2h Surfers Paradise Surf Lesson - Go Ride A Wave

Go Ride A Wave is Australia's favourite and most experienced surf school. We offer 2 hour surf lessons everyday with all equipment and instructor provided at the Famous Surfers Paradise beach. We meet at our shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue opposite the Surfers Paradise Arch.


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  • Surfers Paradise Learn to Surf is a must-do activity for visitors to the Gold Coast
  • The conditions at Surfers Paradise are perfect for surf lessons and surf hire
  • The water is warm, the beaches are patrolled, and it's one of Australia's iconic surf destinations
  • The surf school specialises in daily beginner surf lessons
  • Most of the surfing lessons are conducted in waist-deep water to ensure safety for beginners
  • Surfers Paradise Learn to Surf is operated by Go Ride A Wave, Australia's beloved surf school established in 1987


  • Use of a long-sleeved rash/sun shirt or wetsuit
  • Use of a soft beginner surfboard
  • Sunscreen
  • Safe storage of personal items in our shop during the lesson



Day 1: Surfers Paradise 2-hour Lesson
Meet at our shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue 15 before the lesson time. Collect your long-sleeved rash shirt or wetsuit and soft beginner surfboard and walk to the beach. We begin with a safety briefing and some basic instructions on the beach. After catching your first few waves in waist-deep water we return to the beach for more detailed instructions on how to stand up on your surfboard. The remainder of the time will be spent in the water with the instructor helping everyone to stand up on their surfboard. At the end of the lesson, we return to the shop where the instructor will explain options to continue surfing with either further lessons or hire equipment and continue yourself.
Meals: None


Departure: Every day at 10 am and 1 pm. Please meet at our shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue at least 15 minutes before the start of your lesson.

Return: Approx 2 hours

Pickups: Free pickup and drop off within the Surfers Paradise region

What to bring

  • Bathers and a towel
  • Water to drink
  • Camera


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