All-In Starter Pack

The All-In Starter Packs are suitable for everyone who wants to learn to surf for the first time or is new to the sport. It does not matter what age or ability – this will suit you.

The lesson includes the surfboard and the wetsuit hire. You will learn all the basics of surfing like standing up and catching your first white waves. And beyond that, you will learn how to choose a wave, learn to paddle and above all – be safe out there in the ocean.

All you have to bring along is a swimsuit, a towel, sunscreen, warm clothes for afterward and a big smile.

Includes: 2h Group Lesson and 1h self-directed practice, Board & Wetsuit Hire.

Tips & Hints

The Tips & Hints is suitable especially for those amongst you that have already had a lesson but want to get some tips and hints from a professional to improve on their surf. The content will be adapted to your individual needs.

Includes: 40 min Individual Lesson
Optional: Board & Wetsuit Hire, for Group Sessions please contact us

Personal Training

Personal Training is suitable for all skill levels. No matter if you enjoy learning to surf with the benefit of a coach to yourself or you are an advanced surfer who wants to work on those awesome surfer tricks like air’s, cut backs, floaters and more.

Whatever the desire, Mark can help teach you how to achieve it. Acquire an understanding of the technical mechanisms behind the movements required to reach your desired goals.

Includes: 90 min Personal Training
Optional: Board & Wetsuit Hire


Here at West Coast Surf we are happy to cater to larger groups and have experience with groups of all abilities and from all walks of life, so weather you are considering doing something different for your business’s end of year breakup, want to do some team building or are traveling the country with a bunch of mates, perhaps going surfing together is the fun your looking for.


West Coast surf offers a comprehensive surf safe programme to schools, this is offered to the school as a half day or full day at the beach.

This is educational based on the local environment.
Teaches students how to access and recognise the daily changes of the ocean.
How to react if they get into or see others in trouble in the ocean.
To understand how a surfboard works and how best to use it safely in the water.
To ride a surfboard and have a safe and fun time.
At the end the students will be rewarded with a certificate acknowledging their participation in the Surf Safe programme.

Individual needs?

What you are looking for is not there? Please do not hesitate to give us a call. We will be able to make it work.

Your Coach

Hi, my name is Mark Perana and I would love to be your coach.

No matter if you are a beginner, aspiring to be a surfer or you are more advanced and want to improve on those tricks – you have come to the right place.

In my past I had the honor of coaching top level surfers, judging national surfing events and even did some successful competitive surfing myself holding several NZ titles.

Have a look at the different packs I am offering and if you need something individual – just contact me and we will cater something up.

Hope to see you soon!

Contact Details

West Coast Surf
0800 927 873 (Freephone)
027 255 2651 (Mobile)

299 Tauranga Bay Road,
Westport, West Coast
South Island, New Zealand