Time out

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Girls on Curls Ladies Surf Event

Date of event: 

27 Mar 2016 -
11:00am to 1:00pm


Omaha Beach, Matakana Coast

Girls On Curls - Ladies Surf with Saltwater Eco

Ladies, come and join us for Sun, Surf and Organic Blueberry Goodness. Saltwater Eco are huge supporters of women’s surfing, so much so that we wanted to create a truly unique Ladies Surf Event.

Our Girls on Curls Events are all about:
Having fun in the saltwater
Learning to surf or improving your surf skills
Promoting self-confidence and friendship
Healthy living and fitness
Showcasing quality local produce

Free or paid: 


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