Jeffreys Bay Surf School

Jeffreys Bay Surf School

Our Surf School has been getting people hooked and stoked on surfing since 2000. We offer a fun surfing experience in a professional and safe environment … “the perfect surfing experience”

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Experience The Following...

Learn to surf

Never surfed... do your first surf lesson on the legendary waves of Jeffreys Bay with us

Improver surfing lessons

Want to take you surfing to the next level... let us take you there with our many years of surfing experience

Advanced surfing lessons

Want to get those maneuvers nice and smooth... our advanced classes are the way to go to get that full surfing experience

Competitive Coaching at Jeffreys Bay Surf School

Ready to compete or want to improve your results... competitive coaching with a World Champion coach in Jeffreys Bay is what you need

Surf Camp in Jeffreys Bay

Need a surfing holiday or weekend surf break... we offer the ideal J-Bay package: 7 nights bed & breakfast at either up market or budget accommodation, 7 surf sessions, all equipment, J-Bay tour and a guided visit to the local surf museum. Airport transfers, game drives and any other special requests can be arranged.

Jeffreys Bay Surf Guide

Want the best wave on the day in or around J-Bay with some local tips and knowledge... our local surf guide will share these while enjoying a session with you.

Surf Equipment Rental

We have a full selection of surfboards and wet suits to rent

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Experience Information

  • For learn to surf a special soft top board, full length wet suits and bright colored ID vests are provided.
  • Learn to surf lessons are done at Dolphin Beach, a Blue flag beach in Jeffreys Bay that is perfect for learning to surf with no major currents or rocks.
  • Other surfing lessons are done at the various breaks around J-Bay according to skill level
  • Special arrangements for birthday parties, school groups, team building, corporate get a ways and various surf packages, can be made.
  • Private lessons can be arranged
  • All ages and levels welcome

Watch the Experience!

The Jeffreys Bay Surf School Team

JBay Surf School - Coach

Etienne Venter - Owner & Head Coach – ISA Level 2 Coach and started Jeffreys Bay Surf School in 2000. He has been the Eastern Province Surfing Provincial Team Coach since 2001, South African National Surfing Team Coach since 2008 and ISA World Champion Coach 2013.

Advanced surfer training


Tahra Uren - ISA Level 1 Coach, multiple Eastern Province Provincial surfer and a South African Champion, she is one of the top Pro Surf Tour ranked female surfers in SA. She worked as a Surf Coach for a summer season in Newquay, England.


Tim Baard - ISA Level 1 Coach, multiple Eastern Province Provincial surfer and top ranked Pro Surf Tour surfer. Tim’s other passion is MMA and he is an SA Champion in two divisions.

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A few images from Jeffreys Bay.

Say Hello.

For memories that will last you a lifetime, come join us at the Jeffreys Bay Surf School.

Contact Us

30 Daiz Road, Central, Jeffreys Bay, 6330

PO Box 180, Jeffreys Bay, 6003


cell: +27 82 324 7284

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