Surfing Services Australia – Your Currumbin Alley Surf School

Licensed by Surfing Australia

Approved Surf School

Surfing Services Australia is the only approved Surf School located at Currumbin Alley

Australian Sports Commission

Innovative Programs

Offering lessons for beginners, intermediates and high performance surfers

Stunning Location - Currumbin

Stunning Location

Currumbin Alley is one of the more famous breaks on the Gold Coast, a must to visit!

Surfing Australia Coaches

Expert Coaches

Our team of highly qualified and skilled Surf Coaches have years of surfing contests and coaching experience

Our Story

Surfing Services  Australia has fast become the no.1 Currumbin Alley Surf School, as voted by you on Trip Advisor. Operating for over 10 years we are the only licensed surf school at this iconic Gold Coast surfing location.

Our Currumbin Alley surf school is family owned and operated. Mark Richardson and his wife Bianca are living the dream of sharing their passion and love of the sport to people of all ages and abilities.  Surfing Services Australia strives to give everyone the chance to discover the thrill and excitement of catching waves while extending their ability through our expert advice for beginners to elite surfers.

  • Stood-up First Time 98%
  • Returned For Another Surf 88%
  • Referred a Friend 57%
  • Is this the best beach you have learnt to surf on? 100%

About Coach Mark ‘Richo’ RichardsonCurrumbin Alley Surf School family Photo

Richo has won the Australian Surfing Championship five times and is a former Australian Junior Team Coach. He has been involved in the selection of our National Surfing Teams, and helped these teams win a combined six gold medals for Australia.

He has also coached many of the world’s best surfers including:

  • Joel Parkinson (2012 ASP World Champion)
  • Courtney Conlogue (Women’s ASP current World no. 1)
  • Dax McGill (2012 ISA World Junior Champion)
  • Mitchell Parkinson (World Junior Champion)
  • Plus many other WQS, Pro Juniors and up and coming surfers around the world

Along with over 12 years enjoying his role as a surfing coach, Richo has more than 30 years of competitive surfing experience and continues to compete on a national level, winning state and national titles.

One of the most experienced surfing coaches in Australia, Richo specialises in contest preparation and when Mark isn’t in the water, he’s giving local Gold Coast radio surf reports.

Richo’s elite team of coaches at his Currumbin Alley surf school have the experience and expertise you want when you hit the waves.  We look forward to giving you your best chance at success. Contact our elite team today!

 Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a unique coaching service that takes you from Beginner level to Intermediate and on to High Performance surfing if you desire. We do this by combining personalised progressive coaching with the right skills to ensure you receive the best advice and training techniques on offer with our elite team of Australia’s Best Surf Coaches. 

Currumbin Alley Surf School - Surf Coaching

Stunning Location

Currumbin Alley is one of the more famous breaks on the Gold Coast, a must to visit!

Innovative Coaching

Using state-of-the-art technology, our high performance coaches can include video analysis, iCoach (still photography), video production and more.

Secure Online Bookings

We value our customers privacy and security, that is why we use PayPal. Your financial information is securely encrypted so you can pay online with confidence.

Amazing Feedback

Surfing Services is listed by Trip Advisor as #1 for water sports in this region.  This is something we are very proud of for our Gold Coast Surf School. Come and see why!

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