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Address: Main Beach, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-575 3792
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Hibiscus Surf School offers first class surfing instruction for all ages...

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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So much fun!!

We hired wetsuit and surfboard but when we got there we were interested in having a lesson. She gave us a great deal as we convinced our friends to join in with us. Our instructor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hired wetsuit and surfboard but when we got there we were interested in having a lesson. She gave us a great deal as we convinced our friends to join in with us. Our instructor Jane was lovely, very calm and informative and got straight the the point. She catered to all of us individually to really improve us. Lesson... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Such a great school for learning how to surf. Rebecca and the crew sooooo amazing. All the instructors are so patient and explain everything so well that is easy to understand. Hibiscus got the best spot on the beach and the best prices also. It is such a fun experience. From private lesson to group lessons, every single one is... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

....but I'm 57 years old. Too old? Not for Hibiscus. My children, 26 and 28, joined me in taking private lessons at the Mount on a gorgeous day with waves perfect for newbie surfers like us. They gave us wetsuits to wear, and we started our lesson sitting on the sand near the waters edge. First, we went through safety... More 

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Thank cnsturm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

These guys were great!! I had never surfed before and they stuck with me until I got it, and that took awhile. They were super patient, helpful and friendly. I had a lot of fun!

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Thank kristen a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We had never surfed before and went for a private lesson. Edison was patient, great at explaining and came across as really experienced. He tailored the lesson to us as complete beginners. I would definitely recommend Hibiscus.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

So much fun! The beach is gorgeous. Our instructor Edison was great, talked us through everything and really helped us. Really good fun with a group of mates

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Homestead
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Our kids (age 13 and 12) took a 2 hour surfing lesson with Robin and it was an outstanding experience! He was fun, patient and very knowledgeable. They definitely improved and this will be a highlight of their vacation. The managers, Nicole and Clint, were first class! Very friendly and professional. We highly recommend this company!

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Hanstedt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

just do it! The beach is great, the instructors are great and funny and the surfing is amazing! There is simply no reason not to go!♡ I had a relly good time and fell deeply in love with surfing.

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Thank Mariella T
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I did the semi-private lesson, which was great as you get more time with the instructor. I had surfed once before without much success, but this time I was able to catch some waves! Thanks to my fantastic instructor Edson for all the tips! Also the customer service was great from booking over the phone and getting gear/boards sorted when... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

We where absolute beginners for our first surf lessons at Mount Maunganui and had the best help we could wish for. Just our little family in one group. I don´t think we did especially well but we did stand on the boards after first lesson.

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