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  • Wollongong: 4-Week Surf Development Course

    1. Wollongong: 4-Week Surf Development Course

    Would you like to live in a real Aussie Surf town and experience a life where all you worry about is which way the wind is blowing and how big the swell is? Do you want to be at a level of surfing where you can take on 4-6 foot waves and feel comfortable?  Does catching long waves and performing graceful maneuvers sound good to you? Let your dreams of living the life of a surfer come true at this purpose-built surf camp. Roll with the lifestyle, the love and the fun that this authentic Aussie surf town brings. It is as beautiful as it is peaceful. This 4-week surf development course has been designed purely with the progression of an individual's surfing in mind. Feel the whole surfing experience and immerse yourself in the ocean, the skill and the lifestyle. The program covers the entirety of skills required in the developmental phases of surfing, for beginner and intermediate surfers,...

  • Sydney 15,000-Foot Tandem Beach Skydive

    2. Sydney 15,000-Foot Tandem Beach Skydive

    Take the plunge with a 15,000-foot skydive over Wollongong! Tandem skydive with a professional instructor, just 1 hour south of Sydney Central Business District. As you jump from Australia's highest jump, at an altitude of 15,000 feet, you will experience amazing coastal views down the Jervis Bay, and all the way up to North Sydney. Once you exit the plane you will experience the thrill of freefall! Traveling at speeds of over 120 mph (200 km/h), you will freefall for up to 60 seconds. Your instructor will pull your chute and you will soar like a bird for around 5 minutes over beautiful North Wollongong beach. The beach side landing zone is located at Stuart Park, North Wollongong.

  • From Sydney: Private Day Trip to Royal National Park

    3. From Sydney: Private Day Trip to Royal National Park

    Start with pickup from your accommodation and begin the drive to the park with a short stop at the serene Audley Weir. From here, choose to visit Wedding Cake Rock or Eagle Rock, either of which provides the opportunity to see wonderful coastal scenery. Wedding Cake Rock On this route, admire dramatic coastal views of cliffs and interesting sandstone formations, with stops at the Balconies and the Waterun. Upon arrival, discover an amazingly large piece of white sandstone, resembling the shape of a wedding cake. Watch as it sparkles against the background of the blue Pacific Ocean. You may also choose to walk a little further and see spectacular Marley Beach. Eagle Rock Choose the Eagle Rock route and follow a route that passes waterfalls, cliffs, and gullies. See native plants including wattles, banksias, grass trees, Gymea Lillies, and eucalypts. U...

  • Thirroul: 7-Day Surf Camp

    4. Thirroul: 7-Day Surf Camp

    Situated in a beautiful town on the edge of some spectacular scenery, but only an hour's drive from Sydney and its amazing harbor and nightlife, be coached by thorough professionals whose only goals are to have you surfing better than you ever have before. Meet locals, climb mountains, surf in a national surfing reserve, see surfboards being made and above all, have the time of your life!  The base is in the small south coast surf town of Thirroul in the Northern suburbs of Wollongong, a University town with beautiful beaches and great nightlife. Thirroul itself is a lively, Australian surf community just one hour south of Sydney, and has direct train access its city center. It is Sydney’s closest surf camp, and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a real taste of Australian coastal life, its surf culture and breathtaking scenery, as well as great access to the local nightlife. Each day ...

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4.5 / 5

based on 34 reviews

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Riss is the best instructor ever! I was a little bit scared but she made me laugh a lot and at the end eveything was Perfect ! Good job Riss

Because this is a relatively high-risk activity, I hope there will be a window for tourists to consult before the activity

Best marriage gift ever!!!!!!

It was the best marriage gift ever!!!!!! The time I flew out the plane I felt falling in love again!!!!!!

Good organization and care

A unique experience. The support and organization around the jump was great. Recommended.

Life-changing!

It was so awesome, I HAD to do it again! I’ll definitely be picking this up as a sport.