When are the lessons?

We offer lessons 7 days a week. Lesson times vary depending on the type of lesson and the location you are looking for. To find out the specific lesson times refer to the lesson pages below:

What should I 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

Are there package deals?

We offer different package deals depending on the lesson type. This information can be found on the lesson pages under the ‘Cost’ heading.

What equipment is included?

We provide surfboards and wetsuits required for all lessons.

Manly Surf School exclusively use the soft, fun, safe surfboards named Softboards. Made by Softboards Australia since 1999, the boards are constructed from A-grade polyethethylene with a high density slick bottom, non rash decking material and soft fins. Softboards provide a completely safe surfing experience compared to hard fibreglass surfboards.

Surfing NSW endorses Softboards Australia for safety, durability and performance and endorse Softboards Australia as the leader of Softboards designs worldwide.

To learn more about Softboards visit the Softboards Australia website: www.softboards.com.au

We also provide Oneil wetsuits to keep you warm and comfortable all year round. O’neil are the industry leaders in wetsuit design and manufacturing and their wetsuits are soft, flexible and easy to wear even if you’ve never worn a wetsuit before.

How do I find you?

There are plenty of transport options on getting to Manly.
Manly Beach – Get directions
Palm Beach – Get directions
Long Reef Beach – Get directions
Collaroy Beach – Get directions

*Collaroy is wheelchair accessible.

How do I book?

If you are looking to book an Adult Group Lesson you can use our online booking system with the links below. Once you have clicked on the location you will be required to create a user profile (If you already have an account you can login using your existing profile information). Once you have created a profile you will be able to select a lesson date and then a lesson time subject to availability. You can then confirm the booking via online payment.

If you are looking for a different type of lesson please call us directly on 02 9932 7000 or email us at bookings@manlysurfschool.com.

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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.