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Our grom programmes have been created for kids to develop a relationship with water, to learn to surf and improve across all levels and to develop confidence in themselves and in the water. Our programmes are all carefully designed to meet the needs of children aged 5-18years. Our staff are all experienced and are trained to engage and motivate children on their journey to learning to surf.

Piha Surf Academy
Piha Beach New Zealand
Piha Surf Academy
Piha Surf Academy
Surf Lessons Piha
Surfing Piha

School Term Surf Programme: $165

Our school term grom programme is a fantastic way to make friends, to keep active, maintain and improve surfing techniques and skills for children 6-17. Our programme is designed to build confidence and knowledge in the water. Groms joining our full term training will have an Individualized progressive plan ensuring adequate support. Piha Surf Academy utilizes a range of resources to provide a wholesome programme. Piha Surf Academy qualified instructors approach surf coaching in a fun and engaging way and are motivated to support all surfers in their journey.


Available: 2023 term 1 Get in touch for more info. 


School Holiday Surf Programme: $120

Piha Surf Academy provides a comprehensive and fun school holiday programme for children aged 5 and up. Our programme has been developed for children wanting to learn to surf, meet new friends and to develop a relationship with water. Children within our holiday programme will learn about beach and water safety, develop confidence in the water and learn to surf. Children in our holiday will have adequate supervision with experienced and specially trained instructors that approach coaching in a fun and engaging way. Although children in our beginner holiday programmes will surf at a safe depth according to their height, they still need to be able to swim confidently.


Sessional Programme Available: (2 hours per day)

Available: 2023 Spring and Summer dates:


Monday 9th - Tuesday 10th 

Monday 16th - Tuesday 17th 

Monday 23rd - Tuesday 24th 

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Kids Private Lessons: $99

Our private lessons include a 1 hour one on one session with an experienced instructor including your wetsuit and suitable board hire if required. Choosing private lessons is a fantastic way for your child to progress fast in a one on one environment. Whether a beginner or a more advanced surfer, professional guidance can support you taking the next step in riding the wave. 


1 hour professional surfing lesson.

Enjoy a private lesson with one on one instruction

A wide range of surf equipment included in the price of the lesson.

Learn surfing techniques and more.

The inclusion of surf safety and ocean awareness.

Hands-on Instruction from the water. 

Age 4+

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