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5 Days Surf and Yoga Retreat in Byron Bay, Australia

  • Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Overview

Yoga and Surf Camp Australia

Join this wonderful yoga and surf retreat in Byron Bay, Australia. This experience is all about spoiling yourself, replenishing, and unwinding while staying in absolute luxury. Enjoy morning yoga and meditation with the renowned yoga teacher Sue Hawkins to get you set up for your surfing lesson with top professional coaches to guide and instruct you using the latest equipment. Nourish yourself organic meals, massage and holistic treatments, and total rejuvenation just for you!

Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily meditation practices
  • Complimentary relaxing massage
  • Guided surf lesson for the more experienced
  • Time to explore Byron Bay russoundings
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily organic meals

Skill level

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • 5 days with instruction
  • English
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During this retreat, you will stay either in a shared or a private room. The retreat at Byron Bay offers luxury accommodation that provide freedom, flexibility, and exclusivity. Its ideal combination of spacious, resort-style amenities, and access to the regions best health, fitness, lifestyle, and soulfulness experts, creates a truly unique and authentic retreat.

Surf lessons

This five-day surf and yoga retreat will bring out the adventurous spirit within you and have you surfing like a professional. All surf lessons will be conducted by fully accredited surf coaches and designed for beginners through to advanced. With four progressive surf lessons or four guided free surf lessons with coaching, you will walk away with the confidence and knowledge to go surfing for the rest of your life.

As well as teaching you the basics of surfing, you will be provided with an insight into ocean safety, awareness, and surfing etiquette. The coaches have an amazing success record and are all senior trained on aid and support.

The equipment is top of the range and the instructors will use a mixture of hard and soft boards to suit all surfing abilities and the extensive range of quality wet suits and rash vests ensure your comfort with sizes to suit all.

Itinerary

Day 1

Check in at 14:00 followed by an afternoon yoga session to get your mind body, and soul ready for the days ahead.

Day 2 to 5

You will start your day with a 90-minute yoga session to be relaxed, energized, and nimble. Then, will be time to hang on one of Australia's best beaches with a 90-minute surf lesson or a two-hour guided surf. During the afternoons, you will enjoy free time to explore the area or just relax and take in the ambiance of the beautiful coastal retreat.

Sample daily schedule

  • 07:00 - 08:30 Morning yoga and meditation
  • 08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Surfing lessons and coaching. You will visit different beautiful beaches everyday including lighthouse tours, boomerang throwing, healthy lunches, and much more.
  • 15:00 - 16:30 Free time or massages
  • 16.30 - 17:30 Optional restorative yoga and meditation
  • 18:30 - 19:30 Dinner followed by free time

The yoga instructors will teach a fusion of yoga styles that suit all levels of experience. You can also request yoga on the beach where sunrises and sunsets are often spectacular.

A visit to Australia's most Eastern point for lunch at the lighthouse to enjoy amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and surf on four different beaches to check out the local attractions are included in this retreat.

Sue Hawkins

Sue founded Yoga Health Retreats over 15 years ago and she was one of the early pioneers of yoga retreats. Whilst the way yoga has been embraced by the world in that time has mushroomed, Sue’s approach has only changed in its depth. And with 27 years of yoga practice, Sue has taught many people worldwide and continues to travel and teach retreats in Byron Bay and Bali.

Sue is a 500-hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher teacher trainer. She has studied Iyengar, Astanga, Vinyasa, Yoga therapy, Restorative yoga, Partner yoga, yoga Nidra, and pranayama and meditation.

This holiday will take place at a confortable retreat resort in Byron Bay, Australia. Byron Bay has become an epic center for well-being retreats. Australia's eastern most point is a very spiritual area where you can relax and unwind. The retreat is located in the heart of the Byron Bay with plenty of breakout zones and spacious meeting areas that caters to individual needs as well as group requirements.

Activities
  • Massage
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
General
  • Beach
  • Yoga deck
Services
  • Tour assistance

During this retreat, you will be served three daily organic meals per day plus snacks and water. At Australian Surfing Adventures, they believe that clean eating is the beginning of wellness and inner health. You will experience the difference in energy levels that a clean eating can bring to your life. All meals are made from the best produce the surrounding area has to offer. Please let them know if you have any specific food requirements at the time of booking.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

During your free time, you may enjoy extra meditation sessions, detoxes, and also other activities can be arranged. Whether you want to practice your asanas or explore the waves, you will be offered perfect experiences specially for you.

During this retreat, you will enjoy a 60-minute complimentary massage. Other massage services will be available on request for an additional cost.

  • 1 60-minute complimentary massage
  • 1 daily 90-minute morning yoga and meditation class
  • 3 daily organic meals
  • 4 90-minute surfing lessons with additional guided tours and activities or four 90-minute guided free surfs with coaching
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Choice of different surf spots
  • Surfboard and wet suit
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned luxury mini bus
  • Yoga Nidra and guided deep relaxation sessions
  • Additional activities
  • Additional massage services
  • Airfare
  • Airport transportation

Arrival by shuttle

The tour will depart Brisbane at 12:00 and the pickups will be from South bank and at 13:15 from pickups located in Surfers Paradise, Broad beach, and Coolangatta. Other pickup points can be arranged.

After the retreat, Australian Surfing Adventures will take you to the pickup points around 15:00 for Gold Coast and 17:00 for Brisbane. For all transfers it is also possible to use your own transport if you prefer.

  • Review by Jennifer Lozano from Venezuela
    10 out of 10

    "I am so happy with the service provided, not only was I able to stand up, but I had an awesome time. The guys are really supportive and encouraging even when I am about to give up. Thank you guys I really had an amazing time. I did yoga, surfing, boomerang throwing and all was perfect. Gracias!"

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  • Review by Thomas Galloway from Brisbane, Australia
    10 out of 10

    "Had a great day at the beach. Fingal Head was the perfect place to learn to surf. The instructors were great and really helpful. Would recommend it to anyone looking to learn how to surf."

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  • Review by Ally from Malaysia
    9 out of 10

    "Great easy and going instructors! I can tick surfing off the bucket list!"

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  • Review by Sherry from China
    9 out of 10

    "I had such a great time. I never thought I would be able to surf, but the instructors were patient and funny. I really enjoyi the photos!"

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  • Review by Katharina Jakobsen from Denmark
    10 out of 10

    "The staffs are awesome! This morning has been one of the best experiences I’ve had in Oz so far! Thanks for being patient with us! I’ve never done surfing before, but I actually feel like I could go out and do it by myself now. High five!"

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  • Review by Jessica Najara from Florida, USA
    10 out of 10

    "Coming into surfing I knew it was going to be hard but with Australian Surfing Adventures, they made it super fun and were encouraging the whole way! Even when I wanted to give up they were supportive and in the end, I actually got to stand on the board! I’m glad my friend and I picked Australian Surfing Adventures. Because of them, I am willing to surf again. These guys have heaps of patience and are honestly the best! I recommend Australian Surfing Adventures to everyone at any level. Cheers!"

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  • Review by Julia Eng from Hong Kong
    10 out of 10

    "I had a wonderful surfing time here. The instructors are really friendly and helpful. They taught me some boomerang skills too which was really awesome! I really had a fantastic day with Australian Surfing Adventures! Love you guys! I definitely would come back again."

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Queensland, Australia

Australian Surfing Adventures is Australia's leading surf tour company operating on both the east and west coasts of Australia.

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5 days / 4 nights

Departure:
Tuesday February 21, 2017
(5 days / 4 nights)

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