Sydney Surf Schools

Learn to surf on Sydney’s iconic beaches with surf schools up and down the coastline. Whether you’re a complete beginner or mastering your technique, you’ll find group and private lessons at some of the city’s best surf beaches.

Join Let’s Go Surfing in Bondi or Maroubra for a two hour group lesson or multi day course. Waves Surf School are also based at Bondi and offer day and multi day surf trips to the beautiful Royal National Park.  

Learning to surf with 'Let's Go Surfing' at Bondi Beach

Take a train to Cronulla for the Cronulla Surfing Academy and Surfing Cronulla Surfschool. Ever wanted to learn the thrilling art of bodyboarding and how to get inside the barrel of a wave? The Bodyboard Academy in Cronulla offers a range of lessons for kids and adults.

You can hop on a ferry or take a bus to the Northern Beaches for the Manly Surf SchoolManly Surf Guide and Surf Skool. Manly and nearby Freshwater are recognised as an Australian National Surfing Reserve, along with Bondi, Cronulla, North Narrabeen and Maroubra.

People entering the surf at Maroubra Beach, Maroubra

A great way to meet new friends and experience the spectacular NSW coastline beyond Sydney is on a surfing safari. The multiday escapes are a memorable way to begin surfing. Tours that depart from Sydney include Australian Surf ToursSurf Camp Australia and Mojosurf.

Some of the valuable tips you’ll learn at surf school include:

  • How to engage the ocean safely
  • Surfing etiquette and the rules
  • How to turtle roll or duck dive
  • How to perform various moves

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