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Hibiscus Surf School

95 reviews
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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About Hibiscus Surf School
Hibiscus Surf School offers first class surfing instruction for all ages and abilities in a fun and safe learning environment. Whatever your surfing ability, your 100% certified, friendly instructors will provide personalized instruction and encourage you every step of the way.Our location at Main Beach, Mount Maunganui offers learning conditions that are second to none. You will gain confidence, water skills, and balance. Within your first 1 or 2 hour lesson, you'll be riding waves and feeling the good vibes that come from surfing!
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

I went with 3 friends to surfing for the 1st time in our life, the instructor was very friendly and helpful, we are from different countries so he helped us teaching slowly and with simple words to be sure that we understood. I suggest this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank francihippy
Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Stoked to hear everyone had a good experience! We have quite a variety of international instructors ourselves. Communication can be interesting at times, haha. Hope to see you out there again!

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had a private lesson for our first time surfing with Ray, he was an amazing instructor who taught us the therogy and safety practice and got us out on the water in no time. Would highly recommend this to anyone who...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rholding17
Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

So stoked you guys came for a private lesson! Was an absolute blast taking you out at Tay st., especially on the day we went. Students like you guys make my job easy. 🤙Hope to see you again soon! Surf lesson in Oz? 🤔

Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

These guys are awesome and do a great job teaching you. I’ve never surfed before and they did a great job teaching the basics in the intro class! Highly recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CalgaryTraveler30
Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Glad we were able to provide a memorable experience for you! No other feeling like it aye?!

Reviewed January 18, 2019

Mum and daughter had a surfing lesson, lots of fun, both loved it, instructor fabulous, wished we'd had time for more. Thanks.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

No other feeling like it aye?! Glad you guys had fun. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 9, 2019

Very helpful tips and managed to stay upright on the paddle board the whole time! Paddled around the bay at Mount Maunganui, beautiful place to be.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christine S
Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Glad you enjoyed your time Christine! Hope to see you back here soon!

Reviewed January 9, 2019

Had a great time with multiple lessons over a few weeks. Had several instructors, all excellent. Lessons were fun and it was a great feeling to be standing on the waves!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Schmerly
Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

No other feeling like it aye?! Happy we could pass on the stoke of surfing with you. Hope to see you out there!

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Awesome instructors made for a great first experience of learning to surf! Thank you guys, catch you in the waves soon!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 204courtneys
Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Yew! Stoked you enjoyed. Hope to see you out there!

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

My son has a lesson with Moaz. He had a great time - leant a lot and Moaz made the lesson rally enjoyable. Highly recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
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Instructionator, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Glad to hear it was a good time! Maoz is definitely one of our best. Hope to see you guys soon!

Reviewed December 18, 2018

Just did a family lesson with my three kids ages 6, 8, and 9. The instructors were amazing. Super fun and great with kids. Maoz, the instructor got all three of my kids up surfing pretty quickly and 2 out of three of them even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RaymondO573, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2018

Glad to hear the whole family had fun! We definitely enjoyed having you guys surf with us. We'll be sure to pass the message on to Maoz, he'll be stoked to hear it. Hope you guys enjoy the rest of your NZ travels!

Reviewed December 16, 2018

We had a great time surfing at hibiscus, the conditions were great for beginners such as ourselves. Our instructor Moaz was really good and helpful. My dad got up on the board for the first time and I improved my skills more as I had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire L
RaymondO573, Manager at Hibiscus Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2018

Hey, Claire! So stoked you guys enjoyed your time surfing with us! Maoz is definitely one of our best. Hope to see you guys again soon!

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Chris B
January 25, 2017|
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Hi Chris, Thanks for your message. Our surfboards are $25 for up to 2 hours. Our location is right on the beach, and we're open every day in summer that conditions are good for learning. Most people find it convenient... More
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NZHalton
October 30, 2015|
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Response from Hibiscus S | Property representative |
Hi Haina, Thanks for your message. We're happy to teach you grand daughter to surf. This time of year, it's best to call or email to book (our daily setup begins December 1st). We currently offer a Term 4 program for... More
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