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Address: Shop 189 Centro Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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+61 7 5526 7077
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise has a shop at the beach end of Cavill...

Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise has a shop at the beach end of Cavill Avenue and provide 2 hour surfing lessons every day from $55. Stand up paddle lessons are also run daily. We also provide surf boards, bodyboards, and other beach equipment for hire and sale. All our instructors are fully qualified surf life savers to make sure we provide a safe environment to learn in.

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First surfing lesson

A great time for my first surfing experience. Sam was a great instructor, really enthusiastic and helpful. Two hour lesson was great and a lot of the time was spent in the water... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
janineb409
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great time for my first surfing experience. Sam was a great instructor, really enthusiastic and helpful. Two hour lesson was great and a lot of the time was spent in the water and some time on the beach learning the technique! A great way to spend some time in surfers paradise!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My teenage sister and I learnt to surf with great advice and guidance from Chloe, everyone was very helpful at the shop also. Fantastic service, reasonable prices and very fun afternoon.

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey Olivia B, Thanks for leaving everyone here at Go Ride A Wave a review! Chloe will really appreciate the feedback. We are very happy to hear you and your sister had a great time with learning to surf with us! Thanks, Peter More 

Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out family spent a week on the Gold Coast on a recent trip back to Australia. My husband and I wanted to try our hand at surfing, so we booked a 2 hour surfing lesson with Go ride a wave. Brayden was a knowledgeable instructor teaching us about the local current, and the wave form, and how to stay safe,... More 

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey MateCairns, It's awesome to hear you and your husband enjoyed our surfing lesson! It's always great to hear feedback on our instructors, and what our customers thought about the lesson. Thanks for taking the time to write us a review, and thanks for the recommendation! Hope to see you guys again, Peter More 

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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancée, friend and I booked a 2 hour surf lesson, our instructor was fantastic, he really made us feel safe and was always there to support if we were struggling to get out the back, as well as assisting with catching waves, which he seemed to have some sort of sixth sense in predicting when the next good one... More 

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey Flashpacker1985, It's always great to hear the words "made us feel safe". We pride ourselves on our safety and quality from our instructors. We are very glad to hear all 3 of you were comfortable with the safety and support from our instructor. We like to think our instructors put their surfing knowledge into the lesson! So happy to... More 

Ulverstone
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My boys aged 9 and 10 had the best time. The instructors and all were amazing. A most memorable experience for my children whom had never tried surfing before.

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Thank katrinab61
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey katrinab61, It's awesome to hear your kids experienced surfing for the first time with us! And even better that they had the best time. Hopefully they remember all the beach and surf skills we taught them! Thanks for the review, Peter More 

Bucheon, South Korea
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It was hard to catch the wave only after practicing surfing for a couple of times + for the first time. I hope next time it will be improved more.

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Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey osm8601, Surfing can be pretty difficult especially with unpredictable waves. We try to maximise our time in the water with our customers over the time on the beach! It's unfortunate to hear you found it difficult as a beginner. Thank you for the review and feedback, we will take it into consideration. - Peter More 

Sydney
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great and fun thay are so nice and friendly.it Was a great experience I love to surf I can't wait to visit again. I loved it.

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Thank charlies941
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey charlies941, Awesome to hear you loved your experience with us! Thanks for the review, Peter More 

Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My first surf lesson was with Go Ride a Wave in Surfers Paradise and overall the experience was great! Staff was really nice and I felt comfortable being in a water with them. In the beginning we had a shot safety and technique lesson and after that we had plenty of time to actually surf in a water. Highly recommended!

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Thank Mila R
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Mila R, We are very glad to hear your experience with us was great! It's awesome to hear you were comfortable while in our surfing lesson, because it is definitely an activity that gets you out of your comfort zone! Thanks for the great review and recommendation, Peter More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Surfing at "Go Ride A Wave" was one of the best experience I've ever had. Our 2 week holiday would not have been the same without surfing at Go Ride A Wave. Customer service was stunning and price was incredibly friendly! I would recommend this company to everyone who is going to Surfers Paradise, I won't forget how much fun... More 

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Thank 927cathy
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hey 927cathy, We are very happy to hear you had a great experience surfing with us! We love hearing good feedback from our customers. Thanks for the leaving such a great review, and allowing other people to know more about our surf school! We hope to see you back here again soon, Peter More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The instructors were awesome, very patient and extremely knowledgeable! They seemed passionate about what they do and seemed to actually care about us learning a few skills.

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Thank Karine T
Peter F, Owner at Go Ride A Wave Surfers Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Karine T, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate any feedback of our instructors and our services. It's great to hear that you had a good experience with us. Thanks again, Peter More 

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