Byron Bay Surf School
For those of you who are new to the area, book the ultimate experience with your friends at Byron Bay Surf School. Their surf camps are not only extremely fun, but they can cater to your budget which makes life just that little bit easier. Depending on how committed you are to standing up on that surfboard, organise a wipeout week which includes 5 days and 4 nights of action-packed fun. Enjoy four nights of accommodation in a local hostel which includes breakfast and dinner every day of the week. Their hands on approach means that you get 3.5 hours of surfing tuition every day along with a range of other add-ons. Take your friends with you, as you all battle through the white wash and practice your cut backs. With such an unbelievable team, you’ll be learning from the best in Byron Bay.
Where: 29 Shirley Street, Byron Bay NSW 2418
Surf & Stay
Byron Bay’s beaches are nothing short of spectacular, so stay for a bit longer and take in everything that this magical location has to offer. What makes this surf camp unique is that you get to experience a different side of the Byron life. Ranging from 2 to 5 days, this surf and stay will have you wondering why you didn’t book it earlier with friends. Including breakfast and dinner, you can be sure that you are fully prepared to tackle those waves head on in the morning and replenished with food after a hard day of surfing. If you’re looking for a unique experience with your friends, stay in their tepee accommodation at the Mojosurf Camp in Byron Bay. For those of you who have decided to fully commit, Mojosurf also have 1 to 3 month surf Academy programs if you want a complete lifestyle change, as well as a chance to live on the beach at their flagship surf camp, spot X – located about 2.5 hours south of Byron.
Where: 1 Skinners Shoot Road, Byron Bay NSW 2481
Nimbin and Surf
Kool Kats Learn to Surf
Unfortunately not everyone can seem to catch a long break from their busy schedule, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy two days in beautiful Byron Bay. Kill two birds with one stone as you learn how to surf and visit Nimbin, a popular tourist destination that is unlike anything you have ever seen. The Happy Frog Coach is something which can’t be missed; this groovy rainbow coloured bus will pick you up and take you along a scenic route to Nimbin. Visit local sites like Killen Falls and local art and craft markets and pick up a souvenir on the way before heading back to Byron Bay.
Where: 4/70 Shirley Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481
Out on the Back
Black Dog Surfing
If you already have great accommodation in Byron Bay but don’t want to miss out on learning how to surf, then we suggest heading to Black Dog Surfing School. Known for its personal and private surfing lessons, you can really master those larger waves and ride them all the way through. The Out the Back 3 day course means you not only get the attention of a professional surf instructor, but also make friends who are just as passionate about surfing as you are. They also offer private tuition if you still feel like you need more one-on-one attention to master dropping into a big one.
Where: Shop 4/5 11 Byron Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481
Where do you like to surf ‘n’ stay when you’re in Byron Bay? We would love to know!