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Go Surf

Brighton Road | Scarborough Beach, Scarborough, Stirling, Western Australia 6019, Australia
+61 416 882 743
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Cool team

I went for a two-day surfing class and I really liked the time in the water. The team knew the spot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The best surfing experience

The best surfing academy ever. They boost your confidence. No pressure. All the instructors are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kuldeep M
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Learn how to surf with Perth Go Surf, an ASI accredited surf school, located at Brighton Beach (southern end of Scarborough Beach), Perth, Western Australia. It’s one of the Perth’s favourite locations for learning to surf. Perth Go Surf offers group and private surfing lessons, beginner and intermediate surfing certificate courses, surfing guide trips, team building, surfing awareness for kids, adults, parties, school groups, backpackers and corporate. Large groups can be accommodated. Perth Go Surf is owned and run by a father and son team, Andy and Tom “Bomber” Johnston. Andy is a veteran of the sport with over 35 years of surfing experience and has surfed all over the world. His passion and love for the sport lead naturally into teaching his son Tom “Bomber” Johnston to surf at a very young age (basically before he could walk). Bomber has since traveled extensively around the globe, surfing and teaching surfing to people from all walks of life. He’s been surfing since he can remember, has represented Western Australia in the sport and has been coaching surfing for 10 years. Bomber, Andy and the Go Surf team are all accredited surfing instructors, holding surf rescue, and senior first aid qualifications and working with children checks.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Brighton Road | Scarborough Beach, Scarborough, Stirling, Western Australia 6019, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for a two-day surfing class and I really liked the time in the water. The team knew the spot and the conditions, and despite the bad conditions on the two days I was there, they've made it work for us, even with some...More

Thank ales_oven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best surfing academy ever. They boost your confidence. No pressure. All the instructors are friendly and down to earth. I booked not just for me , but also for my three more friends. The best experience ever. Gonna continue learning surfing with them.More

Thank Kuldeep M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Kuldeep..Thanks so much for the review. To have you say we are the "Best Surf Academy ever" is such great feedback. As a small local business that prides itself on service this is the exact feeling we want each and every customer to walk...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago


Thank Rebecca R
Management response:Responded 1 week ago


Reviewed 10 November 2017

We've had so much fun during our first ever surfing lesson with Go Surf Perth. Everything is well organised and everyone is super friendly. The conditions at the beach are very good to begin surfing. We were with 7 beginners and Kris was our teacher....More

Thank FDG12
Management response:Responded 13 November 2017

Well it's safe to say if you get Kris as your coach you are in very good hands indeed. I will be sure to pass on the kind words. We are stoked you had a great experience surfing with Perth Go Surf. Everyone learns a...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Had some really good lessons with these guys! Will definitely be going back. The guys were fun and easy going and very patient with me as I was a first timer and really didn't know what I was doing. Really good way to get into...More

Thank Anyacmhughes
Management response:Responded 14 October 2017

Hi Anya, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad to hear that you gained some confidence in the ocean and had some fun at the same time. Surfing is not an easy sport and it does take a lot of patience....More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

I enrolled my two children for a 4 day program in the school holidays and they had such fun they wanted me to book a 5th day! Now its surfboards and wetsuits on the Xmas wish list. Thanks Kris, Ben and the others coaches that...More

Thank warmartin1
Management response:Responded 9 October 2017

We are so glad that your kids enjoyed their time in the surf with Perth Go Surf. Sorry that they now want a surfboard too :) We hope to see them out in the water practicing their skills. Until next time HAPPY SURFING!! Cheers Tom...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lot of fun with the Go Surf crew. All equipment supplied. Good safety instructions. They catered to individual skill levels and provided great advice!

1  Thank paulafinn89
Management response:Responded 1 October 2017

Hi Paula, Cheers for the great feedback. We are stoked that you enjoyed your surfing lessons with us and hope to see you down again to further refine those skills. Until next time HAPPY Surfing. Cheers Tom and the crew @gosurfperth

Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was initially concerned about booking surfing lessons as I was expecting here is a board there is the ocean good luck type of attitude. what i received was top rate tuition which has enabled me to grow with confidence at a pace that suits...More

1  Thank appletree72017
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Hi Sean, As a family owned and operated business we always make sure that we are providing the best service possible. This is Go Surf's point of difference. You will never leave one of Go Surf's lessons without having learnt something new. It sounds as...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

really fun, waves were pretty decent, The instructors helped with some techniques and gave great advice! I think the 90min lesson is long enough, especially when you are out the back paddling non-stop, the body isn't ready to handle too much more than that. I...More

Thank Alexpatprin
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Hi Alex, Yes surfing is much like going to the gym in terms of how tired you get. Over the years we have worked out that 1.5 hours is the perfect amount of time for a lesson before fatigue sets in. It's always best to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

I was very nervous about taking surfing lessons as I have limited flexibility but could not have asked for a better experience with Go Surf. The instructors were patient, encouraging and knowledgeable. They did a great job providing personalized feedback and teaching surf safety. I...More

Thank lmurphy1126
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Hi Louise, Each and every person has their own challenges to face weather that be flexibility, fitness, technique and/or fear of the unknown. We make sure we do our very best to address any area where you need improvement. It's a journey that we love...More

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