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4/5 11 Byron St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 9828
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Reviewed yesterday

Firstly, I messed up my days, and they switched the lesson without any problems. Everyone was very friendly, and when I was having trouble standing on the board the instructor gave alternative methods. Good information on the sea, waves, rip currents etc also given. Would...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome people, happy vibes, so friendly and well prepared. My wife and I had a great morning. I had some previous surf experience and got a long board to play with while my wife had her first lesson with Taylor. We both learnt heaps and...More

Thank RodG3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot recommend these guys highly enough. We spent a highly enjoyable afternoon under the guidance of Taylor and Chick. Great guys. Great set-up. Definitely will do it again

Thank jarlmg28
Reviewed 21 June 2018

BlackDogSurfing is the way to learn how to surf in Byron... Thanks Dom, Taylor, Tam, and the staff at BlackDogSuring - Tyler and Sydney had an awesome two-day experience with you guys and the pictures prove it was all good times. First day was learning...More

Thank Samantha Z
Reviewed 20 June 2018

My ten year old daughter had a three hour lesson every week for the school term - it was absolutely fabulous. Blackdog Surf School were professional, courteous and made the whole experience wonderful. Tam, the lovely office coordinator, did all the booking, and Taylor was...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

While traveling the east coast of Australia it is a must to stop and surf along the way! I had never taken a surfing lesson before and this company was incredible. The staff was helpful and funny, my friends and I had a blast riding...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend booked a surfing lesson and we both enjoyed it so much! It was just a lot of fun and we learnt how to stand up quite quickly. Dom is a really cool coach and everyone in the company is really nice...More

Thank Marika P
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Had two really fun lessons with the guys from Blackdog surfing. The lessons included some stretching and a short safety and theory briefing on the beach. Once in the water we had plenty of time trying to catch a wave. Which worked quite well after...More

Thank bar_mae
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The team at Black Dog are incredible and I would come back here for sure. They are friendly, attentive and patient. We just happened to pick a day when the current was incredibly strong and that tired everyone out really quick. No fault of the...More

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Thank ambarcapoor
Reviewed 13 March 2018

So glad I decided to learn to surf with BlackDog! I did the 5 day lessons with the private lesson included and improved so much!

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