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Shop 6 Drommerdaris Street | Main Beachfront, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
+27 73 509 0400
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Reviewed 5 December 2011

For a beginner like me this was perfect with lots of detailed explanation, then lots of practice in the water with the most encouraging and very attentive instructors. I felt safe and was taken very well care of throughout the whole lessons, good equipment as...More

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All reviews surf school great fun j bay great lesson gave great previous experience fantastic instructor a lot of fun clear instructions his team laid back the owner andrew teacher board wave guys
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Judo (our teacher) opened the door for a whole new experience. We’ve never surfed before and he guided us through the beginning steps. Judo has great energy and really tries to make it a life changing experience. We had great fun and a great start...More

Thank Niels d
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took our first surfing lesson in wavecrest surf school. Judo the guide was absolutely perfect - profeasional, fun, energetic. The equipment you receive is the best you could get and the entire staff is warm and lovely. Straight up cool and...More

1  Thank Señorel R
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My friend and me spend 4 days in Jbay from which we took lessons and rented a board for three days at Wavecrest Surf School. For us it was an awesome experience. The guys are very welcoming and helpful. They gave us lots of tips...More

Thank Doverkleeft
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Denise and me took lessons and rented boards a couple of days in a row at wavecrest surf school. The school was everything one could wish for in a surf school. Besides confidently ticking the usual boxes, such as knowing everything about the beach, and...More

Thank Marleen D
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We took one hour lessons for two consecutive days with daniel as our teacher. For both my wife and my 9 year old boy this was a first and by the end of the lesson they could both catch waves and even stand up... Freezing...More

Thank Gidon W
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Wavecrest is great to learn surfing. The lesson is in good atmosphere. Andrew, Judo and Daniel know how a beginner starts surfing, and always keep me motivated. I was beginner, but I managed to paddle-out and get waves after their 7days surf camp.

Thank Kazunori K
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Andrew and Daniel are super friendly and knowledgable about surf and the area. I had such a great time with Daniel he knows the spot very very well . I would recommend them if you are interested in improving your surf or just to have...More

Thank Fernando A
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time learning to surf. Judo, our intructor, was pateint and encouraging. Thank you

Thank MeredithF180
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A must do when you're in J-Bay. Thanks to an awesome team teaching my daughter to surf. Huge Thank You to Judo for the lessons, Willem for the professional photography and Eugene for excellent advice and friendliness. You guys rock!!!

1  Thank Fisheagle65
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Aweh brothers! Had a great time learning to surf at wavecrest! Went in knowing next to nothing and by the end of the week i was up and surfing some green waves! Thank you to Judo and Ugeine for taking me out bright and early!...More

1  Thank Jonathan D
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