Surf Schools of Australia

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Surfing Australia currently has over 110 affiliated surf schools around the Australian coastline, from the Sunshine Coast of Queensland around to the beaches of Western Australia. The Surfing Australia Surf Schools network is the largest network of surf schools in Australia providing over 450,000 individual lessons in the last financial year alone (2012/13).

The Safe Surfing program forms the basis of most Surfing Australia Surf School's lessons. Designed to take the beginner from the edge of the beach to competition surfing. The 5 certificate program is self paced and rewards participants as they progress. Lessons are delivered by Level 1 Accredited Coaches through the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme which is recognised by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).

Weet-Bix SurfGroms develops a proficiency in surfing that kids can enjoy and embrace for a lifetime, and offer youngsters an opportunity to have fun at the beach whilst developing strong ocean awareness and beach safety skills at a very influential period in their lives.   

SurfGroms forms the base of Surfing Australia’s sport development pathway, ensuring that more participants continue surfing throughout their lifetime, ingraining into them a healthy lifestyle that is proudly Australian!


This website is designed for you to search for a surf school in your area. Whatever your reason for wanting to try this great Australian pastime, there will be a Surfing Australia Surf School waiting to provide you with a truly memorable experience.

Just make sure you keep an eye out for our Surfing Australia Surf Schools logo so you can be sure you are in safe hands, and GOOD LUCK!

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