Surfing lessons

Surfing lessons for all ages and skill levels


Surfing lessons run year round and are available for surfers of all skill levels, from first timers to advanced surfers. We operate out of beautiful Te Arai and also use beaches all along the East Coast north of Auckland, including Mangawhai, Orewa, Omaha, Pakiri and other nearby beaches depending on the conditions on the day.

Booking your surfing lesson

Check the lessons we have scheduled on our event calendar and secure your spot by buying a ticket online.  If we don’t have anything scheduled that suits, please contact us and we’ll create a lesson for you.

Surfing NZ – Surfing lesson

2 hours worth of step by step instruction from an experienced and qualified surf coach designed to teach you the foundations and framework developed by the International Surfing Association and Surfing NZ!

Suitable for first time surfers, beginners,  those wanting to refresh or refine techniques.

We guarentee each surfer progresses through to their next level and we make sure youll be standing riding waves on your first lesson!

This lesson type runs on weekends and holidays during the summer months or weekends. A minimum of 2 people are required. So why not book in your partner or friend and have the time of your life!

See our calendar for lesson times.

What to bring: Beach wear, towel, water, waterproof sunscreen.
What’s included: 2 hours coaching from qualified coach, surfboard and wetsuit hire, unbiased equipment selection advice, photos from the day

Price: $75.00 / person  Group discounts available if booking 5 or more people
Ages 6+

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Surfing lessons for all ages and skill levels
Private surfing lessons with Aotearoa Surf

Private surfing lessons

One on one or one on two lessons are a great way to get the most out of your lesson and private lessons are available to everyone –  absolute beginner, intermediate or the more experienced surfer. Every private lesson is talored for you.

You’ll be amazed how quickly you progress.

We have private lessons available all throughout the year at times that are convenient for you. Aotearoa Surf is our only commitment so we are ready anytime to focus on your  improvement and love of surfing.

Simply purchase a private lesson of your choice , then  contact us to get your lesson booked in. 09 4315760

What to bring: Beach wear, towel, water, waterproof sunscreen.
What’s included: 2 hours private focused coaching, surfboard and wetsuit hire selected  for you and the conditions, tailored focus, measurable improvement, new concepts & photos from the day..

Price: $149 for one person, $199 for two people

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Group surfing lessons

Learning to surf with a family group or group of your friends is a great way to share the experience of having fun in the ocean.

It’s also ideal for corporate / business team experiences.

We’ll get you up and riding quickly and enjoying the surfing experience safely and comfortably, with a great time for everyone!

What to bring: Beach wear, towel, water, waterproof sunscreen.
What’s included: 2 hours coaching, surfboard and wetsuit hire, unbiased equipment selection advice
Price: please contact us for a quote

Group surfing lessons with Aotearoa Surf

Disabled Surfers

We can provide a safe and enjoyable time in the surf for disabled students.

Lessons are provided on a One to One or One to Two basis and delivered with patience and understanding so as to maximize the fun and enjoyment they experience in the waves with a surfboard.

What to bring: Beach wear, towel, water, waterproof sunscreen.
What’s Included: 2 hours coaching, surfboard and wetsuit hire, unbiased equipment selection advice
Price: $150.00 for one person $190.00 for two people