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Learn to Surf at Addington Beach

Rated 4.94 out of 5 from 63 reviews.Durban, South Africa

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Experience hosted by Brandon

90 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

When was the last time you tried something for the first time? All you need to do is arrive with swimwear, a towel and be prepared not to take yourself seriously. Get ready for lots of laughter!

No experience or fitness or equipment is needed. We have lockers for all your bags. We have rash vests and wetsuits for you. We have a maximum of 3 people per coach. We like this to be a comfortable experience to maximise the fun and wave riding. If your group is larger than 3 people, more of my vibrant professional surf coaches join.

The first 10-15 minutes will be spent on the beach learning about the ocean, how to stay safe in the surf and the manoeuvre known as the ‘pop-up’ which is how you stand. You’ll feel relaxed and orientated to the surf before you even get wet.

Then we head out into the surf. We paddle out and your coach will be there with you. Your coach times the wave for you so that we push you onto the wave and tell you when to stand. You’re guaranteed to ride a wave in this session. We help you with your technique and by the end you’ll be feeling the ‘stoke’; the magical indescribable feeling only a surfer knows!
When was the last time you tried something for the first time? All you need to do is arrive with swimwear, a towel and be prepared not to take yourself seriously. Get ready for lots of laughter!

No experience or fitness or equipment is needed. We have lockers for all your bags. We have rash vests and wetsuits for you. We have a maximum of 3 people per coach. We like this to be a comfortable experience to maximise the fun and wave ridin…

Brandon's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Wetsuits/Rash Vests/Lockers/Showers/Change Rooms
From $23
/ person
Mon, Oct 26
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$23 per person
$23 per person
Tue, Oct 27
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$23 per person
$23 per person
Wed, Oct 28
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$23 per person
$23 per person

Meet your host, Brandon

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 63 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Born in Durban, and now owner of surf shop Xpression on the Beach in Durban, I have surfed for fun and in competitions for years. I love sharing the Durban surf culture with people from around the world.
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Where you'll be

My shop is situated at the beginner-intermediate surfing paradise at beautiful Addington Beach in Durban. There are really fun waves here to surf in the warm Indian Ocean.

Rated 4.94 out of 5 from 63 reviews.

Joey
December 2019
对于第一次的体验者来说,无比累,但是很刺激
Wynand
December 2019
They are absolutely wonderful. From surfing to stand up paddle boarding. Brandon and Charolette along with everyone else were an absolute joy to be around. Thanks for the wonderful experience! Definitely can’t wait to get back in Durban for more waves 😎.
They are absolutely wonderful. From surfing to stand up paddle boarding. Brandon and Charolette along with everyone else were an absolute joy to be around. Thanks for the wonderf…
Bandile
December 2019
Thobani was a great coach, he was able to recognize minute improvements. Brandon was very eager to make sure that we were happy. He wanted our holiday stay to be worth it by suggesting a number of other things we could do.
Pacey
November 2019
Great, relaxed session the confidence of my instructor and his relaxed attitude towards to waves and developing my own style/ability rather than demanding his way be followed lead to a highly enjoyable, relaxed and forward moving session! Best in SA. Whole set up was purrrrfect. Thank you guys xx
Great, relaxed session the confidence of my instructor and his relaxed attitude towards to waves and developing my own style/ability rather than demanding his way be followed lead…
Adrian
October 2019
Ich habe das erste mal einen Kurs zum Wellenreiten gemacht und es war wirklich super! Da Brandon nicht selbst vor Ort sein konnte, hat mir einer seiner Surf Coaches alles erkläret und ist auch mit mir ins Wasser gegangen. Ich wollte Wellenreiten schon lange mal ausprobieren und es war jeden Cent Wert! Die Wellen waren als ich da war leider etwas klein (Babywellen wie mein Coach sagte 😉) für mich war es aber genau richtig denke ich. In den 1 1/2 std. Konnte ich auch einige Wellen „stehen“. Ich hoffe ich komme schnell wieder dazu meine Skills zu verbessern und kann es sehr empfehlen!
Ich habe das erste mal einen Kurs zum Wellenreiten gemacht und es war wirklich super! Da Brandon nicht selbst vor Ort sein konnte, hat mir einer seiner Surf Coaches alles erkläret…
Madison
October 2019
Highly recommend! We loved every minute of it. The staff was amazing. It was just my friend and I which was nice because we were able to catch more waves and have a great experience. I would do it again!

Choose from available dates

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  • Mon, Oct 26
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    $23 per person
  • Tue, Oct 27
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    $23 per person
  • Wed, Oct 28
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    $23 per person
  • Thu, Oct 29
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    $23 per person
  • Fri, Oct 30
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    $23 per person
  • Sat, Oct 31
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    $23 per person
  • Sun, Nov 1
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    $23 per person
  • Mon, Nov 2
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    $23 per person

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 4 and up can attend.

More tips

There are no 'stupid' questions - please ask anything.

What to bring

Towel

Swimwear