Melbourne Workshops & classes

Our most recommended Melbourne Workshops & classes

Torquay: 2-Hour Surf Lesson on the Great Ocean Road

1. Torquay: 2-Hour Surf Lesson on the Great Ocean Road

Start your tour by heading to the meeting point to pick up your equipment. Your instructor will select the correct size wetsuit for you to change into, and will help you to find just the right size surfboard.  Once you are ready, walk to the beach with the rest of the group. Your lesson will begin on the beach with a safety briefing and some basic instructions before you head into the water, waist deep, to catch some waves.  Once you have had your fill of the surf, you will return to the beach for some more detailed instruction about how to stand up on your surfboard. The remainder of the lesson will be spent on the water with the instructor helping everyone to stand up. At the end of the lesson, return to the shop with your equipment to have a hot shower and change. Make sure you arrange to take some photos.

Melbourne: St Kilda & Brighton Treasure Hunting Experience

2. Melbourne: St Kilda & Brighton Treasure Hunting Experience

Fun, adventure, excitement and learning is what this tour is all about. A family friendly adventure tour with a sightseeing flavour that introduces you to the hobby of metal detecting and treasure hunting. The only tour of this kind in Melbourne. Learn the art of treasure hunting by an experienced treasure hunter. Learn how to use metal detecting equipment and find buried treasure. We provide special equipment to ensure young and small guests are able to participate. Our guest detectors weigh just 1kg. Have hours of fun searching two iconic Melbourne locations. A truly unique way of getting to know Melbourne and its history. You will be picked up by your driver and guide and taken to St Kilda Beach where you will be taught how to use the various pieces of treasure hunting and fossicking equipment which will be made available for your use. After the lesson you will apply your new skills and detect the beach. After an hour we move to the second location, Brighton Beach. This beach is famous for its bathing huts and has often proven to be a location of great finds. At the end of the experience you will be returned back to a mutually agreed upon point.

St Kilda: Group Lesson for Stand-Up Paddleboarding

3. St Kilda: Group Lesson for Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Learn stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) at iconic St.Kilda Beach in the heart of Melbourne. Enjoy this experience with no minimum number of people required or ability level necessary, this tour is perfect for everyone. Get to know stand-up paddleboarding which is a fantastic way to experience St.Kilda. Learn the correct technique from day one with the expert instructors. You will be up and going in no time. The SUP instructors will have you paddling effectively in a short period of time, and ensure you leave with adequate knowledge to paddle on your own. The paddleboarding lessons are conducted in a fun format that all family members can enjoy, and most importantly, in a safe and nurturing environment.

Anglesea: 2-Hour Surf Lesson on the Great Ocean Road

4. Anglesea: 2-Hour Surf Lesson on the Great Ocean Road

You will meet at the tour supplier's shop 15 minutes before your lesson starts. Then your instructor with find you a wet suit that is the correct size, and the right surfboard for your height. After you have changed into your wet suit, you will walk down to the beach with the rest of the group. The lesson will begin on the beach with a safety briefing and some basic instruction. Then you will enter the water up to your waist, to catch your first few gentle waves. Once everyone has caught some waves and you are feeling more comfortable in the water, you will return to the beach for more detailed instruction about how to stand up on the board. The remainder of the lesson will be spent back in the water with the instructor helping everyone to stand up on their surfboard. On completion of the lesson everyone will return to the shop with their equipment to have a rest and a hot shower. Make sure you get some photos of your first experience of surfing.

3-Hour Digital Photography Workshop in Melbourne

5. 3-Hour Digital Photography Workshop in Melbourne

Learn the art of digital photography on a 3-hour tour of Melbourne's Federation Square and surrounding areas. During the workshop, you will become well-versed with various camera settings and learn how to cleverly and creatively use your camera with confidence. Take notes on the concepts you are learning, and try them out yourself. Learn how to use composition, light, texture, and more, to end up with stunning pictures. You will confidently move from automatic-mode to manual mode in one of Australia's most vibrant cities. Your guide will teach you elements and principles in composition and design, give you a photo critique, share 10 technical points and 10 creative ideas, and provide hands on challenges to put theory into practice.

Melbourne: Chinese Dumpling Cooking Class with a Drink

6. Melbourne: Chinese Dumpling Cooking Class with a Drink

Gain an insight into Chinese culture in Melbourne with a dumpling cooking class. Head to the cooking school and learn to prepare traditional dough with expert chefs. Fill your dumplings with pork, beef, chicken, or tofu and taste your creations. Make your way to the Otao Kitchen Cooking School to meet your friendly instructor and group for the day. Listen to a brief introduction and watch the chef at work as they demonstrate the preparation steps. Practice new skills as you create the dough and roll it into shape. Select your dumpling fillings from tofu, chicken, pork, or beef and start cooking them. Save the best for last as you have the chance to sit down and treat your tastebuds to the dumplings you've made. Enjoy your meal with a glass of Champagne to end the class.

Melbourne: Brighton Beach Treasure Hunt and Coin Cleaning

7. Melbourne: Brighton Beach Treasure Hunt and Coin Cleaning

Even more fun, adventure, excitement and learning is what the Melbourne Treasure Hunt is all about. A longer and more comprehensive tour than Melbourne Treasure Hunt 101, this tour includes a workshop on equipment use and silver coin cleaning, as well as an additional location to explore. A more advanced treasure hunting tour that will take you to some of Melbourne's most iconic locations - except with a big difference. You will explore these locations with metal detecting equipment in order to look for treasure! The only tour of this kind in Melbourne!! A truly unique way of getting to know Melbourne and its history guided by an internationally experienced metal detectorist and treasure hunter. You will be picked up by your driver and guide and taken to Brighton Beach where you will be taught how to use the various pieces of treasure hunting and fossicking equipment which will be made available for your use. After the lesson you will apply your new skills and detect the beach. The second location is St Kilda Beach where you will hunt for treasure and be provided with a workshop on silver coin cleaning. The third and final location is Fawkner Park where you will search for silver coins and other treasures. At the end of the experience you will be returned back to a mutually agreed upon point.

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What people are saying about Melbourne

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based on 1 reviews

Good customer service and well trained instructor. I had a good time, very relaxing activity and it worth..

This was much easier than expected, but yet still challenging enough to be interesting and very very fun!