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Beginner Surf Lesson

We’ll get you up and ripping! Become a surfer for life!

Quick Details


  • Ages 5+. All ability levels are welcome.


  • Port Fairy & Warrnambool


  • Warm wetsuits & soft beginner boards

Learn to Surf in Port Fairy and Warrnambool

Join our surf lessons in Port Fairy and Warrnambool, available throughout the summer holidays and any other time of the year for groups of six or more. We welcome all ages and abilities to our surfing classes. Bookings are essential.

Best Learn to Surf Beaches in Victoria

  • Expert Instruction: Friendly, hand-picked, local and qualified surf coaches.
  • Comprehensive Coverage: Learn all the basics from warm-up, paddling, catching waves, and standing up.
  • Safety First: Includes essential surf safety and ocean awareness rules.
  • Supportive Environment: Enjoy a relaxed, supportive vibe.
  • Professional and Organized: Experience professional and well-organized sessions.
  • Massive Fun: Have a blast while learning to surf.

The Lesson

At GO Surf School, we’ll teach you the skills of surfing and how to handle yourself and your surfboard in the ocean while having a stack of fun. Beginner and intermediate surfers will also learn how to assess surf conditions and identify potential risks. Our surf coaching sessions are designed for all ages and levels of surfing ability. Our instructors are there to help you learn to surf and provide advice on all surfing-related questions. We hope you’ll love surfing as much as we do. We’ll get you up and riding in no time!

What to Expect

  1. Arrival: Arrive at the beach at your start time with your swimwear on.
  2. Introduction: Your coach will introduce themselves and provide you with a wetsuit and surfboard hire.
  3. Beach Instruction: Begin with beach-based technique training and surf safety information.
  4. Surf Session: Hit the surf in waist-deep water with waves suitable for your ability. Surf coaches will help you get up and riding by pushing you into waves, providing feedback on your technique, ensuring your safety, and maximizing your fun.
  5. Feedback: Leave the water approximately 15 minutes before the lesson ends for a feedback session. Receive goals for your next surf lesson before getting changed.


Warrnambool Location: Meet at McGennans Carpark, off Pertobe Road, just past the SLSC and kiosk.

Port Fairy Location:

  • Summer School Holidays (27 Dec-End Jan): Meet at the grassed carpark area at the corner of Ritchie St., Beach St., and Hanley Crt.
  • Rest of the Year: Meet at the toilet block on Beach Street (just past SLSC), East Beach.

What is Provided

All equipment is provided, including surfboards suited to your abilities. We use the best equipment available on the market, specifically produced for surf schools. Our soft, stable boards are easy to balance, paddle, stand, and surf on for intermediate and beginner surfers. Quality Rip Curl and Quiksilver wetsuits will keep you warm, and colored GO Surf School rash vests make it easy to identify you in the water.

What to Bring

Surfers need to wear a swimsuit or boardies and bring a towel and plenty of sunscreen. Don’t forget a camera to document the fun you’ll have with your GO Surf surf lesson!

Best Surf Lessons in Port Fairy and Warrnambool

Experience the best surf school in Port Fairy and Warrnambool. Our surf lessons and surfing classes are tailored for all skill levels, from beginner surfing lessons to advanced surf training. Book your family surf lessons, kids surf lessons, or private surf lessons today and start your surfing journey with the best surf coaching in Port Fairy and Warrnambool! Enjoy our surfboard hire and surf rental services for a fantastic day in the water. Start your adventure with the best surf lessons in Port Fairy and Warrnambool now!