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Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast

  • 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
Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
From US$52.00
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2 Hour Surf Lesson at Surfers Paradise
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2 Hour Surf Lesson at Surfers Paradise
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 (42)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I Had a friend visiting the gold coast a few month ago and we did the 2 hour surf lesson together and had so much fun , we both got to our feet many times and couldn't stop laughing and smiling, our instructor was out...More

Thank Tamara A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Jumbo fun!

Superb family fun with instructors Kurt and Blake in the middle of Surfers Paradise. Right balance between beach-teaching and sea-learning and plenty of laughs too. And then we bought some really clear photos from Bora who’s their photographer. A brilliant morning all round, thanks!

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kirra Beach Instructors were fantastic

Our 16 year old daughter totally new to surfing said it was the best part of her holiday. 3 sessions of 2 hour lessons with great one to one coaching most times, due to small numbers. Instructors went above and beyond to teach the basics...More

Thank msmith1082018
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile
First timers

The team were very welcoming and great at explaining things. We took the morning lesson for 2 hours there was us and 5 others which was a good size with 2 instructors. My partner managed to stand up as did a lot of the others...More

1  Thank Olivia S
Peter F, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hey Olivia S, That makes us very happy to hear that you guys had an awesome time learning to surf! Even better that you all managed to stand up and experience the feeling of surfing. Bora our photographer takes amazing photos, we hope you guys...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Best time taking part in an incredible lesson!

Two fabulous instructors, Kurt and Jack, spent 2 hours with us instructing the fundamentals in an easy to follow progression. By the end of the lesson we were all up and catching waves. The instructors were knowledgeable and very encouraging, often helping you choose appropriate...More

Thank ZachQ00
Peter F, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hey Tori & Zach, Thank you for leaving us a review! Jack and Kurt will love to hear your feedback. We are so glad to hear you had a great time catching waves with us! We hope you guys can continue to keep surfing now...More

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