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Learn to Surf - 'Experience' - One Day Tour

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Great Ocean Road Surf Tours

Learn to surf with Great Ocean Road Surf Tours. They will pick you up in Melbourne, stop to pick up the boards and wetsuits then it is off down the Great Ocean Road.

Great Ocean Road Surf Tours go through an initial two hour surfing lesson which covers everything from water safety to standing up and surfing. Around 12 midday pre-ordered lunch is provided for everyone which is all inclusive.

After lunch head back in the water for the afternoon coaching session. After the surf head to Bells Beach to see the sights before heading back to the shop to view al the photos of the day with some light refreshments. There will be time to head to the Surf Plaza where you have the opportunity to look around the home of Rip Curl and Quiksilver. Then head back to arrive in Melbourne between 5.30pm and 6pm.

*This is based on the summer months and may vary in winter due to weather conditions.
Multiple day surf tours, private lessons, advanced coaching and surf hire are also available.

Price & booking


$110.00 - $165.00

Rates vary due to pick up or self drive option. Subject to availability and terms and conditions apply. Please contact for furhter details.

Cancellation and booking policy

To book with Great Ocean Road Surf Tours simply give them a call to make arrangements or book through their website. Full payment or credit card details are needed to confirm booking. If weather conditions cause a tour cancellation you are offered an alternative day or a full refund on all monies paid. For full terms and conditions please visit the website.

More info

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 03/07/14 - 31/07/17

    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 7:45am - 6:00pm

Tour starting location:
World Trade Centre
Tour highlights:
  • Torquay
Mode of transport:
  • Car
  • Coach
  • Self Drive
  • Surfboard
  • Sports
  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Check-in desk
  • Guide
  • Public transport
  • Waiting area
  • English
  • Shopping
  • Surfing

Tour operator

Come and join Victoria's original Great Ocean Road Surf Tour and see why we are the most award winning surf school around. You will experience what real surfing is all about through any of our surf coaching tours.

Join one of our many advanced ecotourism certified learn to surf or surf coaching options as we have something for everyone - from the very young to the young at heart. From the complete beginner to more experienced surfer.

With transport available from Melbourne and Torquay every day of the week, you can learn to surf without worrying about how you will get there. Even better, accommodation, breakfast and lunch are provided on all two to ten day Great Ocean Road Surf Tours. Experience personalised surf coaching, no matter which tour.

Great Ocean Road Surf Tours 'learn to surf' tours also include progressive surf lessons four hours per day, Subway lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments, boards and wetsuits.

Select from a range of tours. See the sights of Bells Beach and parts of the stunning Great Ocean Road including Cape Otway and the 12 Apostles. Enjoy discounted shopping at Torquay's Surf City, home of surfing giants Rip Curl and Quiksilver.

An optional extra is water photography of your day surfing on a surfboard-shaped USB. And enjoy nights accommodation at our personalised surf cabin with breakfast included.

Please call or visit the website for more information. Visit the shop for surfboard hire, and to ride their indoor Big Wave!

Most recently winners at the Geelong Business Excellence Awards 2014, Telstra Australian Business Awards 2013 and RACV Victorian Tourism Awards 2012 for business innovation, passion and dedication to ecotourism and sustainability.

Opening hours:

Tours leave Melbourne city at 7:45am daily and head back to arrive around 5:30pm to 6:00pm.

  • Australian Regional Tourism Network

  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia

  • Tourism Alliance Victoria

  • Youth Hostels Association