Learn to Surf on the South Coast


Learn to surf on the rolling South Coast! Surfing is a popular pastime in the Gong and surrounds and for good reason. Rolling waves crash against golden beaches drenched in sunlight. The Coast offers some of the greatest breaks in Australia, where you can surf any day of the week.

Learn to surf with local professional surf instructors and competent surfers who want to pass on the passion of surfing.

Visit the Pines Surfing Academy, the Illawarra Surf Academy, AST Surf School or the Taupu Surf School in Thirroul and book some morning or afternoon lessons. Each of these places offer professional instruction in a casual environment and give first timers the perfect opportunity to jump into the waves.

Bald Hill overlooking Stanwell, popular surfing spot on the South Coast

Wash your troubles away in the swell. Equipment is provided so you just need to choose a board, slip into a wetsuit and drop your towel on the beach.

Learn how to read the waves and how to choose wihch rising swell will bloom into a smooth tumbling wave with which to ride.

Learning how to stand up and catch the wave to begin with is the hardest part, but the incredibly rewarding feeling of surfing your first wave is well worth the effort.

Give yourself the thrill of a lifetime and enjoy the natural high of surfing on the South Coast.

Image Credit: Second image by Adam.J.W.C. – Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6293715

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