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Address: 4/5 11 Byron St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 6680 9828
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09:00 - 18:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Beginner's Lesson - Awesome Experience!

Our 10yr old experienced his first surfing with Blackdog Surfing. They fit us in, the owners making us feel very welcome and comfortable - I knew he was in safe hands. Wetsuit was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimbobtzsa
via mobile

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 10yr old experienced his first surfing with Blackdog Surfing. They fit us in, the owners making us feel very welcome and comfortable - I knew he was in safe hands. Wetsuit was supplied. Board was waxed up and off he went with Danny to catch some Byron waves. He caught a wave first go! Lots of misses etc but... More 

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Thank Kimbobtzsa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wicked lesson today with Blackdogs! Instructors Dom and Dylan were amazing got me standing and cruising, and all organised by the lovely Tam! Great team, great experience - best surf school in Australia!!! Cheers guys!

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Thank Hcrsmith
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing experience with Blackdog Surfing. The instructors, Tam and Danny, are really cool and professional! But what i liked the most about Blackdog is their personal approach. For 3 days i have been surfing with them, but it felt like i have known them for months. Really easy going people, love it! Keep up the good work... More 

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Thank Marissa S
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very professional staff, especially when it comes to safety, but not in a stuffy way, hugely fun. Learned a lot. First time surfer, managed to stand up!!!

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Thank C D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Blackdog surfing! Excellent customer service, very friendly and accommodating. Had surf lessons before but a while ago but these were clear, fun and got us all out enjoying ourselves in the water. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Emerald157
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It was AWESOME! I was recommended to try Blackdog surfing and I'm SO happy I chose them. The classes are small compared to the other schools, the service is second to none (if you have been in Australia you know that can be hard to come by), and I walked away knowing what I can work on to be a... More 

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Thank Kristen L
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Everything was awesome. Arriving till drop off. The teacher has given feedback, like what to improve for the next wave and a good introduction for safety. It was amazing and lots of fun. I will come back for sure😊

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Thank 253monikaz
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I arrived in Byron with no idea about which surf school was going to be best for my first surfing lessons, but saw online that Blackdog had great comments about the team - and that's really what's going to make a lesson work for me - a cool team who can teach the skills. It was the right decision. I... More 

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Thank Roocifer
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had such a great time with the Blackdog Surfing team. The lessons were fun and relaxed and the instructors always had super simple and clear tips to help you improve. The whole team were friendly and welcoming and I couldn't recommend them more. Thanks Blackdog team - you made my trip to Byron extra special and I look forward to... More 

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Thank ViolinHelen
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

These guys are the best at what they do, we had a blast learning to surf with Dom, Dylan and Stu! Would highly recommend them as you will have a great time and can meet people on the lessons as well. Cheers guys will be back soon!!!

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