Best Malibu Surf Camp FOR 27 Years!

Malibu Makos teaches children and adults how to surf while sharing knowledge of ocean safety and stewardship.

We are a group of ocean lifeguards, pro surf instructors, ocean athletes and educators who are committed to providing the best surfing experience possible.

SURF-SAFE-FUN since 1991

What We Offer


Permitted and Licensed by LA County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors

Surf Camp

  • Zuma Beach prime location
  • Ages 5-17
  • All equipment provided
  • Weekly and daily rates
  • Luxury transportation available
  • Monday-Friday + Saturday classes
  • Experienced staff for all ages
  • Insured and permitted

Surf Lessons

  • Private (1-7 people) and group (8+)
  • Ages 5+
  • All equipment provided
  • Offered year-round
  • Experienced staff for all ages
  • Insured and permitted
  • Certified by LA County Dept. of Beaches & Harbors

Private Events

  • Private beach parties
  • Corporate events
  • Experienced instructors
  • Wide assortment of food options
  • All equipment provided
  • Tents and tables provided
  • Insured and permitted

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

Camp Street Address

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


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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