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Surf Hire

This bay is the perfect place to learn to surf as there is always small surf in the corner of the bay.

Most of my students are first time surfers and I like to teach them in the small green unbroken waves, not in the big white water as most surfing schools do. It’s much harder that way.

We operate Oct-April. 7 days a week in the Curio Bay Campground, 601 Waikawa-Curio Bay Rd, look for our Catlins surf office near the beachfront.

About your surfing instructor:

Surfing is my life and I have been surfing this area for over 20 years working and surf coaching students at Curio Bay for 15 years. I love teaching both beginners and learners wanting to progress from longboards to shortboards.


Surfing only:
» 1 x 2 hour surfing lesson with full instruction from your surfing instructor with all surfing equipment supplied, 1.5 hours surfing, 30min. beach instruction : $70 each
» 2 x surfing lessons as above: $140
» 3 x surfing lessons as above: $190

Private 1.5 hour surf lesson $120 each, all gear supplied