There's only one way to Learn to Surf and that's to get in the water! However, a few helpful tips from Go Ride a Wave , the right equipment, and heaps of encouragement from your highly qualified and experienced instructor will go a long way to getting you hooked forever.
A large range of beginner equipment is available to make your learn to surf experience amazing! Go Take The Drop tour includes a two hour surf lesson with surf safety information, all the necessary equipment, including soft beginner board, leg-rope and wetsuit. They customise their surf lessons to suit your skill level.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Price is for one lesson.
Cancellation and booking policy
Surfing lessons will not be cancelled due to rain, but maybe cancelled if the conditions are deemed to be dangerous, or if the surf is too small to run a class. All customers will be given a refund or a credit if the class is cancelled.Refunds will be given to clients if they cancel their lesson, and providing they give Go Ride a Wave at least 24 hours notice. If clients fail to arrive or cancel on the day, then they will forfeit their payment.All customers must complete a booking form either on the web or before the lesson, and sign the assumption of risk form prior to each class.Kids prices apply to customers 17 years and under on the day of the class.Package classes and vouchers must be taken within one calendar year of the date of the first class.
Tour starting location
Go Ride a Wave
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Have you ever wanted to take the plunge into the ocean on a summer's day and try surfing? Most peoples response is that it looks way too hard, but Go Ride a Wave makes it easy and accessible to everyone. Lessons are run mostly at waist deep water, using specially designed soft foam boards and over 80 per cent of participants get to stand up even if it is only for a short time, in their first lesson.
Go Ride a Wave has been teaching surfing since 1987 and their expert, qualified instructors not only teach you the basics, they make it an experience hard to forget. Full-length wetsuits, boards and instruction for two hours are all provided. Classes are run in Anglesea, Torquay, Ocean Grove and Lorne.
Go Ride a Wave also offers two hour fun sessions on sit on top kayaks in the surf. Learn in sheltered locations with small waves where it is easy and fun for people getting started. Bounce over the waves on the way out and surf them. No prior experience is needed and the best quality kayaks, equipment and instructors are used.
New activity for Go Ride a Wave is Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the Anglesea River. Stand Up Paddle (or SUP) - depending on which way you look at it is suitable for anyone that is willing to give it a try. It is a fantastic way to get around on the water while giving you a great core work-out. Stand Up Paddle surfboards are much longer, wider and more buoyant than normal surfboards, enabling you to comfortably balance on them and propel yourself with the paddle.
With proper instruction Go Ride a Wave can get you out on the water either with a lesson or hire.
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