Surfing & Beach Safety

Key Concepts
●  Safe practices in the outdoors
● Caring for the environment
●  Beach cleanup
● Beach safety
●  Dune protection

Learn to surf at New Zealand’s most famous surfing town! During the initial 3 hour lesson, students are taken through the fundamentals of surfing, ocean awareness, water safety and care for the environment. The emphasis is on fun and safety to ensure a pleasurable ocean experience. Classes are designed to be mentally and physically interactive. Most students will be up and riding a wave within the first lesson! No experience necessary, all materials such as wetsuit and surfboard are provided.

Optional
A 15 minute beach cleanup after the surfing lesson. They will see the human impacts on the beach area and will leave with a greater appreciation of why we need to protect our NZ beaches.