Victoria Surfing Schools

Apollo Bay Surf & Kayak – Apollo Bay, West Coast VIC

Our Surf School runs on the magnificent foreshore of Apollo Bay and lessons include instruction, full length wetsuits and especially designed safe soft boards. Hundreds of visitors to Apollo Bay learn to surf with us every year.


Girls on Board – Phillip Island, VIC

Girls on Board provides surfing lesson on Phillip Island and has been created with a simple objective: To hit the water, learn to surf, have a ball, and maybe enjoy what is arguably the greatest lifestyle in the world. There’s nothing better than salty hair, warm summer days and the feeling of the ocean washing over you as you take off on that first wave


Go Ride A Wave – Torquay & Surrounds, West Coast VIC

Australia’s leading surf school since 1987. Go Ride a Wave operates daily lessons at Ocean Grove, Torquay, Anglesea, Lorne, and Wye River. We provide the best equipment and the best instructors at the best locations to learn to surf.


Go Surf School – Port Fairy, Warrnambool, West Coast VIC

Locally owned and operated GO Surf & SUP School and Hire is for all ages and abilities offering the best qualified staff, the latest equipment for surf schools, the highest safety standards and especially the most f


Great Ocean Road Surf Tours – Torquay, West Coast VIC

Learn to surf or improve your skills on one of the worlds most famous stretches of scenic coast – The Great Ocean Road. Our 1 – 5 day surf tours will have you hooked on chasing the ultimate ride as you learn in a crowd free environment!


Come and join the fun! 
SUP Inverloch offers premium Stand Up Paddle Board instruction and equipment hire from our beachfront location, in Inverloch VIC


Island Surf School – Phillip Island, VIC

Island Surfboards has been a part of the Phillip Island landscape since 1969. Island Surf School operates from Island Surfboards Smiths Beach store.


Offshore Surf School – Inverloch & Wilsons Prom, East Coast VIC

So you’re thinking of learning to surf? with Offshore Surf School you won’t be disappointed! As the saying goes, only a Surfer Knows the Feeling. It’s an addictive sport and after you’ve had your lessons in a safe and positive environment, you will understand!


 Ocean Mind
Ocean Mind’s therapeutic surf programs harness surfing as a tool to address youth issues such as mental illness, social isolation and disability. Ocean Mind’s alternative surf therapy is community-based and recovery oriented and acts to complement clinical and acute care. The programs involve young people aged 8-18 participating in six-week programs delivered by professional surf instructors and a 1:1 matched local mentor, with the potential to then transfer to the Ocean Mind surf club to continue their surfing. If you would like to find out more information about volunteering with Ocean Mind or referring a young person for support.

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Point Lonsdale Surf School – Point Lonsdale, West Coast VIC

Interested in learning how to surf in Victoria? Point Lonsdale (near Queenscliff) is the place to go! Point Lonsdale School of Surfing (PLSS) is a family business that is run by Mark Phipps, one of Victoria’s most recognized surfers and surfboard shaper



Port Fairy Surf School – Port Fairy, Portland, Warrnambool VIC

Port Fairy Surf is a professional surf training school on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. Whether you are 7 or 70 years old, come and experience the thrill of surfing! Class and private lessons in Warrnambool, Portland and Port Fairy.



Salty Surf School wants to share the stoke of surfing, experience the thrill of learning to surf and enjoying everything the ocean has to offer, whilst having so much fun..


Salty Surf School – Mornington Peninsula, East Coast VIC

Whether it’s your first time or you are refining your skills, Salty Surf School can look after you. Small intimate classes allow more one-on-one time with qualified experienced instructors, providing you with relevant feedback and attention to detail.


Stillwater Paddleboards – Bendigo & Nagambie VIC

Get out on the water. Have a heap of fun. Get fit. Explore nature. Hang out with family or friends. Push your boundaries. Learn something new. Age or skill isn’t a limitation. A sense of adventure is all you need.


SUP-FIT – St Kilda, Melbourne VIC

SUP-FIT is affiliated with Surfing Australia as an accredited SUP School and operates with a Parks Victoria permit on Port Phillip Bay. Here’s your chance to try on the calm and clear waters on bayside beaches from Mount Eliza to Safety Beach and to join in a growing sport for everyone from serious competitors to social paddlers.


Surf Sessions – Ocean Grove, West Coast VIC

Surf Sessions are the surfing development experts. Whether you are stepping onto a surfboard for the first time or preparing for the National Titles – Surf Sessions will get you the results. Small groups, expert coaches, great beaches and lots of fun!


Surf Shack Surf School – Lake Entrance, East Coast VIC

Come and learn to surf on the beautiful “Wilderness Coast” with the crew from The Surf Shack.With instruction in surf safety and ocean awareness we can make your first surf lesson a safe, encouraging and educational experience while having heaps of fun.


Switchfoot Surf Coaching – Ocean Grove, West Coast VIC

Heather Peck has years of state and national competition experience and is a qualified Surfing Australia Coach. Heather specialises in 1 on 1 and small groups where you will receive quality focused attention. Whether its your first lesson or you want to just improve your surfing.


Torquay Surf Academy – Torquay, West Coast VIC

Torquay Surfing Academy instructors are all experienced surfers with an extensive knowledge of the ocean. You will find their passion for surfing infectious. We pride ourselves in our motto ‘REAL SURFERS TEACHING REAL SURFING’.


WSUP – Geelong, West Coast VIC

Stand Up Paddle-boarding, or SUP, is one of the fastest growing watersports in the world for adults and kids. SUP lessons, tours and fitness classes are now being offered by WSUP on Geelong Waterfront, Ocean Grove main beach, and Barwon Heads.