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Gold Coast Surf Academy

Lot 2, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
+61 415 572 775
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Fun times with GC Surf Academy

We had 2 x 1.5hr beginner lessons and both tween and teenage girls had the most enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
KikkiSmyth
via mobile
Patient and encouraging

William was a super coach, endlessly positive and encouraging. His instruction was clear and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
JaniceKapiti
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“teenage girls” (2 reviews)
“beginners” (7 reviews)
“lesson” (12 reviews)
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Lot 2, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4218, Australia
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+61 415 572 775
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had 2 x 1.5hr beginner lessons and both tween and teenage girls had the most enjoyable introduction to surfing. Patient and friendly instructors make this a great experience on the Gold Coast. Don’t just watch the surfers - be a surfer! Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

William was a super coach, endlessly positive and encouraging. His instruction was clear and concise, very professional. Also kind! Truly passionate about his sport and coaching so that people have fun.

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Had a private surf lesson with Johnny. He was great at explaining things, very encouraging, and even leant me some board shorts to wear. Was able to get up on a few waves before the end of the lesson. He was amazing ❤

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I booked lessons for two teenage girls with little or no experience. The lessons were at the southern end of surfers paradise, away from the throngs. So it was a bit more private than the other surf schools. Johnny was very patient with them and...More

1  Thank Elas117
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Just an amazing group helping novices from down south and OS experience life Queensland style. Helpful Sensible Able to group according to need not just age or height. Just brilliant

1  Thank raitman_stephen_l
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Great way to end our trip on the goldcoast. If we found this earlier we would have booked surfing lessons each day rather than doing theme parks. Johnny was great, very patient, explained things well, talked us through it and then demonstrated on how to...More

1  Thank Alice_Wilson_1983
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing lesson. The Instructors, Nat and Tristan were great, so professional, relaxed and patient . Thought I might be a bit overwhelmed being older but really learnt the fundamentals of how to surf! Cant wait to practice at home.

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were on holiday with the kids (ages 14 & 12 -> 16 year old opted to not do it and take photos). Johnny did an excellent job as kids and wife were up within about 60 to 75 minutes into first lesson. I struggled...More

1  Thank Jeff N
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Does lessons at times are that are suited best for beginners.smaller classes, more fun. Chose the Academy through past references

3  Thank goldcoastsurfacademy
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Great to see the expressions on the faces of people that have never caught waves before, when they are riding a wave standing up. Lots of fun.

1  Thank JeffGoldCoast
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