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Address: Greenmount Beach, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
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+61 418 780 311
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Walkin' On Water Surf School is the Gold Coast’s Premier Surf School. We...

Walkin' On Water Surf School is the Gold Coast’s Premier Surf School. We are located at Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta and use the beautiful beaches of Rainbow Bay, Greenmount and Coolangatta, which are ideal beaches for all levels of surf lesson. We offer group and private lessons for all ages and abilities having taught people from 4 years old to those in their 80’s. We are blessed with an amazing location for beginners and early intermediates especially having protected rolling waves, perfect for getting the basics and learning in gentle forgiving waves. It is renowned as the ideal learn to surf location on the Coast. For those with greater experience and skills also have fantastic wave opportunities to work on all levels of skills.Combined with our comprehensive lesson plans, all our Surf Instructors are professional fully qualified Surfing Australia surf instructors that are handpicked for their skills, knowledge and experience and importantly are able to successfully pass on this knowledge and information to our surf participants in a extremely fun, friendly and non threatening environment. All our Instructors also hold a number of lifesaving/lifeguard and first aid qualifications to ensure as safe an environment as possible. Walkin' On Water Surf School is the areas ONLY fully licensed and registered Surf School by the state, national and international Governing Bodies of Surfing – Surfing Queensland, Surfing Australia and the International Surfing Association.

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Our kids are 11, 7 and (almost 6, sorry Dan!). All can swim pretty well but none can surf beyond catching wash on a bodyboard. This morning all three went to a beginners class... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MrOyvind
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Melbourne, Australia
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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 12 year old and his 2 friends (10 & 12) loved it! Messy surf but they all managed to stand up! Had 2 instructors for a mixed group of younger kids up to grandmas! Water was lovely and warm - 24 degrees. Would recommend and go again if we get the chance. Was a highlight of our holiday for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids are 11, 7 and (almost 6, sorry Dan!). All can swim pretty well but none can surf beyond catching wash on a bodyboard. This morning all three went to a beginners class with these guys and it was awesome from beginning to end. Online booking was clear and simple. When we arrived they had all our details and... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriends and I were on the coast for a girls weekend away and decided to take a lesson. Dan our instructor made us feel so comfortable and gave such good instruction that our group of 30-40 something-year-olds could catch a few waves on our first try. Couldn't recommend this school enough! Great experience and an awesome day out! Dan... More 

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much HappyH0llander for your fantastic review and feedback. We are stoked that you loved your lesson so much and that Dan looked after you all and made you feel so comfortable out in the surf with us. We love to read that people had a lot of fun and we would love to see you back again. Thankyou... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Surfing with Dan was so much fun. Great guy and super encouraging. We loved it! Would def recvomwnd to anyone looking for a beginners lesson😀

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for your review and feedback kristaannev. We are stoked you loved it and had a heap of fun. We really appreciate your time in writing this and look forward to hopefully seeing you back surfing with us in the future! More 

Chch
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My husband and eight year old son had a group surf lesson with Dan. They both loved it. My son so much he is going back today!

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much corinnaf271 for your TripAdvisor review. We are extremely happy that your husband and son had such a great time and was stoked to have your son back again surfing with us. Hopefully we will see you all again sometime and maybe you can give it a try as well with us! Thankyou again for your time in... More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Met up with Dan "the man" this past Saturday and had a blast! He gave thoughtful thorough advice that helped me have some of the best rides I've ever had! Thanks Dan for an awesome experience!

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much doug_barden for such a fantastic review for us. We are super stoked to read that you had such a great time and that gave you some really good thorough advice that immediately helped your surfing!! We love to hear this. Thankyou for coming to surf with us and we would love to see you again next tie... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017

For the third year running my daughters completed the Weetbix Surf Groms Program and once again Walkin' on Water didn't disappoint! My girls had so much fun! Both the educational and technical aspects are pitched at the right level to keep young minds interested and inspired - and its excellent value for money! BIG shout out to the team, all... More 

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much c0nn0r2017 for such an amazing review and feedback. We are stoked to read that you are again super stoked and happy with our programs and services. We really appreciate the time and effort to write this review and we look forward to seeing you guys again next year. Thankyou again More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

We wanted to do something very Australian for Australia Day and found out these guys were operating, so long as five people booked. As there were already 4 of us, we paid for the extra space and essentially had a private group surfing lesson for the family. Out instructor kitted us out in rash vests, sunscreen and we headed to... More 

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much Elizabeth N for your review and feedback. We are stoked to read you really enjoyed your time surfing with us and really appreciated Dan's lesson plan and instruction. Thankyou again for taking the time to write this for us on TripAdvisor and we would love to have you surfing with us again More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Had seen so many excellent reviews of this surf school I booked my two granddaughters in (6 &9). I thought that the instructions prior to the surfing were adequate but not very inspiring. However, once the group hit the water I watched as the group paddled out and my youngest, being small was left to float off along the beach... More 

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Owner at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou geznsw2016 for your feedback which as you can imagine I am very upset and concerned about. I really really apologise for your experience not being a five star amazing experience with your granddaughters in their surf lesson with us. I have just read this this morning and am following up to find out what happened and why things did... More 

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Booked a lesson for our 9 year old daughter, and she loved it. Dan was excellent, very patient with her and extremely encouraging. She had a great time and is already working out when her next lesson will be.

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WalkinOnWaterSurf, Manager at Walkin' On Water Surf School, responded to this review

Thankyou very much Craig J. We are super stoked to read this thankyou and look forward to having your daughter surfing with us again sometime. Thankyou very much for taking the time to put in a TripAdvisor Review More 

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