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Address: 34a Bell St, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
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+61 3 5261 2022
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Torquay Surfing Academy. We offer surfing lessons for all ages and...

Torquay Surfing Academy. We offer surfing lessons for all ages and abilities! Lessons held around Torquay and the Surf Coast daily. Surfboard hire also available, as well as body boards, wetsuits, kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards and bikes. Contact us today!

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US$49.41*
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Two Hour Surf Lesson in Torquay on the Great Ocean Road
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Great lesson with Curly Kev!

This was my first time surfing and I cannot say enough good things about the TSA and Curly Kev. He gave us all the fundamentals and helped us get the basics down, but then let us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emma R
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South Bend, Indiana

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South Bend, Indiana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time surfing and I cannot say enough good things about the TSA and Curly Kev. He gave us all the fundamentals and helped us get the basics down, but then let us be free to do our own thing once we had gotten it somewhat down. I was afraid we would be babied and not allowed... More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience with Kev, Rusty and TSA recently. My son had never surfed before and I am a novice with poor technique. By the end of the two hour session, my son was surfing and I understood where and how I can improve. Kev was patient, funny and most of all knowledgable. He's the real deal! The... More 

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Thank Daniel B
Torquay_Surf, Front Office Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

Really good to hear you guys are off and running with your surfing from one session ! We love to get feedback on how the lessons went and this will be passed on to Kev. Hope to see you guys again, of course any more budding surfer questions you have send them through ! More 

Toronto
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We just returned from a trip to Torquay where we visited Torquay Surf Academy every day, sometimes twice a day depending on how the surf was. Gally was great about swapping out my surfing-obsessed husband's board, and we ran into Kevin in the water- he spotted my 7 year old son struggling and getting frustrated and with a few tips... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

My Wife and i were Driving the Great Ocean Road and decided to go surfing at short notice.. We found Gully's place, The Torquay Surfing Academy.. Gully was a true gent and worked their schedules to help us out. Curly Kev took us for a private lesson at the end of his day.. Both guys have a lifetime of experience,... More 

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Thank beatzworkin
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

Stoked to help you guys get a session. Hope the rest of you trip is also lost of fun......... see you again one day. PS. The kids told me that they have run out of food and are now starting to eat the furniture.................. Regards Gally More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Enrolled my daughter Georgia into two private surf lessons (2 hrs per lesson). Georgia found 2 hours a bit long for her. "Curly Kev" was so accommodating he gave lessons to me my hubby and my other daughter Elise! Elise had had a fear of the ocean waves and Curly Kev knew just what to do! She know no longer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Both Kev and Gally are very experienced, friendly and knowledgeable surfers and make it easy to understand how waves happen and the best place to be in the ocean to get the best wave. Their lessons are really fun and they clearly enjoy teaching and helping people learn and progress.I get private lessons and the price is really good because... More 

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Thank Marcelle71
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

Hi Marcelle, Thank you so much for your great review, we have loved watching you progress into the surfer you are now, looking forward to many more great times in the surf! Best regards, Gally More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went to point Addis with curly Kev + it was I've of the best days of our holiday. Great coach and caring too - highly recommend having a lesson if you have time or get the train/bus from Melbourne city. Great day out.

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Thank NRA_uk
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

A big thank you NRA_ UK for your review I will pass it on to Kev. He does love his job and it comes through in his coaching. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Thanks Kev for a fantastic experience over two lessons for four 11-13yr olds. You're a brilliant, patient coach who knew exactly the right thing to say at the right time with enthusiasm and knowledge helping each person with different surfing expereince make real progress. They're hooked and can't wait to get back in the water!!

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Thank Anne W
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

Hi Anne, Thank you so much for taking your time to review us. I have passed on your gratitude to Kev and he was absolutely stoked to hear that kids have loved there time in the water and have taken to surfing. Looking forward to many more great times in the surf! Best regards, Gally More 

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Such a fantastic afternoon learning to surf. Curly Kev is a wonderful instructor that gave really simple tips on how to get up on the board and the additional support while in the water. If you have ever wanted to learn how to surf I highly recommend Torquay Surfing Academy. I'm hooked now and going back this weekend!

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Thank Ashlea G
Torquay_Surf, Front Office Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

Hi Ashlea, thank you very much for your positive feedback. We appreciate that the experience you had was one to remember and we hope we can build on that for you and your friends in the future ! Regards More 

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Had such a great multi private surf lesson with Kev this morning! Was totally fun but super productive - wrapped I caught a couple of big waves that I didn't even think was possible! If you truly wanna learn how to surf, go see Kev! Such a great old school coach!

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Thank Tara D
Torquay_Surf, Surf Coach at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this review

Cool thanks Tara, Stocked you had fun and yes the bigger waves get the blood pumping. Thanks for your kind words see you again soon Regards Kev......... More 

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