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hi C! Thanks for joining us and hopefully we will see you again. Keep practising!

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

A bit late but here it goes! Brett is the topnotch ski tour and guide. They were flexible and did their best to accomodate my private tour even with changing weather! Warm, friendly and hilarious Brett! Recommended! :-)

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LalaF89
RapuTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

May be late, but we always appreciate hearing from our guests! Thank you for your feedback and perhaps our paths will cross again some day!

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Excellent instructors and very good hostel! It was totally worth it and I would do it again. I made some very big improvements.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank LiborH29
RapuTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Hi Libor! Thank you for your review. It was great to have you join us!

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