Learning to surf in Mount Maunganui

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Mount Maunganui is a popular surfing destination and there are several places where you can learn to surf here, including Hibiscus Surf School and Mount Maunganui Surf Academy.

Both surf schools offer beginners and intermediate lessons. A two-hour beginners lesson is usually enough to teach you the basics and get you standing on a board.


Our address

Address:
Main Beach, Mount Maunganui
Two-hour beginners lesson with board hire $75–90

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  • Liudmyla, 16 Sep 2019


    Beautiful beach with white sand

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  • Jason, 04 Feb 2018


    Great beach, lovely environment, surf was good while we were there, possibly a bit wild for just a swim

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  • Tamires, 11 Jul 2017


    lindo lindo!

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  • Tim, 06 Jun 2017


    Fun time Enjoy Place with Friends.

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  • Joe, 02 May 2017


    Superb!!! The view was really beautiful. My owesome experience.

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  • ida, 24 Apr 2017


    Santai dl di sini

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  • 𝕜!𝕔, 22 Mar 2017


    Nice beach, great waves – for kids, too 👍

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  • Jefi, 16 Oct 2016


    The hike can be steep but rewarding at the summit. The beach is inviting and the people are friendly. Best to go when it's sunny.

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  • Joseph, 27 Aug 2016


    Beautiful walk and view!

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  • David, 24 Jan 2016


    The Gold Coast of New Zealand. Don't get trapped just at main beach though. Tay street surf and lots of other cool sections that are much less crowded. Make sure you go for a walk up the Mount itself

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  • Lewy, 07 Dec 2015


    Stay on the main beach to people watch and swim between the flags, head away from the Mount, past the island for a quieter beach

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  • Nina, 25 Nov 2015


    A gift from God!!! What a place!!!

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  • Sanja, 23 Nov 2015


    Very vivid, especially in the weekend.

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  • Spasm, 13 Sep 2015


    One of the coolest places I've ever visited. Loved it.

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  • Dudu, 30 Jan 2015


    Great place!

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  • Tav, 17 Dec 2014


    Best beach in New Zealand

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  • Cusp25, 27 Nov 2014


    Great beach with a nature walk and view of volcano

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  • Tav, 11 Sep 2014


    Best beach in NZ

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  • Tomatito, 08 Feb 2014


    Just peachy. Beautiful girls, tasty food and a whole lot going on. Surfs up here - without being pretentious. A must see and do!

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  • Maria, 02 Jan 2014


    Amazing waves!

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  • riccardo, 09 Jul 2013


    Look around you, it's possible to see seals penguins and killer whales!

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  • Seno, 24 Jan 2013


    Don't swim when the wave is strong..

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  • Kirill, 25 Dec 2012


    At night you can find penguins amongst all the rocks on the side of Leisure Island.

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  • Thomas, 23 Nov 2011


    Swim between the flags

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