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About Surf In The Bays

The Bays offer safe, gentle, rolling green and whitewater waves perfect for those who are learning to play in the waves or for surf frothers wanting to introduce their loved ones to surfing!

Our Surf In The Bays sessions are located in The Bays, which is the area nearest the shore.

This session is in an isolated area of the pool to Boog In The Bays, and families are recommended to book the same session type if they wish to stay together.

Only softboards are permitted in The Bays, with softboard hire included in your session.

Face Height

0.5-1.0m.

Ride Length

8-10 seconds per wave.

Waves Per Session

Around 10-12 per surfer.

Group Size

Surfer numbers are capped at a maximum of 16 surfers in each of The Bays, so you score plenty of waves!

During busier periods, we have a dedicated Surf Guide present in the water, committed to ensuring your session is both safe and unforgettable, leaving you eager for more waves.

Suitable for

These surf sessions are a great way for you to go solo and build confidence in the white water, as well as practice  your positioning on the board. Surf In The Bays is also perfect for practicing what you recently learned from your Beginner Lesson.

Alternatively, this is a great setting to teach your significant other the first steps in their surfing journey!

Please note that higher fees may apply during high-capacity sessions, as a dedicated Surf Guide will be made available to help enhance your experience.

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 parent or guardian support them as a Surf Buddy in the water.

Surf In The Bays

Fun Waves

The gentle, rolling green and whitewater waves in The Bays are perfect for having fun on a softboard, and practicing skills recently learned in a surf lesson. Grab your family and friends, because it’s the best place in Sydney to get stoked, together!

Day or Night

Our state-of-the-art stadium sports lighting makes early morning and night surfing in Sydney possible, running until 10pm in the Summer months.

Limited Crowds

To ensure high wave counts, surfer numbers are capped in each of The Bays, per session. Surfer priority is managed with a strict but fair one-at-a-time system – wait your turn, and when your wave comes, it’s yours.

Surf In The Bays is capped at a maximum of 16 people per 1 hour session.

Access To Amenities

When you book in to Surf In The Bays, you’ll also receive 2-hour softboard hire and all-day access to URBNSURF Sydney’s amenities, including parking, leisure pool, changerooms, landscaped spaces, and a free locker to store your valuables.

Inclusions

With Each Surf In The Bays Session, You’ll Get:

Safe, Gentle Waves

Score around 10-12 waves per 1 hour session, with surfer numbers capped in each of The Bays. Softboard hire for your session is also included!

Changerooms

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

Spectator Pass

Your all-day Spectator Pass gives you access to URBNSURF Sydney’s amenities, including Surf Side lawns, leisure pool and more.

Parking

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

Storage Locker

Keep your valuables safe while you surf.

Wristband

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

Products

Adult

Surf In The Bays

From $39

Score 1 hour’s worth of fun, whitewater waves in The Bays.

Surfers playing in The Bays will share the lineup with surf lesson groups, with total numbers capped to ensure you catch plenty of waves!

Coming Soon

Child (Aged 6-12)

Surf In The Bays

From $39

Score 1 hour’s worth of fun, whitewater waves in The Bays.

Surfers playing in The Bays will share the lineup with surf lesson groups, with total numbers capped to ensure you catch plenty of waves!

If your child is aged between 6-12 years, we encourage parents to book a pass and surf together!

Coming Soon

Parent/Guardians

Surf Buddy

$20

If your child has just started surfing, is new to swimming, or just needs that extra push, be their Surf Buddy and share the stoke.

In the Bays, Surf Buddies will be provided with a red rashie, while Surf Buddies at The Point will need to wear a Personal Flotation Device (PFD). This equipment can be collected from the Hire Store!

Coming Soon

For Everyone

Learn To Surf

From $104

Learn to surf and get stoked!

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

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