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Jeffreys Bay Surf School

Open today: 08:30 - 17:00

Jeffreys Bay Surf School
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Since 2000 Jeffreys Bay Surf School has been providing the perfect surfing experience to many happy clients. Etienne, the owner, is the South African Surf Team coach and all instructors are ISA qualified. We offer: fun learn to surf, professional...more
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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30 Diaz Rd, Central, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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+27 82 324 7284
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great experience! Our instructor was Angelo. He explained everything really clear and repeated the 5 steps over and over again! We were a small group (4 people). The other group was also small (3 people). He took care of us and told...More

Thank FranziiKay
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI. Thanks for the great feedback on Angelo. Stoked you enjoyed your lesson and keep on surfing. Regards Etienne

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

What a great place to surf learn and great help and attitude by the staff and owner really a please full experience

Thank Marius R
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Marius Thanks fro the positive review and stoked you enjoyed your surfing lesson with us. Regards Etienne

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Last minute decision on Saturday morning to go for a surf lesson. I phoned in advanced and was advised there would be a 12o clock mid day spot. Was just two of us for the lesson which worked our great. The instructor was very patient...More

Thank nateliek
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Natelie Thanks for the great review and stoked you enjoyed your surfing experience with us.

Reviewed 27 January 2018

I had always seen J-Bay in the surfing magazines and made it my bucket list. I was lucky enough to find this website while pre-planning for my trip. Etienne, the owner, was extremely helpful in making me feel comfortable that I would get the experience...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed every single second of our four days of surfing. Thanks to our coach and Wavemaster Jerry, we made some progress really quickly and got hooked to the sport. Etienne and Nina are great as well, always kind and helpful. Thank you guys so...More

Thank Bastian H
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Bastain Thanks for the great review and stoked the two of you enjoyed learning to surf with us. Well done or your and Elena's progress over the four days and welcome to the surfing family!! Etienne

Reviewed 19 January 2018

I signed up for a morning group session after being informed it would cost R350 for 2 hours. After we finished and I started walking back to my lodge, I checked the time and realized my lesson was cut 20-25 minutes short. It may have...More

Thank Chieka C
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Dear Cheka Thanks for your review and comment about your good lesson and how you are now able to go surfing on your own. My instructors are usually excellent in estimating whether clients are tired or ready for more and at times even go over...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first surf lesson and it was absolutely great. We learned it step by step and we where really successful. Our surfing guide Jerry was friendly, patient and professional. He motivated us a lot, because of this we gained progess very fast. We...More

Thank Marc S
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi. Thanks a lot for the great review and also a big thank you for coming to surf with us. Etienne

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Our group of 7 were all first time surfers and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The tutor was very professional and effective - all of us got up on the board!

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EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi. Thanks a lot for the review, its much appreciated. Etienne

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

It was a great experience surfing at 7am with Etienne and Josh! This is a good school if you are a beginner or if you want to improve your surfing level.

Thank degiopregio
EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for the review. Etienne

Reviewed 12 October 2016

Eugene was wonderful. So patient and he made it easy to learn. A big thumbs up to, as they where the ONLY surf school in Jeffreys who replied to my email! Well done

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EtienneJBay, Owner at Jeffreys Bay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Thanks a lot for the great review and super stoked you had a great time.

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Response from MeyBenjo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, so the surf school of and with Etiennne is quite small, but very nice and relaxed. The most important thing you learn about surfing is having fun. By the way, Etienne is also the coach of the national south african... More
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