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Byron Bay Surf Hostel - Gold Coast, New South Wales. Australia

INTRODUCTION

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Immersed in the green of a peaceful tropical garden with eucalyptus, palms and teepees huts all around the pound, you will be staying only 5 minutes walking from one of the best surfing beaches of the Australian East Coast in Byron Bay! 

 

The perfect accommodation for backpackers, surfers, and travelers willing to explore the surfing side of the New South Wales, with a taste of hippie and rock n roll mood…

 

Wake up early and run to the beach for an early morning wave session, or just enjoy the life at the camp with many activities: 

 

Surf lessons at the best surf spot in Byron Bay.. Didgeridoo workshop.. Reiki and boxing lessons.. beach volley tournaments.. Bongo drumming session..Live music the night.. and pool party in a laid back atmosphere!

THE ACCOMMODATION

In a relaxed and laid back atmosphere of early 70’s , the surf lodge with its modern facilities, offers cheap accommodation only few minutes walking from the beach of Byron Bay in teepees huts and separate dorm rooms.

 

Palms, pounds and eucalyptus.. with a true veggie garden and the back sound of birds, bongos and didgeridoo (indigenous wooden trumpet).. Equipped with all the modern facilities keeping up with nowadays (Wifi internet under request, Laundry service, Swimming pool, etc.) the lodge hasn’t forfeit to its own soul offering shared and private camping accommodation with a large offer of outdoor activities at the common area and beach.. always offering entertainment and fun, day and night !

 

Shared accommodation :

 

  • Log cabin 6 beds shared dorm
  • Big teepee with 10 single beds, lockers and fireplace
  • Large dorms female/male close to the camp facilities for 8,6, 4 people
  • Forest cabin for 4 people.

 

Private accommodation :

 

  • Double room with fridge and ensuite toilet/shower
  • Twin/Double room
  • Large cottage with kitchen, bathroom, and balcony only of girls!

 

Lodge Facilities :

 

  • Reception open 24 h/day
  • Fully Equipped kitchen
  • Coffe bar and brewery
  • Swimming pool
  • Games room with pool tables and more
  • Beach volley court.

 

Activities under request :

 

  • Surf lessons in Byron Bay
  • Yoga and Reiki
  • Didgeridoo workshop, Bongo lessons, studio recording
  • Talent show around camp fire
  • Eco veggie garden
  • Bike rental, pool, beach volley tournament, open air cinema and more.

THE ACTIVITIES

Are you traveling around the East Coast from Brisbane, through the Gold Coast and you want to stop and surf during your journey ? We can offer you accommodation, surf lessons in Byron Bay including materials rental the afternoon.

 

Surf lessons & Rental

We begin the surfing day at 7 am with short buffet breakfast before preparing our backpacks and surf materials assigned from the surf crew according to your skills and experience.

 

Split in groups we run to the beach for the surf course at 9:30am or 12:30pm. The lessons last in between 3-4 hours with tutoring and coaching with Australian Surfing Federation qualified surf instructors. The surfing materials is included during the lessons and for an extra 2 hours dedicated to free surfing in the afternoon. 

 

Once back to the camp for lunch (up to you!) you can choose in between the camp activities : didgeridoo making and bongo lessons, reiki or yoga workshop, bush tucker walks, chill out at the swimming pool or game area,etc.

 

The dinner is served around 6pm, meanwhile you are free to chill at the camp or visit the centre non far from the camp (bicycle rental included). The night we may have talent show gameplay at the camp or fun in town. Byron Bay night life should be definitely part of your surf trip in Australia !

 

Byron Bay surf lessons

If you will be passing through Byron Bay don’t throw away the change to surf in one of the best surfing beach in the world! Get picked up early the morning from the town centre or your accommodation and meet your surf coaches. They will select the best beach according to the waves and weather conditions.

 

1 Surf lesson in Byron Bay : 125 AUD * per person

5 Surf lessons in Byron Bay : 269 AUD * per person

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Byron Bay

 

Byron Bay is the eastern most point of the Australian mainland: the sun’s rays hit Byron Bay before any other place on the continent. The little town of Byron Bay is an artists colony with a large “alternative” community that attracts squadrons of backpackers and families each summer.

 

Surfers flock to the town as well for some of the best surfing in Australia. Wategos Beach and The Pass are two particularly good surf spots, each one on one side of Cape Byron so that the swell will break well on at least one of them. The Main Beach, its sandy shores stretching south over 50 kilometres (31 miles) has plenty of beach break, many ideal for beginners, and is safe for swimming. Byron Bay, a good place to spend a few day surfing and springboard to the neigtbouring Queensland and its faboulous surf spot on the Gold Coast, such as Surfers Paradise – the name says it all !

 

Holiday Coast

 

North of Sydney, the Pacific Highway runs over some 1,000 km. (620 miles) from Sydney to Brisbane, staying close to the coast most of the time. Along this coast, known as Australia’s Holiday Coast or New South Wales North Coast, you will find excellent beaches, most of them virtually deserted and with good surf breaks. Inland, the Great Dividing Range, which separates the wetter coastal plains from the dry interiors, throws up lush rain forests and tropical plantations – by the time you reach Coffs Harbour, famous for its banana plantations, the climate has turned subtropical.

Getting Here

If you land in Sydney or you’re traveling around the Gold Coast and Brisbane area, we can organise a transfer.. The Byron Bay Surf Lodge is only 5 minutes walking from the main beach of Byron Bay.

 

BY PLANE

 

The closest airports to Byron Bay are Ballina/Byron or Gold Coast airports. You can get to Byron Bay by bus (see below).

 

Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK) : 34 kms

Gold Coast Airport (OOL) : 66 kms

 

BY BUS

 

Getting here is really easy from the local airport with bus!

 

Check prices and schedule with : Greyhound Premier Oz Experience, Loka, Bamba and other bus services.

PRICES & PACKAGES

 

2 – 7 Day Surf & Stay Byron Bay

Great surf waves for all levels, amazingly laidback lifestyle and culture. A key part of the surfer lifestyle is having no worries. This 2 to 5 day learn to surf package in Byron Bay will take care of everything for you. All you need to do is get here. Optional Yoga lessons available: 1.5-hour yoga lesson thrown in every day too. Yoga lessons are conducted at a studio conveniently located 10 minutes’ walk from our surf camp and are held at 7 am Monday to Saturday and 8 am Sunday.

 

Price & Inclusions

Nights Days Lessons Meals Price +  Daily Yoga
2 2 2 2 AUD $280 AUD $320
3 3 3 3 AUD $420 AUD $480
4 4 4 4 AUD $560 AUD $640
5 5 5 5 AUD $700 AUD $800
6 6 6 6 AUD $840 AUD $960
7 7 7 7 AUD $945 AUD $1085

Inclusions

√ Shared accommodation

√ Surf lessons

√ All equipment provided during lessons

√ Daily Breakfasts

√ Daily Lunch

√ Daily Dinner

√ Daily 2hr board & bike hire

2 Day / 2 Night Byron Bay Weekend Surf Camp

This package departs from Brisbane and Gold Coast every Friday afternoon/evening with return comfortable coach travel. Please confirm departure details 48 hours prior to travel. Great escape of the hustle and bustle of the city, learning to surf on uncrowded beaches and exploring the little town of Byron Bay great vibe and admirable culture, by night you’ll be relaxing or partying.

 

Prices & Inclusions

Price: AUD $355

 

Inclusions:

√ 2 Nights shared accommodation

√ 2 Surf lessons

√ Guided Experience

√ Return Coach Travel

√ All equipment provided during lessons

Surf Lessons Only

If you have limited time or budget we still have an option for you (includes return travel, ocean safety, warm up, surf lesson, and time in water). Small groups, uncrowded perfect waves, great selection of beautiful beaches (from Byron Bay to Lennox Head) and we’ll even have you back in time to enjoy all that Byron has to offer!

 

Prices & Inclusions

1/2 Day Surf Lesson – $69

2 Day Progressive Surf Lesson – $125

3 Day Progressive Surf Lesson – $175

4 Day Progressive Surf Lesson – $228

5 Day Progressive Surf Lesson – $278

 

Inclusions:

√ Surf Lesson

√ Pick up and transport to the beach (and return)

√ All equipment provided during lessons

 

Please note that our group lessons cannot accommodate children aged 14 years and under. Please contact us directly and we can discuss alternative options for your kids.

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