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O'Neill Surf Academy 'Beach Day'

Surfing Days for Primary and Intermediate Schools.  Increase ‘beach safety' through experiencing the enjoyment of learning how to surf giving them the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean










School Camps 

We can assist your school camp with a fun day at the beach with surfing lessons and beach games.


Electives for Intermediate Schools 

Learning to ride that first wave will stay with you forever, let us teach the kids the fun sport of surfing during their electives.






International Student Surf Lesson School Surfing Surf Lesson

Surfing Education


Primary & Intermediate

Experience NZ through a surfers eyes

We can offer international students surf lessons, beach days or surf tours. A great way to show off New Zealand’s coastline with a fun sport for all. We can mix in lots of great fun activities including beach volleybal or cricket, driving 90 Mile, sand taboganning or a sunset at Cape Reinga.


Surf Tour

O'Neill Surf Academy is totally mobile allowing us to sniff out the best waves across the Matakana & Northland coastlines. We offer 2-5 day surf tours surfing different beaches and camping in some stunning locations. The surf tours are popular over the school holidays.
















Secondary & High

NCEA Surfing Credits

The students will attend two days of surf coaching with O'Neill Surf Academy and be taught how to read the surf conditions (wind, tide, rips, currents, waves) beach safety and beach hazards.


The students will learn the parts of the surfboard, position and paddling, getting out back using the rip currents safely, how to stand up and ride a wave, surf etiquette, catching clean and broken waves. The mix of coaching will be land and sea based. It is expected the students will spend a min. of 5 hours in the water before being assessed. Students will be given a Surf Workbook to study the theory of surfing to assist their  assessment.


Surfing Days & Camps  

Experience the enjoyment of learning how to surf giving students the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean. Discuss your school surfing options with O'Neill Surf Academy.




from $16.50 per student



Educational Packages


Our Surfing Education Programmes are designed to build confidence, encourage teamwork, have huge amounts of fun and create a sense of fulfilment that only surfing can bring!! The students will be learning to surf with our qualified and experienced (and extremely fun) surf coaches, who always hold your child's safety and wellbeing as a priority.


An awesome school trip that your students will always remember!! This is a day that all children regardless of ability, experience or personality will LOVE!











Why O'Neill Surf Academy 

We are an accredited Surfing NZ surf school holding all the necessary qualifications for EOTC including ISA surf coaching,  Sports First Aid and Public Liability Insurance.


Locations: Any Northland beach, Omaha, Tawharanui, Orewa & Mount Maunganui.




Schools, Internationals & Youth Groups


  • Increase ‘beach safety’ awareness through experiencing the enjoyment of learning to surf.

  • To give children and young adults the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean.

  • To introduce a sport that is inexpensive to start but has huge personal rewards and satisfaction.

  • To educate & encourage students that surfing is for everyone regardless of size, skill and ability.

  • Full school day at chosen beach.

  • Surf Lesson with qualified surf coaches.

  • Depending upon numbers lessons will be in rotations  1 ½ - 2 hours long.

  • We will organise beach games for non-surfing rotations which is heaps of fun.

  • Available for 20+ children

  • All equipment provided

  • Staff have undergone Police Checks

  • Safety & Risk Plan (RAMS) adheres to MOE Safety & EOTC manual

  • All our equipment is of a high quality

  • First Aid Certificate (OSH Recognised)

  • Surfing NZ & Water Safety accredited Passenger Endorsement Driving Licence 

O'Neill Surf Academy 

Contact Information

Surf Packages

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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