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Son Surf School

4 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
+27 76 501 6191
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Great service, friendly guys

We had only two days in Jaybay and were looking for some boards to buy as well as some surfing for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
justinevandiemen
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Great with Special Needs Kids

We put our two Autistic and OCD kids in lessons at Son Surf School. The owner and the instructor... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
friend2friendless
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Redondo Beach, CA
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Son Surf School J-Bay is owned by Billabong team rider and accredited ISA coach, Kelvin Zehmke. We offer surf lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. All lessons include board and wetsuit rentals. The advanced lessons also include video analysis and competition strategy. Son Surf School J-Bay also offer exciting surf camps and surf parties.
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had only two days in Jaybay and were looking for some boards to buy as well as some surfing for our teenage boys. Kelvin made a real effort and we ended up buying just the right board for our son, which was packed and...More

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review guys! Always great to have people that as stoked about surfing as we are - your boys were constantly pumped and we are super glad that we could find him the right board! Look forward to seeing you all...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We put our two Autistic and OCD kids in lessons at Son Surf School. The owner and the instructor were kind, patient and excellent at teaching our two boys. For us, the surf lesson was more about giving our two boys another experience rather than...More

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Was GREAT to have Taron & Samuel with us and awesome to hear that they enjoyed the experience. Hopefully we will see all of you soon again :) Fist bump to the boys!

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Phil was our instructor for a group surf lesson and he was great. We all got lots of chances to catch a wave and he was super chill and supportive. We spent lots of time around these guys and they were all very friendly and...More

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you so much - Enjoyed spending time with you guys! Look forward to having you back again!

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Good surfteacher Expensive rate Poor Numbers of boards and wetsuites. Half price in Cape Town and moore boards to choose between.

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Geza Simon, thanks for your review - we really appreciate the feedback! We pride ourselves on our great instructors and was good to hear that you benefited from their teaching. Look us up again when you are next in Jbay :)

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

I had four awesome lessons with Son Surf School - three with Kelvin (the head teacher/owner). What an awesome guy! Not usual to find someone so talented who is also so able to teach. And he helped me so much - I was starting to...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time with our family of four in our very first Surfing experience. Our coach Challyn was amazing with our children (9&5 years old) who talk about nothing else but surfing in JBay with Challyn! Thank you for introducing us to surfing!!!

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

A wonderful sport to learn as a family! Some friendships for life were made. We look forward to upping your surfing on your next visit! Safe travels!!!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I had my very first surflesson with Challyn today. Great Experience and lots of fun! We started on the Beach and after one hour I was able to surf the waves myself. A very positive recommandation to all!

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

We are happy you were able to experience what JBay is renowned for. Please come back again soon so we can get you onto some green waves.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were pleasantly surprised to find that Son Surf was open on Christmas day. And despite being possibility the worst student ever (I struggled to carry my board :) ) I had an amazing first lesson thanks to your incredibly patient and kind instructor. Thanks...More

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Thank nasreen2018
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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

We figured theres not much else to do after opening your Christmas presents so we opened up:) Thanks for the support. See you Easter day?

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

The course was very well organized, we could use good material and we had a really nice instructor! And quite cheap!

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Thank Sharon M
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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Awesome Sharon! Our coaches are experienced surfers and are well trained. Please come back soon.

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had an amazing time, this is the best family activity! The staff were all very friendly and helpful.

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Kelvin Z, Owner at Son Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

We look forward to taking your family out surfing again soon.

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