Travelling north? Then you first stop should be Te Arai & Managwhai!
Just 60 minutes easy drive north of Auckland, Te Arai and her sister beach to the south, Forestry, are practically the only undeveloped beaches left between Auckland and Whangarei and yet are close to the rapidly growing centres of Matakana to the south and Mangawhai to the north.
Kilometres of pristine white sandy beaches and clean clear water providing some of the best surfing conditions you are likely to find anywhere, suitable for surfers of all skill levels.
Aotearoa Surf School provides everything! International Certified Instructors and all equipment. Daily surf lessons, paddleboarding tours and kayaking hire. Lessons, Tours or hire we do it all!