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Address: 458 Motutara Road, Muriwai Beach 0881, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 21 478734
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Muriwai Surf School is located only 35mins drive from Aucklands central...

Muriwai Surf School is located only 35mins drive from Aucklands central city. Our surf shed is only a one minute walk from the beach. We are located in a regional park which has fantastic walks with great coastal views. The beach is a black sand beach and 45km long. Aucklands West Coast (Tasman Sea) gets plenty of swell which makes it a perfect place for surfers and non surfers looking to escape the hussle and bussle of the city for a few hours (or in my case life). From the surf shed we offer surf lessons, surf coaching, surfboard & wetsuit hire, adventure hire, blokart hire. We are a Kiwi owned and operated family business who pride ourselves on our old school friendly service.

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Surf the World

This surf school helped me to love surfing. I have now surfed all over the world, and never would have gotten this far without their introduction to this wonderful sport. Always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This surf school helped me to love surfing. I have now surfed all over the world, and never would have gotten this far without their introduction to this wonderful sport. Always helpful and friendly. Thanks

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Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Instructor Victor & rest of staff/team very knowledgable and great to learn from. First time on a surf board ever, so complete newbie! Felt safe with instructor, and thanks to great coaching I did actually manage to stand up and catch more than one wave! Lots of bails, lots of laughs, lots of fun. Thanks guys, look forward... More 

Thank Meremaid
Rosemount, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Joe was my instructor and he was fantastic! Great attitude, wonderful tips, and tons of experience. Joe is a surf instructor and lifeguard which made me feel safe and secure. He was great about giving you tips to improve your surf but enough distance to try things on your own without having someone breathing down your back. The prices at... More 

Thank madisonwessling
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I would recommend anyone looking at starting to surf, giving it a go or wanting to improve their skills to check out this place. The instructor, Jeremy, was a pro, very cool, calm and patient as. He was able to build my confidence fast and gave me some great tips and coaching. The staff in the shop were super friendly... More 

Thank hypnosistoadvance
1 review
Reviewed March 7, 2017

I am a photographer for a travel publication called Alpine Living based out of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Me and a writer went to try out lessons for a story. We had an incredible time. They were so helpful with getting footage of us surfing (using my GoPro). Neither of us had surfed before but our coach, Jeremy, was fantastic!! You get... More 

Thank Lane S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed February 22, 2017

My fiancé and I took the surfing lesson on our last day in NZ and it was such a great way to end this holiday. None of us ever surfed before and we both managed to stand on the board at least once. Thanks to the whole team and especially to Jeremy, we had so much fun. I was a... More 

Thank Franziska P
2 reviews
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Nice vibes, cool location near the beach and lovely people. First time I had a one-on-one class with surf coach Jeremy. I don't think I've ever learned that much in just one class. Then after cycling in New-Zealand I came back to rent, as this place was one of the nicest places I've been! So if you can definately visit... More 

Thank Lisa A
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 20, 2017

I went down yesterday for my first ever surf session with Victor. He was a nice instructor, easy to chat with and patient. I managed to stand up once before my accident. Dillian tended to my incident and even thought of options for me to get back to the city asap to seek medical attention. The accident was a bummer... More 

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muriwaisurfschool, Manager at Muriwai Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Anelious, Thanks for your wonderful review even though it ended bad for you! I hope you are feeling better now. We would love to see you again:) Dylan More 

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Worked with Jeremy the Frenchman and he was extremely patient and understanding while working with a group of six beginner surfers that all had struggles and frustrations. That didn't stop his energy from shining through, would highly recommend!

Thank Robert M
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Lesson with Victor was fantastic! Fell in love with the sea and the happy bunch at Muriwai Surf School. Thanks for the photos yesterday! Highly recommended!

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