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Had an awesome experience with raglan surf school. I had previously surfed once in australia and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Very good customer service

We didn't actually surf, we booked but got food poisoning. The staff were compassionate and offered... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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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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5B Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank RNMF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Alan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Jess R
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

Thank TheMermaidTribe
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
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
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
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
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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