Culburra Beach Surf School and Board Hire


Culburra Beach, NSW Australia

Crookhaven Beach NSW Australia

Warrain Beach, NSW Australia




Office phone: +61 2 4447 3197

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Learn how to surf and have surfing lessons at Culburra Beach Surf School and Board Hire, a ASI accredited surf school, located at beautiful Culburra Beach, NSW Australia. It's only 3 hours south of Sydney and 30 minutes from Nowra and has beautiful natural scenery and wildlife.

Culburra beaches are ideal for beginners through to advanced surfers. The beaches are untouched, with bush growing onto the beach. Soak in the surrounds and feel relaxed and peaceful, whilst catching waves with the dolphins. There is also great fishing in the nearby river and lakes, and world class restaurants and shops, including the famous "Swinging Swaggy" craft shop.

Peter and Sue Hill own the Culburra Beach Surf School and Beach Hire. They've lived in the local area for over 30 years and know all the local beaches and surf breaks inside out. 

Peter has been surfing for over 35 years and has won numerous surfing competitions - local and statewide. He is a qualified Education teacher, a qualified Surfing Instructor, a life member of the Culburra Beach and Nowra Surf Club, President of the Nippers, a qualified Peer Support Program trainer, holds his Bronze Life Saving Medallion, Advanced Resuscitation, Senior First Aid certificates and jetski licence. 

Peter has been teaching surfing for over 20 years. He started the Shoalhaven School Surfing Program in 1985 and it has run continuously since that time. This included teaching surf awareness (visiting schools in the area), teaching surfing and organising and running the Aloha High School's Surf Challenge. He also coaches the School Surfing Team, which has seen students compete at the State level.

Culburra Beach Surf School provides lessons for the beginner to intermediate surfer. Here students learn alongside Peter and his qualified team (his son and daughter - who are very accomplished surfers). You'll have fun and at each step of the way Peter or one of the other instructors is with you, even on your first wave! 

Culburra Beach Surf School and Hire offers group and private, beginner and intermediate surfing certificate courses, surfing guide trips, team building, surfing awareness, board hire, sea kayaking for kids, adults, parties, school groups, disadvantage groups and corporates. The school can also cater for select groups ensuring you a very special experience.

With each surf lesson, you also receive 5% discount from Entity Surfboards, a high quality local manufacturer of surfboards.

Forget about the stresses of city life. Culburra Beach Surf School and Hire can show you another world!

"We had such a great time, connecting with nature and learning to surf, we bought a holiday house here. It's the ideal holiday location." Alison and John - from Sydney 

"As a lady with a little bit more weight than others, I wasn't sure how I would be able to surf. But I did it. All thanks to Peter. He was there by my side, giving me encouragement. He's great and really considerate. I'm hooked on surfing. " Christine from Sydney 

"Peter is such a friendly, patient person. We had an awesome time. And my young kids loved Micheal (Peter's son). I couldn't get them of the surfboard!" Geoff from Melbourne



The surf school operates at: 

  • Culburra Beach (near Nowra), NSW 
  • Crookhaven Head, NSW 
  • Warrain Beach, NSW