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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...more
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Shop 189 Centro Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for a surfing lesson with 3 adults and 14 kids. The instructors were fab and the main one looked exactly how we expected an Ozzy surf dude to look! Everything was well organised and the leaders were very friendly! Thanks

Thank Tg2111
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two fabulous instructors, Kurt and Jack, spent 2 hours with us instructing the fundamentals in an easy to follow progression. By the end of the lesson we were all up and catching waves. The instructors were knowledgeable and very encouraging, often helping you choose appropriate...More

Thank ZachQ00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant day. When in Oz gotta do what the Ozzie’s do. Can’t say I learnt to surf in one lesson but we all had a great time. Lots of fun. Lots of seawater ingested. Lots of laughs. Brilliant coaches. Thank yooo 🏄🏼‍♀️ 🏄‍♂️More

Thank Norbet7gremlin
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Norbet7gremlin, Thank you so much for taking the time out to review us! Surfing is a huge Aussie past time. We are so glad you had lots of fun and laughs in your lesson. Please come back and see us again. We would love...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of fun for my first time surfing, instructors are very nice and they teach very well the lesson is 2 houre long and I hade the time to lern lots of good stuff

Thank Alexandre B
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Alexandre B, Thank you so much for taking the time out to review us. We so happy your enjoyed your lesson with us and we hope you keep surfing in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had an absolutely amazing time at Go Ride A Wave in Surfers Paradise and would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to learn how to catch a wave! Our instructor Kurt was so friendly, knowledgeable and made the experience which can be a bit...More

Thank Charlotte B
ClairMullerGRAW, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Charlotte B, Wow, thank you for such an amazing review! I'm sure this review will help so many people in deciding whether to surf for the first time with us! Kurt will be beyond happy to read this feedback. We are so glad to...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Dear Yas, Thanks for your fantastic service. My children had a wonderful surfing experience. See you soon. Annie

Thank John S
ClairMullerGRAW, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hey Annie, Yas will really appreciate the feedback! We are glad to hear your children had a wonderful time learning to surf with our awesome instructor Yas. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Clair

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much! I had the best time and managed to kind of catch a few waves! Kurt was an excellent teacher throwing in some super “Dad” jokes in with the thorough lesson covering everything we needed to know! Really easy to follow and...More

Thank 1Happy_Kiwi1
ClairMullerGRAW, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hey 1Happy_Kiwi1, Wow thank you for such a great review! Kurt will really appreciate the feedback (especially about his jokes). That's great to hear that you were able to pick surfing back up easily, after not going for a few years. Thanks again for the...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Curt was the friendly, patient gentleman that gave me my lesson. I learned a lot. I actually got up! It was so fun. Would recommend to anyone. It's only 2 hours and is a must try while in the area

Thank northdakota_13
ClairMullerGRAW, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hey northdakota_13, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are always happy to hear when our customers successfully stand up! Kurt will love the feedback. Thanks again, Clair

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My husband, son, and daughter had an awesome morning with Chloe as their instructor. She helped them and then let them try it out, and continued to give them tips as they did. She was great! Thanks again!

Thank comleyra
ClairMullerGRAW, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hey comleyra, Chloe will be so happy to read your review! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very glad to hear your family had a great time learning to surf with Chloe! Thanks again, Clair

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic. Very informative, safe and fun. Definitely worth having a go! Thank you Xander! Will go back again if we make it up this way again.More

Thank DDEEBBTT
ClairMullerGRAW, Front Office Manager at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hey DDEEBBTT, How lucky you had a surf lesson with Zander! He is a really great coach. We are glad to hear that the lesson wasn't just fun, it was also safe and informative. We would love to have you back anytime! Thanks for taking...More

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Response from Peter F | Property representative |
Hi, We only go out to waist deep water and fully qualified lifeguards are with you the whole time, so you would be fine to come for a surf lesson. Many thanks Sam
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