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Australia: 7 Day Learn to Surf & NSW Explorer

Days 1 to 3 - Surf Camp

Your intensive three-day surfing immersion at Surf Camp sets out from Sydney travelling south to the world-renowned 60-mile beach at our purpose built surf camp at Gerroa. Prepare to be transformed from punter to proficient in just 4 amazing progressive sessions with fully qualified guides.

The curriculum kicks off with ‘Paddle Perfection,’ focusing on mastering streamlined strokes essential for navigating waves adeptly. It is
transformative surfing experience, where mastering the art of graceful stand-up surfing becomes an achievable feat. The comprehensive program ensures rapid progress in board control, promising to have you confidently popping up on your board in no time.

Accommodation is at our purpose-built Surf Camp offering a comfortable respite post-surfing adventures. Located right by the beach, there is a swimming pool, hot showers, hammocks, internet access, laundry facilities, and a café catering to diverse dietary preferences.

It is an unforgettable surfing experience—relax, seize the moment, and get into the Aussie lifestyle as the waves of enjoyment roll endlessly.

We return to Sydney on Wednesday evening ready to start our journey north exploring more of New South Wales on Thursday morning.

Surf Camp includes:

All Meals
All Accommodation: Twins and triples within the purpose-built Surf Camp
All Equipment: high quality Rip Curl wetsuits and the latest soft-boards.

Day 4 - Sydney & The Blue Mountains

We start our exploration of the best parts of New South Wales in Australia’s most famous city, Sydney. Then it’s over to the serious business: a day trip to the spectacular Blue Mountains, named for the dramatic blue haze that sometimes covers them (Fun fact: they’re around 10 times older than the Grand Canyon). We’ll be hiking Wentworth Falls and the iconic Three Sisters. but not overdoing it because we’re back in Sydney come the evening to check out the Harbour City’s world famous nightlife.

Accommodation: Hostel

Day 5 - Hunter Valley & Port Stephens

We leave behind Sydney’s skyscrapers and sidewalks for sumptuous food and drink in the Hunter Valley, a picturesque area of rolling hills packed with wineries, cheeseries, and breweries. It’s a foodie extravaganza today, so bring your taste buds and a sense of adventure. Well-fed, we head to the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary which offers state of the art care to our sick, injured and orphaned koalas and to support their long term rehabilitation and preservation. We also climb the ‘Skywalk” a unique ‘tree top’ perspective into the koala’s natural habitat. Now back on the food front (it’s a foodie sandwich today), we’re heating things up with a top-notch Aussie BBQ this evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Eco cabins

Day 6 - Port Stephens

If Australia’s east coast has always said ‘sun, sea, sand, and chilling’ to you, then this is the day the dream becomes reality. Introducing one of Australia’s beachy jewels: Port Stephens. Wade in the crystal-clear waters. Come face to fin with dolphins in their natural habitat on a boat cruise. Come with us on the epic Mt Tomaree Walk – just wait till you see the coastal views from the top.

Optional thrills include a 4WD sand dune adventure or more surf opportunities with your new found skills.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Eco cabins

Day 7 - Port Stephens & Sydney

If you are up for it, we’re hitting the awe-inspiring Worimi sand dunes for sunrise – the largest moving coastal dunes in the southern hemisphere. It’s hard to top Worimi’s peaks. After our breakfast amongst the trees at the lodge we will make our way back Sydney where our incredible jaction packed ourney comes to an end!

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hostel

Experience the allure of Australia’s coastline, learn to surf, revel in the natural splendour of the Blue Mountains, and savour culinary delights of the Hunter Valley as this journey unfolds amidst breathtaking vistas and incredible wildlife.

Your extraordinary adventure starts at our world-famous Surf Camp on Gerroa’s 7-mile beach, where we aim to transform your from absolute novice into adept wave conquerors in just three days. Nestled within our purpose-built camp, equipped with pools, hammocks, and ample entertainment, prepare for a wave-centric experience that transcends expectations.

Then moving north your adventure tour takes you to the vibrant landscapes of New South Wales, spanning from the dynamic cityscape of Sydney to the enchanting Blue Mountains, the gastronomic paradise of Hunter Valley, and encounters with Australia’s beloved wildlife around Port Stephen’s. Indulge in aged wines, artisanal cheese, authentic Aussie BBQs, and local brews, creating an spic beachside odyssey.

  • 3 days, 2 nights all inclusive surf camp with four lessons with fully qualified surf coaches
  • Australia’s best learn-to-surf beach and purpose built Surf Camp only 2 hours from Sydney
  • Daily photo analysis and Free Photos & Highlight Video
  • Intermediate surfers welcome
  • Explore the iconic Blue Mountains, the stunning views of the Three Sisters rock formation and take on the Wentworth Falls hike.
  • Indulge in artisanal cheeses, craft beers, gourmet chocolate and a wine experience in the Hunter Valley.
  • Visit the Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary for a unique perspective on these loveable creatures.
  • Relax on the beautiful beaches of Port Stephens and enjoy a boat cruise to see dolphins in their natural habitat.
  • Take in the vibrant nightlife of Sydney and enjoy a cocktail with the Sydney Opera House as your backdrop.
  • Enjoy a top-notch Aussie BBQs with sizzling sausages, mouthwatering steaks, and all the delicious fixings.

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  • 4 lesson progressive surf course designed for absolute beginners to intermediate surfers. Learn correct technique to paddle, stand up, drop into and ride across the waves. Learn how to read the waves and understand surf etiquette.
  • 2 nights in our purpose-built Surf Camp. Facilities include a swimming pool, hot showers, hammocks, internet, laundry and cafe.
  • All meals are included at Surf Camp. For any other special dietary requests, please contact us before booking.
  • At Surf Camp you will use our warm and comfortable Rip Curl wetsuits and custom designed beginner soft boards. All equipment is current technology and in excellent condition.
  • SPF 30+ water resistant sunscreen is also provided.
  • FREE Photos & Highlight Video
  • FREE Rip Curl discounts
  • On New South Wales tour 3 breakfasts, 1 dinner included
  • Small Group Tour (Max 16 Guests)
  • All transport (Private buses & boat trip)
  • Use of locally owned and operated businesses
  • Authentic, fun, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • All Accomodation – Mix of hotels, cabins, resorts and hostels – Triple-share accommodation, with twin/double and Private Single upgrades available

  • Sunglasses
  • Swim wear
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen

The night before the trip departs from Sydney is not included – talk to us about booking a pre-night.

Single and private room upgrades are available on request.

From$1,177 / Per Person

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