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Torquay Surfing Academy

34a Bell St, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
+61 3 5261 2022
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Two Hour Surf Lesson in Torquay on the Great Ocean Road
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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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34a Bell St, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
+61 3 5261 2022

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was my second beginner surfing lesson, my first was not with TSA. I found the lesson with Kev in comparison to the other was much more technical, learning the basics properly from the beginning. It allowed me to try different things in the surf...More

Thank Courtney F
Torquay_Surf, Front Office Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review Courtney ! Hearing that you got so much out of your time with Kev means so much to him and all of us here at TSA. We hope we can keep progressing you into the best surfer you can...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I had a group surfing lesson booked with Torquay Surf Academy which actually turned into a one on one lesson with Kevin! I had the absolute best time, caught a couple long waves by myself in the end and had a ridiculous goofy grin on...More

Thank Brittany P
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks Brittany, Yep you can be lucky to get a very small group in the cooler parts of the year. Our winter is the best time for super waves and we have now lots of 4/3 suits, boots and hoods to keep you all real...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I spent some very nice time in Torquay, thanks to Torquay Surf Academy. I took 2 lessons at the end of the season, with pro, fun and relax guys. I recommand !

Thank bjamix
Reviewed 25 April 2017

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...More

Thank Emma R
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...More

Thank Daniel B
Torquay_Surf, Front Office Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

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...More

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...More

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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...More

Thank beatzworkin
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

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...More

Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank branflake_b
Reviewed 8 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...More

Thank Marcelle71
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

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

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.

Thank NRA_uk
Torquay_Surf, Owner at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

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.

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