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Port Fairy Surf School

33 Bank St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Surf, Kayak & SUP Lessons with the locals!

custom lessons with friendly locals personalised to your needs, timing & level. All equipment... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Martina M
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Port Fairy, Australia
Great place to learn to surf

We signed up for 5 days of learn to surf and it was absolutely fantastic. Great teachers who helped... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Jodesta233
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Brisbane, Australia
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Learn to surf at the Victorian South West Coast's longest running surf school. Located at Port Fairy we conduct surf lessons for kids and adults, parents and teachers at the Port Fairy east beach, Warrnambool main beach and Portland's Bridgewater Bay. Schools and groups welcome.
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10 Apr 2017
“Surf, Kayak & SUP Lessons with the locals!”
31 Dec 2016
“Great place to learn to surf”
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33 Bank St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

custom lessons with friendly locals personalised to your needs, timing & level. All equipment & the essentials provided. Lessons in the safe beaches of East Beach Port Fairy & Warrnambool Main beach. Give it a go!!

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We signed up for 5 days of learn to surf and it was absolutely fantastic. Great teachers who helped my daughter and myself learn surf safety, standing up and a few ways to steer the board. Fantastic location. Give it a try - you'll love...More

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daktari7, Owner at Port Fairy Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thanks for your great review. We are very lucky to have a group of passionate instructors who love teaching. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Best place for the starters. Our instructor Sheril was really nice and sweet. She was very calm and gave confident to my wife as it's her first time snorkeling. The wetsuit and snorkeling gear was really proper fitting. We had cherishing experience. We will come...More

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daktari7, Owner at Port Fairy Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thanks very much for your great review. We are lucky to have excellent staff who are very passionate about surfing and diving. We hope to see you again one day.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We recently had a 4 day stay in Port Fairy and we booked a kayaking lesson for our family. We have two children aged 13 and 10, and none of us had ever been out on a kayak before. We signed up via Chris at...More

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daktari7, Owner at Port Fairy Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thanks Jonathon for your great review. I am very lucky to have a great crew working for me. Will and Lola are two of my best instructors. We are very happy that you enjoyed your kayak experience and hope to see you here again in...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

My partner and I have had a few lessons now with the guys at PFSS and they are fantastic! Jack and Sam really help you progress with tips on what you are doing well and what you can change to get better. The beach is...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

This surf school is excellent, everyone was standing on their board and smiling by the end of the lesson. Jack was great he was really enthusiastic and cheered everyone on as they got to experience the thrill of catching their first wave! The wetsuits were...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

First lesson was so enjoyable. Jack was a great teacher as everyone was able to stand at least once. Highly recommend to all ages :)

Thank Tessaben
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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

If your looking to learn to surf in a safe environment this team is a must. Chris and the crew have a lot of experience and will ensure you complete that bucket list.

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daktari7, Owner at Port Fairy Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2016

Thanks for your great comment. We are lucky to have an excellent crew of instructors and we work on some of the best beaches in Australia. Keep ticking off that bucket list.

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Highly recommend Chris (owner of Daktari) and his young staff for effective surfing lessons - as an old wannabe surfie I've had multiple personal, family and group lessons in last year - all highly commendable and wonderful attentive teaching. Bought my wetsuit at shop (great...More

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daktari7, Manager at Port Fairy Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2016

Thanks for your great review. We always enjoy having you in Port Fairy. We look forward to catching some mid years waves with you.

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

I was in the region for work on December 1st and 2nd so I organised a private surf lesson with Port Fairy surf school. So far this was the best surfing experience and class ive had. Port Fairy East beach was stunning, the water was...More

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daktari7, Owner at Port Fairy Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2015

Thanks for a great review. We are very lucky to have such fantastic beaches here in Port Fairy and I am lucky to have some great surf instructors. We are really happy you enjoyed your class and hope to see you again in the new...More

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