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Address: Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
Phone Number: 0438 731 503
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Description: Learn to surf in the warm waters at Coolum Beach on the beautiful Sunshine...
Learn to surf in the warm waters at Coolum Beach on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. All levels of fitness and all ages. U can learn to surf today, save time and money and get some professional tuition with the Surfing Australia Level 1 & 2 surf coaches at Coolum Surfing School. School holiday kids surfing programs. Soft and Hard Surf board and body board hire available. Open 7 days a week, open all year round.
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Great surfing experience

Our family took part in group and private lessons from the staff at Coolum Surf School. From the first lesson the whole family were standing and their skills and confidence... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Our family took part in group and private lessons from the staff at Coolum Surf School. From the first lesson the whole family were standing and their skills and confidence increased each day. Our instructor Steve was patient and shared his knowledge of both surfing and the sea (tides currents, swells and rips). Coolum is a great place to learn... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Travelling to the Sunshine Coast from Sydney, one of my ambitious goals was to attempt surfing. I did not have any expectation of what this lesson would be like and it succeeded through the roof. I turned up to an early session, with the beautiful sun rising in the background and the instructor (Hamish) giving me a warm greeting. Coolum... More 

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

We (2 middle aged fit parents and 10 year old daughter) had a blast learning how to surf and soaking up the cool surf town vibe in Coolum. We all got up on our boards thanks to our really patient and friendly instructor Hamish (sp?). I really enjoyed learning about surf theory/technique on the beach then executing (with mixed results... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Cannot rate them highly enough. We turned up pretty late and asked if they could do us a private lesson for three. The lady in the shop was as helpful as could be and rang around to find an instructor happy to take us out at 2.30pm. The instructor was called Chris and he was amazing. My kids had done... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The three of us had a really great time learning to surf through a private lesson with Ben. Ben was a great instructor, giving such great advice on how to surf and some really good pointers individually on what to improve on after each wave. So much patience! I would do it all over again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I'm not that much into reviews - but special thanks to Gav and Steve for their patience and determination to get me 'up'! Had a ball and loved it. Thanks so much.

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I've been travelling around Australia for 3 months now, and Coolum Surfing School has been the best thing I've done so far! We had a lesson with Ben and straightaway you could tell he had not only a passion for surfing, but for teaching others how to surf. My friends and I had a blast and couldn't have asked for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Did two private lessons first with Ben and then Tahla. They were excellent! Professional, friendly and encouraging. Despite being nervous initially I ended up having a blast. The second lesson had to be re-scheduled due to bad weather. Gen at the surf school kept me well informed and made the second session happen. Would highly recommend the Coolum Surf School.... More 

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Redcliffe, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

My family, one adult, 3 teenagers booked in with Russell for a private class. They loved it and all caught a wave and stood. They all spoke very highly of the instructor and had a great time. I was the bystander, and was the one paying, we originally tried to book for 9am, only to be convinced that the weather... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I booked a private lesson with my boyfriend. During the morning I was sick, but they lifted up my mojo and I decided to catch some waves. I had a few more lessons compared to my boyfriend but that wasn't a problem. They guy started with the basics (explained better then ever before) and later we went into the waves.... More 

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