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Learn to Surf Location


From 17th December 2021, all participants 16 years and older are required to show proof of vaccination on request as per QLD Government regulation. Thank you for your understanding.


About Us 

Noosa Learn to Surf Lessons - Guaranteed to stand first lesson! It's fun, safe and easy!

Beginner and Intermediate Classes Daily

Welcome to Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf. The surf school was established in 1995 by former 2 x Australian and World Pro Am Champion, Merrick Davis and is Noosa's longest running and most recognised Australian surf school. Lessons run year round at 8.45am and 1.15pm (excluding Christmas Day and New Years Day) and are designed for participants  from 7 years upwards.

Everyone is welcome.

Noosa is one of the world's greatest learn to surf locations. Protected by Laguna Bay's North facing location; Noosa offers year round, soft gentle waves, perfect for teaching. The water is warm and clean, the beach pristine and white.

Noosa is one of  Australia's most beautiful seaside towns and offers the warmest water conditions with perfect, super safe, waist deep water for your surfing lessons.  Merrick Davis and his elite team of world class coaches provide you with all the skills, drills and style you need. New technology quality soft boards and teaching techniques combine to make surfing lessons so much easier than ever before.

Your surf lessons are conducted in a a relaxed, safe and supportive environment. We recommend you try the 3 lesson package that fast tracks you straight to Intermediate level. We also recommend the 5 lesson comprehensive program that teaches you everything you need to know, so you can buy a board and confidently go surfing on your own.

For parents, we offer fantastic school holiday, kids club, safe surfing programs for children over 7 years.

We also cater for Corporate/Team building days. These groups are educational, fun and tax deductible.

School groups from across Queensland from Brisbane to Hervey Bay regularly use our surf school, so give us a call.

For intermediate to advanced surfers, we offer very informative, progressive surf classes personally developed by Merrick Davis, in line with the Australian Institute of Sport, to take you to your next level.

We also hire both mini mals and short boards, delivered free to your door. We stock fibreglass as well as specifically designed, latest technology soft boards, which are stable and fun to play on.

Noosa Learn to Surf run 2 hour group lessons $77pp twice a day (8.45am) and (1.15pm) and 2 hour private lessons (11.15am).  Private lessons start from $200. Call or email today. Change your life for the better, get fit, improve your health and try the best value, fun activity in Noosa.

Check us out on Trip Advisor! Located in Noosa Heads Queensland, we guarantee that you are surfing with the best school in Australia. Look for our red tent located on Famous Noosa Main Beach west of the first rock wall at beach access 14 .Google Map "Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf" for exact pin drop location. We guarantee the Best surf lessons in Australia! The safest learn to surf location! Best coaches! Best value for your money! This is your best ever chance to learn to surf.

Noosa Learn to Surf have proudly completed the Welcome to Noosa and Noosa Eco Check program,and are proud of Noosa's International surfing destination and World Surfing Reserve.

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Welcome to Noosa was developed by Tourism Noosa to provide businesses with online training focused on customer service and Noosa specific content.
The Noosa Eco Check is designed to assist businesses in implementing environmentally friendly business practices, supporting Noosa in becoming a truly sustainable and eco-friendly destination.