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WOW Surf School Gisborne

Open today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

WOW Surf School Gisborne
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WOW Surf School teaches all ages, groups, beginner to intermediate surfers: everybody is welcome! We are passionate about sharing the amazing sport with all people and our number one priority is that you are encouraged and supported in this exciting...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Moana Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 22 313 0213
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We visited in July 2018 and had a great session with Jeremy. He was excellent with my girls aged 11 and 13. They have quality equipment and provided personalized service. Their online booking tool was also easy to book lessons with. The beach has an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Liz took my husband and I, and my six year old nephew and son for a joint surf lesson. She gave us some great tips and had us all 'surfing' by the end of the lesson. We all really enjoyed it - particularly the boys...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Liz is really great, positive and encouraging. Perfect for a beginner like me and gives really specific individual instruction to suit the individual. Anyone should go along and give it a go.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Liz took a group of my friends - 9 of us - out surfing and we had the best time! Even though only one of us had surfed before, we were all able to get up on the board with 10 minutes because of her...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Had an absolute blast surfing with this company!!!! Friendly, informative, and so much fun. Thank you! :)

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Shirali D
Reviewed 16 January 2018

A group of us did a session to dip our toe into the world of surfing. Liz and Elise were so supportive and helpful! They taught us the basics, got us started and then let us try to catch our own waves, giving us tips...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank KShook44
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks Katie. Still buzzing from an awesome time with you guys. What a lovely bunch of people you all are. Eloise kept saying how great you all were as well, it was such a pleasure having y'all. Currently editing all the media and will get...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Just finished my 5 days of surfing lessons with Liz! Had an amazing week here. With the coaching from Liz, I was able to make most out of my time in the water and had lots of fun. I think she and the board actually...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Eva! you put the biggest smile on my face with your feedback! You are a lovely lady, thank you for all the encouragement, and ALL the kind words you MUST have also spoken about your surf experience with us. We are still getting customers come...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

We had a great time with Liz. She gave us all tips and tricks so that we can learn and have fun at the same time. We definitely recommend her surf school !

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank juseguin
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks for taking time to give us your feedback. Loved meeting you guys, it was a real honour and loved being part of your surfing journey. Keep going and come back anytime!

Reviewed 22 April 2017

As our first surf lesson was a great experience that I can sincerly recommend. Liz explained us everything in details and was extremely funny.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank dori4n_chronicles
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks for the lovely feedback about surfing! Yes I try and get a few smiles in there as well. Glad you had a good time! Come back anytime.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

My husband and I had a fantastic time learning how to surf with Liz. We are both in our 50’s and I had never surfed or even boogie boarded before and my husband had surfed only a couple of times as a teenager. Liz was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

We really loved having you guys. So inspired to meet people in their 50s charging new frontiers. Come back anytime and hope you got the T shirt OK!

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