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More than just a surf school

Discover the best surf school in Burleigh Heads Beach, located in front of the Burleigh Heads Surf Club, Gold Coast, Queensland

  • Experience personalized attention with small group sizes and coaches in the water at all times 
  • All the gear you need will be provided, including softboards, legropes, wetshirts, and wetsuits
  • Lessons are available for adults, teens, and groms, no matter your skill level 
  • Private lessons are also available, including one-on-one or two-person, or three-person private lessons 
  • Ladies, join us for exclusive surf sessions through our "Goddesses of the Ocean" program 
  • Join us for a range of ocean wellbeing programs, including swim, paddles, and surf lessons.
  • Kids will love our "Woolworths Surfgroms" program 
  • Enjoy progressive surf programs for young children (groms), teens, adults, and ladies-only 
  • Businesses can take advantage of our corporate/team building surf lessons 
  • Gift vouchers are available for all lessons and programs, making it the perfect gift for your loved ones.


Holiday Programs
Holiday Programs

Groms School Holiday Lessons (5 - 12 years)

3 Lesson Package $156.00 

2 Lesson Package $110.00 

Teens School Holiday Lessons (13 - 17 years)

3 Lesson Package $156.00

2 Lesson Package $110.00 


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It is fun, safe, and easy to learn with our coaches in the water with you always!

Winter School Holidays

Starting from Saturday, 2 July to 22 July, 2024

We specialise in small group classes that offer more personalised sessions than most large ones!

Ages: 5 to 12 years. Maximum of 4 persons

Ages: 13 to 17 years. Maximum of 6 persons


 Our school holiday programs offer:

Our holiday programs offer a comprehensive learning experience for beginners to learn how to surf progress to beginner/intermediate level skills.

Our surfboard riding education covers various topics, such as essential equipment knowledge, wave reading, rips and currents, ocean safety, and surf etiquette.

Our lessons are designed to cater to each participant's needs, providing a balance of fun and education while developing their surfing skills.

Our coaches are highly experienced and dedicated to ensuring every participant feels safe and comfortable in the water. We keep our group sizes small to provide a more personalised experience for each student, allowing our coaches to focus on each individual's progress.

All equipment is supplied, including softboards, legropes, and rashes. Our surf coaches are always in the water, guiding and supporting each participant.

We take pride in creating a positive and nurturing learning environment where participants can quickly build self-confidence and develop surfing skills.

to Bring

  • Swimmers and or boardshorts
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

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Ladies Surf Lessons

Per Person From $60| 90 minutes

Single class: $60.00

Package of 3 classes: $165.00

Package of 4 classes: $210.00

Days available:

Tuesdays & Fridays 6.45 am & 9.00 am

Saturdays: 8 am 

Sundays: 9 am

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Are you ready to experience the ocean in a whole new way? Join our ladies-only surf lessons and immerse yourself in the ocean environment while having fun and bonding with other participants.

Our lessons are designed for beginners to intermediate levels, so don't worry if you're new to surfing. Our experienced coaches will guide you through everything from surf safety to standing up on the board while having a great time in the water.

At Godfathers of the Ocean, we believe that surfing is all about enjoying the ocean elements and bonding with other like-minded people. Our lessons are structured to help you gain self-confidence and advance your surfing skills, but most importantly, to have fun and enjoy the ocean. Surfing with us can help improve your overall fitness levels, strengthen your immune system, and reduce anxiety while enjoying the breathtaking ocean environment.

We provide all the necessary equipment, including rashies, wetsuits (if needed), softboards, and legropes, so all you need to bring is yourself and a positive attitude. Our lessons run for 60 or 90 minutes, depending on your preference, and are a great way to bond with other ladies who share your passion for surfing.

So why not try something new and join us for a fun-filled day in the ocean?

Please email us if you have any questions or would like to book. We can't wait to see you out on the waves!

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Team Building Surf Programs

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Surfing is one of the most engaging activities around!

Surfing is an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in the present moment and appreciate the ever-changing environment of the ocean. Every wave is unique, which means you need to adapt, read the waves, and respect Mother Nature to successfully ride the wave. You will learn new skills, including basic surfing techniques, paddling onto a wave, standing up, balancing, and gaining knowledge about the ocean's behaviour.

This team-building activity offers a great chance to get to know your colleagues' strengths and weaknesses while enjoying a fun, engaging environment that fosters encouragement and support. You can acknowledge and cheer each other on while experiencing the natural elements of the ocean, including the sun, salt, and sand, which can help reduce stress levels and improve your mood.

If you're looking for your next team bonding-activity, why not try surfing? We provide all the necessary equipment, including rashies and wetsuits. Our lessons take place at Burleigh Heads Beach, but we also have backup locations in Kirra and Surfers Paradise to accommodate various preferences and needs. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced surfer, surfing is an excellent way to challenge yourself, learn new skills, and enjoy the beauty of the ocean.

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Family Surf Lessons

Family of 4  $300 | 90 minutes

Family of 5  $350| 90 minutes

Family of 6  $380| 90 minutes

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A Family surf lesson is a great bonding experience and a way to spend quality time with the family.

Imagine spending quality time with your family, learning new skills and experiencing the freedom and joy of surfing. With our lessons, you'll have the opportunity to learn about surf safety, standing on a surfboard, surfing etiquette, and riding a wave, all while being supported and guided by our experienced coach.

Our lessons aren't just about learning to surf; they're about creating lasting memories and strengthening the emotional bonds between you and your loved ones. You'll feel the rush of adrenaline as you ride the waves together, laughing and supporting each other along the way. And the best part? Our lessons are suitable for all ages and skill levels.

Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced surfer, our coach will tailor the lesson to your needs and abilities. So why not join us for a surfing lesson and discover the thrill and excitement of riding the waves together?

You'll leave feeling inspired and empowered, with memories that will last a lifetime.

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Woolworths SurfGroms

$160 Per Child | 2 Day Intensive Program

$200 Per Child | 3 Day Holiday Program

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Woolworths SurfGroms teaches children from 5-12 years old core skills in the ocean in a positive and supportive learning environment.

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Private Lesson with Former Pro Surfer Michael 'Munga' Barry

From $205 | 90 minutes

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A 90-minute surfing lesson for all-level surfers for a fantastic opportunity to learn from one of the greats!

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Private Surfing Lessons

Starting at $130 | 70 or 90 Min Options | Just You and the Coach!

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Looking for a thrilling and personalised surfing experience?

Our private surfing lessons offer one-on-one coaching from expert instructors who will customise the lesson to your skill level and goals. Whether you want to improve your technique or experience a unique adventure, we've got you covered.

With our private lessons, you'll have the opportunity to catch some waves, get a great workout, and make the most of your time in the water.

So why wait? Book your private lesson today and experience the thrill of surfing like never before! Our expert instructors will have you up on your board in no time. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced surfer, we have the perfect lesson for you.

Remember, the fastest way to learn is with a Private 70 or 90-minute one-on-one surfing lesson with your coach. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to improve your surfing skills and make unforgettable memories!

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Group Lessons

We specialise in smaller group numbers for all of our surf lessons, with coaches in the water with you at all times.

Our beginner group surf lesson classes

Groms 5 -12 years Only 4 Participants Per Class!

Prices  Single Lesson $65.00 

Package of 3 Lessons $185.00

Package of 4 Lessons $232.00

Teens 13 - 17 years: Only 6 Participants Per Class!

Prices Single Lesson $60.00

Package of 3 Lessons $175.00

Package of 4 Lessons $220.00

Adults  18+: Only 6 Participants Per Class!

Prices Single Lesson $65.00

Package of 3 Lessons $180.00

Package of 4 Lessons $225.00

Intermediate Classes: Maximum of 8 Persons in a Class!

Perfect for those who want to learn to surf Burleigh Heads and develop from the beginner stages of surfing in a friendly, safe and fun environment. You will continually learn ocean knowledge and surfing skills whilst enjoying Mother Nature's ocean experience. 

Single Lesson $55.00

Package of 3 Lessons $156.00

Package of 4 Lessons $200

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Surfing lessons for all level surfers from beginners to beginner/intermediate, to intermediate/advanced.

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Gift Vouchers

Starting at $60.00

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