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“amazing day of surfing”
Review of Manly Surf Guide

Manly Surf Guide
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Owner description: 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 15 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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Reviewed November 24, 2012

I had a fantastic day surf trip with Ryan and the guys from Manly surf guide. They catered for all levels and made the best out of small surf conditions. I'll definitely be using them again and recommend everyone to to give them a shot.

Thank dmcg85
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

The guides, particularly Ryan, care a lot about you having a great unique surfing experience. They choose the best beach with the best conditions, choose the best board for you, have the right wetsuit, organise a really great and healthy lunch and after a great day of surfing, there's even a cold beer waiting for you. Thanks for that perfect day, Ryan!

Thank Florian111
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

I called Ryan from Manly Surf Guide about a beginners surf tour and was advised that I'd be part of a group of 7 for the one day lesson. Straight away, I was happy to know that they provided two experienced surf instructors for such a small number of people as I'd discovered in my research of other local surf schools that I may end up lost in a group of 30 new surfers. I was picked up on time and our day began with a short drive to a beach scouted to fit the day’s conditions. The stunning beach was less crowded than the main tourist beaches so we were able to have a surf break to ourselves.

The lesson’s were personalised to each individuals’ needs and capabilities and everyone was able to stand up by the end of the first session. We really enjoyed bonding over the lunchtime break and couldn’t wait to get back in the water for the second lesson. After the surf lessons, we headed back to Manly, stopping to take photos on a few different headlands over looking the northern beaches. We even got a free beer at the end of the day ☺

Manly Surf Guide are a great little company and offer a fantastic, personalised service. I’ve recommended them to lots of other travellers I’ve met on my trip to Sydney and will definitely come back again.

Thank Jen L
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Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Ryan and his crew provide an honest and authentic feel to surfing in Australia. His local knowledge and cred ensure the optimal experience for travelers of surfing and life on the northern beaches of Sydney.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed February 7, 2012

Really good day out. Including transport, lunch and tuition. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Michael O
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