The Gold Coast Surf Academy offers excellent facilities including car parking and shaded rest areas. Student facilities include public showers and changing rooms and lockers for any valuables. For those wishing to watch the Academy activities there is the added advantage of having the Kurrawa Surf Club’s fine Bistro restaurant upstairs to watch the lessons, or relax after the lessons over looking the ocean at the fully licensed bar. The Kurrawa Surf Club has been awarded the Supporters Club of the Year for the last 3 years and offers the travelling family a splendid atmosphere to relax and enjoy the view.
To train and educate our students in areas of water safety and surf knowledge and to deliver satisfaction and achievement.
The equipment is specifically designed for learning and to protect the student from injury. Every coach has a minimum of 5 years surfing experience. All coaches hold current First Aid, Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification along with a Surf Rescue Certificate and Level 1 Surf Coach Certificate with Surfing Queensland or the Australian National Training Authority. Safety is the foremost importance at the Gold Coast Surf Academy with a student to staff ratio of 8 to l.
To deliver achievement, satisfaction, enjoyment, surf knowledge and to leave with a memory never forgotten.
Our teaching techniques are the closest to the real thing with coaches being surfers and fully trained.
Times vary due to the tide changing constantly.so its real important to know that we tailor program our lesson times
If you want the best lesson, we have the best times, get the maximum benefit out of it.
Contary to poplular belief you cant learn to surf at any time of the day.
lessons runs for 1 hr / 30 min.
If lesson times are not posted on the website rest assured they will start
between 8 am and 10 am for the morning session and 12 pm and 2 pm for the afternoon session or they will be posted on the front page under daily reports
We do hope you choose the Academy.
Our fleet of vehicles features: Air conditioning, radio tape decks, CB radios, connecting them to the reception and emergency services from far away, surf racks for client’s boards, First Aid kits and fire extinguishes in case of emergencies. Our drivers are highly trained and offer free of charge transport for students to and from their hotel or accommodation.
The new Training on offering is fully qualified Surf fitness and boxing classes with all the up to date training methods for the more advanced surfers that may need that little extra conditioning with strength and supplying a broad range of surf specific manouevre exercises to give each surfer the power, flexibilty, belief and immense improvement in and out of the water. It is also fully registered with the Australian governing body of fitness, Fitness Australia.
Our coaches are trained professionals. The Gold Coast Surf Academy goes to great lengths in supplying training for its staff, including council regulated Certificates for Advanced Resuscitation, Senior First Aid, Board Rescue, Level 1 or 2 Surfing Queensland Coaching Certificates along with Child Protection Blue Cards, Emergency Procedures, service plans and curriculum training. The Coaching, training program is based on an apprenticeship format, with necessary amounts of hours and skills to be achieved to graduate them from level to level. The Management is always available for personal requests or enquires.