Water activity

Coolum: Beginner's Surf Lesson

Activity provider: Coolum Surf School

Coolum: Beginner's Surf Lesson

Activity provider: Coolum Surf School

From US$ 38.72 per person

Take a surf lesson in some of the warmest waters of Australia. Learn from an accredited instructor and experience the thrill of riding a wave.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, French
Wheelchair accessible


  • Learn the basics of surfing and safety tips before entering the water
  • Jump into the warm waters of the Pacific and catch some waves
  • Spend 2 hours with an accredited instructor
Full description
Catch a wave and experience the thrill of surfing on this 2-hour beginners’ lesson with an expert instructor. Learn how to surf in a fun and supportive environment that is suitable for kids and adults alike. Listen to a surf awareness presentation and understand how the ocean works and how to surf safely. Learn how waves break, what a rip or a sweep is, and how to spot a safe area for surfing or swimming. Your instructor will teach you what to do if you ever find yourself in a rip and how to get out of trouble. Next, get a quick demonstration and practice how to stand on the board. Head into the water with your newfound knowledge, catch some waves, and feel the thrill.
  • All surf equipment - surfboard, wet shirts, sunscreen
  • Wetsuits during the winter months
  • Accredited surf instructor
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 5 years
    • Pregnant women
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Meeting point

    At our surf truck which is located in the Coolum main beach car park, north of the Coolum Surf Club and next to the skate park

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Towel

    Not allowed

    • Alcohol and drugs

    Know before you go

    • If the beach is closed due to unsafe surf conditions you'll receive a full refund
    • Basic swimming ability is recommended
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

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    Steve the instructor was great, he made everything understandable and fun. I feel like I definitely got my money’s worth.

    April 12, 2022

    Product ID: 381809