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Address: 7 Marine Parade Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 412 417 431
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Description: Learn to surf in Sydney! Manly Surf Guide are a boutique surf guiding...
Learn to surf in Sydney! Manly Surf Guide are a boutique surf guiding company that offer small group surfing tours and surf lessons in Sydney's famous Manly Beach and Sydneys beautiful Northern Beaches. A local business owned and operated by Dee Why’s Ryan Hayfield, Ryan and his hand picked team of local staff have grown up surfing at Dee Why, Manly and Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Our guides know exactly where to go in all conditions. Ryan is one of Sydney’s most sought after surf coaches with over 10 years coaching experience and has been surfing since age 5. Ryan and his team are young, fun and full of energy. Each guide has completed a Level 2 Surf Coaching Course, APOLA (ocean safety), Advanced First Aid and Advanced Resuscitation qualifications. Ryan and his staff are passionate about the ocean and the sport of surfing and pride them selves on giving you an authentic surfing and Australian cultural experience. Manly Surf Guide is a successful company purely relying on word of mouth recommendations from providing a quality personalised service, rather than a large marketing campaign.
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Great Guys! Excellent Experience!

I had a wonderful time learning from these guys! I was able to get up on the board multiple times - such great fun! They look after you really well and are great at providing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I had a wonderful time learning from these guys! I was able to get up on the board multiple times - such great fun! They look after you really well and are great at providing details on what to do / how to improve. I felt really confident being out in the ocean and on the board. I can't recommend... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This surf sessions with Steve has given my friends an unforgettable lifetime experience. Will certainly come back next time!

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Manly Surf Guide didn’t just teach me to surf, they gave me confidence in myself, the ocean and the waves as well. I booked a 'weekend surf adventure' thinking that it would be fun to try this once since I can’t really do it back in Denmark. Already after the first lesson I knew I would come back for more!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I had never surfed before my lessons with manly surf guide, from the first time I stood up in my first lesson I was well and truly hooked. The instructors are the nicest guys and extremely professional, they really look after you. I can't recommend them highly enough, surfing with manly surf guide was the highlight of my stay in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I'm so glad I went with Manly Surf Guide as my first surfing lesson! They took us to a beach perfect for beginners. The experienced instructor knew the waters perfectly, and helped me be at ease. Their school philosophy is quality over quantity, which makes for a greater, personalized experience. I had an incredible amount of fun doing this activity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was really ken on surfing, so I got some privite lessons with the Manly Surf Guide and it was definitely the best choice that I ever made. The instructors Steve and Ryan are both very careful about you have a such amazing experience to truthfully enjoy surfing. I really recommend them

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Midway through the first lesson everyone in my group (3 in total, all beginners) had stood up and rode a wave. Midway through the second lesson everyone was standing up almost every time and working on a certain part of their technique. We had a great teacher who took time with each of us, lovely and pleasant and very passionate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Perfect for 1st timers! Ten minute block of Instructions and we were in the ocean. Had Ryan for our day surf and Steve for the afternoon and both were fantastic. The Instructors were helpful and patient which made the day so much fun. We were lucky to have a small group of three but for my first time ever surfing... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I am so glad I found this school. I signed up for 2 day surf camp and I couldn't be happier. Our instructor, Steve, was very energetic and helpful and determined to get everyone in our group to stand up on the board. Ryan was a great guide through the Northern beaches. It was so easy, you got picked up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I booked three private 1-on-1 lessons (1.5 hrs each) with Manly Surf Guide. Ryan and Steve are very professional, knowledgeable and friendly, and provided an excellent service. The surfing sessions were very effective. I had the opportunity to practice at different surf spots (such as Freshwater and Dee Why) under different conditions. Thanks to the new techniques I have learned,... More 

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Address: 7 Marine Parade Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 412 417 431
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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