Learn to Surf

Why the Raglan Surfing School? Because of our experience and customer satisfaction. No worries whether your booked in a group or in an individual lesson, because we’ll make it easy for you to achieve your surfing goals.

The emphasis is on fun and safety, to ensure a pleasurable and safe ocean experience. Classes are designed to be mentally and physically interactive. During the initial 3 hour lesson, beginners are taken through the fundamentals of surfing, ocean awareness, etiquette, and water safety.
The Raglan Surf School has developed and integrated an innovative system of dry land surf board models that allow the Student to experience surfboard dynamics prior to entering the water. RSS is the only surf school in NZ incorporating this interactive teaching technique. Individuals can be taken from riding the whitewater to gliding along open faced ground swells in just a few easy lessons.

Beginner Lessons

These lessons are designed for the complete beginner and those wanting to improve their skills. Lessons are held daily through out the year, 7 days a week. Booking is essential. Beginner lesson $89, includes:

  • 3 hours lesson, with 1 hour on the land and two in the water
  • This is a group lesson with an instructor/student ratio of maximum 1 to 6 students
  • Board and full length wetsuit hire,
  • Free pick up from Raglan town and beach transportation.
  • The first lesson is designed to give you an excellent grounding in the sport, and its all about practice after that. Most people take one lesson , then hire a board and wetsuit from us the next day to get some practice in. If you are staying with us and need transport… no problem!!!… because we can take you to the beach each day. However if your a keen surfer and would like to have extra tuition… no worries because the surf school offers a range of value added multi-lesson packages.

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Private lessons

These lessons are tailored to meet the individuals needs, from a beginner through to an advanced surfer. Because they are especially good for someone that has surfed for a while and are looking to progress to their next level of expertise. Private 1on1 lessons are $149. Private lessons for 2 people are $129 per person. Please contact us to arrange a lesson time to suit your schedule.  All private lessons include:

  • 2 hour lesson designed for your needs
  • Board and wetsuit hire
  • Free pick up from Raglan town and beach transportation

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