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


1 – 4 weeks


Weekly hours

English tuition –
15 hours
Surfing tuition
4 days per week
Class – 2.5 hours


Tourist or Working Holiday

English Plus Learn To Surf – 2 week course, starts first Monday of each month only

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!

English Plus Surfing 2

This course is similar to our English Plus Learn To Surf. Courses start every Monday of the year and can be from 1 to 4 weeks duration.

Timetable English Lessons: 8.45am – 10.15am | 10.30am – 12.00pm

Timetable Surf Lessons: 12.45*pm – 3.15pm
* Class time may vary with season. In Summer courses may start at 3.15pm to avoid heat.

Start Dates English Plus Learn To SurfFirst Monday of each month only

Start Dates English Plus Surfing: Every Monday

Surfing and weather conditions may also vary on which days the surf classes are possible. Safety is most important.
In Summer it is possible for full time students to do afternoon surf lessons after 2.15pm.