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Learning to surf near Melbourne...

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1. Posted by stiltskin (Full Member 45 posts) 10y

Hi guys,
Can anyone suggest a good place to (attempt) to learn to surf near Melbourne? I'll probably need a few lessons and then just hire a board. I'm gonna be in Melbourne from the 7th Jan for a few weeks. Oh - and does anyone have any idea how much it might cost?

2. Posted by boreal2673 (Respected Member 345 posts) 10y

Your best bet is just to make you way down to Torquay. This the surf coast of southern australia. From here there will plenty of places to get lessons and to surf. Not sure of prices but with competition you should get a good price.

3. Posted by loz76 (Budding Member 9 posts) 10y

check out the local paper for second hand boards (if yor learning then somethig big would be good) often they are pretty cheap and about the equivalent of 5 or 6 lessons. check out this link for some tips:

4. Posted by grasshoppa (Full Member 202 posts) 10y

ya... torquay for sure... Where you'll find Billabong, Ripcurl, Quiksilver, Roxy and many other factory outlets

5. Posted by OzRocco (Budding Member 45 posts) 10y

G'day Jess,
Rip Curl host "Girls Go surfing" days around the country. Girls only and all equipment supplied.
I've friends who've been and recommend it highly.

Check out this site for more info.

get wet,