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Surfing Fun for All Ages at Aotearoa Surf School

Travelling Auckland’s East Coast and looking for an adventure? Visit Aotearoa Surf School and experience the thrill of surfing! The qualified instructors at New Zealand’s #1 surf school will teach you everything you need to know. Book a private lesson, learn to surf with friends, or get out on your own with hired gear.

keys on Omega keytag smlKeytag Bonus:  Receive a $10 discount per person when you book a 2-hour surf lesson for 4 or more people. Was $79, now only $69 per person. OR, receive a 25% discount when you hire surfboards, paddleboards, or kayaks for a full day

Terms & Conditions: Mention either of these awesome deals to receive the discount. Only valid via bookings or hire made via Aotearoa Surf School's phone (09 431 5760) or mobile number (021 442 163).  

Aotearoa Surf School 

General Surf Lessons

Aotearoa surf school runs all year round. Surf lessons in Auckland are suitable for all ages and abilities, whether you’re a beginner or looking to improve your skills. Each 2-hour lesson covers a wide range of skills and techniques. General lessons take place in small groups, but your instructor will be happy to cater to your individual needs.

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You’ll begin by learning the basics, including beach awareness, proper surfboard use, paddling techniques and more. Once you’ve mastered the basic techniques, you’ll learn how to accelerate and turn your surfboard. Your instructor will teach you all about wave selection, timing and positioning. By the end of surf school, you’ll feel comfortable and confident enough to take on the waves on your own. 

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Private surf lessons are available for those who want one-on-one time with an instructor – allowing you to make the most of your surf lesson and to progress faster. The specific teachings will depend on your skills and experience. If you’d prefer to share the experience with a group of friends or family, you can also book a private group surf lesson. Whether you’re planning a fun work outing or a birthday celebration, group surf lessons are always a thrill.

For those who want to try surfing on their own, surfboards are available for hire at the Aotearoa Surf shop and Hire Centre. Aotearoa Surf School has the largest selection of surfboard rentals in Auckland. The team at Aotearoa Surf are happy to advise on the best places to go surfing in Auckland. 

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Paddle-boarding and kayaking

In addition to surf lessons, Aotearoa Surf school offers a fantastic opportunity to master the skills of paddleboarding. A 1-hour paddleboarding lesson will teach you all the fundamentals of the sport, including safety, posture and technique. Don’t worry; the boards are safe and easy to use - you’ll get the hang of it right away!

To make the experience even more fun, you can book a paddle-boarding party with a group of friends. Paddle parties are perfect for special occasions, such as hen parties and stag nights. The team at Aotearoa Surf will organise everything, including transport, catering and activities. No matter what the occasion is, a paddle party is sure to be a unique experience you’ll never forget!

If you’d like to get out on your own, paddleboards and kayaks are available for hire at Aotearoa surf school.  Long term rentals are available for those who want to explore the East Coast region further.

 

Our Beaches

Aotearoa Surf School mainly operates out of Te Arai, which is just 60 minutes’ drive from Auckland central. Te Arai is widely recognised as Auckland’s most stunning beach and is a favourite amongst locals and tourists alike.  With its crystal-clear waters and consistent waves, it’s the perfect place to learn to surf. In addition to Te Arai, Aotearoa surf has access to some of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast, including Mangawhai, Orewa, Omaha, and Pakiri.

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When you book a rental vehicle at Omega Rentals Auckland, you’ll be a sweet 1 and a half hour scenic drive from Aotearoa Surf School, with dozens of amazing adventure activities to discover on your way back to the conveniently located, central Auckland base. 

Book a lesson with Aotearoa Surf School today and enjoy the very best New Zealand surf. Just make sure to bring your swimwear, a towel, water and some waterproof sunscreen. The team at Aotearoa Surf will organise the rest.

keys on Omega keytag smlKeytag Bonus:  Receive a $10 discount per person when you book a 2-hour surf lesson for 4 or more people. Was $79, now only $69 per person. OR, receive a 25% discount when you hire surfboards, paddleboards, or kayaks for a full day. 

Terms & Conditions: Mention either of these awesome deals to receive the discount. Only valid via bookings or hire made via Aotearoa Surf School's phone (09 431 5760) or mobile number (021 442 163).