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Hibiscus Surf School

Main Beach, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-575 3792
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I enjoyed it, and learnt so much! I would DEFINITLY reccomend it! They were patient and explained... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Tauranga, New Zealand
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I may not have had lessons, but each day I hired I was greeted with a warm smile, a great chat and... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
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Hibiscus Surf School offers first class surfing instruction for all ages and abilities in a fun and safe learning environment. Whatever your surfing ability, your 100% certified, friendly instructors will provide personalized instruction and encourage you every step of the way.Our location at Main Beach, Mount Maunganui offers learning conditions that are second to none. You will gain confidence, water skills, and balance. Within your first 1 or 2 hour lesson, you'll be riding waves and feeling the good vibes that come from surfing!
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Main Beach, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-575 3792
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

I enjoyed it, and learnt so much! I would DEFINITLY reccomend it! They were patient and explained things clearly. Thank you Hibicus Surf School!

Thank Ellamsmartness
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I may not have had lessons, but each day I hired I was greeted with a warm smile, a great chat and helpful surf spot advice. Thanks for making my experience such a great one. Aussie Phil

Thank Anna a
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We took our retreat ladies here on a day trip in March (16 of us). It was easy to get in touch, book, and pay. The instructors were all boss females and exceeded our expectations. They split up our group to create smaller sessions where...More

Thank Y613XNinfo
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My daughter and her dad did surf lessons with Jessie. She was a really amazing instructor and its really organized surf school! the kiddo cut her foot on a shell and Jessie really went all out trying to help her. Cant way to go again!

Thank Sweetrocket
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Good teachers, perfect day and friendly staff. First time surfing, Groups are not too big. And even got to hire the surf board for a couple of hours afterwards

Thank Candice A
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Had a surflesson a couple of days ago together with my friends. Our teacher Jamie was simply awesome, she made us feel comfortable in the water and was very understanding. The first surflesson for all of us, surely not the last. Thank you, you made...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had a awesome beginners surf lesson with Emma today :) definitely worth going there to head start your surf skills

Thank Midras L
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We hired wetsuit and surfboard but when we got there we were interested in having a lesson. She gave us a great deal as we convinced our friends to join in with us. Our instructor Jane was lovely, very calm and informative and got straight...More

Thank paige1616
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Such a great school for learning how to surf. Rebecca and the crew sooooo amazing. All the instructors are so patient and explain everything so well that is easy to understand. Hibiscus got the best spot on the beach and the best prices also. It...More

Thank HarboursideBP
Reviewed 29 September 2016

....but I'm 57 years old. Too old? Not for Hibiscus. My children, 26 and 28, joined me in taking private lessons at the Mount on a gorgeous day with waves perfect for newbie surfers like us. They gave us wetsuits to wear, and we started...More

Thank cnsturm
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Chris B
26 January 2017|
Response from Rebecca M |
Hi Chris, Thanks for your message. Our surfboards are $25 for up to 2 hours. Our location is right on the beach, and we're open every day in summer that conditions are good for learning. Most people find it convenient... More
31 October 2015|
Response from Rebecca M | Property representative |
Hi Haina, Thanks for your message. We're happy to teach you grand daughter to surf. This time of year, it's best to call or email to book (our daily setup begins December 1st). We currently offer a Term 4 program for... More