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About Akaroa Surf Safaris

Akaroa Surf Safaris is the product of more than two decades of surf exploration around the world by husband & wife team Greville & Allie Walsh. After 5 years of running their very busy surf school in Ireland it was time to return home to where it all began. We set up our surf safaris to give visitors to the Banks Peninsula the opportunity to try something new and fun while exploring the stunning hidden bays with us that most visitors would not get the chance to see during their stay.

Allie & Greville wanted to offer a more personal service with a difference allowing surfers to pick up and drop off equipment at any time of the day depending on the best surf conditions. We offer advise on the best beach to go to on any given day depending on local conditions and share our valuable local knowledge.

Their team of qualified and highly experienced staff are all dedicated surfers and love to share their knowledge.The feeling of riding a wave for the first time is something that you will never forget and there is no where more beautiful to learn than right here in the magical Banks Peninsula.

Allie & Greville have devoted their lives to surfing and love to give back to those who are ready to gain a brand new experience and they look forward to showing their clients some of the secrets the banks peninsula has to offer to the lucky ones who visit here.