Mornington Peninsula Surf School


Point Leo, Victoria, Australia

Portsea, Victoria, Australia

Gunnamatta Beach, Victoria, Australia

Shoreham, Victoria, Australia

Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia




Office phone: 0417 338 079



Learn how to surf and have surfing lessons at Mornington Peninsula Surf School, an ASI accredited surf school, located at Point Leo, Mornington Peninsula, about 1 ½ hours drive south of Melbourne. 

The Peninsula is a favourite tourist and weekend getaway destination. 

Mornington Peninsula Surf School is owned and run by Simon Duff. He is an elite level surfer and grew up in the local area and has been surfing the local surf breaks from an early age. Simon also regularly travels overseas to locations such as Indonesia, Maldives, and New Guinea in search of waves. 

Simon is an ASI Level 3 Surfing Coach and holds surf rescue, first aid qualifications. He is assisted in the surf school by a team of qualified instructors who also compete in local and state surfing competitions. 

Mornington Peninsula Surf School is also an ASI Instructor Training Centre (ITC). Simon is an ASI Level 1 Trainer and is authorised to train others to be ASI accredited surfing instructors. 


Mornington Peninsula Surf School offers group and private surfing lessons from beginner to advanced level, surfing guide trips, surfing awareness, Surf Wise learn to surf certificate programs, for kids adults, families, girls only, not-for-profit charity groups, school groups and corporates. 

The surf school operates at various locations on the Mornington Peninsula.  This means the best location on the day is chosen for your lessons. 
You spend as much time as possible in the water making sure you get the most from the lesson, says Simon.

 Our instructors are hands on and are also out in the water with you helping you all the way.

"Had the best time. Your instructors were really great and helped me a lot in the water. The personalised attention made learning to surf easy" " Barry from Melbourne 

"The kids had lots of fun in your lessons. It made their holiday and it was rewarding for us to see them progressing and being excited." Mr & Mrs Alston from Bendigo 

The surf school operates at Point Leo and Shoreham and various locations on the Mornington Peninsula, including Portsea, Gunnamatta and Wilsons Promontory.

The Peninsula boasts scenic national parklands with a variety of beaches both sheltered and open to the sea. 

There is a large range of surf locations ideal for beginners to elite level. ‚Äč