Advanced Surf Sessions
Are there barrelling waves in advanced surf session?
Yes! Depending on the wave setting, the waves will barrel at the start, middle or towards the end of the wave.
What is the ride length of advanced surf session waves?
Advanced surf session waves run for around 16-18 seconds, allowing for multiple manoeuvres each wave.
What is are the advanced surf session waves like?
An advanced surf session has our biggest, longest and most challenging waves. With two breaks – a dedicated left, and a dedicated right – the Point produces waves up to 2.0m in face height (or what...
Surfing The Point
What happens if there is bad or inclement weather?
URBNSURF Melbourne is an all-weather facility, and sessions will run in all safe weather conditions, irrespective of air and water temperature, wind direction, or rain. In the event of lightning ne...
How old do you need to be to surf or swim?
Our minimum age requirement for children in the lagoon (including, swimming sessions and lessons) is 6 years.
How do you manage crowds?
Surfer priority (or right of way) is managed with a strict (but fair) one-at-a-time system – wait your turn, and when your wave comes, it’s yours. Snaking (paddling inside another surfer to “steal”...
Can I surf at night?
Yep! Our stadium-grade LED sports lighting makes early morning and night surfing possible. The lights will be on when it’s dark, or low light.
How many waves will I catch per hour?
Even when we’re fully booked, each surfer should score around 10-12 waves per session (that is, opportunities to catch waves – once it comes, it’s up to you how you ride it!). When we’re less busy,...
What surfing ability level are advanced surf sessions suited to?
Advanced surf sessions are best suited to advanced surfers who have mastered the fundamentals, understand surfing etiquette, and can independently ride waves above 2.0m. You should be able to paddl...
What happens if I am running late for my surf session?
Don’t stress! If you’re running late for your surf session, you can join after the designated start time, you just might miss a few waves. We’re unable to move your booking, or provide a credit or ...
What time should I arrive for my surf session?
If you’re booked in for a surf session, we recommend arriving 45 minutes ahead of your session time to allow plenty of time to check in, enter the park, get your gear, get changed, and ready for yo...
Do you have lockers available?
Yes! Located at our changerooms, lockers are included in your surf session, and can be accessed using a 4 digit pin code.
What else do I get with my session?
When you book an advanced surf session, you also receive access to URBNSURF Melbourne’s amenities, including parking, an all-day Spectator Pass, a free locker to store your valuables, use of our ho...
How much is an Advanced surf session?
Advanced surf sessions are priced from $99 Monday-Sunday for adults and children aged 6-12.
How many surfers are there in each session?
Each side of the Point can accommodate up to 18 surfers per hour session, or 36 surfers in total across the two Point zones.
Can I take a surf lesson, or receive surf coaching, in advanced surf sessions?
Coaching for Proficient, Advanced and Elite surfing is on our roadmap but not yet available. Coaching in our intermediate wave settings are available with a focus on ensuring the fundamental skills...
Boards, Wetsuits and Surf Equipment
Can I hire boards, wetsuits and surf equipment?
Yes! Our Surf Rental centre offers an incredible range of softboards, shortboards, longboards and bodyboards, wetsuits and wetsuit accessories (namely hoods, gloves and booties), fins and surf hard...
Can I bring my own board, wetsuit and gear?
You sure can! Bring as many boards, wetsuits and gear that you can carry – URBNSURF Melbourne is the perfect place to refine your equipment.
What boards can I ride?
In advanced, intermediate and cruiser surf sessions you can ride any form of surfboard or bodyboard, including finless boards, softboards, fishes, shortboards, mini-mals and longboards. Stand-up pa...
Photos and Videos
Can I purchase photos and videos?
URBNSURF offers professional photography services on-site at the URBNSURF Green Room hut in Melbourne. Whether you want the perfect shot of your first surf lesson for Instagram, or a sequence of ph...