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 Coaching

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

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, wetsuits & bodyboards available for rental. Half day, full day and long term rentals offered.

Surf Shop Jeffreys Bay

Shop at our in-house Surf Shop where you can buy all your surfing & beach gear at the best prices in Jeffreys Bay.

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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

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.

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Our Team

Etienne Venter the founder and owner, is a ISA Level Two qualified surf coach and he started Jeffreys Bay Surf School in 2000. Etienne is the South African Surf Team coach since 2008 and the ISA World Surfing Champion Coach in 2013. He has coached many Provincial Surf Teams and won numerous South African Team titles. Surfing is his passion and he enjoys sharing the stoke with all clients, a passion all the instructors share.

JBay Surf School - Coach
Advanced surfer trainingEtienne Venter

JBay Surf School Reviews

" I had the most amazing day full of action, good waves and fun! The staff there is so helpful, professional and kind. Just with one full day lesson I‘ve been already able to ride the waves with the hard board! I would highly recommend the Jeffreys Bay Surf School."

Theresa Scheiber

"Awesome family experience and the owner and his staff are very friendly and accommodating. We are definitely coming back for more."

Melissa Phelps

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

Contact Us

30 Diaz Road, Central, Jeffreys Bay, 6330

PO Box 180, Jeffreys Bay, 6003


Jacqui (Main Contact)

cell: +27 82 894-4779


cell: + 27 82 324-7284

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