Surfing Lessons

Manly Surf School runs classes every day. Our surf lessons cater to all levels of ability, fitness and age

Private Lesson

Who is this lesson for?

Keen surfers who are after 1-on-1 or 2-on-1 coaching and training

Our instructors are there to help you learn and provide advice on all questions related to surfing. As instructors we love our jobs. We hope that you will love surfing as much as we do.

What's Included?

  • All equipment including surfboard suited to your abilities. For beginners we use soft, stable surfboard which are easy to balance, paddle, stand & surf on
  • Wetsuits and rash vests
  • Professional and friendly surf instruction
  • Change rooms and showers
  • Storage for your valuables

Be warned it’s not as easy as the pros make it look. In fact, there’s an international comedian who states that it would be easier to eat handfuls of sand and drink a bucket of salt water!

In the company of Matt Grainger and his team of friendly, Surfing Australia qualified instructors, they make it as fun and easy as possible. Matt himself has been teaching surfing since 1983 and is more than qualified with many years experience competing in pro events as well as being Head Coach of the NSW team, Level 1 Presenter and current NSW and Northern Beaches Champion. The surf school team are all Surfing Australia Level 1 qualified instructors, all hold senior First Aid and Advanced resuscitation, have competed in ASP pro events and have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience and 15 years surfing experience. So you are definitely in expert hands.

High Performance Surf Centre

The High Performance Surf Centre is a Training facility for surfers of all levels who want to improve their surfing, health and fitness. Our team of experienced personal trainers and surf coaches offer surf specific; one on one sessions, group classes and customised programmes to help transform the way you move – and therefor improve you surfing.

When you combine professional surf coaching with surf specific dry land training your surfing progression will skyrocket!



*Terms and conditions apply: Pricing packages are for 1 individual only and cannot be shared amongst friends or family. Pricing packs expire after a year.

Private lesson blocks 1 hour long 1 person

Sessions Adults Kids
1 Surf Lesson $125 each $125 each
2 Surf Lessons $110 each $100 each
3 Surf lessons $100 each $95 each
4 Surf lessons $100 each $95 each
5 Surf lessons $95 each $90 each
6 Surf lessons $95 each $90 each
7 Surf lessons $90 each $90 each
8 Surf lessons $90 each $90 each
9 Surf lessons $90 each $90 each
10 Surf lessons $90 each $90 each
Sessions Adults Elite Kids Elite
1.5 Hours (minimum) $180 each $180 each

Multiple Students Classes

Lesson type 1 hr
2 Adults $180
3 Adults $240
4 Adults $280
2 Children $170
3 Children $200
4 Children $240
2 Children,
1 Adult
2 Children,
2 Adult

* Seasonal prices apply from December to January

Lesson Times and how to book

Private lessons can not be booked online. Please call (02) 9932 7000 to enquire about availabilities and to chat to one of our qualified instructors about the best time of day to schedule your private lesson.

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What to Bring

  • Bring a swimsuit & towel
  • Wear clothes suited to the weather on the day, and wear lots of sunscreen
  • Don’t forget a camera to document the fun you’ll have

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    Group lessons Packages

    Pricing Packages are available:

    • 1 lesson is $80 (adults) and $70(kids);
    • 4 pack is $210 in total;
    • 10 packs are $400
    Private Packages
    • 1 x lesson is $125 for adults and kids
    • 3 pack of 1 hour private lessons is $300
    • 5 pack of 1 hour private lessons is $475


    Terms and Conditions:
    Payment for pricing packs need to be made upfront.
    Packages last for 12 months from the date of purchase.
    Packages deals are for one person only.

    Call 9932 7000 to book. (Office open 9-3).
    The team at Manly Surf School.