October, 2019

2019Sun06Oct9:30 am3:00 pmFeaturedHave A Go FREE Surf Day 20199:30 am - 3:00 pm Te Arai Beach, 708 Te Arai Point Rd, Te Arai 0975Type:Free,SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:Children (5 to 10 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Learning to surf at Aotearoa Surf School

Event Details

Back in full steam, the annual ‘Have A Go Surf Day’ is a safe, easy & fun ‘learn to surf’ day for all levels of surfers.

There will be surfing, activities prizes and giveaways from Aotearoa Surf and sponsors and the best part? It’s completely FREE!

Aotearoa Surf aims to introduce the excitement and fun of surfing to youth throughout New Zealand every year through this FREE event. There is no better way to showcase this than to give our future generations the opportunity to try surfing when they are young, giving them ocean confidence and awareness, a place to make new friends as well as a super fun day out in the ocean!

Suitable for kids and youth (4-16 years old) who may be new to surfing, beginners, intermediate surfers and even those that have never surfed before!

All surfboards, wetsuits, sunscreen and coaching provided by internationally qualified and experienced instructors, all of whom are first aid certified and surf lifesaving awarded are provided for free on the day. You can bring your own surfboards and wetsuits if you wish.

Lessons throughout the day will cover beginner and intermediate level knowledge and incorporate beach education and safety!


  • 9:30am for ages 4 to 6 years old
  • 10:15am for ages 4 to 6 years old
  • 10:30am for ages 7 to 11 years old
  • 12pm for ages 7 to 11 years old
  • 1:30pm for ages 7 to 11 years old
  • 2pm for ages 12 to 16 years old
  • 3:30pm for all ages
  • 4:34pm for ages 12 to 16 years old

Bookings are essential, you can book your free session here

Note: It is possible that the weather/sea conditions may not be desirable in which case we will reschedule to the following Sunday 13th October.




Aotearoa SurfAotearoa Surf is one of New Zealand's best surf schools, operating out of the beautiful beaches along the East Coast such as Te Arai and Mangawhai, just 60 minutes from Auckland CBD.09-431 5760 11 Te Arai Point, Auckland 0975, New Zealand