Surf in Cape Town, South Africa

The search for good times and new experiences is what we are all about! Having a good time all-round is the cornerstone to the success of our surf school. You will be having a blast in no time. Fun, professional and experienced. We'll get you surfing, Promise!

We have a shop on Muizenberg beach front and we also have a Surf School on Wheels.

The school was founded by Gary in 1989, making us the oldest surf school in Cape Town. Our shop in Muizenberg is located on Beach road, its the first building on the right hand side - look out for Hang Ten cafe, we are inside. Muizenberg Beach is known for its gentle waves, white sand beach and colourful huts, here we offer level 1 beginner surf lessons as well as wetsuit & surfboard rentals. If you know the basics on how to catch a wave and stand up and want to improve your skills, visit our Surf School on wheels.

Our Surf School on wheels offers both beginner & intermediate surf lessons (transport option available) at Cape Town’s best surf spots depending on the weather conditions & your surfing ability. We offer private 1 on 1 surf lessons as-well as group surf lessons. The wind and weather is always changing and some surf spots work better on different days than others so we do surf lessons at all the popular beaches around Cape Town therefore you will always get the best experience possible. During our beginner surf lessons we will teach you all the basics to get you started where as our private lessons are more focused.

Regular surf spots we offer beginner & intermediate surf lessons at include: Big Bay, Blouberg, Muizenberg, Long Beach & more. Come share the good vibes with us and we will get you surfing.

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With our solid reputation built on trust, service and results, there have been a few big names that have come out of the school and are on the WSL tour. Your Gary's Surf adventure will be the highlight of your time in Cape Town. Whether it’s a 1 hour surf lesson or a 1 week surf trip you’ll experience everything that makes Gary's Surf epic!


People walking out of the ocean holding surfboards after surf lesson in BigBay
Surf instructor teaching a group of people sitting on beach how to surf

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