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Address: Shop 189 Centro Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 5526 7077
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Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise has a shop at the beach end of Cavill...

Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise has a shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue and provide 2 hour surfing lessons every day from $55. Stand up paddle lessons are also run daily. We also provide surf boards, bodyboards, and other beach equipment for hire and sale. All our instructors are fully qualified surf life savers to make sure we provide a safe environment to learn in.

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Learn to Surf at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
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Good coach and great service

We book the surf lesson via hotel concierge! Surf school owner came pick us up at the hotel and even drop us off to the fish house restaurant for lunch! Surfing was tough but very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Allan C
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We book the surf lesson via hotel concierge! Surf school owner came pick us up at the hotel and even drop us off to the fish house restaurant for lunch! Surfing was tough but very good coach! Will definitely go back to surf !

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Thank Allan C
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Allan C, Thank you very much for leaving us a review! We are pleased to hear that you were happy with our pick up service, and enjoyed our surfing lesson. We look forward to seeing you guys back here again in the near future! Thanks again, Peter More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time surf lessons with Sam (instructor) legend of a dude. Nailed it Highly recommend for Newby or experienced. Will be back for sure.

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey fz_rider51, Thanks for the review. Sam will be very happy to hear this feedback! We hope you come back very soon! Thanks for the recommendation, we really appreciate it. Thanks again, Peter More 

Brussels, Belgium
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68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've tried already a lot of times to learn to surf. I took a one hour private lesson with Sam and it really was a good investment. He explained very clear what to do, when and how. Step bye step. After one hour I've learned more than all the times I did it on my own.

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi David D, We are very glad you enjoyed your lesson with Sam! It's great to hear that you got to learn more about surfing, and hopefully you have a better time surfing on your own. Thanks for the review, Peter More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The instructor was really lovely, they take a really simple approach to get you to surf your first, small waves which give you the confidence to go out by yourself. They also provide you with all the gear you will need (wetsuit, rashie, board) and the boards make catching waves really easy

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey 189melanier, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to hear that you had a good time in our surfing lesson. We hope you continue to surf or come back! Thanks again, Peter More 

Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time ever trying to surf and it was totally amazing!! The instructors Chloe and Clare were so helpful and patient. Chloe went through all the safety parts as well as teaching us about the different types of waves and how to 'catch a wave'. It was explained simply and answered any questions or concerns we had... More 

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Sarah B, It's so good that you had an amazing time! Chloe and Clair will be so thankful for your feedback! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our surfing lesson, and had a great time learning to surf with us. Peter does an awesome job with his photos! We hope you decide to come back again,... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sam and Yasi and the rest of the team at Go Ride A Wave are fantastic! I went from zero idea on how to surf to catching waves and standing up on the board -- and that was just the first class. In my second and third lessons, they taught me how to paddle to catch my waves, and the... More 

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Smile1000, Thanks for leaving us a great review! We are glad to hear that you learnt so much from us in all three of your lessons. It's great that you picked up everything so quickly! Sam and Yas will really appreciate this feedback. Thanks again for the review, Peter More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My instructor were coby and sam, they were amazing and friendly. Even though the weather was not good, i could have fun lesson. This company is bit expensive than other schools but the location is so good. There were 8 students so i couldn't be taught by instructors for a long time, but i think it's just the matter of... More 

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Thank Sung Hyun K
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey Sung Hyun K, We are glad you enjoyed your lesson with Colby, and Sam. Though we might be more expensive, we may be the best! Our location is amazing here at Surfers Paradise. Thanks for leaving us a review, Peter More 

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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son (11 years old) has been dying to try surfing so I took him to Go Ride A Wave in Surfers Paradise. Booked online the day before. Check in was easy and before long the group was down on the sand. The lesson was well structured with time on the sand before hitting the water. Everyone in the group... More 

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Paul7373, It's great to hear that you were happy with everything we provided! Brayden is an awesome instructor, and we are glad you and your son enjoyed his lesson. We hope you hold onto those photos for a long time, I'm sure they were great! Please come back again soon for some more lessons! Thanks for the great review,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For my friends birthday we planned a surf lesson and had an awesome girls day out on the water! I highly recommend going with a group of friends to learn. The instructors were great and encouraged us to keep trying even though it was most of our first times out surfing. Convenient location right in Surfers and a must do... More 

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Jessica W, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad you and your friends enjoyed your surfing lesson with us! It is especially fun when you surf with friends. Thanks for the recommendation! We hope to see you guys back here soon. Thanks again, Peter More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had an amazing experience surfing for the first time! All the instructors were so helpful and kept a close eye on us while we were in the water. Definitely going back after this one of a kind experience!

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey Janinekwenzel, It's awesome to hear that you and your friends chose us for your first surfing lesson! It's always great to hear that our instructors are doing a good job. We are glad that you and your friend enjoyed your lesson with us, and are wanting to come back! Thanks for the review, Peter More 

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