Learn to Surf in Australia

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Group Size: Varies

Trip code: AULS

Duration: 5-7 days

5 or 7 days of surf experience
Stay right on the beach!
Lessons with expert instructors

Want to catch a wave and hang ten Down Under? Learn to surf on amazing Australian beaches and stay at a Surf Camp between Sydney and Byron Bay. Surf lessons and expressions sessions with an expert instructor are included so you can learn to surf with the pros and hang ten on some of Australia’s most remote and sensational beaches. Make new mates living at surf camp, chill and shoot the breeze until it’s time to hit the surf. Relax on this sunshine and surf adventure: Come on in, the water’s lovely!

Trip highlights

  • Choose from a 5 or 7 day learn to surf experience
  • Live in beach front accommodation and have instant access to the beach 
  • Become a real beach bum and enjoy surfing, sunbathing or soak up the beach atmosphere & culture
  • Don’t worry about being a newbie, as you’ll be splashing onto some of the best learner surf beaches in Australia, using specific beginner-friendly equipment
  • Surf’s up! With great instructors, lessons and photo/video analysis to help you see where you’re at, you’ll have 100% surf satisfaction!
Further trip information

Learn to surf at some of Australia's most amazing beaches, relax and make new friends at surf camp and even add in two extra days in Byron Bay - awesome! Surf's up!

Option 1: 5-day learn to surf programme

Option 2: 7-day learn to surf programme - includes 2 nights in laid-back Byron Bay

Day 1, Monday: Depart Sydney and travel north by bus to the legendary Spot X surf camp. Depending on conditions, you might stop for your first surf en route. Check in and chill out with your new surf buddies around the campfire, before your first surf lesson, which will take place in the afternoon. Please note: You'll have an early pickup for this trip and will need to be at the bus pickup/ meeting point before departure at 6.45a.m. (Lunch OR dinner included today).

Days 2-4, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: You will spend the next three days learning how to surf, enjoying two surf sessions a day: A morning lesson with the expert pro surf instructors and an afternoon expression session. Expression sessions allow you to celebrate the beach and surf lifestyle with boards, music and beach activities with your guides and instructors. It's a great opportunity to kick back and build up your surf skills. Instructors cater for all levels, even absolute beginners, and will have you riding a wave in no time. Enjoy loads of fun activities on offer around the camp and tuck in to three delicious inclusive meals a day, while at night you can enjoy a drink around the campfire, join in games or rest up and conserve your energy to hit the waves again in the morning! (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 5, Friday: You'll have one surf lesson in the morning, hang out for a final afternoon at surf camp and then arrive in Byron Bay around 9pm. This is when option 1, the 5-day trip officially ends, but most people choose to meet up in the evening for food and a party. Accommodation, dinner and drinks on this night are not included for option 1 participants, but the surf school can book accommodation in Byron if you need it. If you have chosen option 2, the 7-day option, you will now enjoy two extra days in Byron Bay and will spend tonight in unique tipi accommodation at the surf camp in Byron Bay. (Breakfast and lunch included for option 1, plus dinner for option 2)

Day 6, Saturday (option 2 only): Surfers on option 2 will have one inclusive surf lesson in Byron Bay today, plus a chance to relax and explore the laid-back town of Byron Bay - bliss! (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 7, Sunday (option 2 only): If you have chosen option 2, you will have one final exciting surf lesson on Byron Bay's beautiful beaches before your trip ends. (Breakfast included)

Interested in becoming a Surf Instructor? If you want to gain some serious surfing experience why not check out our 3-month surf instructor course instead? 

Please note this itinerary is subject to change. Occasionally changes are made to improve our trips based on previous customer feedback, our own research and other factors beyond our control such as the weather or wave conditions.

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