Surf Lessons

Learn to Surf in Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Aaron Lock is one of New Zealand’s most experienced Surfing instructors and he has a great team of experienced coaches to ensure you have a fun, safe, experience.

We offer surf lessons and surf coaching for surfers of all abilities, from Beginner to Advanced.

We offer Surfboard and Wetsuit Hire as well as Tours and Guiding. If you’re interested in Bodyboarding, we also offer bodyboarding lessons and hire too.

Surfing Lessons and gift vouchers can be purchased online here.

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Just a quick note to say thanks for today. We had booked my daughter and five friends in for a two hour Surf Session and the girls thoroughly enjoyed their time.

Viv and Chris, Christchurch

Christchurch Surf School

What’s on this Month

Spring Schedule – Water temp – 15 C

Adults’ Group lessons.

Group lessons Saturday or Sunday at 1pm.

Advanced Beginner Course Starts December !

Private Lessons available most days.

Surfkids Programme – Sundays 10am from 30 Oct.
Term 4, After school lessons. Lessons begin Week 2 of Term.

Surf hire available by appointment.
Surfboard Hires available 7 days, 10am – 6 pm. Bookings essential.

The Surf Shed New Brighton Opening December.


Learn to Surf class.
Group lessons Saturday and / or Sunday at 1 pm.
Mid week options too please ask.
Private classes available too.

Youth – Kids

SPECIAL: Kids can join our Learn to Surf classes for only $50 (14yrs and under)

Ages 8 -14 yrs.
Childrens Surfing Lessons.
Sundays 10am. from 30 Oct.
Spaces available.
BOOK NOW. Click here for details.

Ages 13 – 18 yrs.
Teenage Surfing Lessons.
Term 4 After school lessons. 4 – 6 week series beginning in Term 4. Details here.