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WOW Surf School Gisborne

Moana Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Great surf lesson for whole family

Liz took my husband and I, and my six year old nephew and son for a joint surf lesson. She gave us... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
gemtwinkle
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Sydney, Australia
Fantastic

Liz is really great, positive and encouraging. Perfect for a beginner like me and gives really... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
PCM61
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London, United Kingdom
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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: 06:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Moana Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Liz took my husband and I, and my six year old nephew and son for a joint surf lesson. She gave us some great tips and had us all 'surfing' by the end of the lesson. We all really enjoyed it - particularly the boys...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Liz is really great, positive and encouraging. Perfect for a beginner like me and gives really specific individual instruction to suit the individual. Anyone should go along and give it a go.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Liz took a group of my friends - 9 of us - out surfing and we had the best time! Even though only one of us had surfed before, we were all able to get up on the board with 10 minutes because of her...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Had an absolute blast surfing with this company!!!! Friendly, informative, and so much fun. Thank you! :)

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

A group of us did a session to dip our toe into the world of surfing. Liz and Elise were so supportive and helpful! They taught us the basics, got us started and then let us try to catch our own waves, giving us tips...More

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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks Katie. Still buzzing from an awesome time with you guys. What a lovely bunch of people you all are. Eloise kept saying how great you all were as well, it was such a pleasure having y'all. Currently editing all the media and will get...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 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

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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

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
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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

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!

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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.

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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

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.

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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

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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

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!

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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

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Liz A, Owner at WOW Surf School Gisborne, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

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!

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