Best Place to Surf in Australia

Dec 6th, 2003, 04:38 AM
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Best Place to Surf in Australia

Where would you say is the best place to learn to surf in Australia? Looking for a good tour or itineray for myself and some friends to learn and see some of the country.
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Dec 6th, 2003, 07:16 AM
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I'm not a surfer in any way, shape or form. But, having stayed on the beach at Surfer's Paradise (south of Brisbane) I would suggest you investigate that area. It has been a few years since I was there, but the waves seemed right, and there were surfers in the water. Have fun.
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Dec 6th, 2003, 10:28 AM
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Try They have a lot of info you may find useful.
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Dec 6th, 2003, 10:55 AM
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When I was at the coast north of Sydney a few years ago, I saw a mobile surfing school, surfing lessons, camping and moving from beach to beach. Sounds ideal! I can't remember any details, but can try and find it if you are interested.
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Dec 6th, 2003, 12:02 PM
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During summer there is surf safari bus that leaves sydney on a monday morning and gets to Byron Bay on the friday evening.
A learn to surf for it..byron surf safaris i think.
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Dec 7th, 2003, 11:50 PM
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I would definitely suggest the outfit John_au is mentioning. You can also then hang out a bit in Byron at the end, and they have a great surfing school on the beach. Black Dog Surfing, I think. There's also decent diving up that way. You could then continue up to the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast to do some surfing.
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