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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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Awesome surf school

These guys are so passionate and friendly about giving you a great surf experience in Byron. With simple and fundamental coaching were ALL standing up during the first lesson, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Dave B
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

These guys are so passionate and friendly about giving you a great surf experience in Byron. With simple and fundamental coaching were ALL standing up during the first lesson, and most of us on the first couple of trys. The equipment is high quality, and they supply everything. It all runs on time and with a smile. We were taken... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was very nervous but they made me feel totally comfortable by being friendly and laughing. Great three hour learning experience and even signed up for another day! Very safety conscious and really cared about the six of us surfing.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

These guys are very good teachers - patient, fun, careful, encouraging and very helpful. I did a session with Dom and Stu, so good I went back for a 2nd. My partner did a lesson with another firm a couple of years back, but said BD was way better, and he was also on his feet in no time. Shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Just did the beginner's course with Dom and Stu. Both we're really helpful and gave pointed assistance. The whole setup is professional and trustworthy.

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Longfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I did the 2 day course with Dom and Wade, having never surfed (ever), after about 4 waves i was standing up, the instruction from both guys was so easy to understand and made so simple, then on day 2 I was paddling into my own waves and standing up on most, it was the best way to learn to... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I had a surfing less before with a group in the UK and I was nowhere near standing up but after my third attempt on the waves with Black Dog I stood up and stayed standing to the beach. The instructors made the process very clear and it was easy to follow. The group was fairly big I thought (10... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went for a one day lesson (I think they offer 1, 2, and 3 days courses) in the morning at a point break called The Pass (east of Byron towards the lighthouse). The guides explained that the waves are very forgiving and can carry novices right on the beach. They were right, and I was surfing onto the beach... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Was not my first lesson but I was not expert. They split the group into different levels of ability to ensure those who had a lessons previously go more time in the water. Friendly instructors and at a decent price.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I has a surfing lesson with another company and didn't felt really comfortable there. I decided to walk to the office and asked them about the availability. Unfortunately they were fully booked for the morning. Later I received a call that they received a cancellation and I was really happy. The team is extremely friendly and helpful. I guess I... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

If you want to learn how to surf this is definitely the place to go! I spent 10 days in Byron Bay during xmas holidays and Black Dog Surfing was definitely one of the highlights! Instructors: very professional, competent and patient. Beach-bound basics were thorough but with an eye towards getting the students out in the water promptly. A photographer... More 

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