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Mount Maunganui Surf Academy

Corner of Marine Parade and Banks Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Amazing lesson

I had the pleasure of having a 2 hour 1-2-1 lesson with Andy today. The lesson itself was very well... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
MrMinisquid
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London, United Kingdom
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Such a fun lesson

My 8 year old daughter and I had a private lesson for 1.5hr and we had so much fun. Andy was really... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
catfawcett
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Based in beautiful Mount Maunganui, we offer surf courses for beginners and improvers in a safe, fun and relaxed atmosphere. We take great pride in personalising all our surf courses, and endeavour to provide some of the smallest Instructor:Student ratios of any surf school in the area.
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Corner of Marine Parade and Banks Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having a 2 hour 1-2-1 lesson with Andy today. The lesson itself was very well structured, broken down into separate portions with the first and foremost being about safety - learning how to call for help when in danger and...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old daughter and I had a private lesson for 1.5hr and we had so much fun. Andy was really fun and had so much knowledge, highly recommend his surf lessons. We caught lots of waves my daughter said “that was the best”

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Andycollins72, Owner at Mount Maunganui Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi thanks for review just to let you know are little Charlie was born Thursday 3 rd may little girl 8 lbs

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Had good fun trying out some surfing! The lessons are reasonably priced and the instructions are super helpful! Andy gave as all the important safety infos, explained the waves and weather to us and knew exactly what kind of individual instructions to give to his...More

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Andycollins72, Owner at Mount Maunganui Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience learning to surf with MMSA. Andy and Emily were super friendly and flexible around timing of my lesson and follow up sessions! Loved my experience with them and definitely recommend them to anyone who finds themselves in Mt Maunganui... even if you don’t...More

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Andycollins72, Owner at Mount Maunganui Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

My wife and I did the beginner group surf lesson and had a great time - Victor was a great teacher and had us up and riding waves in no time. Owner Andy was very friendly and honest, and has very reasonable prices for lessons...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Hired a board and wetsuit twice while we were in the area, cheapest hire we have experienced in NZ and Australia. Also excellent service, stayed open longer so our son could surf for an hour, and opened for him when we phoned a couple of...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

My daughter got a voucher from her grandparents to learn to surf for Christmas, and used it before School went back. It was fantastic, her teacher Emily was brilliant at explaining what to do and how to do it, and showed her so many tricks...More

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Andycollins72, Owner at Mount Maunganui Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

As a first experience this team was the best! So friendly and helpful - I honestly had the best 2 hours in ages! Thank you!

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve wanted to learn how to surf for so long. My sister and I had a blast in the 2 hour surf lesson. The instructor was really helpful and friendly and we both managed to stand up! Highly recommend if looking for abit of fun!

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Surfboard hire without any problems at easygoing people. The boards are in a good shape andthe location is directly at the beach. Additional service of bag storage is just awesome! Thank you!

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