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Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

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  • 2-hour surf class at Surfer’s Paradise on the Gold Coast
  • Learn to surf at one of Australia’s most iconic surf destinations
  • Receive expert instruction from a qualified surf instructor
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Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
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2 Hour Surf Lesson at Surfers Paradise
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Overview
What better place to learn to surf than Surfers Paradise on Australia’s Gold Coast? Master the basics, practice standing up on your board and catch your first wave with this beginner-friendly 2-hour surf class. With all equipment included and expert instructors to guide you, you’ll be hitting the waves in no time!
What to Expect
Meet at the beach shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue, at least 10 minutes prior to the lesson start time. Complete the booking form and collect your rash shirt or wetsuit and surf board with legrope. Walk to the beach with your gear (we will look after your clothing and vakuables in the shop). Instruction will begin with a safety talk and basic instruction on the beach. Spend about 30 minutes in the water to catch your first few waves with the instructors help. Return to the beach for additional instruction on stand up techniques. Spend the rest of the time in the water catching waves and standing up with instructors assistance.
Reviews (49)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great Surf Lesson

Shout out to Blake and Colby at Surfers Paradise for giving our teenager,husband and myself a great first surf lesson!!so fun. They were excellent, helped out everyone try to catch their first wave. !! A+++

Thank Jennifer H
Peter F, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Jennifer, Great to hear you enjoyed your lesson with Blake and Colby! They will be so happy to hear. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review. Remy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good Teachers, good waves

In total I took three lessons. The teacher were very nice and helped me along the way from getting the feet wet (easy) to standing on the board (not easy for me, did it 3-4 times). I was fortunate enough to either have small groups...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sightsee46172884275
Peter F, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sightsee, We are so stoked that you enjoyed your time at Go Ride A Wave! Thank you for reviewing us! Hope to see you down here again. Remy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Surfing lesson was an awesome experience

Had a 2 hour beginner surf lesson with go ride a wave in surfers paradise. Was a fantastic experience staff is super friendly and the instructor was amazing and very helpful. Would highly recommend to anyone interested in trying surfing.

Thank sherissew
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi sherissew, Thanks so much for taking the time out to review Go Ride a Wave. We are always so happy to read positive reviews. I will pass your comments on to the staff, thanks again. And keep on surfing!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cool experience for first time learners

I have never surfed before, and found myself catching some waves and having so much fun in the two hours of lesson. Everyone was very friendly at the reception where I left my bag and clothes. The guys gave me a neoprenne suit and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diego M
Peter F, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Diego, Thank you for leaving us such a great review. Kurt will be so happy to hear you enjoyed the lesson! We hope you continue to progress with your surfing. Happy Surfing, Remy.

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Great instructors and great experience!

Visiting surfers paradise without taking a surf class would be a crime... It was my first visit in the city and I decided to go with Go ride a wave for my very first lesson. I only relied on the reviews and what a good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laingo_Andraina
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Andraina, Thanks for taking the time out to write a review. We so glad you chose to going surfing in paradise ! Zander and Kurt have so much fun in lessons and really enjoy what they do ! So happy you stood up. If...More

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