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Gold Coast Surfing lessons

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Gold Coast: 55-Minute Extreme Jet Boat Ride

1. Gold Coast: 55-Minute Extreme Jet Boat Ride

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, excitement and incredible view then look no further than this exhilarating jet boat ride departing from the heart of Surfers Paradise. The 55-minute ride is great value for money and offers a novel way to check out the stunning Gold Coast from the beautiful local waterways. Don't just go to the same old tourist attractions, enjoy an exhilarating and unique experience instead. The luxurious 5-star jet boats are equipped with padded seats to ensure you are as comfortable as possible during your trip. Sit back and enjoy the thrill of Jet Boat Extreme's 650-horsepower twin jet-power turbo engines, which will take you to up to 80 kilometers per hour on the water.  All this with low-level engine noise and well-known safety features of diesel turbo engines. The experienced, hand-selected jet boat drivers ensure both fun and safety on this extreme playground.

Surfers Paradise: Surf Lesson on the Gold Coast

2. Surfers Paradise: Surf Lesson on the Gold Coast

Meet your instructor and get set up with the proper rash shirt or wetsuit and board and head to the beach. Begin your 2-hour lesson with a safety briefing and basic instruction. Once everyone has caught their first few waves in waist-deep water, you’ll return to the sand for more detailed instruction on stand-up procedures. The remainder of the lesson will be spent in the water with instructors helping everyone stand up. Most participants have low expectations and don’t think they’ll be able to stand up during their first lesson. When you and the rest of the group are successful, there’s excitement all around!

Gold Coast Morning Tea Cruise from Surfers Paradise

3. Gold Coast Morning Tea Cruise from Surfers Paradise

Enjoy a morning tea cruise that departs from the heart of Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast. The 90-minute ride is available daily and is the perfect way to spend a leisurely morning. Sit back and relax as you cruise along the Gold Coast waterways, canals, and Broadwater. You'll pass by luxury homes and yachts, and have a chance to see how the rich and famous live as you listen to some fun and informative commentary. This is sure to be a highlight of your day on the Gold Coast. What better way to spend a morning than cruising the beautiful Gold Coast canals and Broadwater!

Miami: 2.5-Hour Group Surf Lesson

4. Miami: 2.5-Hour Group Surf Lesson

Experience the thrill of learning to surf, have fun, and make new friends with a group surf lesson on Australia's Gold Coast. Benefit from a small group size for maximum individual interaction and attention. In the company of a fully accredited and qualified instructor, discover the best techniques and tips to get you surfing to the beach. With a 100% stand-up rate, your guide will have you riding the waves in no time.

2-Hour Group Surf Lesson at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast

5. 2-Hour Group Surf Lesson at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast

Get ready for a fun surfing training session of two hours on the famous Gold Coast. Meet at the supplier's trailer, collect your rash/sun shirt or wetsuit and soft beginner surfboard and walk to the beach. Begin with a safety briefing and some basic instruction. After catching your first few waves in waist-deep water return to the beach for some more detailed instruction about how to stand up on the surfboard. The remainder of the lesson will be spent in the water with the instructor helping you to stand up on their surf board. At the end of the lesson return the equipment to the trailer and have a shower to remove the salt and sand. You have the option for you to continue surfing by either taking further lessons or hire the equipment and try yourself.

Gold Coast: Aquaduck Tour and Skypoint Deck and Dine Tickets

6. Gold Coast: Aquaduck Tour and Skypoint Deck and Dine Tickets

Enjoy seeing the Gold Coast from two perspectives with this combination tour. Cruise along the coast with views of Surfers Paradise and Main Beach on an Aquaduck tour. Eat breakfast or lunch at 270 meters above sea level at the  SkyPoint Observation Deck. Depart on an Aquaduck tour from Surfers Paradise. Combine an informative city tour with a water cruise that offers stunning coastal views. Let the kids drive the Aquaduck on the water and receive a free captain's certificate to take home. Visit the Skypoint Observation Deck and see the entire Gold Coast's skyline from above in the iconic Q1 building in Surfers Paradise. Admire the coast from SkyPoint's unique vantage point. Have a delectable meal or a signature cocktail at the Gold Coast’s highest bistro and bar on the 77th level.

Gold Coast: 2-Hour Private Surf Lesson with Photo Package

7. Gold Coast: 2-Hour Private Surf Lesson with Photo Package

Experience the thrill as you learn how to surf, have a laugh, and make new friends. With a maximum of five students per instructor, you will get lots of attention. Learn the best techniques and tips to get you surfing all the way to the beach. Group bookings are perfect for large families, workgroups, corporate functions, and school groups. Team-building exercises can also be added, customized to your group’s needs.  All coaches and surf instructors are fully accredited and qualified. They are passionate and fun-loving people, with the knowledge and experience to teach you all you need to know. A private surf lesson is by far the best way to learn to surf from scratch or to enhance the surfing skills you already have. This lesson is suitable for beginners through to advanced, with the lesson being customized to your group's ability and surfing goals.

Coolangatta: Surf Lesson on the Gold Coast

8. Coolangatta: Surf Lesson on the Gold Coast

With amazing waves and inviting waters, Coolangatta is the perfect place to pick up surfing. Learn all about surfing from experienced instructors. By the end of your lesson, get up on your board and ride some great waves. Your introduction to the surfing world begins with a safety briefing and basic instructions on the beach. Learn about safety and how to position yourself on the board to make it easy to catch waves. Then get into the waist-deep water to catch your first few waves and learn how to control the board. Return to the beach for more detailed instructions about how to stand up on your surfboard before you go back out to the water. Spend the rest of your time surfing with the help of your instructor.

Gold Coast: Surf Lesson

9. Gold Coast: Surf Lesson

After meeting at the meeting point, hop in the water with your fellow surfers. A coach will be at your side to personally help you catch the waves. Learn how to stand up and ride the waves to the beach. Ride past another surf coach who will be taking photos of you and giving you lots of handy tips. If you're doing well, head out on your own and start tearing it up. When the lesson is finished, head back to the beach, take a load off and get ready for a group photo with your classmates and surf coach. Get changed back at the surf bus, view the photos from your lesson, and have a laugh at some of the wipeouts.

Surfer's Paradise: Jetboat Ride and Surf Lesson

10. Surfer's Paradise: Jetboat Ride and Surf Lesson

Experience the famed surf of the Gold Coast from a unique perspective on a jetboat ride, followed by a surfing lesson. Head to Surfer's Paradise beach to experience the ultimate adrenaline-pumping and action-packed 55-minute jetboat ride. Encounter more spins and turns than you can imagine on this heart-pumping ride as your highly experienced driver takes you through their extreme playground of the Gold Coast Seaway. Afterwards, feel like a surfing pro in no time with a fully guided lesson where you’ll be taught how to paddle, stand and balance to ride the waves back to shore. After a lesson on land, take to the waters to put your new skills into action and hopefully nail a few of those waves. The lesson runs for a total of 2 hours and in that time you'll receive all of the necessary instructions to build up your confidence and learn to love one of the Gold Coast’s favorite pastimes.

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What people are saying about Gold Coast

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 32 reviews

Had the best time with hubby and 17 year old son. I don’t think you could wipe the smile from our faces. We were absolutely drenched, don’t forget some dry undies lol And yes! We’d do it again

Steady away boat trip, very informative, helpful crew and the App was easy to use, really enjoyed and worth the money

Great experience. Instructors were super helpful and friendly (Jason and Zander). Good fun had by all

Extremely fun and all around good vibes. Frenchie was a delight to have as our guide and driver.

So worthy! Enjoyable and fun tour with a guide. Also luckily, I saw dolphins!!!