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WOW Surf School Gisborne

Moana Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 22 313 0213
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Awesome surfing days!

Just finished my 5 days of surfing lessons with Liz! Had an amazing week here. With the coaching... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eva v
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Surf learning in Gisborne with Liz!

We had a great time with Liz. She gave us all tips and tricks so that we can learn and have fun at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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WOW Surf School teaches all ages, groups, beginner to intermediate surfers: everybody is welcome! We are passionate about sharing the amazing sport with all people and our number one priority is that you are encouraged and supported in this exciting experience. We provide all the gear you need. Surf Boards, Wetsuits, the best surf venue on the day, qualified and caring surf coaches. We use variety of tried and tested techniques that help both Adults and Kids get up and riding waves in no time!! Lessons can be tailored to your level to ensure the best experience possible. We have fully qualified Female and Male coaches to help you best ride waves. A range of boards and sizes of wetsuits-from Kids to XXL including womens. We have a variety of lesson options and pricing. You can surf in a group with other people or book a private lesson to cater for your specific requirements. All ages and all walks of life are welcome! Open everyday, our goal is to share the joy of surfing with you! Waterproof camera’s available to capture the fun and thrill of wave riding. We look forward to having you surf with us!
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Moana Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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+64 22 313 0213
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished my 5 days of surfing lessons with Liz! Had an amazing week here. With the coaching from Liz, I was able to make most out of my time in the water and had lots of fun. I think she and the board actually...More

Thank Eva v
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Eva! you put the biggest smile on my face with your feedback! You are a lovely lady, thank you for all the encouragement, and ALL the kind words you MUST have also spoken about your surf experience with us. We are still getting customers come...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with Liz. She gave us all tips and tricks so that we can learn and have fun at the same time. We definitely recommend her surf school !

Thank juseguin
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking time to give us your feedback. Loved meeting you guys, it was a real honour and loved being part of your surfing journey. Keep going and come back anytime!

Reviewed 21 April 2017

As our first surf lesson was a great experience that I can sincerly recommend. Liz explained us everything in details and was extremely funny.

Thank dori4n_chronicles
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the lovely feedback about surfing! Yes I try and get a few smiles in there as well. Glad you had a good time! Come back anytime.

Reviewed 29 March 2017

My husband and I had a fantastic time learning how to surf with Liz. We are both in our 50’s and I had never surfed or even boogie boarded before and my husband had surfed only a couple of times as a teenager. Liz was...More

Thank ania_camargo
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really loved having you guys. So inspired to meet people in their 50s charging new frontiers. Come back anytime and hope you got the T shirt OK!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

My partner and I had such a great morning with Liz. I've always wanted to learn how to surf and after a short lesson I was actually doing it! Liz was a fantastic coach, super supportive and the tips to get better really helped. Definitely...More

Thank MayaNZ
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to give us feedback! Im glad we made it easy for you and that you felt supported-that is really important to us. All the best and come back anytime!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Such a great morning with Liz, we'd give her a 6-star rating if we could! My partner and I booked with very little notice, and subsequently spent a couple of hours in the water and went from being a complete newbies to people who could...More

Thank Dro1982
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your detailed feedback, it is so appreciated. Just that you take the time to give us feedback is wonderful. We loved having you, all the best for your surfing and come back anytime!

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent instructor, keeps a good eye on you Enjoyed the 3 day lesson Started with no experience at all

Thank jan g
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the wonderful feedback. Yes we aim to take care of our awesome students, thanks for noticing that. Great to have you, come back anytime!

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Our children aged 9 and 11 did a 2 hr surf lesson, their first, having never surfed before. They were provided modern wetsuits and boards and received excellent instruction from Liz which had them catching waves and standing up in no time. They thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Dermot M
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your kind feedback. Loved having your family surf with us. Come back anytime!

Reviewed 28 October 2016

We did 3 surf lessons with Liz at North Makorori beach. We had booked 4 lessons, but the waves were not great the first day so that lesson was cancelled. Liz made up for the lost lesson over the next 3 days though! Liz is...More

Thank nicolealing
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the awesome feedback. It was a real pleasure to have you both with us. Stay in touch gals.

Reviewed 24 May 2016

I did five days surfing with Liz at the beginning of April 2016. It was brilliant. In 5 days I went from being a complete beginner to surfing a (small) green wave - still chuffed with that. Liz taught me everything and was full of...More

Thank Maisie R
Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Maisie, thanks so much for remembering us & taking the time to give us such a wonderful review. You are someone who I will take inspiration from when I get disheartened about something, you inspire others by showing what persistence looks like. You weren't someone...More

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