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22 Aug 2018
“Amazing surf experience”
18 Jul 2018
“Snow Tour Mt Ruapehu”
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
Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-828 0426
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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

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!

2  Thank jacang
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

2  Thank wlord1
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

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.

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! :-)

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.

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!

Reviewed 24 December 2016

I did not die. :D I can swim...in a pool and a little in the ocean...as close to the shore as possible, but I can't swim 50 meters, which I've been told is the length an Olympic size swimming pool. The two instructors emphasized the...More

Thank Anna H
tquane, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Hey Anna! Thank you for sharing your story. We're so glad that you not only seemed to have a lot of fun but also took away some important beach awareness and safety tips. Now you can feel confident when visting other beaches. We'll pass on...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Rapu adventures has awesome surf instructors and is always at the perfect surf spot. You will not only learn surfing you even will learn something about the environment and the sea, so that you always stay safe when you will go surfing by your own

Thank TjardD1
tquane, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thank you Tjard! It was great to have you join us. Yesterday you sussed out the art of surfing. To be able to surf open faced waves with speed and control is a true accomplishment. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing expirence with Rapu surfing, this was my first surflesson ever. Breet was such a good teacher! He picked me up close to where I stayed and droped me off agian. Nice equitment and very instructive about the ocean, have to interact...More

Thank Anne N
tquane, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We wish you could have joined us for a few more days as well. Hope to see you back again :)

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