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About Surfing With Frank
One of the best things you can do in Gisborne is to book in for a 2 hour learn to surf lesson with Frank. Boards and wetsuits provided. All ages catered to. No more than 4 surfers per coach. An extensive selection of boards and wetsuits are available to hire on a 24/7 basis. We've been giving lessons since 1993 and we are still stoked to see you stand up and ride for the first time!
Gisborne, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

$65 gets you a wetsuit, a board, and three hours worth of instruction with an experienced coach, with no more than four surfers to a coach. Frank and the other coaches are saints, and will make sure that you have an awesome time. Cannot recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cameron E
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wow! Frank's knowledge and passion for teaching is absolutely amazing. We love the small group feat of the lesson as well and the whole energy in the water got us on our feet on the board in no time. What a treat!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Never having surfed, but got up and did it pretty soon after starting the lesson. Frank has a gift for teaching and his coaches too. Now can't wait to do it again. The weather was not good for our scheduled lesson time, but we got...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Joe S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had a group lesson, with a short on shore lesson, and then a decent in water surf session. The instructors were very patient, encouraging, and were great at sharing their knowledge.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GarethG29
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I took one amazing lesson with Frank and I had such fun! I had never surfed before but thanks to Frank and the other instructors I could stand on the board after only a few tries. The next day I felt dead tired, but really...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank S9379HNgiuliaf
Reviewed 24 January 2016

So I surfed with frank quite a while ago... But since I am going back to Gizzy to surf in 2 weeks I remembered to write a review about my previous experience!! Frank was really kind and helpfull and I had an amazing time. Will...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Luca L
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Our first surfing class was with Frank in Gisborne, and it could not have been better! Great one on one advice from a very experienced surfer. He made us look like professionals! Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ellenW6607PE
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic lesson with Frank, he knows his stuff and made learning a breeze. Highly recommend this activity

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Amie B
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We rented boards from Frank who is a really nice and friendly guy. He also gave us ver good advices where to go for nice waves.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Bence S
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

We were only in Gisbourne for a short time and organized a lesson by email overnight - super easy. Our three kids (9yrs, 10yrs and 12yrs) had a brilliant time. Frank and Georgia are superb coaches and two of them for three kids meant pretty...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Wakeupnz
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