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Learn to Surf or Stand UP Paddle Board

Currimundi, Australia

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Experience hosted by Leighton

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Our Learn to Surf Lessons and Stand Up Paddle Lessons are conducted at selected locations in the Caloundra area of the Sunshine Coast. The Sunshine Coast is approximately a 1 hour drive north of Brisbane.

Learn to SURF
We introduce our students to the features of the beach, including how to surf and swim safely. Catching waves requires guidance and instruction on the beach, usually a 15 minute introduction and safety induction. We explain the most effective techniques to land on your feet, how to select waves and keeping safe in the water.
The next step is to enter the water with your coach, where it is time to get started! We select suitable waves and give you a push in, and away you go! Lessons available at Multiple locations close to central Caloundra.

STAND UP PADDLE (SUP)
Learn the old Hawaiian sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Our SUP lessons are delivered at Currimundi Lake, just north of the Caloundra CBD. The calm, protected waters of the Lake provide a safe space to learn how to master flat-water paddling. Learn the basic paddle techniques to enjoy a peaceful cruise down the creek at your own pace!

We have a range of surfboards and Stand Up Paddle Boards to suit all shapes and sizes, sun shirts, and a wetsuit if required.

What to Bring
Swimwear, towel, sunscreen, towel and footwear
Other things to note
Meeting point will depend on the beach conditions, which changes from day to day. We consider a range of weather conditions before scheduling. Bookings will be notified within 24 with meeting location
Our Learn to Surf Lessons and Stand Up Paddle Lessons are conducted at selected locations in the Caloundra area of the Sunshine Coast. The Sunshine Coast is approximately a 1 hour drive north of Brisbane.

Learn to SURF
We introduce our students to the features of the beach, including how to surf and swim safely. Catching waves requires guidance and instruction on the beach, usually a 15 minute introduction and safety induction.…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Soft top and fibreglass surfboards
    Wetsuits
    Sun shirts
    Stand...
From £27
/ person
Sun, 6 Dec
15:00 - 16:00
£27 per person
£27 per person
Sun, 6 Dec
16:00 - 17:00
£27 per person
£27 per person
Mon, 7 Dec
06:00 - 07:00
£27 per person
£27 per person

Meet your host, Leighton

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 21 Reviews
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Sunshine Coast Surf Schools (SCSS) was established in 2008, focusing on delivering safe learn to surf experiences. SCSS is an affiliated with Surfing Queensland and Surfing Australia. We have a range of surf locations available in the Caloundra area to cope with most weather conditions.

SCSS is currently owned and operated by Leighton Higgo (since 2009) combining over 40 years of surfing experience between South Africa and Australia and 10 years surf coaching in the local area, and 8 years Tour Guiding small groups of intermediate surfers to Byron Bay and Lennox Head.

Leighton is a Level 1 Learn to SURF and Stand Up Paddle Coach, First Aid and CPR current, Blue Card (working with children) and Ocean Rescue Certification.
Sunshine Coast Surf Schools (SCSS) was established in 2008, focusing on delivering safe learn to surf experiences. SCSS is an affiliated with Surfing Queensland and Surfing Australia. We have a range of surf locations available in the Caloundra area to cope with most weather conditions.

SCSS is currently owned and operated by Leighton Higgo (since 2009) combining over 40 years of surfing experience between South Africa and Australia and 10 years surf coaching in the local area, and…
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Where you'll be

Sunshine Coast (1 hour north of Brisbane) Lessons scheduled at any one of our surf beaches in the Caloundra area. From Wurtulla Beach, Dicky Beach, Kings Beach and Bulcock Beach (Happy Valley)

Bribie Island, Bongaree Beach, Woorim Beach

Rated 4.86 out of 5 from 21 reviews.

Kristy
November 2020
Leighton has an excellent team of enthusiastic teachers who go above what is expected in a lesson. Johnno & Luke have a wealth of knowledge & happily pass down their knowledge while providing a safe space to learn & have a great time! Would recommend Leighton & his crew to all surfers, beginning & advance.
Leighton has an excellent team of enthusiastic teachers who go above what is expected in a lesson. Johnno & Luke have a wealth of knowledge & happily pass down their knowledge whil…
Amélia
March 2020
The Stand Up Paddlebording is one of my favorite outdoor activities and do it with a good and safe board and paddle, a great coach and in an amazing place was simply MAGIC!!!
Scott
January 2020
Great family experience. Would definitely do it again. Leighton is a great guy, he went above and beyond to make sure we all had a great experience. Kids are hooked on surfing 🏄‍♂️
Tammy
January 2020
This was the best surfing lesson! My boyfriend has never surfed and he managed to stand up on his first wave.. then ride 8 more! So cool. Awesome technical advice, great location, great equipment, awesome teacher! A+ such an amazing and memorable experience. Will never forget how cool it was!
This was the best surfing lesson! My boyfriend has never surfed and he managed to stand up on his first wave.. then ride 8 more! So cool. Awesome technical advice, great location,…
Hayley
January 2020
Absolutely awesome experience. Leighton is a mastermind and helped us work out what size boards we can now go and buy! Heaps of one-on-one time so you don’t feel lost out there.
Allanah
January 2020
Leighton had a pool of knowledge and insight to surfing. He was very welcoming and ensured that we were successful. Highly recommend, absolute legend

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    15:00 - 16:00
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    16:00 - 17:00
    £27 per person
  • Mon, 7 Dec
    06:00 - 07:00
    £27 per person
  • Mon, 7 Dec
    07:00 - 08:00
    £27 per person
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    08:00 - 09:00
    £27 per person
  • Mon, 7 Dec
    09:00 - 10:00
    £27 per person
  • Mon, 7 Dec
    10:00 - 11:00
    £27 per person
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    15:00 - 16:00
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

What to bring

Swimwear, hats, water, sunscreen, footwear