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About Illawarra Surf Academy
With 3 amazing surfing locations in Wollongong; Thirroul, Corrimal and Warilla Beaches, ISA is the best place to kick off your surfing journey. ISA was founded in 2013 by Professional Surfer Nic Squiers. Nic is Wollongong born and bred through and through. A huge advocate for the local area, Nic has spent over 20 years surfing in the Illawarra area, and has an undeniable love for this region. ISA's Learn to Surf Programs are run by Nic Squiers and his experienced and enthusiastic team that are all Surfing Australia Level 1 Qualified; hold current first aid certificates; surf rescue certificates; and Working with Children’s checks. We provide safe and stable soft-top surfboards as well as Quiksilver Steamers to provide warmth and protection from the elements. ISA also offers quality Surf Coaching services for Intermediate and Elite Surfers looking to improve their surfing experience. ISA's surf coaching is run by Nic, utilising video analysis review approach to coaching.
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East Corrimal, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great one on one lesson, very patient with a novice teenager who loved the experience will definitely be back for more lessons Beautiful location at Thirroul with perfect surfing conditions

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve enjoyed the three group lessons I’ve done so far, fantastic instructors who are very encouraging and give you great tips that are clear and easy to follow :)

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Two teenage boys had private lessons and highly recommend paying the the money. They enjoyed it and were able to stand up and ride a wave within 1/2 hour of lesson.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

I had two private lessons, one with Ben and one with Daniel. I didn’t get to experience the full lesson with Ben as I got sick and had to end it early but he taught me a different way to pop up that worked much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank krisaddress
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I have had 5-6 lessons now with Justin and Isaac. Both are fantastic instructors, their advice and directions are always very clear and easy to follow and they make their lessons fun at the same time. I would highly recommend Illawarra Surf Academy to any...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

It was great to have some advice on how to read waves and learn what I needed to improve with my technique... I even got to see a penguin!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Natalie E
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

My teenage daughter has done a couple of terms with the Illawarra Surf Academy. Nick provides a supportive and positive environment for all-ages to progress their surfing. Her skills and confidence have definitely advanced under Nick’s tutelage. Highly recommend ISA for any age and any...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Simon A
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had a wonderful day surfing in Thirroul. Justin was a fantastic instructor - our whole group managed to stand up on the board, he gave great advice and we had a lot of fun. Would go again in a heartbeat, and would highly recommend....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Xanthe C
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I've had three lessons now with Justin and Isaac, at East Corrimal and I cannot recommend them enough! I started off with a women's surf lesson which was so much fun. I nearly spent as much time laughing with the ladies as I did surfing...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dominiquet50
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I can't recommend Illawarra Surf Academy highly enough!! Nic and the crew are awesome The progress my 7 year old son has made, both in surfing and in water confidence, has been amazing They even got me up and surfing in no time!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank James G
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Alejandra R
3 January 2019|
Response from squizza_13 | Property representative |
Good morning Alejandra. This is definitely possible. If you’d like to call me today on 0409111665 I can arrange it for you ok. Nic