Want to learn to surf in Gisborne? Gisborne has some of the best surfing beaches in New Zealand. Our coaches have excellent local knowledge to keep you safe and ensure you have a great surfing experience!

We offer surf lessons to all ages and abilities. Our lessons include the surfboard & wet suit. In these 2 hour lessons we introduce safety, etiquette, surfboard positioning, standing up & wave riding techniques.
Our aim is to get you out there on a wave and have some fun!
We are a working surfboard factory (newwavenz.com) and are open all year round, located at 189 Awapuni rd Gisborne, just 400m from the main town beach Midway. Our head surf coach 'Gis' John Gisby has 52 years of surfing experience and a string of national and international achievements behind him. Gis is very passionate about surfing and most mornings you will find him at his favourite break getting his daily quota. He is a qualified NZSA Level 2 surf coach.

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OPENING TIMES

Business Hours:
9 - 5 Mon - Friday, Sat 9 - 1 Sunday closed ~ We are open extended hours over summer, please check

Months of Operation:
All months of the year

FACILITIES AND FEATURES

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Minimum Age:
7

Conditions:
Parents must stay with children 13 and under

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