Raglan is one of New Zealand most famous surfing spots – the black sand beaches and epic point breaks have been the focal point of more than a few surf movies, including the famous Endless Summer surf flick!
So if you’re looking to learn to surf or enjoy some waves whilst in New Zealand this beachside town on the North Island should be on your to do list.
These surf and stay packages with the crew of Mojo NZ are based at Karioi Lodge – which over looks the stunning coastline and is surrounding by beautiful New Zealand bush land.
You’ll join your experiences and certified surf instructors on the beach each morning where they’ll teach you the techniques needed to get up and riding – from popping to paddling – and you’ll be feeling the stoke in no time!
In the afternoons enjoy all the other activities around the lodge like the sauna, pool table, glow worm viewing, loop track walk, Mt Karioi hike, Bridal Veil falls or hang out on the beach before a chilled out night resting your arms or or party in ‘The Barn’ with your new surf buddies.
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Each day includes includes:
1 nights Accommodation (dorm can be swappaed for powered campsite if travelling by campervan)
Equipment: Surfboards and wetsuits provided during lessons
Transfers into Raglan town, Sauna, Foxtel, Pool table, Glow worm viewing, Loop Track walk, Mt Karioi hike, Bridal Veil Falls
Typical Day @ Raglan:
Surf lessons are normally in the morning then take advantage of your free transfer into Raglan town to explore and get supplies. There is a kitchen at the lodge to make whatever you like (meals are not included). Enjoy all the other activities around the lodge like the sauna, pool table, glow worm viewing, loop track walk, Mt Karioi hike, Bridal Veil falls or hang out on the beach. Chill out at night or party in ‘The Barn’ with your new friends.
How to get there
Make your own way to Karioi Lodge – many different modes of transport –
– Express Bus: Catch the bus to Hamilton and then get the connection bus to Raglan. We’ll pick you up from outside the library.
– Stray Bus: No worries, your bus will pull right into our camp. Raglan will be one of your stops, so you can jump off the Stray Bus, do your Surf & Stay and then jump back on in a couple of days and continue your trip
– Self drive: We are 2.25 hours from Auckland (drive south to Ngaruawahia, turn right at the BP station and follow the signs) and 45 minutes from Hamilton (take State Highway 23)
Open dated tickets please give 7 days notice to book.
All bookings MUST reconfirm 48hrs in advance.
Ph: 1800 113 044 or 02 6639 5100 or from outside AU: +61 2 6639 5100.
Office summer opening hours are Mon-Fri: 7am-7pm, Sat & Sun: 9:30am-5.30pm AEDT (Australian Eastern Daylight Time).
Emergency local contact number: +6478257873