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1st Wave Learn To Surf Gold Coast is an owner operated surf school which runs surfing lessons at Main Beach. We also provide stand up paddle SUP lesson and hire at Surfers Paradise, Budds Beach and Main Beach, or, If you would like to hire or rent a surfboard we have the best range of hire surfboards on the Gold Coast.  Please contact us today


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Check out our learn to surf booklet. Includes bbeginner surfing tips and techniques plus progressional and intermediate surfing tips.

FREE Learn To Surf Booklet (CLICK HERE)  acrobat reader required

The 1st Wave Learn To Surf Booklet is now in its 3rd edition. Over 15,000 printed copies have been distributed, it is one of the most comprehensive learn to surf manuals in publication.

It covers all the basic surfing tips for the beginner and intermediate surfers including:- what surfboard suits you, body positioning, paddling technique, wave selection, catching waves, stand up techniques,  progressive skills and an introduction to catching green waves.

You can read it here for FREE. 

FREE Learn To Surf Booklet (CLICK HERE)  acrobat reader required