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Address: 143b Great Ocean Rd, Anglesea, Victoria 3230, Australia
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+61 3 5263 2111
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Go Ride A Wave is Australia's favorite surf school. We offer 2 hour surfing...

Go Ride A Wave is Australia's favorite surf school. We offer 2 hour surfing lessons every day and from our shop you can arrange hire of surf equipment including surf boards, wetsuits, kayaks, bodyboards. Our shop also has all sorts of clothing and surfing equipment for sale as well.

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US$ 53.10*
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I had the 1.5 hour SUP lesson on the Anglesea River. Staff were friendly on arrival, they provide all the gear you will need. The instructors were friendly and patient. You just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We made a booking and enjoyed a fun hour on the water with our two boys (six and seven) they enjoyed it! Owner manager was a little grumpy?

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Geelong, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The paddle boarding was fun, when arrived the Service was great and very helpful. The instructor was easy to understand and made sense. Can't wait to come back and try surfing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the 1.5 hour SUP lesson on the Anglesea River. Staff were friendly on arrival, they provide all the gear you will need. The instructors were friendly and patient. You just have to wander across the road from the shop to the river where they already have your boards and paddle waiting. Then around 45 minutes on the water... More 

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Thank AKC A
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

As I was on holiday on Australia's Surf Coast I definitely needed to give it a go. We were staying in nearby Fairhaven and Anglesea is the perfect place to learn. The instructors were great and we felt we got a lot out of our two hours.

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Sydney
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Used GRAW for a SUP lesson and loved it. All kit provided and was in good condition, instructor Gem was excellent and a great teacher too. Had a blast paddling up and down the Anglesea river, would totally go again.

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Thank charliem321nz
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Anglesea, responded to this review

Hey charliem321nz, Awesome to hear you loved your SUP lesson with Gemma. The Anglesea river is great! Thanks for the review and we would love to have you back, Peter More 

Melbourne
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I've been using GRAW since 1992 and they continue to provide the best quality service, equipment, staff and safety standards. I cannot fault them. Whether you come as a school group, community group or on your own, they can cater for your needs. All gear is included, just bring you swimmers and a towel. Chances of you standing up on... More 

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Thank UrbanDrifter
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Anglesea, responded to this review

Hi UrbanDrifter Firstly thank you leaving us such a detailed review and rewarding feedback! We appreciate any feedback we get from our customers. We can't believe you have been using us since 1992! Thank you for being such a loyal customer. We pride ourselves in our safety standards, on top of everything else. For that you be recognised is great.... More 

Geelong
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

These guys were fantastic with my daughter. She was nervous about learning to surf and falling into the water, but after the third lesson she was finally standing up and surfing, yay!! Now looking at booking surf groms, Thank you!

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

Hi GeelongTravelbug, We are glad to hear your daughter faced her fears! It's great to hear that she had a good time in our surfing lesson, and got to stand up in the end! I'm sure she will love Surf Groms. Thanks for the feedback and review, Peter More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I organised this experience for our grandchildren as their Christmas present. One a teenager, the other want to be! They loved it.They have since had another lesson. Both call themselves Nick Fanning! Hope that doesn't attract the sharks!

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Thank kerrinash0310
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Anglesea, responded to this review

Hey kerrinash0310, What an awesome Christmas present! We are very happy to hear that both of your grandchildren had a good time surfing with us. We hope they keep surfing! Thanks for the review, Peter More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

My children aged 9 and 15 participated in this activity twice. The fact that they wanted to go back after the first time means they rate it highly. We were even planning a 3rd session but... beach was closed due to some marine life sighting.

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

Hi Monique G, We are glad to hear the kids enjoyed their time with us! It is a very addictive sport. We are sorry to hear the beach was closed when you wanted to come back again. We hope to see you guys again in the future! Thanks for the review, Peter More 

Manila, Philippines
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

it was a wonderful first ride...however , could have learned and could have enjoyed more if the group was smaller. maybe 4-5 per one instructor was more proportionate

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