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Surf Lesson

Our 2 hour surf lessons are held at both schools, Northland & Matakana. We offer the perfect surf coaching session to suit your ability.



Intro to surf safety, equipment analysis, wave catching, standing techniques & surf posture.



Surfed before with us or another school?  brush up on the basics including surf safety, standing techniques & surf posture.



This will propel you to the next level. Includes paddling out, take-offs, turning, catching green waves & surfing etiquette.


Location: Northland or Tawharanui

Equipment: Surfboard and wetsuit




Our Learn to surf 'Day Tripper' is great value! A full day at the beach with a morning surf lesson, lunch to refuel then an afternoon surf lesson. O'Neill Surf Academy will teach you how to surf on one of the many Northland or Matakana beaches, we will select the best beach for the days conditions. It's far better to have two surf lessons a day which will help you improve more quickly. We'll can also pick you up and drop you off.


Surfing is for life! Once you've experienced riding that first wave you'll be hooked!


Food: Lunch

Surf Lessons: 2 Lessons

Equipment: Surfboard and wetsuits


Pick Up's: Whangarei, Tutukaka, Paihia

Auckland Free Pick Up for 3 of more surfers


Day Tripper

Private Lesson

We offer a range of private lessons to suit your surfing experience. If you don't see something that suits then please get in touch.


Family lessons

Our family package provides a lesson for 2 parents and 2 children.


1:1 lessons

One on one with your surf coach for a 2 hour lesson.


Private Group lessons

Just you and your friends in a group with your own personal surf coach


Family Surf Day

Leave the household chores, turn the mobile off, for a day of smiles and laughter. Full Day at the beach with morning & afternoon surfs.


fr NZ$150




Surf Lesson Prices



It makes sense to maximise your weekend, escape the hustle & bustle of the city and experience the greatest shot of adrenaline with a surf safari. Departing Friday evening or Saturday morning you will explore Northland's most stunning locations where you'll learn to surf in uncrowded conditions. At night we'll camp in one of the many awesome campsites sharing tales of the days adventure.


Better a bad day in the water than a good day in the office.


Accommodation: 1-2 Nights camping

Food: All meals included

Surf Lessons: 4 Lessons

Equipment: Surfboard and wetsuits


Pick Up's: Whangarei, Tutukaka, Paihia

Auckland Free Pick Up for 3 of more surfers


Departs: Fri Evening / Sat Morning




O'Neill Surf Academy can custom design a surfing tour including specific locations, other activities and providers to make your surfing experienece one to remember. Custom Surf Tours include Surf Guide, Girls Only, Stag/Hen, Family Bonding.


Girls Only

Women only surf tours, learn to surf with friends, mix in yoga, wine trail or massage and enjoy the fruits of the beautiful north. This is the perfect excursion to reward friendships. We'll tailor a memorable getaway with lots of laughter.


Surf Guide

Experienced surfers only. Northland is the perfect surf mecca offering over 80 surf breaks on three different coasts (west, east, north). Many locations will be uncrowded reef, point, beach and river bar breaks. Being fully mobile allows us to sniff out the best waves around



4 Days - This is the most popular surf tour! Being totally mobile allows us to experience many different beaches to test out your surfing skills, we'll be driving up the beach through streams with the opportunity to go sand tabogganing. At night we'll camp in one of the many awesome campsites. Whether you're a complete beginner or intermediate surfer this adventure is packed full so bring lots of energy.


Warning surfing may become seriously addictive.


Accommodation: 3-4 Nights camping

Food: All meals included

Surf Lessons: 7 Lessons

Equipment: Surfboard and wetsuits


Pick Up's: Whangarei, Tutukaka, Paihia

Auckland Free Pick Up for 3 of more surfers


Departs: Monday (or by arrangement)






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O'Neill Surf Academy NZ

66 Te Maika Road, Ngunguru, NZ


p  09 434 3843

m 027 7344877

e  surf@oneillsurfacademy.co.nz

w  www.oneillsurfacademy.co.nz

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