Australian Surf Tours

Australia: South Coast

Immerse yourself in the true Aussie surf culture at this dynamic new surf college, with courses from beginners to professionals - and only one hour from Sydney.

Rates & Packages

One Day Surf Trip
 145 AUD / per person

Please note:

  • What to bring: Swimsuit and towel / Sunscreen and hat
  • Tours run daily
  • Pick up 7.00 am Sydney Central YHA Hostel, returning approximately 5.00 pm
  • Minimum of 2 people
  • Bookings deadline is one day prior to the tour commencing
  • Group tours are available by request
Long Term Surf Camp
7 days surf camp899 AUD
14 days surf camp1749 AUD
4 weeks surf camp3400 AUD
8 weeks surf camp6600 AUD
12 weeks surf camp9600 AUD
Please note:
  • What to bring: Swimsuit and towel / Warm clothes / Toiletries / Sunscreen and Hat
  • Tours run weekly, commencing on either Saturday or Sunday
  • Pick up will be arranged at Thirroul train station at a time that best suits guest
  • Bookings deadline is one day prior to the tour
  • Group tours are available by request
  • Arrangements can be made for mid-week starters
  • Price per person
 2 Days Winter Surf Escape
 450 AUD / per person

Please note:

  • What to bring: - Swimsuit and towel / Warm clothes / Toiletries / Sunscreen and Hat
  • This tour will operate every weekend from the 1st of June until the 31st August
  • Tours run weekly - Pick up Friday 5.00 pm, returning Sunday 7.00 pm to Sydney Central YHA Hostel and/or Manly Beach. Bookings deadline is one day prior to the tour commencing. Group tours are available by request.
  • Minimum of 2 people
  • Bookings deadline is one day prior to the tour commencing
  • Group tours are available by request

What is included / What not

The 1 Day Surf Trip

  • Return Transport to Sydney Central YHA Hostel
  • Two x 2 hour surf lessons with professional Surfing Australia qualified surf instructors (one to eight instructor to guest ratio)
  • Surfboard and wetsuit hire
  • Healthy filled roll and drink (vegetarian and special diets can be catered for)
  • Licensed to teach at three different locations providing perfect conditions on any day
  • Professional photography capturing all the action

The 2 Days Surf Camp

  • Return transport from Sydney Central YHA Hostel and/or Manly Beach
  • Two nights camping accommodation (2 pax per tent)
  • All equipment necessary
  • Four x 2 hour surf lessons with professional Surfing Australia qualified surf instructors (one to eight instructor to guest ratio)
  • Surfboard and wetsuit hire
  • Wildlife feeding
  • Two x dinner, two x lunch, two x breakfast and snacks (special diets can be catered for)
  • Hand feed wild stingrays,colourful birds and kangaroos
  • Choice of six surfing locations, guaranteed to surf perfect waves every weekend
  • Enjoy beautiful uncrowded beaches

The 7 Days Surf Camp

  • Seven nights accommodation at The Beach Motel
  • Five days of surfing lessons (9 in-water sessions and 1 video correction)
  • Board/wetsuit hire before and after sessions
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • An afternoon tourism activity such as scenic bush walk or visiting local waterfalls
  • AST Hat and AST T-Shirt
  • High quality accommodation maximum three guests per room (private room optional at extra cost)
  • Free WIFI
  • All rooms are serviced daily, include kitchenettes and en-suites
  • Recreational room offering big screen TV with Netflix and pool table
  • Choice of three different local surfing locations offering perfect waves all year
  • Visit to a working surf board factory
  • Friday night free BBQ and Presentation

The 14 Days Surf Camp

  • 14 nights accommodation in The Beach Motel
  • 10 days of surfing lessons (18 in-water sessions + video correction)
  • Board/wetsuit hire before and after sessions
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Two afternoon tourism activities such as scenic bush walks and local waterfall visits
  • Plus: see 7 days surf camp

The 4 Weeks Surf Development Course

  • 28 nights accommodation at AST’s Beach Motel
  • 20 days of progressive surf lessons (28 in-water sessions, 4 class-room theory sessions, 6 fitness sessions, weekly video correction)
  • Daily continental breakfast (special diets can be catered for)
  • Weekly afternoon tourism activities such as scenic bush walks, swimming in local waterfalls and visiting National Parks
  • Newly renovated triple share rooms fitted with en-suites, kitchenettes, lockable draws and top quality king single beds (private room optional at extra cost-please refer to rate sheet)
  • Welcome pack-AST dry bag containing itinerary of chosen tour, information about the area and things to do, discount cards and emergency contact numbers
  • Bicycles and skateboards available for personal use
  • Plus: see 14 days surf camp

The 8 Weeks Surf Development Course

  • 56 nights accommodation at AST’s Beach Motel
  • 40 days of progressive surf lessons (48 in-water sessions, 12 class-room theory sessions, 18 fitness sessions, weekly video correction)
  • Plus: see 4 weeks surf development course

The 12 Weeks Surf Development Course

  • 84 nights accommodation at AST’s Beach Motel
  • 60 days of progressive surf lessons (68 in-water sessions, 20 class-room theory sessions, 30 fitness sessions, weekly video correction)
  • Plus: see 4 weeks surf development course

Extended Description

The 1 Day Surf Trip

On a one day surf trip with AST, guests will experience the beauty of the Illawarra region stopping at the famous Bulli tops lookout, one hour south of Sydney, to admire the breathtaking view over the entire Wollongong area. Then onto partake in 4 hours of surfing lessons at beautiful uncrowded beaches and enjoy a healthy lunch at the beach. Guests will be taught the basics of standing up on a surfboard and have more than enough time in the water to practice. This is by far the most cost effective way to get a taste of surfing and enjoy a day out from the busy city beaches.

The 2 Days Surf Trip

A real Aussie adventure. Mixing our love of surfing and nature, AST will take guests away to one of NSW’s most beautiful surf spots. Camping out under the stars surrounded by wildlife, surfing uncrowded beaches and making friends that last a lifetime. This is a real learn to surf experience that provides our clients with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to surf confidently by themselves. This tour operates every weekend from the 1st of September until the 31st of May.

The 7 Days Surf Trip

AST’s seven day Surf Camp is the most extensive and best value course on the market. With five full days of surfing, in depth video correction, surf-styled skateboarding sessions and a combination of surfing some of the best beaches in Australia. This is not an ‘ordinary’ Surf Camp.

The 14 Days Surf Trip

AST’s 14 Day surf camp is an in-depth learn to surf course for those who not only want to stand up and learn the basics, but for those who want to get the feeling of riding waves and become critical with their surfing technique. This is the perfect way to start the surfing dream.

4 Week Surf Development Course

AST’s Surf Development Courses are the most complete, in depth and highly structured surf programs on the market. Over a 4 week course guests will surf everyday, have access to first class equipment, unspoilt beaches with perfect waves, undertake video correction sessions aimed at increasing their skill development and be entertained with guided activities around the beautiful south coast of NSW.

8 Week Surf Development Course

AST’s Surf Development Courses are the most complete, in depth and highly structured surf programs on the market. The 8 week course covers the entirety of skills required in the developmental phases of surfing for beginner and intermediate surfers as well as oceanography, meteorology and surf science, teaching guests how to fully understand the ocean and be independently surf confident.

12 Week Surf Development Course

AST’s Surf Development Courses are the most complete, in depth and highly structured programs on the market. The 12 week Surf Development Course is designed not only to develop surf confidence, build fitness levels and improve surfing skills but to progress guests surfing ability and knowledge to a level in which they could continue into a career in the surf industry.

The 2 Days Winter Surf Camp

An all inclusive weekend out of the busy city. Guests will enjoy staying in high end accommodation, surfing at beautiful uncrowded beaches, enjoying all inclusive meals at the on-site bar & grill and hanging out in the newely renovated recreational room with evening activities. This tour will operate every weekend from the 1st of June until the 31st August.

PP/Night from US$ 76