Great Ocean Road learn to surf have fantastic locations that are ideal for surf lessons or surf hire. The beaches have sandy bottoms and range from advanced to gentle waves, making the Great Ocean Road one of the best spots to learn to surf. The Great Ocean Road region has some of the world’s best surf spots. Most famous of all is Bells Beach, home to the annual Rip Curl Pro event as part of the Association of Surfing Professionals world tour.
The coastline from Point Lonsdale to the 12 Apostles has excellent surf spots all the way along it. You’ll know when the surf is pumping, because all car parks along the Great Ocean Road will be full of local tradie’s vans and utes. On good surf days they down tools for the day to capitalise on the good conditions!
There are lots of coves and bays with gentle waves terrific for beginners. There are also a number of locations that are strictly for high level surfers only. If you are new to the area and need advice, please ask one of our friendly staff members.
Our surf school specialises in daily, beginner surf lessons. Group and private lessons are available on request. Our surfing lessons are all run in waist deep water, to keep it safe for beginners.
Many of the beaches are patrolled in Summer, we recommend beginners to always surf at Patrolled beaches. But don’t surf between the red and yellow flags (swimmers and body boarders ONLY).