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Raglan Surfing School

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Raglan Surfing School
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5B Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
+64 7-825 7873
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ah I absolutely loved my lesson and the team at raglan are so nice. It was great that we had a small team during the lesson as I felt we had a lot of help while in the water. The girls were great at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved staying at the Karioi Lodge. People here were so friendly and kind, it made me cry when leaving your place. :') Small criticism: my bed (room 10, the upper bed furthest from the door) was very uncomfortable because there were some kind...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lilly was an amazing teacher and I was totally surfing by the end of the lesson. She was great and Raglan surfing school overall was super friendly. I would definitely recommend. I don't have pics of me surfing but I was doing that. You start...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dasfwa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beginner surfing class. Good amount of time instructing before hand and good amount of time in the water. Instructors were were great!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Had an awesome experience with raglan surf school. I had previously surfed once in australia and wasnt very good but the waves weather and scenery was perfect and i picked it up a lot easier. The team and instructors were amazing and very helpful

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank U4444LAtom
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We didn't actually surf, we booked but got food poisoning. The staff were compassionate and offered us a full refund on the day. This is excellent customer service. If we make it back to NZ, were going to book with them again!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RNMF
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t recommend this enough; a great way to spend an afternoon in a beautiful part of the world. John from Cork was a top man with his instruction, and I’d definitely be back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alan O
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I was very nervous about trying to surf for the first time and thought it would be impossible to stand up. The instructors were extremely patient and friendly and broke down the technique into 4 simple steps, and I managed to stand up! I 100%...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jess R
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Leigh, New Zealand
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JBinParis
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