Aotearoa Surf School & Board Hire

Learn to surf, paddle-board & kayak. Lessons, tours and hire on white sandy beaches just over 60 minute drive north of Auckland city. Something for everyone from beginner to advanced surfers, paddle-boarding lessons & tours for individuals & groups!


$30.00 - $80.00
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Travelling north? Then you first stop should be Te Arai & Managwhai!
Just 60 minutes easy drive north of Auckland, Te Arai and her sister beach to the south, Forestry, are practically the only undeveloped beaches left between Auckland and Whangarei and yet are close to the rapidly growing centres of Matakana to the south and Mangawhai to the north.

Kilometres of pristine white sandy beaches and clean clear water providing some of the best surfing conditions you are likely to find anywhere, suitable for surfers of all skill levels.

Aotearoa Surf School provides everything! International Certified Instructors and all equipment. Daily surf lessons, paddleboarding tours and kayaking hire. Lessons, Tours or hire we do it all!

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Physical address

11 Te Arai Point Rd, Warkworth, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $30.00 - $80.00
Age restriction:

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1.5 hours from Auckland International Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Te arai is 20 minutes from Wellsford Bus Station (Inter City and Naked Bus) book transport @
Proximity to town:
10 minutes south of Mangawhai Heads

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Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 6pm 7 days
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Spanish NO YES

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