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Address: Marina Road | Oceans Resort, Tutukaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)9 434 41 35
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Stellar Lesson!

Simon is a fantastic teacher! I took a lesson 7 years ago in Sydney that I thought was great at the time, but this surpassed it. (From a landlocked US state, so not much surfing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
waterbug76
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Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simon is a fantastic teacher! I took a lesson 7 years ago in Sydney that I thought was great at the time, but this surpassed it. (From a landlocked US state, so not much surfing opportunities) His technique for teaching the physical aspects of getting yourself standing on the darn thing work very well. Learning about reading the surf and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My adult son & I took a surf lesson from Simon and each of us had an excellent experience. Simon is fun & so down to earth; he makes you feel welcome & very comfortable in the surf & on the board. Simon is a terrific, patient instructor. If we ever get back that way, this will be a definite... More 

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Thank Susan K
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked a group surf lesson with Simon for my friends and family who were visiting from UK as a Christmas gift. Simon Was awesome, great contact throughout the month prior to the visit, even help with arranging a table at the local restaurant for afterwards. When we arrived everything was well organised, even providing us with extra strong sunblock.... More 

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Thank Lauressica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Learned to surf with my class mates this year. Was so much fun, the time in the water went so quickly. Simon is such a good techer, and really helps you to be confident in the water. Would definately reccomend this, it's an awesome experience. 😃

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Thank Joanne N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

One of the best day I spent in New Zealand! Simon, Shane and Sasha are absolutely amazing guys, it's really easy to feel comfortable with them. It was my first surfing experience and they did let me enjoy it a lot!

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Thank Mauro D
Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

A late review from last January 2015 - our 5 year old daughter did a week of surf school and by day 2 was standing and riding in albeit briefly! This wouldn't have happened without Simon and his team who were awesome and gave her and all the other kids the confidence and belief they could achieve. They were great... More 

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Thank DCBAuckland
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Our two boys (9 and 7) had a lesson with simon -having barely been in the sea before let alone on a surf board. They loved it and bot were standing up within 20 minutes. I helped and my only regret is that I didn't have a lesson too. Simon was friendly and great with the boys and we would... More 

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Thank rob e
Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Title says it all really. Boyfriend and I had a lesson this morning and it was an amazing experience. I am/was a COMPLETE beginner and my boyfriend had surfed once. We were lucky to be the only ones booked in so had the time all to ourselves. Seb was our instructor and he was awesome! Seemed like he genuinely cared... More 

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Thank Bexen
Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Visit Tutukaka Surf Experience and get standup paddle boarding today. As a complete novice I was up and paddling within seconds. My boyfriend had a few wobbles, but Mal guided him through the know hows and we were off. As we went out and around Tutukaka harbour, I could not stop being amazed at, 1) how easy this is to... More 

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Thank SammiNow
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Tutukaka surf shop has got the most delightful helpful staff and instructors. They simply wanted to do anything to ensure we had a good time. We went back on 7 different days spread over 2 weeks and it was consistently good. Rental gear good. The actual surf instructors (particularly Simon Egginton, Hannah and Joel) were excellent with both our teenagers,... More 

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