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Manly Surf School

93-95 North Steyne | Manly Beach, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 6977
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Super Fun

I took a private lesson and a group lesson at Manly. We were really lucky with conditions so I can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Life-changing experience

I surfed for the first time at Manly Surf School and ended up facing my fears of being in open... read more

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93-95 North Steyne | Manly Beach, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 6977

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I took a private lesson and a group lesson at Manly. We were really lucky with conditions so I can easily say I had one of the best days of my life. Everyone I met was really friendly and the instructors were fantastic. I caught...More

Thank Vanetia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I surfed for the first time at Manly Surf School and ended up facing my fears of being in open water. I'm not a strong swimmer, (or really a swimmer at all), and the instructor, Elena, was so kind and patient. She stuck with me...More

1  Thank adaora8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a group lesson weds 26th July morning. Both the instructors gave good tuition and really helped me feel safe in the water. Would really recommend for a first lesson as left feeling confident to give it another go and everyone seemed to have stood...More

Thank itsbooma
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife and brother in law. I can honestly say this is the best surf lesson I have ever had! Went here after a disheartening lesson in Bondi. We were absolutely thrilled with the experience we had here at Manly! Absolutely loved...More

Thank Phillyandlals
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Having NEVER surfed before, i was on holiday in Sydney and so had to try it. All the positive reviews were great as i too had an amazing time. The instructor was a very cool 'dude' and very informative. We had a small group of...More

Thank Sabrina2010
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We visited and did a group lesson. It wasn't a very satisfying experience because it was stressful, crowded, and physically very difficult. The instructors did not communicate well with one another and there was a lot of tension while we were with them for just...More

Thank GrnMtnGirl79
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My friend and I had never surf before, so we joined the beginners' class at Manly Surf School. Our instructor Matt was so great! He made sure we get to try doing it many times, and he guided us very carefully. This is not the...More

Thank Fish H
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

After thinking about getting surfing lessons for about 25 years, I finally "bit the bullet" and booked myself 10 group lessons. The first lesson I was standing up and the second lesson, I was not only standing and riding unbroken waves but also turning .....More

Thank BlueChair1234
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been surfing a few times but wanted to be in a lesson since I was unfamiliar with the area. Even though it was a group lesson with a mixture of levels I felt like I was able to have a lot of personal...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I am really happy with my experience with Manly surf school. The instructor was extremely helpful for me. Because I was struggling with the left turn since some lessons (at other surf schools) and he really helped me by analyzing that my feet weren't in...More

Thank Sarah L
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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Alex H
20 March 2017|
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Response from Matt G | Property representative |
Yes , waves are good today