THE GOLD COAST’S NUMBER 1 SURF SCHOOL
Get Wet Surf School is Trip Advisor’s number one surf school on the Gold Coast. With Get Wet Surf School anyone can experience the thrill of surfing. It is fun, safe, and you won’t believe how easy!
The feeling of standing up on a surf board and catching a wave is amazing and because Get Wet Surf School offers the most experienced and qualified coaches and the best location we can guarantee you will stand up on your first surf lesson.
Get Wet is an award winning Surf School in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
Recently awarded the prestigious Award for innovation in tourism by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council, Get Wet Surf School is also fully accredited Surfing Australia surf school with Surfing Australia Instructors who are the best in the industry. Get Wet holds a Gold Coast City Council permit to operate at The Spit and we are an accredited Tourism operator through QTIC.
We conduct morning and afternoon group lessons all year round and we operate with no more than 6 adults per instructor and 4 children per instructor. All equipment for use during the lesson is supplied and complimentary transfers are available. We will only operate if conditions are suitable for optimum safety and fun.
Beginner Group Surfing Lessons
Our 2 hour beginner surf lesson is designed to give you a taste of the thrill of surfing. Joining a group of like-minded people looking for something new to try is always loads of fun.
Private Surfing Lessons
If you’re looking to improve your surfing technique or enjoy a bit more privacy whilst you learn a private surf lesson may be the way to go
Kids Surfing Lessons
Kids are now able to learn to surf or stand-up paddleboard in a fun, exciting and safe environment. They’ll have loads of fun at the beach and learn about the ocean and surf safety.
Wave Pool Surfing
Surf is always up here! Squeeze every drop of fun out of your family’s summer at Whitewater Worlds crystal clear Wave Pool.
Our Surf School Blog
Keep up to date with us here on the Gold Coast…
5 Reasons why you should Love the Spit Our surf school is located at the Spit, the far north surfing beach on the Gold Coast. If you have surfed previously with us, you know how great this place really is. We can spend hours talking about how good conditions are for...read more
Kodak Courage: Purchase your Surf Photos Online Back in the fifties surf movies and photography became popular around the world. Surf movies usually ended with a punishing big wave finale. Magazines started to appear, and big gnarly waves always made the cover....read more
Pickups Locations If you choose to learn how to surf with Get Wet Surf School, we provide Free transportation from your Hotel or backpackers (Within central Surfers Paradise and Southport). If you are outside this area, don’t worry! We can pick you up at these...read more
Frequently Asked Questions
We know you have a lot of questions about learning to surf and we are happy to answer them all.
That’s why we have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions to our instructors. We hope this might help clear up any doubts you have about surfing and our surf school.
Are our programs suitable for weak swimmers?
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I had such a good time. This was my first time trying to surf and the instructor was very helpful and knowledgeable. It was a lot of fun and i look forward to coming back!Ellanne
Had such an amazing time with the Get Wet Surf School, was my first time surfing and they really were awesome! Got picked up from my Hostel and then driven to the Spit (beach on Gold Coast) where they provided you with wetsuits and Tops then a 5 minute walk down the beach. You were then taught how to surf…Chloe
nice coach, amazing day! 教练非常棒！！准时来宾馆接，2小时收获很大，觉得冲浪也没那么难，还想继续学呢。一个教练还给我们照了一些冲浪照片 我非常喜欢！价格很合理！A TripAdvisor China Member