Surf N Stay New Zealand offers accommodation for all travelers, daily surf lessons, evening yoga classes, and all you need for an adventure in Whangamata.

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7 Days Surf and Yoga Camp in Whangamata, North Island, New Zealand

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7 Days Surf and Yoga Getaway for Two in Whangamata, New Zealand

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Instructors (5)

Mauro Dal Bosco

Kat Millar

Katrina Millar

Doug Kitchener

Chris Friel

Reviews (20)

Maria Stegantova

from New Zealand, January 2019

"Unforgettable experience!"

Surf N Stay family is warm and welcoming. Enjoyed every day of my stay.

Cherrie Titheridge

from New Zealand, January 2019

"The chilliest New Years trip "

Incredible surf lessons, instructors taught me so much & made me feel safe in the ocean. Amanda was our yoga instructor who was friendly & welcoming. 100% coming back !!

Natasha Kenny

from Vietnam, December 2018

"Excellent place "

All the staff were great, location was amazing.

Morgan Goodwin

from New Zealand, April 2018

"Can’t wait to come back!"

I loved the whole vibe of the place, really cool people (especially the workers) and perfect location. The surf and yoga lessons were rad and I’m looking forward to returning soon!

Shen Chen

from New Zealand, April 2018

"Amazing experience"

I loved how close I was to the beach and the vibe of the backpackers. I am also returning this weekend because I just had such a great time! The instructors were amazing, knowledgeable and patient. The yoga was also really good.

Tom Williams

from New Zealand, March 2018

"Great week learning to surf"

The surfing instruction was great. The lessons were a good length to allow for a lot of time surfing, but not too long that you'll be overtired for yoga. The yoga studio was only a 10 min walk away and the classes there were equally well taught.

Rachel Jentsch

from New Zealand, February 2018

"Best surfcamp!"

The sunrise with Jeanette and Adam. ;) And surfing with kate:)

Debbie Charlton

from United Kingdom, January 2018

"Fun and frolics"

Great location, great beach, good value accomodation. Fab instructors for surfing and yoga.

Rachel Williams

from Australia, October 2017

"No frills but amazing surfing instructors! "

Surfing instructor (Katrina) was super! Surf lessons were amazing, great location, great choice of equipment

Claire Pol

from United Kingdom, May 2019

"Excellent "


James Boucher

from United States, January 2020

"Great people, great surf, great place! "

Everyone was so nice, Instructors and guests alike. The town is quiet, or at least the time of year I went, and the water is beautiful. The instructors are knowledgeable and I learned a lot while there. I made some great friends here and had an amazing time. The vibe is very chill and I will definitely be back!

Rebecca Hoeper

from New Zealand, March 2019

"I learned how to surf and got some new friends."

The way they teach us how to surf is really good. After one lesson I had enough confidence to ho out of the break water and out to the green waves!

They make you laugh at your mistakes and they all were really good at explaining what to do next.

There were always a good mood, and smiling people.

Breakfast was included so that is nice.

Bruna Keller Dos Santos

from New Zealand, January 2019

"An awesome time at Whangamata"

I loved the time I spent in Whangamata last week. The Surf n Stay hostel was amazing. The girls at the reception Amanda and Cristal did an awesome job welcoming everyone and making us feel at home. I had 4 surfing lessons with Ronan, Sam and Doug and they were just fantastic!

Kathy-lee Maudsley

from United States, November 2018

"Relaxed atmosphere and friendly "

Being a little older, I was unsure whether would I’d “fit in”, but it didn’t take very long at all to feel at home and make some wonderful new friends. There were quite a number of solo travellers, which at first I mistook for being a group of friends because they were all so lovely and welcoming to each other, and then me. But there were also families/groups that stayed in there in the units. I had the single room which gave me a little of the privacy I felt I needed. The other travellers and staff were all so friendly. I felt very relaxed and not at all intimidated when walking alone. It was also nice to have surfing and yoga instructors who were so encouraging and helpful. Not once did I feel embarrassed or self conscious about my less than perfect surfing skills. I can’t wait to go back with my family and friends.