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 The ocean is our playground, our well-being hub, whether you're wanting to ride a wave, paddle, or swim, we will give you the opportunity to emmerse yourself & embrace the beauty of the ocean environment.


About us

Godfathers of the Ocean (GOTO) Learn to Surf School opened on 1st April 2001, for over 21 years GOTO surf school has had pleasure of teaching thousands of people from all over the world the skill of surfing, ocean swimming, and ocean knowledge. GOTO run basic Learn to Surf Group lessons through to Structured Progressive lessons, School Programs, Private lessons, Private family lessons, Ladies only, Well-Being programs and Corporate Team building. 

All coaches at Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School are qualified, motivated and caring surf coaches, who are enthusiastic about health and well-being and are highly skilled & experienced surfers in their own right. Their goal is to get you up and riding a wave and learning about the ocean environment. 

Godfathers of the Ocean main surf school location is world renowned Burleigh Heads Beach on Queensland's Gold Coast. Burleigh Heads Beach has deep roots in surfing culture and history, playing host to many world class surfing events, and a popular surfing location for locals, visitors and many high profile professional surfers.  

We welcome all to experience our iconic surfing school!