Primary, Intermediate & High Schools
Mt Maunganui | Orewa | Matakana
& Northland wide
Surfing is an amazing sport that will challenge, entertain and educate! Let us take your students surfing on one of our ‘Beach Safety Days’ or NCEA Achievement Standard courses teaching students how to be safe at the beach through the enjoyment of learning how to surf.
Our surf schools will be offering our popular Surfing Education programmes to schools in Mount Maunganui, Orewa, Matakana & across Northland. All you have to do is get yourselves to the beach and we will do the rest! Over 250 schools have surfed with us over the last 8 years and the feedback is always AWESOME!!
A great, safe, fun activity that ALL your students, regardless of ability, experience or personality, will love and remember!!
Surfing Programmes for Schools
Primary | Intermediate | High
Primary & Intermediate
Beach Surf Safety Days
Surfing Days for Primary and Intermediate Schools. Increase ‘beach safety' through experiencing the enjoyment of learning how to surf giving students the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean.
Full school day at chosen beach
Surf Lesson with qualified coaches
Surf rotations 1 ½ - 2 hours long
We'll organise fun beach games for non-surfing rotations
Available for 20+ children
All equipment provided
Electives for Intermediates. Learning to ride that first wave will stay with you forever, let us teach the kids the fun sport of surfing during their electives.
NCEA Achievement Standards
Level 1 , 2 & 3
NCEA Achievement Standards. Students will attend two days of surf coaching with NZ Surf Academy and be taught how to read the surf conditions (wind, tide, rips, currents, waves) beach safety and beach hazards.
The students will learn the parts of the surfboard, position and paddling, getting out back using the rip currents safely, how to stand up and ride a wave, surf etiquette, catching clean and broken waves. The mix of coaching will be land and sea based. It is expected the students will spend a min. of 5 hours in the water before being assessed. Students will be given a Surf Workbook to study the theory of surfing to assist their assessment.
School Camps &
The best day ever!
School Camps. Experience the enjoyment of learning how to surf giving students the confidence to be active and have fun in the ocean. We're totally mobile and can assist any school camp from Cape Reinga to Bay of Plenty. Discuss your school surfing options with us. We can recommend accommodation and activities.
Surf Tours. Why not make the most of your school surfing experience with our multi day surf tours. We can organise accommodation and recommend beaches to surf. Achievement Standards can be part for the tour.
International Students Studying in NZ
Experience NZ through surfers eyes
We can offer International Students surf lessons, beach days or surf tours. Our 2hr or days surf lessons can be held at any of our locations developing useful and exciting skills while creating unforgettable memories.
Our Surf Tours run most school holidays for 6 days in Nothland/Far North. A great way to show off New Zealand’s coastline with such a fun sport for all. It's not just surfing, we'll mix in lots of great fun activities including beach volleyball, sand boarding Te Paki dunes or a sunset at Cape Reinga.
Become the best teacher ever and take your students surfing. We've had over 220 schools surf with us and the feedback is always awesome!
Check out our video
Today we ran our first H2Ot-surfing therapy program with Cian and Sean as our coaches. EPIC afternoon. Thank you so much to you both and Simon for working with me.
Carolyn, Everyday OT
My son visited you guys with Whangarei Intermediate today and was so excited to share what he got up to. Thanks guys, made his day!
The camp was great, thanks very much. The kids had a ball and absolutely loved the surfing. I also got some great photos which went down well on our school Facebook page!
Lesley, Ormiston Junior College
Why Surf with Us
Ensuring Enjoyable Experiences
We are an accredited Surfing NZ surf school holding all the necessary qualifications for EOTC including
Surfing NZ & Water Safety accredited
Safety & Risk Plan (RAMS) adheres to MOE Safety & EOTC manual
All our equipment is of a high quality
First Aid & Surf Life Saving
Public Liability Insurance
Staff have undergone Police Checks
Surfing is a great, safe, fun activity that ALL your students, regardless of ability, experience or personality, will love and remember!! The students will be learning to surf with our qualified and experienced (and extremely fun) surf coaches, who always hold your student's safety and well-being as a priority. Over 250 schools have surfed with us over the last 8 years and the feedback is always AWESOME!!