Midwest Surf School

Surf coaching from beginners to experts


Address:  241 Willcock Drive, Mahomet Flats, Geraldton, Australia, 6530 | Phone:  0419 988 756 | Email:[email protected]


Learn how to surf by having surfing lessons at MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL, an Surfing Australia accredited surf school, located at beautiful Back Beach, Geraldton, WA, Australia. It’s about 4.5 hours north of Perth and 1.5 hours south of Kalbarri.

With over 10 years local experience MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL has designed their learn to surf program to ensure you will be up and riding in no time.

MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL offers group and private lessons for beginner to advanced level, Weet-Bix Surf Groms, surfing guide trips, team building, surfing awareness, equipment hire, and SUP instruction for kids, adults, parties, school groups, disadvantage groups and corporates.

MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL is owned by Keith Roffman. He’s an elite surfer and has been surfing since he was 10 years of age. Keith is a qualified Secondary Education Teacher, holds a Bachelor of Sports Science degree, has been a surfing judge, competitor and as with all MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL INSTRUCTORS, holds relevant surfing instructor qualifications, surf rescue and First Aid certificates.

Keith has extensive coaching experience. He’s travelled around the world surfing and also providing coaching lessons in countries such as Indonesia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, UK, France, Spain and South Africa. He is also involved with the Geraldton Board Riders Club, Geraldton Disabilities Surf for Life team and the Christian Surfers Association.

“It’s great seeing people progressing from no experience to standing up. At MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL, we want people to feel they have achieved something and got value for money. We also help you choose the right board and equipment and anything to do surfing – all part of the service,” Keith notes.

Keith started MIDWEST SURF SCHOOL because he loves surfing and loves teaching. Geraldton offers is one of the best places to learn and progress your surfing in the world. With council access to all beaches in the Midwest around Geraldton there are always options for beginners to high performance experts.

“Thank you. Had a great time. Good school. Definitely continue in the sport. Tried it myself and didn’t have much success. You made it easy to learn.” Jonathon

“Wow I never knew a lot of the stuff you taught us. It’s really interesting and helped me progress my surfing quicker.” Andrew

“I’m 65 years old and just wanted to try surfing. What an experience and thrill. I felt safe and I was riding in not time thanks to your instruction.” Raymond

“Thank you for your encouragement and patience. I wasn’t sure I could do it, but you were there in the water with all the way. I can’t believe how much fun it is. Thank you so much. You’re the best. Can’t wait to get my intermediate level certificate!” Christine<

  • Chevron down Terms and Conditions

    In consideration of Organisers accepting my application to participate in the Program, I acknowledge, understand and agree that:

    1. “Organisers” for the purposes of this declaration means the Surf School and includes, where the context so permits, Surfing Australia Ltd (“SA”), SA affiliated state surfing associations and their respective directors, officers, members, servants or agents.

    2. Warning: Participating in the Program can be inherently dangerous. I understand the nature and requirements of the Program and acknowledge that serious accidents can and often do happen which may result in me being seriously injured or even killed. I have voluntarily read and understood this warning and accept and assume the inherent risks in participating in the Program.

    3. Physical Fitness: I must not participate in the Program if I have any injury, disability, medical or health condition that may increase the risk of me becoming injured unless I have told SA about it and they have authorised me to participate. I declare that I am medically and physically fit and able to participate in the Program and I will immediately notify SA of any change to my fitness and ability to participate. I understand and accept that SA will continue to rely on this declaration as evidence of my fitness and ability to participate.

    4. Instructions: I will at all times comply with the instructions and safety procedures of SA.

    5. Medical Treatment: If required, SA will arrange medical or hospital treatment (including ambulance transportation) for me. I authorise such actions being taken by SA and agree to meet all costs associated with such action.

    6. Release & Indemnity: My participation in the Program is entirely at my own risk and I agree to:

    (a) Release and forever discharge SA from all liability and Claims that I may have or may have had but for this release arising from or in connection with my participation in the Program;

    (b) Indemnify and hold harmless SA to the extent permitted by law in respect of any Claim by any person including but not only another participant in the Program arising as a result of or in connection with my participation in the Program.

    In this clause 6 “Claims” means and includes any action, suit, proceeding, claim, demand, damage, penalty, cost or expense however arising (including negligence, trespass to the person or for breach of implied terms in the sale of services under section 74 of the Trade Practices Act (1974) Cth and equivalent provisions contained in State sale of goods or fair trading legislation).

    7. Identity: Photographic and or visual images taken by SA of my participation in the Program may be used for general promotion of SA activities.

    8. Privacy: I understand that the information provided by me in this form is necessary for the operation of the Program. I acknowledge and agree that the information will only be used for the objects of SA and to provide me with information pertaining to the Program and SA activities. I understand that I will be able to access my information through SA upon request. If the information is not provided I might not be permitted to participate in the Program.

    I have read, understood, acknowledge and agree to the following declaration including the warning, release and indemnity.


    We surf in all weather and surf conditions providing it is safe. If the surf is too big, or the conditions unsafe, then we will reschedule the lesson. If we change the time and you are unable to come to the new lesson, then we will provide a refund. Otherwise there are no refunds, transfers to other people, or cancellations.


    Customer service is important to us. We want your online payment experience to be fast, friendly and most importantly secure. Our online payment site is operated by SA affiliated surf school and FareHarbor.


    Our Surf School is dedicated to keeping your details private. Any information, we collect in relation to you, is kept strictly secured. We use this information to identify your orders, and to provide you with further information about your Surfing Lessons or Gift Vouchers.

    Our Surf School may use cookies to allow you to login, maintain a shopping cart and to purchase items in your shopping cart. Cookies sent to your computer from Australia only last while you’re browsing our website. We do not store persistent cookies on your computer.


    When purchasing products from our surf school, your financial details are passed through our secure server using the latest 128 – bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology and it is again encrypted using encryption algorithm, which is at least 64 – bit. 128 – bit SSL encryption is approximated to take at least one trillion, trillion years to break.

    If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us directly.