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The Ultimate Kids Surf Camp

An Epic 5 Night, Fun Filled Adventure!


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Building on the Aotearoa Surf holiday programs, which produce confident, happy surfing kids, we have created an all-inclusive kids’ camp that’ll get your kids riding waves and give them the experience of a lifetime.

Our Ultimate Kids’ Surf camp is the perfect action / adventure holiday for kids aged 8 – 15 (grouped by ages). Each day they will get to enjoy daily surf lessons as well as a whole host of other exciting activities, including kayaking, paddle boarding, volleyball, yoga, a waterslide and confidence course. 

They will also have all the fun of camp style accommodation, campfires and BBQs. All equipment is provided by Aotearoa Surf.

Camps Available:
  • Sunday 6 – Friday 11 October 2024.
  • Sunday 5 – Friday 10 January 2025.
  • Sunday 19 – Friday 24 January 2025.
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Mangawhai (Moirs Point Camp)

Please note: if your preferred camp is full, please contact us to get on the wait list should there be any cancellations.
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Give your child the chance to gain a new found confidence

Our camps aim to not only give kids the chance to learn a new skill, but the opportunity to gain confidence in both social settings and in the ocean

Everything Is Included

From transport to the camp, from Auckland, or Albany, to meals, accommodation, activities, equipment… even sunscreen, we’ve thought of everything and included it in your camp fee. We will provide your kids with fun filled days, packed with activities, that are carefully supervised and appropriate for their age and ability. We make sure that we serve nutritious meals and that our dorm accommodation is always comfortable.

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80 minutes north of Auckland. Mangawhai’s beach and harbour has everything a great kids’ camp needs, from great surf to safe swimming. We’ll be camping at Moirs Point camp, with awesome views over the Mangawhai Harbour.

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This camp is for ages 8 to 15 and is suitable for all levels of surfing and swimming ability – our team of experienced surf instructors and lifeguards will tailor lessons to suit.

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Surf lessons twice a day will take place at Mangawhai Heads Beach or Te Arai Beach, ensuring every participant is progressing and gaining ocean and surfing confidence. All equipment is provided by Aotearoa Surf.

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At the camp, which is right on the water, we’ll be paddle boarding and kayaking or be on the confidence course, waterslide, playing soccer, rugby or volleyball. At night, activities will include a camp-fire, movies, berma trail, night swim, BBQ & more.

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We offer fun, dorm style accommodation grouped by ages and genders. Campers can choose to be in the same room as friends.

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Nutritious meals and unlimited fruit are provided. All dietary requirements such as vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free can be catered for. Please contact in advance to let us know about any allergies or special dietary requirements.

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Pickup and drop off service from Auckland to Mangawhai – Parents are welcome to drop off / pick up from camp.

Sunday 12:45 pm Ellerslie Racecourse – 80 Ascot Ave, Remuera (Auckland Car Fair Carpark).
1:45 pm Albany Bus Station – Elliot Rose Ave, Albany (Main platform).
3:00 pm Drop off at Camp – 117 Estuary Dr, Mangawhai Heads

Friday 11:00 am Pickup from Camp – 117 Estuary Dr, Mangawhai Heads
1:00 pm pick up Albany Bus Station – Elliot Rose Ave, Albany (Main platform)
2:00 pm pick up Ellerslie Racecourse – 80 Ascot Ave, Remuera (Auckland Car Fair Carpark)

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Aotearoa Surf has been operating since 2002 (20 years +) with an exceptional safety record. We’re Surfing NZ & Water Safety approved for surfing and paddle boarding and have a fully qualified and experienced team. We operate a target 1:6-8 surfer ratio – one instructor per 6-8 children dependent on age and ability.

Our surf instructors are highly trained and also surf lifesaving awarded, first aid certified. Our team has a lot of experience managing youth surf camps and large groups.

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What To Bring

The Ultimate Kids’ Camp Surf Competition

On the Thursday of camp, we’ll run a surf competition, with prizes and giveaways. Parents & caregivers are invited to come and support their child and check out their progress!

Competition heats (approximate times)

10am: Platino Surf Comp – 8-10 year olds

12pm: Vissla Surf Comp – 11-12 year olds

2pm: NSP Surf Comp – 13-16 year olds


$1095 per camper (all inclusive)

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