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Skilled and Friendly Surf Coaches

Do it. You know you want to and the team at Piha Surf Academy are knowledgeable and helpful. Really... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Semi-private lessons

A group of us from work are having lessons with Filipe. Chelsea and Filipe were highly recommended... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
via mobile
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17 Mar 2017
“No No And No ”
10 Dec 2016
“Skilled and Friendly Surf Coaches”
Welcome to Piha Surf Academy, a place for every surfer. Surf lessons, holiday programmes, competitions, surf specific training and more. Piha Surf Academy is Surfing New Zealand approved surf school, making sure you learn to surf in a fun and safe...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
108 Piha Road, Piha, Auckland 0772, New Zealand
+64 9-812 8712
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

If I could put zero stars I would. So unprofessional. Right before our scheduled lesson the surf instructor just decided not to do the lesson "something came up" but we could hear arguing from the lady and the male instructor. She was extremely sweet, however...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Do it. You know you want to and the team at Piha Surf Academy are knowledgeable and helpful. Really helped me and my children to learn how to surf safely and has given us great amounts of confidence.

Thank GreenVic
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

A group of us from work are having lessons with Filipe. Chelsea and Filipe were highly recommended and have exceeded expectations, being so kind, helpful and knowledgeable. Can't wait for the next lesson!

Thank LeighE160
Reviewed 29 July 2016

10/10 We had so much fun, thanks to the instructors at Piha Surf Academy me and my friend loved it. The lesson had such a cool vibe. We will defiantly be back! I can recommend to any one wanting to learn to surf.

Thank SweetRosie
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Thank you Piha Surf Academy and Felipe I had a great lesson. Felipe was really good at walking me through the basics, I was nervous but I felt really safe and confident with all of the support. Such a great time!

Thank jluke26
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I couldnt help but want to try this for a long time , i asked my son if he was open to give it a try and he was all in . When we arrived my son had quiet high nerves about the idea but...More

Thank larubi0
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Fantastic way to get the kids into surfing. Instructors are exceptionally patient and keep the whole experience safe and fun while still allowing the kids to progress. Couldn't recommend 'Piha Surf Academy' enough for anyone, young or old, wanting to get into surfing, or develop...More

1  Thank BeejThompson
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Thanks to the amazing Piha Surf Academy Instructors. My 9 year old daughter had a fantastic time on her 2 day school holiday session and she can now surf!!! All instructors were very friendly and worked amazingly with the kids. We will be Back for...More

Thank marsandsid
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I recently went up to piha which is an amazing place and had a two day surfing lession, rob my instructor was really nice and patient and helped me a lot defenatly recommended :)

Thank HanaG197
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This was the most adventerous and memorable part of my trip to Piha. Really loved the way they helped and made surfing Fun!

Thank Shobbyy
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