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Manly Surf School

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Manly Surf School
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had my first ever lesson and rode 4 waves to the beach. Stoked . Instructors were great and really gave helpful feedback which made it work. Not just there to watch you lay about. They were calling people through in an orderly fashion, so even...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had an amazing lesson with Kelly. He was so patient and kind and he really had a knack for finding waves perfect for each of us despite my true beginner status and my daughter’s advanced beginner/intermediate level of proficiency. His manner...More

Thank loves2travel633
Reviewed 1 May 2018

It has been on my bucket list for the longest time that i learn how to surf and the class did not disappoint! If you are a beginner like me, be prepare to fall A LOT!! Besides the numerous falls, i would not trade this...More

Thank Bie H
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Manly Surf School made our trip to Manly amazing. My wife and our two Children (8 and 13 yrs) had a private lesson whilst me and my 18 month old looked on from the beach. It was a great thing to do as a family...More

Thank 5Jamo5
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We had our first surf lesson of our lives with Manly Surf School, and it was a good experience. We learnt the basics and we were able to stand up already during this first class, although the sea conditions were not the best ones. It...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I reckon this is the best surf school. All the instructors were so helpful and patient. Lovely location. Well patrolled by life guard's but take plenty of sun cream.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I would not recommand this to anyone. There were way too many people in the water in a limited space (you were told off is you went too far) and it was practicly impossible to actually catch a wave as we kept bumping into one...More

Thank MelimeloParis
Matt G, other at Manly Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Hi MelimeloParis, Many thanks for your feedback and I am sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience. On the day of your lesson, I understand that it was a very hot day in Manly and that the beach was packed with...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

I was very impressed with the school holiday program at Long Reef Beach. The instructors were knowledgeable, professional, enthusiastic and fabulous with all the kids! My children have done countless other holiday programs and this was by far the best program we've attended. It was...More

Thank HRHMrsCambridge
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

My son had 2 lessons with the guys and was up surfing in his first lesson. The team of guys that conducted the group were friendly, informative and very good with the teenagers. They go out and sit with the kids, picking and set them...More

Thank bencoll
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had a great experience in my two private stand up paddle board lessons. Matt taught me the basics in my first lesson. All credit to him that I stood up the very first time and then didn't fall off at all! My second lesson...More

Thank manlygirl2017
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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