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Address: Shop 4/5 11 Byron St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6680 9828
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Loved it!

These guys were very patient as I put my unco, creaking old bod through the ultimate test that is surfing.... with success! Very knowledgable, patient and encouraging teachers... read more

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

These guys were very patient as I put my unco, creaking old bod through the ultimate test that is surfing.... with success! Very knowledgable, patient and encouraging teachers, friendly and fun. Nothing was too much trouble. Learning to surf in a world class setting....what more could you want!?! Thank you guys (Josie)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I booked my two children 14 and 12 and a friend (14) for an afternoon lesson. They had a great time lots of fun the instructors were great fun and very helpful, 2 older kids stood up first go with the 12 year old standing on his 3rd try. The instructors made sure that the whole group was included at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I booked two lessons with these guys and they didn't disappoint. Stood up a couple times in my first lesson and luckily scored a short private lesson in my second lesson as I was the only one taking a second lesson! They prep you really well at the start and give you all the information you need before taking you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

SURF INSTRUCTION: Great instruction from Brodie. Beach-bound basics were thorough but with an eye towards getting us out in the water promptly. He also taught how to read waves and topography and took the time to assess each student in terms of physical capability before teaching to that. SURF TIME: Our group was quite small, so there was minimal waiting... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I rarely review things but I feel the need to give these guys a thumbs up. I did three days with them in January - from never having rid a wave to out of the whitewater and surfing from the Pass to Clarkes Beach - Awesome Well run - designed for a great fun, relaxed and enjoyable session. Tam runs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Really designed for you to succeed. Tried renting a board before and was hopeless. First time here and I stood up and by the end I was riding waves the whole way in!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Black Dog Surfing is a super friendly and very down to earth surf school. The equipment is tip top, the teachers are very friendly, easy going and genuinely keen to ensure you ride your first waves. A photographer took fantastic pictures of our lesson and offered all pictures for only £5 on CD. I highly recommend this surf school.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My son and his best friend (age 7) received surfing lessons@ Black Dog Surfing from Santa for Christmas. All of the staff were super friendly in particular Tam who co-ordinated the gift vouchers (we are based in Sydney) and arranged the lesson times for us once we arrived in Byron. The boys loved their instructor Dan who was patient and... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had a surf lesson with Black Dog last week and loved it! Our instructors, Dom and Brodie were great fun and taught us really well. By the end we were both standing up and we had loads of fun in the process! The waves died off towards the end but it still still good. Definitely make sure you take... More 

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Meckenheim, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I took 3 surfing lessons with black dog and I had so much fun! The whole staff is super friendly and they make you feel really comfortable. A special thanks to Dom for being such a good teacher and super nice person, I'm glad that I took my first waves with you :-) Ah and by the way: also the... More 

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