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Torquay: 2-Hour Surf Lesson on the Great Ocean Road

4.3 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: Go Ride A Wave

Torquay: 2-Hour Surf Lesson on the Great Ocean Road

Activity provider: Go Ride A Wave

From US$ 53.32 per person

Enjoy a 2-hour group surf lesson for beginners on the famous Torquay Beach, the Surf Capital of Victoria. Put on full-length Quiksilver wetsuits and use soft beginner surfboards with amazing instructors to ensure you stand up in your first lesson.

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Duration 2 hours
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Instructor
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn to surf on the famous Torquay Beach
  • Enjoy the thrill of standing on a surf board for the first time
  • Develop confidence in the ocean with the assistance of amazing, highly qualified instructors
Full description
Start your tour by heading to the meeting point to pick up your equipment. Your instructor will select the correct size wetsuit for you to change into, and will help you to find just the right size surfboard.  Once you are ready, walk to the beach with the rest of the group. Your lesson will begin on the beach with a safety briefing and some basic instructions before you head into the water, waist deep, to catch some waves.  Once you have had your fill of the surf, you will return to the beach for some more detailed instruction about how to stand up on your surfboard. The remainder of the lesson will be spent on the water with the instructor helping everyone to stand up. At the end of the lesson, return to the shop with your equipment to have a hot shower and change. Make sure you arrange to take some photos.
Includes
  • Full-length Quiksilver wetsuit rental
  • Soft beginner surfboard
  • 2 hours of instruction and fun
  • Sunscreen
  • Hot showers and changing rooms
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Date

Meeting point

Meet at the local supplier's office at 1/15 Bell St, Torquay Vic, 3228

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Know before you go

  • Not suitable for children under 8 years old unless an adult who is not participating in the lesson can come into the water to assist
  • Bring bathers and a towel
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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The instructors were really friendly and approachable. Both me and my partner were first time surfers and really enjoyed the experience. Halfway through the session the instructors noticed the waves were too powerful and moved us to another section of beach was really appreciated so we could get the most out of the experience as novices. Would recommend to other first timers.

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November 2, 2022

Was amazing loved it

February 21, 2022

There really isn’t much of a lesson.

December 31, 2021

Product ID: 174198