Aotearoa Surf School was founded in 2002 and is one of the founding surf schools in New Zealand. Aotearoa Surf is owned and operated by Che, a local surfer who has a devotion for all things related to the ocean. He has a passionate, experienced and qualified team of instructors from the local area who pride themselves on giving everyone the best experience and memories as possible.
With us you’ll get top quality instruction from passionate instructors who love their job which will guarantee you have the best orewa surf.
HIRE & RENTALS:
Auckland’s largest selection of rentals with surfboards, wetsuits, paddle boards, kayaks and bikes available. Grab your gear and hit up some of the most consistent surf beaches on Auckland’s east coast: Te Arai, Forestry Mangawhai, Langs, Waipu and some of our best secret spots.
ECO PODS & RETREATS:
The ultimate surf getaway! Escape the city with a stay in our brand new, modern Eco Pods. Expect unparalleled panoramic ocean views. Package your accommodation with surf lessons or just take the time to relax and soak in your surroundings.
The Aotearoa Surf Shop is New Zealand owned and operated. It offers everything for your surfing needs including surfboards, wetsuits, rash-vests, surf accessories and more. Either visit the store at 11 Te Arai Point Road, Te Arai or shop online.
Aotearoa is determined to help the environment through the use of eco-friendly products (e.g. sunscreen and wax), regular beach clean ups and the education of New Zealand’s youth on the importance and how to respect the natural environment.
IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION:
We operate out of the most beautiful beaches in the Auckland region, mangawhai surf report, Mangawhai, Orewa, Omaha, Pakiri and Waipu Cove. Our main two beaches, Te Arai and Mangawhai are just 60 minutes north of Auckland’s CBD. These beaches boast clear, blue waters and consistent, fun waves. You will be guaranteed the best, most consistent waves from Auckland to Whangarei when you surf with Aotearoa.
WE CAN DO IT ALL:
We can put together ANY package with your surfing; a BBQ, yoga lesson, beach games, paddle boarding kayaking, transport, flights etc. You name it, we’ll package it.