Private Surf Lessons

Learn from Malibu’s best surf instructors!

CALL 310-317-1229 to BOOK!



Learn or Level Up with the Best Surf Camp!



Semi Private Surf Session for 3 or more of your family and friends

Best Malibu Surf Camp SINCE 1991!

 Malibu Makos has been sharing our love, passion and respect for the ocean with  people of all ages for over 30 years.  Our experienced staff of ocean lifeguards, pro surf instructors, ocean enthusiasts, and educators are committed to providing the best surfing experience. Come Shred with us!


     Permitted and licensed by the LA County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors

SURF-SAFE-FUN since 1991

What We Offer

Classic Surf Camp

Malibu Makos has been setting the standard for the surf camp industry for over 30 years! We love teaching surfing as well as sharing our knowledge and respect for the ocean with ALL. Teaching surfing and Ocean sports is our main focus with a strong emphasis on ocean safety education. Come Shred with US! Space is AVAILABLE!

  • For ages 5 – 17
  • Attend ANY Day- ANY 5 Days- ANY week or ANY 10 Days
  • You can make up any missed days at NO Charge
  • All equipment is provided
  • Prime location on Zuma Beach
  • Transportation Available from Encino-Woodland Hills-Calabasas-Agoura-Thousand Oaks
  • Permitted and licensed by the LA County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors


Micro Surf Camp

Have your own group of Family and Friends? Micro Camp offers a surf  experience like no other.  Fast paced and Super fun with a strong emphasis on ocean safety combined with an epic surf experience with your best friends! Space is LIMITED!

  • For ages 4 – 100
  • Bring your own group of 3 or more
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Semi Private 4 Hour Session each day
  • Prime location on Zuma Beach
  • All equipment is provided
  •  Permitted and licensed by the LA County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors

Surf Lessons

Born and raised in Malibu we have been setting the standard for the highest quality surf lessons in The Malibu area for over 30 years. Our Fully Insured Pro surf instructors are the best in the business. Positive, patient and professional our staff members are waterman and women with a passion for teaching and sharing our love for the ocean with others.

  • For adults and children aged 3+
  • Private lessons for one to eight people
  • Group lessons for nine or more
  • All equipment is provided
  • Prime location on Zuma Beach
  •  Permitted and licensed by the LA County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors

TEAM Makos

“Makos instructors are the best! Our staff includes pro surfers, ocean lifeguards and teachers who are experienced, positive and patient. From beginner to advanced levels, our instructors will teach you how to improve your skills and catch epic waves!”

Tom Corliss, Malibu Makos founder

”…kind words…”

“For the past 8 years I’ve brought my sons and friends to Malibu Makos and I believe them to be the very best surf camp…every time I’ve been welcomed with a smile by Tom and the Makos team.”

Claudia R.
Mom, surfer girl, CEO

“The best surf camp in town. Our girls have been there since Mini Makos. I trust Tom and his team implicitly with my daughters. Worth every penny and then some.”

Honore K.
Venice, CA

“Outstanding experience! Instructors were exceptionally patient, kind, and encouraging to our kids, both first time surfers.”

Mark C.
Fayetville, TN

“My kids have been going to Malibu Makos for over 10 years … I can not believe the level of Fun and Professionalism that continues year after year !”

Woodland Hills, CA

how to contact and find us

Malibu Makos

(310) 317-1229

PO Box 6633, Malibu, CA 90264

Malibu Makos Surf Club Location

Lifeguard Tower #16
30600 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

Use the Zuma Beach parking lot entrance off Pacific Coast Hwy (PCH) near Busch Drive. Malibu Makos Surf Club is located at the far west (north) section of the Zuma Beach parking lot, just east (south) of Trancas Canyon Rd. on PCH.

Malibu Makos

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