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Surf In Paradise

Surf In Paradise is a family-owned business that has been in operation for almost 20 years now. They offer both private and group surf lessons at The Spit, best location for beginners on the Gold Coast. Their lessons are more personalised and with less people in the lesson you make faster progress and have more fun surfing. Free transfers also available.

Stand Up Paddle board hire as well as lessons/tours:
Seven years ago they branched into the increasingly popular paddle boarding industry becoming SUP In Paradise and also offer Stand Up Paddle (SUP) hire as well as lessons/tours from their ideal location for beginners in the heart of Surfers Paradise at Budds Beach (a hidden gem only the locals know about).

The local family live here so you can book your paddle boards to hire at anytime. You can also get an introductory lesson from the fully qualified husband and wife team or even go on a one hour private lesson/tour if you prefer.

The goal of this local family is to provide exceptional service in the most magnificent locations for beginner surfers and paddle boarders on the Gold Coast.

  • Surfing

2 hour Group Surf Lesson

from$69

Give yourself an amazing experience learning how to surf in the best location for beginners on the Gold Coast. Average class sizes only have three to four people allowing for you to progress faster and catch more waves.

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1 and a Half Hour Private Surf Lesson

from$130

These are the ultimate introduction to surfing as the surf instructor can run the surf lesson to suit your own individual ability. You get the complete safety, advice and encouragement from a surf instructor who is beside you the whole time. Clients who choose private surf lessons progress at a faster rate.

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1 Hour Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lesson/Tour (Private or Group)

from$45

Stand up paddle board (SUP) lesson/tour available from Budds Beach, a beautiful stretch of waterway in the heart of Surfers Paradise, on the spectacular Gold Coast. Stand up paddle boards and paddles along with friendly and professional service so you can enjoy exploring the beautiful scenery. Group or Private Lesson/Tour available. Come and have a SUP in paradise!

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding Hire

from$20

You can hire the board from one hour to a full day. A 15 minute introductory lesson is also available if you would like to learn the basics. The local family owned business looks forward to being able to share with you the opportunity to enjoy paddle boarding in there quiet, little-known, beautiful piece of paradise! The business is located at Budds Beach which is a hidden gem on the river in the heart of Surfers Paradise and its ideal for paddle boarding as it is protected from prevailing winds.

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Group Lesson Package

from$180

Three or five group surf lesson packages. If surfing is something you would like to get into then this is for you. Use the lessons whenever it suits you.

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