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5 Days Australia Surf Camp

  • 106 Surf Coast Highway, Torquay, Victoria 3228

5 Days Australia Surf Camp

  • 106 Surf Coast Highway, Torquay, Victoria 3228

Surf Camp in Australia

If you are looking to learn to surf or improve your skills, this is a great option with our surf school as we will take you through a progressive surf lesson each day. You will be able to ride different surfboards and experience a number of different beaches as we take you on a journey in search of the best waves on the Great Ocean Road with the least crowds. Enjoy our small friendly group sizes with our passionate, experienced surf coaches, so all you need to worry about, is a new obsession to surfing!


  • Bell beach visit
  • Experience team service
  • Surf City shopping experience
  • Plenty of surfboard and wetsuit
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Beautiful Torquay view
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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Our self-contained accommodation is based in Torquay, birth place of Quiksilver and Rip Curl and home to the world famous Bells Beach. You will be staying in our privately owned cabin in the heart of the town and a stones throw from Surf City Plaza. The dorm style accommodation sleeps up to 6 people and is reserved for surf tour participants only. Linen, a shower towel and breakfast as well as tea and coffee are provided for your duration. In the evenings there are bars, beaches and BBQ's only a short stroll away and all next to a stunning ocean view. Please note that we try to have separate male and female dorms but this cannot always be the case. Please discuss any potential issues prior to booking.

Day 1

07:45: Pick up from Melbourne

09:00: Arrive at Great Ocean Road Surf Tours HQ in Torquay for refreshments

09:30: Journey down the Great Ocean Road for full day of surfing

10:15: Start morning surf lesson and coaching session

12:15: Lunch on the beach

12:45: Afternoon surf and coaching session

14:45: Leave beach and head to Bells Beach

15:15: Arrive at Great Ocean Road Surf Tours HQ for afternoon snacks

15:30: Surf City shopping experience/ discounted entry in Surf World Surf Museum

16:30: Head to your accommodation and settle in. The evening is then yours.

Day 2 - 5

09:30: Meet at Great Ocean Road Surf Tours HQ - just over from your cabin

Each day of your surf tour will have the same itinerary as above with the option of different boards, a variety of beach locations, progressive surf lessons and coaching techniques. On your final day you will leave for Melbourne at 16:30 to arrive back at 18:00.

  • Massage
  • Surfing
  • Bar nearby
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Beach
  • Board rental

Besides surfing, you may consider to join our midweek special. From Monday to Friday, get a 45 minute massage at Endota Spa, Torquay for just 79 USD. You can also join the street boarding session for additional cost of 49 USD.

  • 2 x surf lessons and coaching per day
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Discounted entry into SurfWorld Surf Museum
  • Discounted VIP shopping experience at Surf City
  • Lunch on the beach
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments
  • Surfboard and wetsuit to suit your ability
  • Surfing show bag
  • Transfers from Torquay
  • Visit to Bells Beach
  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 48 days before the arrival date.

Verified reviews

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    Review by Junjie Ge from Australia

    2017-Apr-16 10:03:40


  • Review by Fiona McAdams from Germany
    10 out of 10

    "Thank you for the wonderful opportunity that you provided for kids on the weekend. It was a fantastic experience for all of us and no doubt something that the kids will remember for a long time. Thanks again, for all your organizing, enthusiasm, and supporting these kids to have a once in a lifetime experience."

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  • Review by Noe from Canada
    10 out of 10

    "I will always remember the good times and the new mates I have made. Thanks to all the staff for making me feel like the family. The best surf camp for life. See you guys soon."

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  • Review by Helena from Netherlands
    10 out of 10

    "I did a 3-day surf tour and one week later, I came back for more. Great Ocean Road Surf Tours has friendly instructors, beautiful beaches, and picking up / dropping off at Melbourne was definitely a big plus. Thumbs up!"

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  • Review by Verdinand from Germany
    10 out of 10

    "It was a great day and best experience for beginners! We got great pictures and we had a patient, friendly and funny teacher. It is the best for our first experience on the ocean waves."

    Great Ocean Road Surf Tours website, edited

  • Review by Geoff
    10 out of 10

    "What a grat day! I have been training with Great Ocean Road Surf Tours for 6 months until now. The support and coaching have been wonderful, thank you."

    Great Ocean Road Surf Tours website, edited

  • Review by a traveler from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "We were in Melbourne for the weekend for a concert on a Saturday night so were looking for a daytime activity to pass the time on the Sunday before a flight home. This was perfect! Alistair picked us up from the city (where it was 8 degrees and pouring down) and drove us out to Torquay (where the sun was shining, thank god) for a beginners surf class. In a small group, we were all given a safety brief and went over the basics with Alistair who clearly knows his stuff but delivers it in a fun, laid back way. It was fun to be in a group to encourage/laugh at each other but at the same time, we were all given enough 1 on 1 time to get personalized advice from Alistair. I definitely feel confident enough to do it again now by myself. All in all a great day out. So tiring, though - beware if you have plans for after that all you'll want is a hot shower and a nap. The beach is lovely, nothing scary in the water at all and lunch is a subway sandwich which is just right for getting back into the water after."

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  • Review by a traveler from Australia
    10 out of 10

    "Via Backpackers World Travel in Melbourne, I ended up with the Great Ocean Road Surf Tours in Torquay. I expected lots of group fun, but the first day, the lessons I got were only shared with one other guy. It is because it is not that warm yet, does not matter, wetsuit and shoes will keep you warm. After all, it was fine, having only one other guy, so Matt could cheer for every good wave I caught! The next day, I got two other teachers, but they have had spoken about my first lesson, as I got a smaller board the next day, because I was doing well. So, good intern communication, if you are going multiple days. As there still were just not that many people, I could again enjoy a lot of teaching. And that is what I came for. Chris and Ben were teaching together, and were quite good in balance, both told nicely what you could improve, but if you ended up below the waves, Chris would cheer for everything you did right, and blame the waves where it went wrong, and Ben would look after you, if you were okay. The last day, I could enjoy a nice balanced group of people, and saw the coaches handle a lot of people at one time, putting a lot of smiles on those faces."

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  • Review by a traveler from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "I had a fantastic time. As total novices, we were taught the basics by our attentive instructor Al, and he guided us all the way until we were riding the waves! I highly recommend this place for first timers."

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  • Review by a traveler from Austria
    10 out of 10

    "I did the 10-day shredder which is a great way to get really into surfing. I was able to stand up within the first two hours and as you make progress they will show you how to improve your pop up, how to turn, how to recognize good waves etc. Over these 10 days I had surf lessons with different surf instructors, so thanks to Chris, Laura, Lucas, Matt, Rye, Tom and everyone else I forgot to mention. The good thing about staying for a couple of days is that you will surf at different beaches and you can try different surfboards as you are making progress.Unfortunately, I was not able to do the Great Ocean Road Sightseeing because of the bushfires, but I got an additional surfing day for that which was great, otherwise I would have probably missed the day with the most awesome waves. When I go to Victoria the next time I will definitely come back for another few days of surfing."

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  • Review by a traveler from Australia
    10 out of 10

    "I had a great day with Al of Great Ocean Road Surf tours. I was the only person from Melbourne for this one-day surf trip so I was transported from there to Torquay with other groups and dropped off, and then we headed out from there. Al was super stoked on surfing and was a wealth of knowledge about the surrounding area and ocean. The surfing was great, smaller in the morning while we were all getting ready and bigger in the afternoon. We surfed for about 4 hours total with a small break for lunch in between. The lunch was pretty basic, but that is fine when you have been surfing all morning. At the end of the day, Al dropped me off at the local train to go back to Melbourne. This was a nice way to see more scenery and was quick and efficient, dropping me off at Southern Cross station back in Melbourne. All in all, I had a great day, got a ton of surf and was able to surf to my own level despite it being more of a beginner surf lesson. Al really did his best to make it a fantastic day for our entire group."

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  • Review by Laura and Kristina from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "Thanks for a totally mint day Ryan and Chris, you guys were awesome! We would totally recommend the day experience. We had such a laugh! We definitely have a lot of practicing to do but we had a blast."

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Victoria, Australia

Great Ocean Road Surf Tours is located in Australia. They offer surf lessons, surf tours, and surf coaching for intermediate to advanced surfers, vegemite surf groms, and private lessons.

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