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Our most recommended Wollongong Surfing Lessons

Thirroul: 7-Day Surf Camp

1. Thirroul: 7-Day Surf Camp

Situated in a beautiful town on the edge of some spectacular scenery, but only an hour's drive from Sydney and its amazing harbor and nightlife, be coached by thorough professionals whose only goals are to have you surfing better than you ever have before. Meet locals, climb mountains, surf in a national surfing reserve, see surfboards being made and above all, have the time of your life!  The base is in the small south coast surf town of Thirroul in the Northern suburbs of Wollongong, a University town with beautiful beaches and great nightlife. Thirroul itself is a lively, Australian surf community just one hour south of Sydney, and has direct train access its city center. It is Sydney’s closest surf camp, and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a real taste of Australian coastal life, its surf culture and breathtaking scenery, as well as great access to the local nightlife. Each day you will be picked up by a surf coach and driven to the beach with the best conditions. Bikes and skateboards are available to you for around town travel. Over the 5 day course, there will be 9 2-hour lessons in the water, each with an element of theory and practical. You can also benefit from state of the art cameras filming from below and above, allowing you to receive corrections on your technique. Last, but definitely not least, is a trip to a local surfboard factory, where the entire process of board manufacturing occurs before your eyes. If you choose to stay longer, you also have the opportunity to shape one! The most important meal of the day - continental breakfast - is served to you everyday to fuel your surfing session. For dinner, you can visit numerous restaurants and pubs in the area, or or benefit from discounts at the Beach Motel restaurant and bar.

Wollongong: 4-Week Surf Development Course

2. Wollongong: 4-Week Surf Development Course

Would you like to live in a real Aussie Surf town and experience a life where all you worry about is which way the wind is blowing and how big the swell is? Do you want to be at a level of surfing where you can take on 4-6 foot waves and feel comfortable?  Does catching long waves and performing graceful maneuvers sound good to you? Let your dreams of living the life of a surfer come true at this purpose-built surf camp. Roll with the lifestyle, the love and the fun that this authentic Aussie surf town brings. It is as beautiful as it is peaceful. This 4-week surf development course has been designed purely with the progression of an individual's surfing in mind. Feel the whole surfing experience and immerse yourself in the ocean, the skill and the lifestyle. The program covers the entirety of skills required in the developmental phases of surfing, for beginner and intermediate surfers, as well as oceanography, meteorology and surf science so you can understand the ocean in full. During your stay you will most certainly become a surfer, experiencing all the adventures of life on the beach. You will make new friends, totally develop your surfing, change your opinion on life and maybe even start on a new career path!


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