Surfing lesson & beach day

Te Arai, New Zealand

Experience hosted by Che

4.5 hours, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes drinks and equipment

What you'll do

An amazing day at the beach, learning to surf!

Well meet up at the beach lookout and then make our way to the beach just 5 min away

Once at the beach well give you an overview of the area, beaches and explain the conditions of the day =)

Then you'll get your wetsuit, surfboard and we with run through a great safety talk on surfing. Once safety is done we get right into the fun of surfing!

Ill then teach you about the waves, your surfboard and controlling it in the water
Correct positioning, paddling and timing to catch that wave

Then into the popup, surfing stance and surfing down the wave

Once you've got the basics we hit the water and are right there with you coaching you through each and every wave

You'll be improving every attempt riding waves towards the beach and down the line of the wave. Proper surfing!

Once your up and riding waves we'll quickly move into surfing down the wave and show you how to go faster and turn your surfboard on the wave!

We will get some photos and capture you on a wave!

After this we'll have a short break, to grab a drink, rest and soak up the sun on the beach!

Then you can carry on surfing after your lesson for another 2 hours, practicing what you just learnt to master the techniques.

The whole beach and surfing experience is about 4.5 hours and is an amazing time from beginning to end
An amazing day at the beach, learning to surf!

Well meet up at the beach lookout and then make our way to the beach just 5 min away

Once at the beach well give you an overview of the area, beaches and explain the conditions of the day =)

Then you'll get your wetsuit, surfboard and we with run through a great safety talk on surfing. Once safety is done we get right into the fun of surfing!

Ill then teach…

What's included

  • Drinks
    Water Cooler
  • Equipment
    Selection of beginner and intermediate surfboards. Good quality warm wet su...

Meet your host, Che

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 7 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Im Che ready to teach you surfing at the best beach in Auckland! Te Arai!
I have been teaching all level of surfers from beginners to advance since 2002!
I love to share the unique beach and amazing sport of surfing with people!
I am an internationally qualified instructor, local surf lifesaver and first aid trained. Im a surfing expert and have everything youll need to get out riding waves!
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From $69
/ person
Sat, Jul 31
$69 per person
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
$69 per person
Sun, Aug 1
$69 per person
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
$69 per person
Sat, Aug 7
$69 per person
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
$69 per person

Where you'll be

We'll first meet at the beach lookout, then go to either Te Arai beach, hidden Forestry beach and the secret rock quarry.

We will run the surf lesson at the best beach on the day based on the waves and tides!

These beaches are the best in the Auckland area!

Rated 4.86 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

Bryce
March 2020
An amazing experience. Went from never having held a surfboard to being able to surf within 60 minutes and spent the rest of the day having the most amazing experience. Can't wait to see the photos...
Kazuha
December 2019
レンタカーかintercity バスを予約して行くと有料ですが迎えに来てくれます。 Brilliant landscape! Friendly stuff, thanks for the great experience.
Maria
November 2019
Definetly recommended to all surf addicted and those who would like to do their first “take offs”. Professional trainings, licensed instructors, individual approach to your needs and absolutely friendly atmosphere. I enjoyed my day!!!Thank you and see you during my next visit to NZ #surfingneveralone 🌊 🏄‍♀️
Definetly recommended to all surf addicted and those who would like to do their first “take offs”. Professional trainings, licensed instructors, individual approach to your needs…
Cooper
March 2020
I would definitely recommend this! Che and his crew did a great job and it was a fun experience.
Vishal
January 2020
Fun day learning to surf! Beautiful beach and team!
Yannick
November 2019
Awesome day out and super good first lesson, Andrew is a hero!

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  • Sat, Jul 31
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sun, Aug 1
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sat, Aug 7
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sun, Aug 8
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sat, Aug 14
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sun, Aug 15
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sat, Aug 21
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person
  • Sun, Aug 22
    11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    $69 per person

Activity advisory

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

What to bring

Beach wear such as togs, hat, sunglasses!