Spend from 3 to 6 awesome days surfing and enjoying the beach lifestyle. It’s a perfect way to start your surfing career or build on what you have already learnt.
This Eco Surf retreat is on the West Coast of New Zealand in the mighty Waikato region. You will find the lodge located in Whale Bay, on a 110 acre native reserve. Karioi Lodge is the perfect spot to enjoy Raglan activities with direct access to fishing, beaches, nature walks and of course our surf lessons. Uncrowded rooms, large kitchen, powered campervan sites, hammocks, blissful sun decks, BBQ, broadband Internet access, Wi-Fi, satellite TV and lots more.
Price per person157 EUR
Flight tickets are not included. Our travel advisors will gladly help you find the cheapest flights. The price above is based on 2 adults traveling together. What's included?
Surf lessons are normally in the morning (surfboards and wetsuits included). In the afternoon you can take advantage of your free transfer into Raglan to explore the town and get supplies. 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.
Please reconfirm your surf adventure with Mojo at the latest 48 hours prior to departure.
Extra expenses at the destination
- Explore Whale Bay which is only a few minutes walk from the lodge
- Explore the surrounds on our 1hr loop track through the bush
- Hangout up at the spectacular lookout - Inspiration Point
- Jump in the sauna
- Check out the ropes course
- Mountain bike hire
- Glow worm viewing
- Pool table
- Table tennis
Karioi Lodge caters to all types of travellers with dorm share rooms. Food is self-catering. There is a fully-fitted kitchen and the town is only 15 minutes away. Dorm share rooms can be exchanged for a twin, double (or even a house) or a campsite for an extra charge on request on arrival only (and only if there is availability).
Express Bus: Catch the bus to Hamilton and then get the connection bus to Raglan. We’ll pick you up from outside the library in Raglan.
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 2.5 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).
Your Raglan to surf camp and back transfer is always included in the price, the rest of the transportation costs are at your own expense.
There are no meals included in your package, but you will have access to our massive communal kitchen so stock up on groceries and prepare a feast for yourself!