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5 Best Surf Schools in Byron Bay | Man of Many

Take a surf lesson in beautiful Byron Bay with Gaz from Style Surfing Byron Bay. With 45 plus years of surfing under his belt and fully licensed to operate in Byron Bay Shire, you’ll be standing in no time. Gaz and his friendly team offer daily group lessons at 9am and 1pm, and provide everything you’ll need to get surfing plus a lot of laughs and good times to be had. There’s a maximum of only 10 students per class with two instructors, to ensure everyone gets the attention they need. Style Surfing just one of two operators at what is regarded as one of Byron’s greatest spots for learning to surf, Clarkes Beach, renowned for its long-breaking safe wave.

1. Style Surfing Byron Bay

Surf Camp Byron Bay lets you explore and live the surfing lifestyle right on beautiful Byron Bay Beach. Get daily lessons, direct access to the beach and stay at Byron’s best surfing hostel. Being just a minute walk from the beach means no lengthy bus rides, you’ll learn and stay right on the beach. Stay for as long or as little as you want and learn even more.

2. Surf Camp Byron Bay

Black Dog Surfing prides themselves on their personalised lessons and guarantees you’ll be standing up on your first lesson or you can come back for free. Choose from one to five-day surf courses that include everything you’ll need to get started. You might even get to see Black Dog’s mascot, George the black Kelpie, who even has his own board.

3. Black Dog Surfing

Let’s Go Surfing first started out the back of a Kombi Van in 1995, and has since developed into a thriving team of professionals ready to encourage more people into surfing. They’ll have you up on a board in two hours, whatever level you’re at. Take your pick of four different packages from private surfing lessons for that extra bit of attention, to the surf easy course, a three-lesson beginners package to get your going.

4. Let’s Go Surfing Byron Bay

Rusty Miller Surf offers a fun and holistic learning experience for every level of surfing. You’ll learn to surf but also about the waves, culture and philosophy of the world of surfing. Rusty Miller and his daughter Taylor have developed their own personalised instruction to help enhance your surfing skills and are experienced in the Aloha Surfing Tradition. Choose from exclusive one on one sessions and family group lessons and learn all the basic principles of surfing.

5. Rusty Miller Surf

The companies listed above are the only operators granted licences to operate surf schools in Bryon Bay, but if you’re looking to explore beyond here are some operators offering lessons in Ballina Shire.

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