Surf Lessons

Established by Fiona and Peter Hunt, two very keen and experienced surfers. All instructors are passionate surfers, having backgrounds in surfing and lifesaving.

Our aim is to teach surfing in a safe, fun environment providing ocean skills and knowledge that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Essential Surf School caters for beginners of all ages, surfers looking to fine tune their skills. We will get your surfing!


We guarantee a great session of surfing!!


As safety and enjoyment are foremost, we reserve the right to postpone or cancel lessons if ocean conditions are deemed dangerous. Lessons will be re-scheduled at a convenient time for you. We will not place students in a dangerous situation.


Ph: 0407 283 117

Group Lessons

Single Lesson $45.00
Four Lessons $160.00
Lesson Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Private Lessons

Single Lesson $65.00
Four Lessons $240.00
Lesson Duration: 1.0 - 1.5 hours


Essential Surf School is accredited and insured with ASI ( Academy of Surfing Instructors and licensed with Wollongong city Council. )

Chief instructors are current St John’s Ambulance first aid certificate and proficient surf bronze medallion holders.

What to Bring?

We supply all equipment, rash vests, wetsuits, surfboards, we supply the lot!

The Equipment

We use the safest surfboards available, soft deck, soft rails and most importantly soft, flexible rubber fins, eliminating the cause of most surfing related injuries.

The surf boards are purpose designed for learning to surf and we have the correct board for your size and ability.

Soft boards and wetsuits also available for hire.