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Make your own way to Torquay to meet your surf instructor.

Get outfitted with surfing gear such as a wetsuit and surfboard, then receive a safety briefing from your surfing instructor. Learn how to handle yourself and your surfboard in the ocean, and practice basic skills for catching waves and popping up on the board.

No previous experience is required for your group surfing lesson, which provides a fun introduction to one of Australia's favorite water sports.
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Torquay Surfing Academy
Learn the basics of surfing with a 2-hour small-group lesson at a beach near Torquay along the Great Ocean Road. Your instructor chooses the best surf location of the day so that you have the ultimate experience of Australia's Surf Coast.
  • 2-hour surfing lesson in Torquay
  • Learn the basics of surfing with an experienced instructor
  • Join a small group for an economical beginning surf lesson
  • Includes the use of all surfing equipment
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Reviewed 28 May 2018
Family learn to surf lessons with TSA

Both me and my three young children had a great time learning how to surf with the TSA during two lessons on Sat and Sun last weekend. The instructors (Kevin and Dave) were great with both the adults and kids and everyone ended up being...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018
The ocean is still warm!

It may be a little colder in the car park but the ocean is still only a little cooler since summer! The best bit about having a surf now and as winter starts is that there are so few people in the water so you...More

Thank Marcelle B
Reviewed 16 April 2018
Great Service - Great value

Had a multi-private lesson with Brad, he did an outstanding job of teaching us the basics and assisting us to improve whilst on the water. Both my girlfriend and I went from having no surfing experience to being able to ride multiple waves! Highly recommend...More

Thank Andre S
Pat C, General Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

It's great to hear that your multi private lesson with Brad was quite successful and that you and your girlfriend learned and improved the basics skills of surfing. Will be sure to let Brad know that you were very appreciative of his coaching and we...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Fun for all ages

4 families (3 adults and 8 children) booked a 2 hour group lesson. We had dealings with both Brad and Kevin - both were very knowledgeable, a lot of fun and great with the kids. They also took us to a quiet and protected beach...More

Thank RomBoz
Pat C, General Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Happy to hear that all 11 of your group had a great experience and all stood up. The coaches like Brad and Kev love hearing positive feedback on their successful lessons. Hopefully some of your kids are now more eager to pursue surfing or at...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Surf lesson for a long time surf gumbie

Had a follow up group lesson today on my own, following a lesson with my 11 year old daughter a few weeks ago. today I scored Kevin who proved to be a fountain of knowledge and managed to give me a few pointers that completely...More

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Pat C, General Manager at Torquay Surfing Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hey David. Thanks so much for the positive feedback. We are constantly aiming to improve everyone's surfing each sessions so it is great for us to hear some of the success stories. Glad to hear that your family had a enjoyable experience with Kev. Hope...More

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