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Green Wave Raglan

Raglan 3225 12 Tahuna Avenue | Ngarunui Beach, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
+64 210 841 3481
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Surfs up, dude!

Had an awesome time learning how to surf with the Green Wave crew! Bing and Wes were great surf... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Alexa M
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Kia ora!

I had my first surf lesson with Bing earlier this week and I had an absolute blast! I was a bit... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Nora A
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No experience required. Your lesson will begin with some warm up stretching, the proper theory and techniques to get you up and riding on your own. ‘Hands on’ help in the water to ensure you are standing in no time. Green Wave offers a money back guarantee, free photos of your lesson and we ensure you’re always out in the best tidal conditions
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Raglan 3225 12 Tahuna Avenue | Ngarunui Beach, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
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+64 210 841 3481
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome time learning how to surf with the Green Wave crew! Bing and Wes were great surf instructors. We got lucky enough to have small classes both days we went out, so they were able to spend a lot of time with us...More

Thank Alexa M
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks for the kind words, Alexa! We are stoked that you joined us for a few surf lessons and look forward to seeing you again in Raglan. We hope you enjoy your travels in the South Island over the winter.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I had my first surf lesson with Bing earlier this week and I had an absolute blast! I was a bit nervous about getting on a board for the first time, but Bing was really patient with me and made me feel comfortable. We had...More

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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks, Nora! Nice to hear how much you enjoyed your experience here in Raglan. You did a great job!!

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I did the surf and stay for 3 days and it was a blast. The surfteachers were very patient and helped everyone a lot with catching the perfect wave (so everyone was able to stand on the board after some minutes). The food was very...More

Thank Lisa K
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Cheers, Lisa! We appreciate the time you took to write this nice review. Glad that you felt part of our little surf family here in Raglan and we hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

An amazing surf first experience, the staff is very competent, caring, easy to understand and makes you feel relaxed and safe. Jump in the water with a smile! Exactly what you want before surfing. Fun over any expectations, thank you so much guys, I'll be...More

Thank beachhouse2016
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Cheers for the review!! Hope to see you in Raglan again soon!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

My stay with Green Wave Raglan ended up being some of my favorite days in New Zealand—which is really saying something! The accommodations were lovely and everyone (staff and guests) went out of their way to make me feel at home. After many hours of...More

Thank KickHassAdventures
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks for this great review and we are stoked that you had such an amazing experience surfing with us!

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Green wave was an excellent place to learn how to surf! The staff was awesome and fun to be around! They know how to surf AND cook, so make sure to stay there as well for an extra added experience! One of my many highlights...More

Thank MC0ver
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Cheers for taking the time to share your experience here. Hope to see you again in Raglan for some more surfing!

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great hosts, solid selection of boards and wet suits, and a really comfortable house. If your looking to catch some solid waves with an awesome crew of people, I strongly recommend you choosing Green Wave Raglan as your first choice. Its awesome to fly across...More

Thank james c
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks, James! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience here. And yeah small world!!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It was not my first time surfing but definitely the best! This surf school truly deserves the high recommendation. Super friendly and competent instructors :) After my days surfing with GreenWave I really had the feeling that I improved my surfing! Cheers:)

Thank annassonne18
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

We're stoked you had such a great surfing experience with us. And thanks for the nice recommendation. We hope you continue to surf and hopefully you can join us again one day in Raglan!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of my favorite places in New Zealand. Loved learning how to surf, the food was amazing and the staff was awesome!

Thank Iris H
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thanks for the kind words, Iris! We really enjoyed having you surf and stay with us in Raglan and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Yeah, "chill" was probably my most used word of the weekend at Green Wave! I stayed 3 nights and surfed for 3 days (which is the number of days I highly recommend cause 1 day is never enough!) First, the surf! I've got on a...More

Thank Tiffany Y
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Green_Wave_Raglan, Owner at Green Wave Raglan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Wow - it's really rewarding for us to read reviews like this. We're stoked that you had such an amazing experience surfing with us in Raglan. And yeah the surf camp is set up to create a family atmosphere and it's so nice to hear...More

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