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Beginner Surfing Lessons

The perfect start if you are new to surfing!

Can you imagine yourself riding a wave on the beautiful Gold Coast?

Our 2 hour beginner surfing lessons are 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. We get you down to the beach, run through some basic steps that will have you standing up on your board in the safest and easiest way possible and some basic safety instructions and we get you out in the water as soon as we can.

Our surfing instructors are there to make it fun, safe and easy for people of all age groups and levels of fitness. We want you to love surfing as much as we do. If your only on the Gold Coast for 1 day and want an awesome photo of you riding a wave, you might be wanting to tick it off your bucket list or you just want to see why it’s one of Australia’s greatest pass times we encourage you to give it a go. All equipment is provided and where ever possible we like to offer transfers to and from the beach.
For the safety of our participants and for best results our group lessons run with a 6 student to 1 instructor ratio (this is a lower ratio than recommended by leading Surfing bodies)

Students / children surf lesson:

  • This rate is offered to all children and includes anyone with a student card ie: university or international students.
  • Children’s ages must be given at the time of booking
  • Children 6 years and under are recommended to do a private surf lesson for their own safety
  • Children 12 and under are not permitted to join the group lessons with adults for their own safety , Special exemptions may be made if the child is physically capable but that must be approved by Get Wet management.
  • Children’s  only classes ( for 6-12 year old’s)  are held during school holidays and most Saturday mornings, children’s only classes offer a 4 students to 1 instructor ratio for safety.
  • Parents are welcome to assist small children in a Children’s only class.
  • PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: in line with fair work agreements all of our instructors are paid public holiday rates so a surcharge will be applied to lessons on official Queensland public holidays

Can you imagine yourself riding a wave on the beautiful Gold Coast?

Our 2 hour beginner surfing lessons are 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. We get you down to the beach, run through some basic steps that will have you standing up on your board in the safest and easiest way possible and some basic safety instructions and we get you out in the water as soon as we can.

Our surfing instructors are there to make it fun, safe and easy for people of all age groups and levels of fitness. We want you to love surfing as much as we do. If your only on the Gold Coast for 1 day and want an awesome photo of you riding a wave, you might be wanting to tick it off your bucket list or you just want to see why it’s one of Australia’s greatest pass times we encourage you to give it a go. All equipment is provided and where ever possible we like to offer transfers to and from the beach.

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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