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Established in 2001, we were known as New Zealand Surf 'n' Snow Tours for 13 years. We have re-branded ourselves as Rapu which in Maori means 'to seek' and, we feel, captures the quest to find that perfect New Zealand adventure. During summer, we...more
I booked a day trip with the owner, Brett. I injured my ankle from surfing that day and when I told Brett about the injury, he didn’t even bother emailing me back.
There’s lots of surfing instructors in NZ, and I chose Rapu because of...More
RapuTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Rapu Surf, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018
Thank you for submitting your feedback for us to review. I have emailed you with regards to this as unfortunately I believe there was some miscommunication. Our apologies and we do hope to have you join us again.
I booked 5 days staying and 4 days surf at Rapu. It was amazing!
The accommodation is really beautiful and the vegetarian catering from Brett was delicious!
I surfed before with some surfschools and i had an injury, but i feelt every minute really confident...More
I had a great time surfing with Ben and Brett. They were very helpful and made me feel very safe about surfing in the ocean! The places we stayed were absolutely stunning in Piha and up in the Northland! The food was excellent and the...More
Stayed at the Piha Beachstay and got a really nice surfing lesson from Brett! Loved it! He really motivated me to stick to my surfing and improve it! Learned a lot from him! Really recommend it!!!
Best stay in Piha ;)
Had an awesome first experience trying surfing... Brett made sure to go through the science behind how the waves and surf conditions are affected, rip tide safety as well as the best technique for beginners. He was so knowledgable and helped make this experience feel...More
It was my first surfing experience and it was a great one! Brett explaned the techniques very well and he made sure that all of our questions were answered. I would definitely come again if I stayed longer in Piha.
I highly recommend this place....More
Throughout the week long surf trip I learned a lot of surf theory and safety crucial for surfing. My surfing skills increased significantly and had lots of fun both in the water and during the theory. The teacher was professional yet very relaxed and fun...More
We Start the lesson at 7am, it was a perfect sunny Day! First Dan explains "How find the rip current? " the differents way to find it and where it' s safe to surf. He knows how to reassure and for me it was important...More