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About Soul Surf School
Soul Surf School is a Surfing Australia approved surf school based in Byron Bay, NSW Australia. We are centrally located in our beach hire/surf shop on Byron Bays' famous main beach ( 14 Bay St ) All of our surf coaches hold current Surfing Australia coaching accreditation, and all of our management team have a minimum of 10 years surfing experience. Soul Surf School offers programs to complete beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers of any age (minimum 5years). We are the only Byron Bay surf school to have surf school permits to teach personal private lessons & group lessons in both Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Ballina & Tweed Heads shires . We are dedicated to finding the best, fun and safest waves daily and we have over 15 different locations at our fingertips, ready for the ultimate learn to surf experience.
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Group lessons with Soul Surf School are a great way to experience surfing some of our world famous breaks in a group setting. We have a number of beaches to chose from in the Byron/Lennox/Ballina area, and our team are dedicated to finding the best, fun and safest waves every day.

We run the lowest ratio of instructors to surfers in the area, at 1:7 for adults and from 1:4 for little ones. This ensures that all our surfers receive plenty of attention, individual feedback and all the groms are safe in the water.

We have a great range of equipment, with over 80 fun safe soft surfboards and intermediate to advanced boards that will help you to learn faster and catch lots of waves.
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Stephen L wrote a review Jan 18
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Instructors were fantastic with the kids, everyone got a go under their watchful eye. Good site knowledge on a rough day made sure we got a perfect place.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Sean R, Owner at Soul Surf School
Responded 3 days ago
Hey Stephen, thanks so much for your 5 star-review. We're happy the kids loved it and were able to get some good waves in rough conditions! Keep surfing :) Cheers, The Soul Surf Team
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Alison S wrote a review Jan 16
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Our family enjoyed surf lessons for parents and kids over 3 days. Sean, Alex and the instructors were friendly, professional and good fun. Our daughters had a great time and so did we. Will definitely do again!
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Sean R, Owner at Soul Surf School
Responded 3 days ago
Hey there! Thanks a lot for your lovely review. Your family did great, keep surfing and hopefully we'll see you out in the water next time! Cheers, The Soul Surf Team
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Kat 11 wrote a review Dec 2021
Kew East2 contributions
My daughter and I had a great half day attempting the basics of surfing with the Soul Surf Team. She clearly has talent; I don't. (Gee, these boards are big and heavy, and the ocean is so damn salty!) All the instructors were friendly and helpful. Special thanks to Saint Jake for his patience and encouragement, which made me feel less of a lost cause.
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Response from Sean R, Owner at Soul Surf School
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hey Kat! Thanks so much for your review! We feel ya! Kids seem to be picking up on things so easily. The more you paddle out, the faster you could swap to a smaller, lighter board ;-) Haha, keep surfing! Cheers, The Soul Surf Team
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Lorinda B wrote a review Nov 2021
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Fantastic experience for my two sons learning how to surf! May was brilliant and ensured the boys got to stand up and surf a few waves all the way in, he was really positive and patient with the kids, a natural teacher
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Response from Sean R, Owner at Soul Surf School
Responded Nov 19, 2021
Hey Lorinda, thanks so much for your review! Your boys were ripping it! I'll pass it on to our Matty, he'd be happy to hear :) Hope the boys will keep surfing! Cheers, Matt & The Soul Surf Team
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slick7801 wrote a review Nov 2021
Melbourne, Australia1 contribution
Great chance to get advice about the local conditions and personalised feedback. Good gear and great service at the store and from the instructors.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from Sean R, Owner at Soul Surf School
Responded Nov 9, 2021
Hey there! Thanks so much for your review and visiting our surf school! Always happy to get you out there! Keep surfing :) Cheers, The Soul Surf Team
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