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

What’s on this Month

Winter Schedule – Water temp – 10 C

Adults’ Group lessons.

Available for Private Lessons in August.
Surf hire available by appointment.
Our office is OPEN FOR BOOKINGS for the coming summer.
Please email us

Group lessons will start again late September / October.

Surfboard Hires available 7 days, 10am – 6 pm. Bookings essential.

The Surf Shed New Brighton now closed for the season.


Learn to Surf class.
Group lessons Saturday and / or Sunday at 1 pm. (Oct to May)
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.
School holiday Programme. Sept. – October.
26,28,30 Sept., 3-7 Oct. 10 am -12 pm
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.