English + Learn to Surf

Fun and safe for all ages

Learn to Surf courses are conducted with experienced and locally registered operators with proven safety records. All instructors are accredited with the Australian Surfing Association.







Class Size

11 – 15 students max
6 – 8 Students max


2 weeks


Weekly hours

English tuition –
15 or 22.5 hours
Surfing Tuition – 8 days

Visa Requirement

Tourist or Working Holiday

Students study part-time English and join a 2 week learn to surf course for 4 afternoons (2.5 hours per day) each week. Our professional surfing school provides surfboard/body-board, wet-suit, rash vest, sunscreen and transport. It’s great fun and very safe!

This course is exclusively for BBELS students and most suitable for beginner or elementary surfers. The content of the course includes: surf safety and rescue, basic water skills, refining techniques, paddling and catching your own waves, basic maneuvers – turning on forehand and backhand, wave selection skills, reading the conditions, a review day and expression session. Your first steps to becoming a real surfer!!