About Advanced Barrels Lessons

In an Advanced Barrel Lesson you will focus on perfecting positioning and timing to slip into the coveted tube, mastering techniques to maintain balance and control within the hollow section of the wave. You will gain an understanding of wave mechanics and develop the instincts necessary to anticipate and navigate through the barrel with precision and style and ofcourse achieving the ultimate thrill of being in the greenroom!

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!

The Wave

Offering high-octane barrels waves at The Point, choose from learning on the right or left.

Face Height


Ride Length

12-16 seconds.

Surf Level

You currently surf the main break in your area as often as you can. You catch several waves a session, able to stick late take-offs, have been barrelled before and are comfortable in bigger conditions.

Waves per lesson

Around 10-12 per surfer.

Group Size

Max. 4 per lesson.

Suitable for

This lesson introduces the surfer to one of the best experiences in surfing, tube riding. This is a great opportunity to get into repeated barrels to practice this skill. During this lesson the surfer will learn the basics of setting the line and positioning to enable safe and successful negotiation of the hollow section of the barrel.

Safety Overview

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

Learning Advanced Barrels

Structured Lessons

Led by our friendly, expert coaches, our 1 hour and 45 minute Advanced Barrel 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 Advanced Barrels lessons have a maximum of 4 participants per instructor to ensure that you get plenty of time with your coach. For 1-on-1 instruction, try one of our private Advanced Barrels lessons.

Gear Included

Our Advanced Barrels 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 an Advanced Barrel surf lesson, you’ll also receive all-day access to URBNSURF Sydney’s amenities, including parking, leisure pool, changerooms, landscaped spaces, and a free locker to store your valuables.

Extra Safety

To ensure everyone’s safety, we’re offering free Simba helmets for use during all surf sessions, and Surf Guides will be in the water with you to provide tips and supervision.



With each Advanced Barrel surf lesson, you’ll get:

Expert Coaching

Our friendly Surf Coaches provide personalised tuition to help you enhance your skills and technique – 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 Sydney’s amenities, including The Lawns, leisure pool, day beds and more.


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


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


The first 2-hours in the URBNSURF carpark is free, plus we have bike racks, and there are public transport options too!

Complimentary Locker Hire

Enjoy complimentary Locker Hire all day at URBNSURF Sydney.


Advanced Barrel Lessons

Practice and cement your skill to ensue repeated barrels!

Our 1 hour and 45 minute Advanced Barrels 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.

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!

Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your lesson commencement!

Coming Soon

Point Coaching 3 Pack

Available to use for coaching on The Point for Cruiser, Progressive Turns, Intermediate, Advanced Turns and Advanced. Does not include Expert coaching.
Valid for 6 months.

Surf More & Score!

Coming Soon

What Lesson
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