- 3 days of 3 hour group lessons
- Expert surf coaches
- Guaranteed to stand up or come again free
- All surfing equipment, including wetsuits (rash vests or spring suits in summer, steamers in winter)
- Return transport to the beach
- Small gorups - Low instructor to student ratio (1:7)
- Light refreshments
- Professional photography for an additional charge
- 15% OFF Rip Curl voucher
What to Expect
Join 3 days of riding awesome waves at Byron Bay! Learn how to surf, upgrade your techniques and catch waves like a pro! Our coaches only select the best beaches before every lesson. What if you don't manage to stand up? No problem! If you don't stand up on your first lesson, you can come again for free!
3 days of fun on your surfboard
In this 3-day course, we will not only teach you the basics of surfing, but also some basic tricks. Day 1 will be all about catching, standing and surfing. You can then improve your skills on day 2. Learn how to paddle correctly, control your board and distribute your weight in order to change direction. On the final day, you can step up your game even more. You will practise tricks like the pop-up, back riding and turning frontside and backside on unbroken waves. We will also teach you the importance of wave selection, timing, surf safety, ocean awareness and surf etiquette.
Small groups to offer the best support
Your safety and fun are the number one priority. Each group will have 1 coach per 7 participants. You will get the personal attention you need to stand up and start surfing the waves in no time.
Strict safety and quality standards (ASI approved)
Blackdog Surf School is ASI approved. The experienced coaches are also certified lifeguards. They all hold a Senior 1st Aid Certificate and a Level 1 Surfing Coach Accreditation. All safety and quality standards are met during each lesson.
Action pics (at additional cost)
We won't let you go home without the chance to take your surfing memories with you. A professional photographer will take action shots of you. After the lessons, you can view and purchase the pictures in the Blackdog shop.
Blackdog Surf School (since 2001)
Blackdog Surf School is a family run business. Their goal is to create a smile on your face when you ride your surfboard.
Byron Bay beaches
The Blackdog surf coaches are surfing experts. They assess surfing conditions and select the best beaches for your level. At The Pass you will find the best Learn-To-Surf waves in Australia. The waves are considered world-class and make the Pass one of Australia's top surf beaches. The Fisherman’s Lookout is a wooden structure with a platform at the top. From the platform, you can admire the crowds of surfers, fish, dolphins, and sometimes whales. Tallow Beach stretches out south, 6.5 km from Cosy Corner to Broken Head. It is one of the most photographed beaches on the Australian east coast. You might even spot dolphins there!
What to bring?
- Your smile!!!
Frequently Asked Questions
swimmers,towel + a smile!!
Everything you will need to go surfing is provided, quality surfboards,wetsuits and rashvests
If you’ve booked into a private lesson you can bring your own board. If you’re a beginner we ask that you use our excellent soft-boards. They are the perfect tool for starting out!
Yes! We have a huge range of quality wetsuits in all shapes and sizes
We encourage you to leave anything valuable or important in your hotel room or at home, we do provide storage for your clothes and towel ~ you can leave your bag in our shop
Everyone learns at a different pace but most people do stand up on their first lesson ~ if not you come again for Free!!
That really depends on how well you want to surf! We recommend at least three lessons to get the feeling of surfing. Check out our beginner’s surfing package . Once you’ve done a beginner’s course you can take it from there .. and still receive the package rates
Our instructor/student ratio is small. We have a maximum of 10 people in a group with 2 instructors.This small ratio allows you to learn quickly as you get plenty of attention from your instructor.
We schedule our lessons to take into account the daily tides and conditions – so our lesson times change from day to day. When you make a booking you will be shown the time options for your preferred date.
We have a great range of surfboards for beginner to intermediate surfers. Our instructors can give you the expert advice you need to buy a surfboard that’s perfect for you. Come and visit us at the shop.
no ~ just basic swimmimg ability
Our group lessons are for ages 12yrs and up,younger kids have private lessons
We have a 24hr cancellation policy
we sure do ~ you get wet anyway!!
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Meeting Point:- 4/5 11 Byron St - Byron Bay
Lesson time subject to tides and surf conditions: if applicable the supplier will notify you of any changes via phone number / email used during purchase
In the event that a booking was cancelled, the following fees will apply:
- Cancellations more than 24 hours before departure: 5% of the total cost
- Cancellations within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost
All customer cancellation & refund requests are also subject to our website’s own refund conditions.
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