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Raglan Surfing School

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5B Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
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Lush restful paradise full of art, soul and lovely people.

I am a repeat visitor to Karioi Lodge. It is quieter in winter, perfect for making it home base for... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
TheMermaidTribe
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Leigh, New Zealand
Theory good, practice mwahh

We booked the course for beginners (3 hours, max. 6 people). There were 14 persons in the group... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
JBinParis
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Kia Ora & Welcome to the Raglan Surfing School. We are located on the West Coast of New Zealand in Raglan – a world-class surfing destination. We’ve been sharing the joys of surfing at the sandy beach breaks of Ngarunui for 15 years… because we are still loving it! Our qualified & friendly crew will do their utmost to give you that surfers feeling because your guaranteed we’ll get you up and riding the waves! We offer the best value beginner 3 hour surfing lessons available because you get the most optimal student to instructor class ratio,everyday,with no minimum numbers needed! Private 1on1 lessons for intermediate/advanced surfers on request. For your convenience there’s a big range of surfboards for rent or hire without the transport hassles because our trailer is located at the beach in the summer season. We also offer team-building for groups, great school and holiday youth camps, women’s surf retreats & awesome Raglan accommodation.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5B Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I am a repeat visitor to Karioi Lodge. It is quieter in winter, perfect for making it home base for those winter surf missions. It has a fun and lively buzz in summer, with lots going on, indluding surf lessons and hire, plus transport to...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We booked the course for beginners (3 hours, max. 6 people). There were 14 persons in the group. Theory + practice in barns were good (30 minutes), some explanation over technique and hazards, also practising on a surfboard (how to come from prone to stand)....More

Thank JBinParis
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

perfect boards and waves for beginners, with clear 4-step instructions that are easy to remember and apply in the water. if you've been frustrated trying to teach yourself, go here and get some basic success under your belt. staff are easygoing, helpful, experienced.

Thank Steven V
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Raglan is a great spot for surfing. The raglan surfing school is great school, even if it's your first time surfing. They provide you all necessary information and support while you are trying to surf.

Thank Swissrobin
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely place and awesome stuff working there. You find everything you need in the kitchen and there is a sauna available for relaxing after long beach days. Would fully recommend it.

Thank Kilian B
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Went to Raglan for a weekend away with a friend and decided to book in, instructors were thorough and were very clear in the steps to get you standing up on the board. They were super patient and the best I’ve had due to previous...More

Thank Cindy T
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We had Luka and he was an awesome instructor we both managed to stand up and had so much fun highly recommend Raglan Surfing school so good!

Thank Phil R
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I did a lesson with Raglan Surf School and was able to stand up on the board and catch some waves my very first day. Raglan is a great place to learn to surf as it's fairly predicable and also easy for beginners. The next...More

Thank mtingtang
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This was my first time ever learning to surf and the instructors here made it too easy. Start off with the "on concrete learning session" you will learn proper technique to stand on the board then they will take you to the beach and ensure...More

Thank Pawan Y
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Had my very first surfing at Raglan beach. Great teaching from the four coaches.Very much to the point and easy for a beginner to pick up. Great experience!

Thank 四月
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