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  • Location:Sydney, concludes Byron Bay or vice versa, Australia
  • Duration:5 days (approx.)

5-Day Sydney to Byron Bay Surfing Adventure

Learn to surf at some of Australia's most pristine beaches on a 5-day surfing tour that travels along North Coast of New South Wales. Starting from Sydney, surf in Royal National Park before continuing to Seal Rocks, where you take to the waves at golden beaches. Your expert instructors provides two progressive lessons each day, teaching you the basics of paddling, standing up and reading the ocean. Your tour includes all surfing instruction and equipment, transportation, meals, shared cabin accommodation and bus ticket to Byron Bay.


  • 5-day surf tour on the North Coast, from Sydney to Seal Rocks, ending in Byron Bay
  • Learn to surf with progressive daily surf lessons taught by professional instructors
  • Take two surfing lessons each day that start with the basics and work up to more challenging skills
  • Enjoy four nights of shared cabin accommodation at a fully equipped surf camp in Seal Rocks
  • Includes all surfing equipment, hearty meals and lots of fun extras
  • Relax in comfortable coaches that provide transportation to the best beaches along the North Coast of New South Wales
  • Use the provided ticket to take the luxury coach to Byron Bay

What You Can Expect

5-Day Sydney to Byron Bay Surfing Adventure

5-Day Sydney to Byron Bay Surfing Adventure

Enjoy personalized surfing instruction with fully qualified instructors during this fun and informative 5-day surfing tour. Start with pickup in central Sydney, then spend five days progressively learning all the basics, from paddling out and popping up on your board, to reading the ocean and cutting across waves. You can expect to surf uncrowded waves where you can work on your skills and improve from beginner level to advanced. You'll visit three national parks and three lakes, and have free time for beach activities such as volleyball, tennis and stand-up paddleboading, along with evening beach parties and bonfires.

Spend three nights in shared cabin accommodation at the custom-built surf camp at Seal Rocks, a small town located three hours north of Sydney on Sugarloaf Bay. The surf camp has buses, boats and 4WD-vehicles to get you to the best waves on any given day. The staff serves up three hearty shared meals per day in the spacious dining area, which also has games and musical instruments that you can play with new friends. The surf camp has amenities including a swimming pool, hot showers, volleyball courts and on-site cafe-shop. At the end of your last day of instruction, you'll be provided with a ticket for a luxury coach to Byron Bay, another renowned surfing locale.

Please note: this tour is seasonal and does not operate during winter months between May–September.


Day 1: Sydney to Seal Rocks (L, D)
After morning pickup in Sydney, travel to a beach in Royal National Park where you start learning to surf with two lessons from your instructor. Practice on land before picking up your board and trying out your new skills in the ocean. Around mid-day, take a well-deserved break for a either a barbecue or buffet lunch. In the afternoon, hop back in your coach to drive to the surf camp at Seal Rocks, stopping for dinner on the way. When you arrive at the surf camp, receive an orientation to your cabin and the site, then have the evening free.

Accommodation: shared cabin, Seal Rocks

Days 2 – 4: (B, L, D) Seal Rocks
Enjoy two surf lessons per day at different pristine beaches around Seal Rocks. Your instructors can work with participants to customize the lessons, ensuring that everyone enjoys a supportive and fun surfing experience. When not taking lessons, have a choice of beach activities and evening bonfires that make your trip extra fun.

Accommodation: shared cabin, Seal Rocks

Day 5: (B, L) Seal Rocks – Byron Bay
On your last day of the surfing tour, enjoy your final surfing lesson at Seal Rocks in the morning, then have lunch. Afterward, you are transferred to a luxury coach that takes you to Byron Bay, arriving there at approximately 9pm. It is recommended that you book your Byron Bay accommodation in advance.

Customer Reviews

Ben H
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2010

Fantastic trip. Loads of fun and the intructors were extremely helpful


4 star rating: Recommended February 2014

Good trip I had. All the instructors in my tour were great and helpful.

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