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private lesson surf

This was my first time ever attempting to surf and a receive lesson. The instructor was very... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Jamison D
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leanding a helping hand in surfing

Aaron was a great teacher he helped me and after less than an hour i was up and away ;) ;) ;) i... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Lindsay F
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23 Apr 2017
“private lesson surf”
1 Apr 2017
“leanding a helping hand in surfing”
Learn to Surf in Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand. Your instructor Aaron Lock is one of New Zealand's most experienced Surfing and Bodyboarding instructors. We offer lessons and coaching to all abilities of surfer and bodyboarder from Beginner to...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Corner Stoke St and Esplanade | Sumner, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
+64 800 807 873
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This was my first time ever attempting to surf and a receive lesson. The instructor was very helpful and professional! Learned a lot about basics and was able to get a feel for them! At the end of the lesson I was impressed with my...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Aaron was a great teacher he helped me and after less than an hour i was up and away ;) ;) ;) i personally thing Aaron was a great teacher (that was a compliment :). )

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I highly recommend Aaron Lock and his team especially Seb who got me riding with the waves within the first hour and is a great surfcoach. Everything worked out easily and board and suit where provided also onthe next day for my own practice. Pricing...More

Thank Konrad E
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Those guys have a van by Sumner Beach and they rent wetsuits and boards. I just rented and didn't do the lessons. The $30 combo for board and suit for 3 hrs is great value and there are plenty of facilities in the Beach to...More

Thank magmaedia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Good start to surfing - they provide boards and wetsuits, some basic instruction and coaching. Awesome way to spend a sunny day and to get a start surfing!

Thank HanginH
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Very well run learn to surf lessons. My kids had a great time and used the equipment for the full 2 hours after the lesson. Kids were able to stand early on in the 2 hour lesson. This was the highlight of our month long...More

1  Thank Catherine1705
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

Had a lesson with 4 friends. None of us knew how to surf but by the end of the lesson we were all catch waves and standing which we never thought would happen. The talk at the beginning was great to give you confidence in...More

Thank ema_louise84
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Very well organised and well equipped surf school. Owner has real sea water in his blood. Competent staff who demystify surfing into simple instructions. You'll be standing up on the board during the first lesson. Children friendly with soft topped boards. Cater for the expert...More

2  Thank Dave C
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