experience the thrill of surfing

Pickup Locations

We provide Free transportation from your Hotel or backpackers

Shuttle Service

The Spit beach, The Gold Coasts favourite learn to surf beach, is located approx 8 min drive from the heart of Surfers Paradise and offers FREE all day parking for people with their own transport.

The closest public transport terminus is the Seaworld bus stop ( servicing the 704 bus from Helensvale train station via Southport and the 705 bus from Surfers Paradise. The Seaworld bus stop is approx 2.5km walk to our head office.

Get Wet can offer a shuttle service from several locations however this service is for participants only and due to COVID and social distancing rules we are restricted by the number of people we can shuttle so we may not be able to guarantee a seat for all participants.

Pickup Locations

Seaworld Bus Stop: The last stop for the 704 from Helensvale via Southport and the 705 bus from Surfers Paradise.
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Seaworld Bus Stop

Main Beach: Located on the corner of Tedder Ave and the Gold Coast Highway at Main Beach, Opposite the Main beach tram Station.
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Main Beach

Surfers Paradise: Centrally located pickup at 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise (in front of the mural just beside the Brooklyn Depot restaurant). 
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Surfers Paradise

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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?
Yes they are! Our lessons are held in waist deep water. So your feet will be touching the sand at all times.
Is there a minimum age?
Safety is our priority, Children’s only lessons are held for children from 6-12 Years . Children 12 and up can join our group lessons with adults. Children under 6 must do a private lesson.
What happens if the weather is bad?

Conditions at the Spit are generally very good for beginner lessons. However, if we feel that conditions may be too rough for our participants, we will reschedule for a different date or refund your money.

What do I need to bring?
On the beach you will only be needing swimmers and big desire to surf and have fun. We will provide you with a wetsuit, rash shirt, sunscreen and of course … a surfboard.
How do we get to the lesson ?

If you have your own car you are best to drive to the Spit as the parking is free all day and you can stay and enjoy the best beach on the Gold Coast.

If you require public transport, the bus terminates at Seaworld so we run a shuttle service from several pick-up locations. See our pick-ups list in About us tab

Is your shuttle service free?

Our shuttle service is complimentary for participants only who book directly with us online. If you are booking through a 3rd party website, conditions apply.

The shuttle is not available for spectators as we need to reserve the seats for those surfing. If the participant is under 12 we allow 1 adult to accompany them in the shuttle.

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