Issued 28th Jan 2023 and as at 7th Feb 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed. Some local DOC campsites are also closed. Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies. Driving times and routes can be found here.

Whangamata Surf School & Hire

Situated on the forefront of Whangamata's best breaks, Whangamata Surf School provides quality surf lessons and hire. From beginners to expert we have equipment to cater to all levels of surfers. Come see us today!


Whangamatā is one of the most pristine beaches in New Zealand, with untarnished coastline and perfect waves its the idyllic spot for people of all abilities to get involved in surfing. Situated right on the beach front, Whangamatā Surf School has direct access to the best waves for all conditions. 
We offer individual or group lessons to best suit you. All instructors are local and Surfing NZ Qualified to provide the best local knowledge and a great surfing experiecne.
We have a range of hire boards, wetsuits and bodyboards available to suit all conditions.

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$20 – $240
Physical Address

Beach Access 8 Esplanade Drive
whangamata, Whangamata
New Zealand

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