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More than just a surf school

What We Do

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Godfathers of the Ocean surf school opened for business in April 2001, it was established by Krista Barry wife of former World Professional Surf Michael ‘Munga’ Barry. Their drive and passion created a surf school business that embraces a passion for all persons to enjoy the thrill of surfing and the healthy lifestyle that it brings.

 

  • Nudie SurfGroms

    Nudie SurfGroms

    September School Holiday Programs Available! Nudie SurfGroms teaches children from 5-12 years old core skills in the ocean across five incremental skill levels, as well as fundamental Ocean Awareness and Beach Safety skills such as surf survival and rescue techniques; basic first aid skills; and about varying surf conditions at the beach. Read More
  • Holiday Programs

    Holiday Programs

    Come join our Spring Holiday Programs, offering learn to surf packages of 2, 3 or 5 lessons. Full of fun activites and a great way to meet new friends whilst learning about the ocean and riding a wave! We are located at beautiful Burleigh Heads Beach. Available from the 18th September to 4th October 2020   Read More
  • Ladies Only Surf Lessons

    Ladies Only Surf Lessons

    Ladies! Come and enjoy the ocean environment in the 'Goddesses of the Ocean'  Ladies Only Surfing Lessons for beginners, intermediates surfers. These lessons vary from a blend of mindfulness& surfing. Female coaches only! For further information or to book click here!   Read More
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What are people saying?

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  • "Thank you so much Coach Will and Coach Paul for sharing your knowledge and skill in such a fun way. Kate had an awesome time. She is hooked! I highly recommend Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School."

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8 Jul
FairPlay Vouchers Available for Use at Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School
'FairPlay Vouchers' available to use at Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School on either our Beginner...
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5 Jun
We are back open for business!
We are excited to open back up for business! Our team of coaches and staff look forward to...
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Surf Groms at Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School Burleigh Heads Beach
More than just a surf school, Godfathers of the Ocean is dedicated to providing unforgettable experiences and professional coaching to families, tourists and youths on their path to becoming professional. Based at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, a world-famous surfing location, Michael and Krista Barry are sharing their expertise

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Surf Groms at Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School Burleigh Heads Beach

Surf Groms at Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School Burleigh Heads Beach

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Family Surf Lesson

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