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The following courses and classes in the area of Surfing are available on the Sunshine Coast. 

Please be aware that some courses and classes are ongoing and others run for a limited time only and may not always be available. 

Please check with the relevant service provider. (Providers are listed alphabetically):


Adventure Sports Noosa/Kitesurf Australia

Stand up Paddle Surfing (SUPS) is the latest water sport to hit Australia. Adventure Sports offers introductory lessons.  Ask about their lesson and equipment package deals. Contact: Rob Pentecost Phone (07) 5455 6677 or visit http://www.adventuresports.net.au/

Coolum Beach Surfing School

Specialising in poviding private lessons from beginners to advanced surfers from the age of 6 years.  Lessons 7 days a week; surfing birthday parties; gift certificates and hire boards also available.  Discounts for schools and larger groups.  Contact Chris Kendall on (07) 5446 5279; fax (07) 5446 5243; mobile 0438 731 503; email surfschool@coolum.com.au

Learn To Surf - Merrick Davis, Noosa

Specifically designed classes catering for beginner and intermediate leves; 1, 3 and 5 day certificate programs available during school holidays; private surf lessons available by arrangement and point break surfing when conditions are suitable.  Merrick guarantees that students will stand on their boards in the first lesson.  Students also learn about surf-safety, surf awareness, rips and currents.  Contact Merrick Davis on 0418 787 577; info@learntosurf.com.au or visit www.learntosurf.com.au

Maroochy Surf School (MSS)

Fully accredited surf coaches are available for group classes (daily), private lessons, school holiday programs, intermediate and advanced coaching and corporate groups.  Contact Grant on 0410 345 922, email grantmss@bigpond.net.au

North Caloundra Surf School

Private lessons available all year round; group lessons available on weekends and school holidays; special five day course groups are held in the school holidays, from the age of 7 years.  Training also available for more advanced surfers looking to improve their surfing performance and become better competitors.  Contact Russell Hoffman on 0411 1221 730 or russellhoffman@yahoo.com.au

SilkySurf, Caloundra

Owned and run by former Australian Champion, Ben Silk.  SilkySurf offer Learn to Surf, Intermediate and Advanced surf coaching.  Group lessons are run on weekends and school holidays.  Private lessons are available all year round.

See the following link for more information on the Vegemite Surfgroms Program http://silkysurf.com/vegemite-surfgroms/ for 5-12 year olds.

Contact Ben Silk on 0402 375 681, email ben@silkysurf.com or visit the website at www.silkysurf.com

Surfdancer Pty Ltd, Noosa                                                                                                                                     

Surdancer offers private surfing lessons, dance lessons, surfdancing lessons and ocean swimming-surf education.
Surfdancing is currently operating in Noosa Heads.  Contact the Noosa Management team to enrol in Surfdancing TM.

Phone; 0439803270 or email surfdancer@surfdancer.com or check out www.surfdancer.com.au

Wavesense Surfing Academy, Noosa

From the age of 4 years to adults; lessons held every day except Xmas day, starting from 8.00 am and continuing throughout the day, depending on the type of lesson; school holidays Kids Club focuses on providing a fun holiday experience while learning.  Contact Adrian Wilson on (07 5474 9076; 0414 369 076 or adi@surfbetter.com

XL Surfing Academy, Alexandra Headlands and Caloundra

Catering for absolute beginners to specialised training or coaching with a focus on individual needs of students.  Group and school holiday lessons available.  Contact Robbie Sherwell on (07) 5478 1337; 0411 741 254 or visit http://www.robbiesherwell.com.au/


 Please click on the appropriate heading to see other courses offered on the Sunshine Coast in Surfing and related areas:

Certificate Courses: Fitness and Recreation


Diploma Courses: Fitness and Sport

Degree Courses: Science, Health, Education & Engineering

Please click on the appropriate heading to see organisations which offer training in surfing: Surfing


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