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Learn how to surf in uncrowded waves on pristine beaches with Byron Bay’s original and most experienced surf tour operator.

Kool Katz Learn to Surf school specializes in surfing lessons that get you to your feet and riding waves safely – first time, everytime!

Whether you join an introductory, 4 hour group surf class, commit to some serious fun with a 3 or 5 day learn to surf package or choose one of our great value private surf lesson options - we guarantee you the ride of a lifetime.

Discover why Kool Katz surf school owner Terry Hannon is the Steve Irwin of learn to surf. Discover what other schools in Byron copied.Why GO with the COPYCATS, when you can GO with the original CAT himself and meet the other passionate members of our elite coaching team who can show you why they are among the best around Byron Bay surf schools. They work hard during your surfing lessons to deliver our world exclusive surfing guarantee: "Stand and ride a wave for 40 metres or your money back!"

Our Byron Bay surf lessons are available all year round with a choice of 2 group surf lessons daily and private surf lessons for 1 person, 2, 3 or more by appointment.

Looking for a surf camp in Australia? We've tailored the best value Surf 'n' Stay packages in Byron Bay and Lennox Head. Make loads of savings on the cost of your Byron Bay surf camp experience while enjoying the best of Byron Bay's accommodation.

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   The Byron Twin Adventure – Learn to Surf + Nimbin

   Ring us on 0419 207 965!


" You'll feel the unparalleled joy of hanging out with really cool dudes."

Our learn to surf lessons have a reputation for being fun in and out of the water. Learn the easiest methods of standing up on a surfboard, basic surfing techniques, safe surfboard handling and general water safety awareness – the essentials for taking your personal surfing to the next level. Everyone rides good, long waves on our Byron Bay surf lessons.

You're in safe hands. Our professional team of experienced and accredited instructors hold current senior first aid and Life Saving Club proficiency certificates. They have good local knowledge of the best beach breaks around Byron. All Byron Bay surf lessons include free use of all surfing equipment and transfers.

" When you learn to surf with the Kool Katz, you always land on your feet!"