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6 Jan 2018
“individual surf lesson”
28 Nov 2017
“Private Lesson with Jono - Surfer Newbie”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
461 Clifton Beach Rd, Clifton Beach, Tasmania 7020, Australia
+61 419 324 921
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

i had a private surf lesson with Falk. i surfed before but he was really professional quickly explaining safety, basic technique, and so. most of the lesson was spent in the water, where he gave me really good suggestions to improve my technique. i’d definitely...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I had never tried surfing in my entire life. I headed down to Tasmania to learn and "get my feet wet!" It was a great customer experience from booking the lesson (the website is very user friendly) all the way to communicating with the instructor....More

Thank Jo L
Jonathon M, Owner at Coastrider Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks so much for your positive remarks. Stoked you had a great time and appreciated the effort we at Coastrider put into all of our surf sessions. Keep surfing!!!

Reviewed 24 January 2017

You cannot go past this surf academy, the staff are great, and the lesson is so much fun. My two daughters and I highly recommend trying, I am 50- it is never too late too give it a try.

Thank sarah15934
Jonathon M, Owner at Coastrider Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Looking forward to seeing you guys again soon for some more waves and surfing progression.

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My sister has used Jono for private lessons for years and organised with him for my kids to have a private lesson with Katie. After one hour both kids ( aged 7 and 9) were standing up. In that short period she spoke to them...More

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Jonathon M, Owner at Coastrider Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thanks so much for your positive feedback. I will pass it onto Katie, she is always so great and stoked your groms had a great time.

Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went to Coastrider Surf Academy twice; once for a lesson and the second for just a rental. I have to say it was fantastic. We got our lessons from Jono and as part of a group. As a beginner surfer, Jono's lesson was fantastic...More

Thank Jay_the_Intrepid
Jonathon M, Owner at Coastrider Surf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

So stoked you had a great time and learnt heaps. We always strive to make sure all surfers get the most out of our lessons and progress fast. Cheers.

Reviewed 30 April 2015

While staying in Clifton Beach in the school holidays (April 2015), Jono organised a lesson for our two surfing sons (one bodyboarder, one surfboarder, both experienced). Taylor took the boys to local surfing spots, gave them excellent information about surfing in Tassie, shared his knowledge...More

Thank delchicken
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Coastrider Surf Academy is absolutely brilliant! Way better than other surf schools I’ve tried, where I haven’t learned much at all. I’ve been getting occasional private lessons with Jono over the last year. He pushes me hard, and instructs on every aspect of surfing, but...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 February 2014

TY Jono, what a fantastic day, you are the best guide ever.... Taking me to some of the best surf spots in Tasmania.. Gotta do a comeback on this adventure....

Thank Ron S
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