ABOUT Liam wood


Having surfed since the age of 12, Liam has toured the globe and has surfed in some of the world’s best surf destinations surfing some of the elite world tour events on the WQS & European Surf Tour.

Over the past 20 years, he has coached some of South Africa’s top surf athletes, managed Top surfers on the WQS & WSL world tour, worked closely with some of the most recognised surfers, managers, coaches, and SPORT psychologists in the world.


He holds the highest surf instructor qualifications in the country including the SSA LEVEL 1 & 2 and ISA LEVEL 1 & 2 coaching badge.


Liam has also surfed and Capt. the Britain & Irish surf team, represented Western Province, won a few small and big events and has Sports and Team marketing background with one of the biggest surf brands in the world.

His past expertise as a hands on coach and professional team manager for top extreme athletes has given Liam the passion to work with all types of surfers.

Liam Wood has a passion for the ocean, surfing and open spaces. Stepping away from a career in design, marketing and sport management, Liam and his Team of instructors  have come together to share their passion with the world.



Come join us at Cape Town’s No. 1  Surf/SUP school  – Cape Town Surfing.

Operating since 2001 we are one of the oldest and most qualified surf schools around.

We are a fully registered, insured Surf School based in Hout Bay.

We offer top professional surf/ SUP lessons, tours  across Cape Town with SA top qualified instructors (ISA & SSA Level 1|2) and offer top of the range core surf, SUP & Skate goods and board rentals at our Surf Store!

Cape Town Surfing in association Cape Town Surf/SUP Adventures, Hout Bay
& Llandudno Boardriders. is dedicated to all boardriders, surfers, SUPers, bodyboarders – young and old, beginner to advanced.

With the unique, friendly culture, endless surf, amazing reefs and a host of other activities, Cape Town Surfing will you get you there.

All our packages are run by SA’s top qualified surf instructors & guides (ISA Level 1,2 and SSA level 1,2,3) (First Aid Level1) in a fun safe environment.

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