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Black Dog Surfing

Shop 4/5 11 Byron St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 9828
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Ranked #2 of 41 Activities in Byron Bay
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics
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San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you're in Byron Bay you need to stop by Black Dog Surfing. They give great group lessons and have plenty of boards and wetsuits to rent once you're up and on your way. I had a great refresher lesson with them and then rented a board and wetsuit throughout the week. Even if you don't surf you need to... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My friend and I had a private surfing lesson with Dean at Black Dog surfing school and it was, hands down, an amazing experience. We had booked in advance but weren't able to do the lesson the day we had scheduled due to the low tide. We went along that day anyway and spoke to Tam (who is lovely and... More

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Sennen Cove, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Awesome instructors. Highly skilled and passionate about what they do. I've seen how they operate during busy seasons and they offer a quality service throughout. With their top class coaching, equipment and personalised coach to student ratios, these guys are well worth looking up if your looking to surf in Byron Bay.

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Qingdao
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A group 6 of us (all ages) had never surfed before, and so took the opportunity to try our luck whilst in Byron Bay. Thanks to some great reviews in Tripadvisor, we choose Black Dog Surfing, and were not disappointed. When we arrived at the store, the young lady (I'm sorry, I forgot your name) was very friendly and welcoming,... More

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Melbourne
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Friendly, helpful and patient! Tam, Chris and Dom helped us with a great two days of surfing and were very flexible with dates etc. Highly recommended

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LEAMINGTON SPA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I would highly recommend this company and I was absolutely amazed that they got me standing up on that board and surfing! The staff at the shop are very friendly and the two instructors we had were not only friendly but hilarious, knowledgeable, patient and observant. One member of staff was better that the other but I won't name names.... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I really had the best afternoon yesterday learning to surf! I had already paid for my lesson through Wicked travel but when I got to Byron Bay the weather wasn't great and to be honest I just couldn't be bothered to get out onto the waves! I am so pleased the guys at Black Dog Surfing changed my mind, don't... More

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Karlshamn, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Had the best time ever here, everyone were so friendly and helpful. The instructors are very professional and encouraging, and had everyone in our group standing up in no time. Tam in the shop was probably the nicest person we have ever met, extra thanks to her, Stuart and Dom, who gave us so many good advices when we were... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had two experiences with the school, both great. Our kids had a private lesson (they’d never surfed before) with Simon and I jumped in one of the group lessons (6 others). The next day, bitten by the bug, we had another private lesson with Simon and my wife joined as well. I really can’t comment about other surf schools,... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is the surf school to book! Nothing but great things to say! Super friendly instructors, quick beach lesson, lots of surf time! They make sure you catch waves, they're super patient! There is a professional photographer takin pictures to purchase at a cheap price. His work is amazing, I'm sure he'll go really far. Not one person wasn't smiling... More

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