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Based on 8 years of experience, we teach you surfing from the base! We teach you surfing in its integrity and make you ride blue and green waves all by yourself! The best way to get started is in a safe and easy environment. In our vicinity there...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Jl. Pantai Batu Mejan | Echo Beach, Canggu 80361, Indonesia
+62 877-6120-0600
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

I have never surfed before, and decided to take the challenge here in Bali. I signed up for 3 lessons with the Bali Local Surf School, and had the best experience I could ever ask for. Barlon was my instructor for all 3 days, he’s...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to the school a couple of days ago on our last day in Canggu. Our instructor was awesome and went over the safety precautions and standing technique before we hit the sea (complete beginners!) and clearly explained the ‘safe’ paths...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank gemmalouise91
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Booked a three sessions with this school after a lesson in other place. Had a very great experience on a first lesson, even though waves got too high and had to stop lessons early. Sadly second lesson went a bit different; the teacher barely understood...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Aleksandr K
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I had the best time in Canggu with this surf school. I only did three days but wished I had surfed with them everyday as they knew the best places to go and were so helpful in getting my surfing to the next level. They...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

I booked lessons for my teenage boys here a few days ago. They have surged a few times before, but are still at the beginner level. The instructors provided minimal supervision. By the time the boys got in the water, the wind and the swell...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank dcdgjd
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I recently took one beginner surfing lesson on my trip to Bali. Since we were doing yoga in the morning, I told the surfing school that I preferred the lesson to be in the afternoon. Since I had to basic surfing knowledge prior to coming,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank iamciaraledesma
MadeMudiana, Owner at Bali Local Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Dear Ciara, Thank you for your review. We do have classes twice a day. SOme days it's windy and that is what makes the ocean rough. But wind can be in the morning or the afternoon and not really predictable. The first sessions are always...More

Reviewed September 18, 2016

We stayed in the Chillhouse and had 7 surfing lessons per person within two weeks. We surfed with coaches Wiro and Nova which were really great! We had a fun time and improved our skills a lot! Again a very big THANK YOU to them...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank a-million-miles-com
MadeMudiana, Owner at Bali Local Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Hi, Thank you for your review, I am happy that you had a great time with your coaches. We know that conditions can be a bit rough especially if it's a period with bigger swell in Bali. But that is a natural phenomen which every...More

Reviewed September 6, 2016

We were recommended to the school by our guide, who after speaking to the school, arranged for us to take our lessons during high tide. We asked on two occasions whether the conditions would be difficult for beginners - but were told it would be...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Mike L
MadeMudiana, Owner at Bali Local Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Dear Mike, Thank you for your review. You made a good point and that is a very often happening thing. I do remember your booking exactly via your guide. I insisted that high tide isn't the best time for a surfing lesson. He would repeatedly...More

Reviewed August 28, 2016

My friend and I signed up for 5 lessons over the course of our trip to Bali and were sad when they were over. Having two students per coach meant we got a lot of one on one instruction and could really learn. Our teacher...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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MadeMudiana, Owner at Bali Local Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2016

Dear meg_29h Thank you so much for your feedback, we are very happy that you had a great time and that we could help you improve and find fun in the sport of surfing. Hope to see you again in the water.

Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My 15 y.o. son had his first surfing experience with this school and he loved it. Surya is a great coach- motivating him at the right time, giving good advice too. They do pick-up and drop-off in Canggu area. It's not the cheapest option maybe...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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MadeMudiana, Owner at Bali Local Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy that Maurits had a fantastic time. So did we have with him. Hope you will be back soon, to get some more surfing in...... Have a great time back home and we miss you....

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