About cruiser lessons

Personalised Lessons For Novice Surfers

Offering fun, gentle pointbreak-style waves at The Point, choose from learning on the right or left.

You must arrive 45 minutes prior to lesson

Your Lesson kicks off 30 minutes prior to the session. This is the land-based component with important skills to prepare before hitting the waves!

Face Height


Ride Length

12-16 seconds.

Waves Per Lesson

Around 10-12 per surfer.

Group Size

Max. 6 per lesson.

Suitable for

Surfers who can already get to their feet smoothly, and who want to develop their skills and progress! We’ll teach you how to correctly take off on greenwater waves, trim and straighten out, and be introduced to bottom turns and cutbacks.

Safety Overview

Please ensure that you have watched the safety video and completed your waiver before arriving. Please arrive 45 minutes before your session.

The water depth in The Bays is up to 1.2 metres deep, there are currents moving throughout the lagoon. We recommend anyone under the age of 10 to have a Surf Buddy in the water.

Learning the cruiser surf

Structured Lessons

Led by our friendly, expert coaches, our 1 hour and 45 minute cruiser surf lessons include 30 minutes of on-land practice and warm up exercises, 1 hour of in-the-water surfing time and tailored instruction at The Point, followed by 15 minutes to warm down and discuss your lesson outcomes.

Small Classes

Our group cruiser lessons have a maximum of 6 participants per instructor to ensure that you get plenty of time with your coach. For 1-on-1 instruction, try one of our private cruiser lessons.

Gear Included

Our cruiser surf lessons include complimentary softboard and wetsuit hire, if you have your own hardboard, we encourage our students to bring it along. Otherwise, one of our friendly Hire Store staff can help you find a hardboard at an additional cost.


Access to Amenities

When you book a cruiser surf lesson, you’ll also receive all-day access to URBNSURF Melbourne’s amenities, including parking, hot tubs, changerooms, landscaped spaces, and a free locker to store your valuables.


With each cruiser surf lesson, you’ll get:

Expert Coaching

Our friendly surf coaches provide personalised tuition to help you develop your skills and progress your surfing – fast.

Perfect Waves, Limited Crowds

Surf perfect waves designed to help you learn safely, easily and quickly, with a maximum of 6 surfers per lesson.

Board & Wetsuit Hire

Single session softboard and wetsuit hire is included in your lesson, which you can extend to all-day if you have more sessions booked!

Spectator Pass

Your all-day Spectator Pass gives you access to URBNSURF Melbourne’s amenities, including The Lawns, lagoonside hot tubs, day beds and more.


Get changed and freshen up in our heated changerooms, and enjoy post-surf hot showers.


Your wristband is your key to URBNSURF – it’ll give you access to the park, the lagoon and your locker.


You must arrive 45 minutes prior to your lesson

Your Lesson kicks off 30 minutes prior to the session. This is the land-based component with important skills to prepare before hitting the waves!

Cruiser Lessons

From $119

Develop your skills and progress your surfing!

Our 1 hour and 45 minute Cruiser Lessons include board and wetsuit hire, a 30 minute briefing, land practice and warm up, 1 hour surfing The Point under the guidance of an expert coach, and 15 minutes to warm down and recap.

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3X Cruiser/Intermediate Lessons

From $348

Get 10% off the weekday price of cruiser/intermediate surf lessons when you buy a multipack of 3x lessons. No frills, just good times.

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Surf Progression
5 Week Program

Our Learn To Surf – Beginner, Learn To Surf – Beginner Progressive, Cruiser, Progressive Turns and Intermediate Programs include morning, afternoon or evening lessons with the same coach, at the same time each week.

Includes 5 x 1 hour and 45 minute group surf lesson, including 2 hour board and wetsuit hire.

Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your session time

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Gear? No problem.

We're fully-equipped with everything you need to go surfing.

Surf Shop

Lagoon Supply Co. offers an awesome range of boards, wetsuits and surf hardware from leading brands, premium URBNSURF merch, surf essentials like wax and sunscreen, and sensational customer service. Discover all this at our surf shop! Located at the entrance to the park.

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Surf Rental

Whether you've forgotten your gear, travelled light to Tullamarine, or want to try that new board, wetsuit, fins or hardware before you buy, our Surf Rental's kitted out with everything you need to surf harder, better and faster at URBNSURF Melbourne.

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Cruiser Surf Sessions

To reinforce the skills you acquire during your Cruiser Lesson, try one of our Cruiser Sessions. Running daily at The Point, our Cruiser Sessions are perfect for cruising on a longboard, mini-mal or fish!

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Green Room

URBNSURF Professional Photography Services

URBNSURF photographers are on site each day to capture your perfect waves. Whether you are a pro or just starting out, we take photos of sessions both at The Point and in The Bays including lessons. Photos are available within an hour of your surf either onsite at the URBNSURF Green Room-Hut or online. The high-quality images make a great memory of your experience.
Why not share the stoke on social media, don’t forget to tag @URBNSURF.

Greenroom photographers are shooting from 7am – 5pm daily!

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