About Us
Shoalhaven Heads Surf School is an accredited Learn to Surf/Bodyboard School and Stand Up Paddle Board School that focusses on surfing /SUP techniques and surf safety through fun, practical lessons. It is owned and operated by Michael Chapple. Michael was born and raised in the town of Shoalhaven Heads and has over 23 years of ocean experience with surfing and bodyboarding. He also competed professionally on the Australian and World Bodyboarding Tours with a top ranking of 16 in the world.
Michael is school teacher trained and spent his teenage years as a volunteer lifeguard at Shoalhaven Heads Surf Club. He has his Bronze Medallion, Surf Rescue Certificate, Senior First Aid Certificate making your surfing lesson a safe and positive experience. All of our instructors are accredited and insured. 
Lessons are fun, safe and catered for all ages and Shoalhaven Heads Surf School uses a range of soft surfboards for safety and maximising stand-up success. We offer:
  •  - Group and private lessons
  •  - Commumity Days
  •  - Parties, school and corporate groups.
Michael and his qualified instructors are confident with our teaching skills we will have you up and surfing in your first lesson.
Make your visit to Shoalhaven Heads even more memorable and return home telling your family that you are now a SURFER!!!!! We look forward to seeing you!
Sat: 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sun: 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Flexible times through all school holidays
Surf Lessons
Surf School
South Coast
7 Mile Beach