Pickup LocationsWe provide Free transportation from your Hotel or backpackers
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.
Seaworld Bus Stop: The last stop for the 704 from Helensvale via Southport and the 705 bus from Surfers Paradise.
Main Beach: Located on the corner of Tedder Ave and the Gold Coast Highway at Main Beach, Opposite the Main beach tram Station.
Surfers Paradise: Centrally located pickup at 10 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise (in front of the mural just beside the Brooklyn Depot restaurant).
Learn how to surf with Get Wet Surf School
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?
Is there a minimum age?
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?
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.
Beginner Group Surfing Lessons
Our 2 hour beginner surf lesson is designed to teach you how to surf, and give you a taste of the thrill of surfing. Joining a group of like-minded people looking for something new.
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.
Once you have experienced the thrill of riding your first wave, there's only one way to improve further!