A Southern Exposure Learn to Surf


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Southern Exposure


An introduction for anyone who wants to take up surfing. You will learn safety techniques, basic surf etiquette and board control to keep yourself and others safe.

The team take you right through all the important steps so you can gain a strong understanding of how to get up and start surfing.

Your Lesson includes both land-based and water-based components with important skills to prepare you before hitting the waves! This includes stretching, surf etiquette, how to pop up, take-off and dismount, rips and tides, wave height and how to paddle, pop up and catch a wave.

With each learn to surf lesson, you’ll get:

Expert Coaching – their friendly surf coaches provide personalised tuition to help you get up, riding and stoked – fast.

Eight guests per coach.

Best Surf Location On The Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road.

Based on their expert local knowledge they choose safe surf spots determined on the day with consideration given to the ever-changing surf environment. With a choice of six locations in Torquay, Anglesea, and Lorne.


  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet
  • Half Day or Less
  • Large Group Tour
  • Small Group Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Basic


  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.