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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Our family stumbled upon this place in Crescent Head. It was a easy going place to lay your head, make your own meal, and hang with friends. Ross and Sheryl were super friendly hosts and helped our family try surfing for the first time. I would recommend a stay.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I've been to surfaris three times already (once in spring 2014 and twice in spring 2015). It is an awesome place to surf and to be and i can only warmly recommend to stay there: the surf beaches are stunning and the breaks are amazingly uncrowdedeven during holiday time. There are plenty of surf options no matter what conditions and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great place if you want a quiet stay in a relaxed environment. There is a 'bar' on sight and cheap, reasonable wifi. There is also a pool and lots of hammocks to sleep in! There may be en-suite rooms, but the shared facilities are absolutely fine and clean. The rooms are basic, no air-con, just a fan, but you'll want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I stayed here as part of a tour. Honestly, although it was an interesting experience and I'm glad I did it, I'm also thankful we only stayed their for a night. I stayed in a room with 4 bunks. We all had to share one key, there was only one electrical outlet and it was very hot at night. The... More 

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Thank Dela M
Corrie S, Manager at Surfaris Surf Camp Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Dela The tour option you booked on, is a max of 4 bed in dorm - basic budget accommodation. You can book and upscale to standard, double and private rooms for extra costs. If you were not happy with some of the things in your budget room it would have been very easy for you to ask for -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Chelle and Rosco make this place a home from home. From the moment I walked through the door, they were interested in you as a person. Any apprehension I had about the 5 day surf camp were put to bed straight away. I shared a dorm with two other girls on the same enrolment. We had a blast. The environment... More 

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Thank Leanne M
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Amazing place and then some! I was lucky enough to stumble across Surfaris Camp during a road trip I was doing in November. As soon as I arrived I was met by such friendly staff and offered a very comfortable bed and was made to feel at home immediately. Of course I was here to surf and the staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Best place I've stayed in Australia! Reception is open 24 hrs and didn't mind we were 2 hrs late. The beds were super comfy and the whole place was super clean with steamy hot showers. You can hear the beach when you sleep and it's a short drive to the main beach in town. The receptionist was super helpful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was apart of the intermeditate - advanced week long Surfaris. The surf locations are fantastic, the guides are local, friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We got waves everyday because the guide was able to find the best location using his local knowledge. The accommodation is super relaxed, clean, quiet and a great place to stay. All staff are very friendly,... More 

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Thank K M
San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I signed up for the five day surf camp on the recommendation of a friend who went a couple of years back. I arrived in Australia Friday morning and was supposed to be picked up on Monday morning. Friday evening I received an email cancelling the trip "due to unsafe surf conditions". I emailed back asking about the break they... More 

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Olympia, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed at this camp for a week and got to surf the most beautiful remote locations in New South Wales. Our instructor Blaky was awesome. He taught us not only how to surf but also surf etiquette and how to read the ocean. This was our favorite memory during our trip to Australia. We can't wait to go back.... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated across from the beach, 3kms from the township of Crescent Head.Surfaris surf camp offers weekly packages to learn and develop surf skills. Includes accommodation, transport from Sydney or Byron, all meals and surf gear and lessons. Surfaris is the first and original surf camp in Australia pioneering in remote surfing. Established now for over 20 years. If you just need accommodation this is a place to stay. Offering camping, backpacker accommodation to motel rooms (3.5 Star rating)In house meals on offer or make your own in the public kitchen, bar, internet, pool table, volley ball, swimming pool. Situated on 15 acres of bushland with roaming kangaroos and cuddly koalas popping in!!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfaris Surf Camp Lodge

Address: 271 Loftus Rd, Crescent Head, New South Wales 2440, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Crescent Head
Price Range: $23 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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