- 2 days of 3.5-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 groups - low instructor to student ratio (1:7)
- Light refreshments
- Professional photography for an additional charge
- 15% OFF Rip Curl voucher
2 Day Surf Course: Master the White WashLearn how to be a master of the waves on this 2 day surf course!
What to Expect
Catch and ride a wave like a pro! Join this amazing surf experience on Byron Bay's best beaches. Spend 2 days riding the waves and while we get action shots of you on the board to share with your friends on Facebook. Before every lesson, the surfing conditions are checked. We will take you to the best beach that suits your level. Don't worry if you're not confident on the board yet, this course is suitable for all levels. And what's more?! If you don't manage to stand up on your first lesson, you can come back for free!
Safe and fun surfing in a small group
Safety and fun are the key ingredients of this Byron Bay surfing experience. In every group, there will be 1 instructor per 7 students. That way you can get enough individual support to get up on the board and improve your surfing skills.
A professional photographer will take some action snaps during the lessons. You can check out your lucky shots and enjoy a light snack after the lesson when you get back to the Blackdog shop (in the centre of Byron Bay).
2 days of surfing fun
In this 2-day lesson, you will learn the basics of surfing step by step. On day 1, you will learn how to catch a wave, stand up on the board and surf. Day 2 is there to upgrade your freshly learned skills. We will improve your paddling techniques and teach you how to control speed and direction. You will also learn about ocean awareness, surf etiquette and safety.
ASI approved surf school
Blackdog Surf School guarantees the highest quality. It is an ASI approved surf school, which means that it meets strict safety and quality standards. All Blackdog coaches are qualified lifeguards. They have many years of experience and hold a Level 1 Surfing Coach Accreditation, Bronze Medallion and Senior 1st Aid Certificates. In other words, you'll be in good hands!
Blackdog Surf School - a family-run business
Blackdog Surf School has been operating surf lessons on the beautiful beaches of Byron Bay since 2001. Their aim is to give you the amazing feeling of riding your very first wave.
The beautiful Byron Bay beaches
The Blackdog coaches check surfing conditions of the beaches before every lesson. They will bring you to the beach with the best conditions for your particular level. One of Byron Bay's popular surf beaches is The Pass. Its waves are perfect for beginners. Tallow Beach is another splendid surfing beach. It is famous for its idyllic scenery and dolphin(!) sightings.
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
Group lessons for guests aged 12 years and older (under 12 must book a private lesson)
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day
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
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