Kirra Point Surf School


Kirra, Coolangatta QLD, Australia




Office phone: 0426567783



Learn how to surf and have surf lessons at Kirra Point Surf School, an ASI accredited learn to surf school, located at Kirra Beach, Gold Coast Queensland, one of the world’s most iconic waves.

Kirra Point Surf School is owned and operated by James Woods. Taking his first steps in the surf at the age of five, James went on to surf at the elite level. He has twice represented Australia as a junior, was a former two-time Queensland state champion and has travelled the world in search of waves.

James holds ASI Surfing Instructor, surf rescue and first aid qualifications.  He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Economics and is also currently studying for his Masters in primary school teaching.

He started the surf school as a natural progression from his past experience.  The beach and surfing have been a part of James’s life for as long as he can remember. He spent four years in France working as a surf instructor before returning to Australia and coaching with surf school on the Gold Coast.

Kirra Point Surf School offers  group and private surfing lessons, Surf Wise beginner to advanced surfing certificate courses, team building, surfing awareness for kids, adults, parties, school groups, parties, hens and stag parties and corporates. 

They pride themselves on being a school for everyone and can cater to lessons for kids from five years up, and also offer lessons to people with disabilities.

The school hope that James’s own love for surfing rubs off on students, and his enthusiasm and knowledge begin lifelong surfing adventures in others.

Kirra Beach has a range of cafes and public BBQs.


Public showers.


Nearby Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary allows visitors to pet koalas and kangaroos.

There are also a lot of scenic hikes with beautiful waterfalls in the area.

The footpath walk, from Kirra to Duranbah headland, is a beautiful thirty to forty-five minute stroll with many cafes and restaurants to choose from along the way.