Patrol Hours

Taylors Mistake voluntary weekend patrols run between November and March each year.

Taylors Mistake Surf Life Saving Club provides voluntary patrols every weekend over the summer and some public holidays.  Members may view the patrol roster here. Over the 2023-24 season, weekend patrols run from 11th November until 17th March.

  • ALL patrols (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays) run from 11am to 5pm

The Club will provide a lifeguard service on the following public holidays:

  • Canterbury Show Day-(Friday)
  • Waitangi Day

A Regional Lifeguard Service is provided from Monday to Friday from 10am to 6pm (including public holidays) during the busy summer holiday period. This season, Regional Lifeguards will patrol between December until January.

For up to date information on daily weather, tides and patrols please visit