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Address: Uenuku Avenue | Waikato, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 210 726 406
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Surfing and Stand Up Paddle lessons for beginner to advanced

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Surf Safe Never Disappoints!

We had a great time with Steve from surf safe. There were three of us at the lesson. My Father, who is 58, my wife and I. I have taken lessons with Steve before but this was the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
Jaron G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with Steve from surf safe. There were three of us at the lesson. My Father, who is 58, my wife and I. I have taken lessons with Steve before but this was the first time surfing for them. Steve was great as always. Everyone was up and riding waves and we had a great time... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have just completed a four day surfing course with Steve . I am really happy I spent those four days under Steves guidance . Technically very very good . Steve can pinpoint any flaws that you might have and get you to focus on one or two things that will make all the difference in your surfing . I... More 

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Steve is the best surf coach in Raglan. He actually teaches you ! Sounds strange ... Try the other schools you'll find out. From foam to green waves in 5 days Steve is you're man

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Steve at surf safe is great! I took a group of University students who were visiting from the U.S. for a surf lesson. None of us had surfed before. Steve was a great instructor and worked hard to make sure everyone in the group was successful. After the lesson I asked the group how they would rate the experience from... More 

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1 Thank Jaron G
Marin County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

It takes a specific combination of knowledge, experience, expertise, and passion to teach someone a new skill. Without hesitation, I can say that Steve has it all when it comes to teaching the art of surfing. He has an outstanding ability to bring you into the surfing world. His passion is endless. And, his patience, motivation, and insight are inspiring.... More 

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Tokoroa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Mother and Daughter day out. Had a beginner surfing lesson with Steve, very clear and understandable instructions, all gear provided was excellent standard, safety and coaching highest levels throughout entire lesson. Beautiful beach, rain made no difference to us. Most enjoyable time with success surfing for us first timers with lots of laughs and smiles. We will be back for... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I build up coaching & teaching knowledge and experience thanks to my professional background and my recently gained ski instructor training & exam experiences. The Tripadvisor reviews made me, a first time surfer, signing up for 4 days private course with Surf Safe and Steve as my coach. Steve is an excellent surfing instructor: - he develops your surf skills... More 

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Filey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We decided to go to Raglan and learn to surf on the spur of the moment and found Steve through the I site. He taught us to Paddle board and gave us an introductory 3 hour lesson to surfing. Steve knows his subject well, enjoys teaching and does so in a friendly and fun manner. We had a fantastic time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Looking for a surfing lesson in Raglan I found all these positive references. Today I have to add my 5* one. I had a lot of fun and easily achieved my goal - as the complete beginner I stood on the board plenty of times and if finished under the water too early I exactly know why :-). Thank you,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

My friend and I booked a beginner surf lesson with Surf Safe Coaching Raglan through the tourist information centre. The friendly woman working in the tourist information centre rated Stephen's surf lessons as one of the best in Raglan! We were both really nervous the morning of the lesson because we had never surfed before. However, we were put at... More 

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