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Cheyne Horan School of Surf

Corner of Hanlan Street and the Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
+61 403 080 484
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Surfing Lessons with World Champion Cheyne Horan School of Surf, Australia's No. 1 Surf School Located at Cnr Hanlan St Surfers Paradise daily 10am-12 & 2pm-4pm World Champion Cheyne Horan has developed these courses to give beginners the right start to surfing. Using safe soft surfboards with easy to learn techniques that make surfing fun,easy and exciting. Surfing in Surfers Paradise where else? Everyone welcome. INSTRUCTORS: Cheyne Horan - World & Australian Champion, Amanda Roberts - Chris Brock - Australian Champion, Pat Kelly - Australian Champion LESSON OPTIONS: 2 hour lesson with Surf certificate $49 3x 2 hour Surfing lessons with Surf certificate $129 5x 2 hour Surfing lessons with Surf certificate, Surf School Tshirt, + Learn 2 Surf with World Champion Cheyne Horan DVD $189 Private (one on one tuition) 1 hour lesson with Surf certificate $80 FEATURES: Lesson One: • Standing and surfing in the first lesson • 2 hour surfing lesson • Easy to learn surfing techniques • Board Control • Ocean safety • How to control the board • Board control riding a wave, • How to catch waves, timing, basic take off, • • Correct way to stand and ride waves, • Paddling, beginner techniques • Taught ocean awareness and surf safety • Lessons are progressive each day • We select the appropriate equipment for your individual needs and the conditions • Best quality surfing equipment • Soft safe learner surfboards • Wetsuits and lycra tops • Lockers • Each participant receives a certificate upon completion ALL SURFING EQUIPMENT IS SUPPLIED Cheyne Horan School of Surf provides the best quality surfing equipment appropriate for your individual needs, including soft safe learner surfboards, wetsuits and lycra tops. Lockers are also provided.
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Corner of Hanlan Street and the Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
+61 403 080 484

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After taking a lesson with another surf school in the Gold Coast, my friend and I approached Cheyne Horan Surf School in Surfers Paradise for board rental. The board rental was very reasonably priced and the service we received was amazing. I didn't catch the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 November 2017


Thank Colin M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Went to cheyne horans surf school for a lesson with my 10 year old son. The teachers kai and mark were very professional. Working with a dozen rank amateurs they managed to get a few standing in trying conditions and a the rest almost up....More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 18 October 2017


1  Thank NZMacLeods
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I had a 2 hr lesson for $49 (a lot cheaper than another school i looked at.) I have never surfed and am pretty uncoordinated to boot! The instructor Scott, took us through the basics of managing a surfboard, and then took us into the...More

Thank Ai A
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

It was our first time surfing so myself and my boyfriend booked a beginners surf lesson. The price was great compared to many other schools in the area and we had a fantastic time! Our instructor, Lewis was super friendly and made sure our whole...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first time surfing and our instructor, Sergio, was fantastic!!! He also really looked out for our 7 year-old son who also said he had the best time. Thank you Cheyne Horan School of Surf!

Thank Antonette T
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great activity for the kids. Our 9, 12 and 16 YO kids loved it and we would definitely recommend it as a holiday activity for those who are new to surfing. The staff were friendly and accommodating and took great care of...More

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I am on a day that my friend I am visiting had class so I had a few hours to kill! Decided to try out some surfing and it was very fun! Everyone is super friendly and does a great job breaking down the basics...More

Thank sydney521
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A great family activity in a safe estuary. Simply learn how to ride a paddle board . Low cost , plenty of parking and close to the surf if you are more adventurous. Suitable for all ages from 5 or 6 upwards

Thank 19Bruce59
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