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Bali Surf Instructor Course – Island Hopper

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4, 8 and 12 Week Options
Availability : Year Round Start Dates
Canggu, Bali
Min Age : 18
Max People : 20
Bali Surf Instructor Course - The Canggu Island Hopper
12 weeks inc Lombok, Java & Nusa Lembongan

Want to turn the beach into your office? Well, head over for this epic Bali Surf Instructor Course, which includes a stay in the famous surf town of Canggu, world-class surf coaches, and a world recognised certification!

Yup, this surf instructor course includes everything you need to work all over the world as a surf coach, as well as heaps of inclusions to help you make the most of the stunning surf island of Bali in Indonesia.

Your head coach for your course will be local legend Oney Anwar, a professional surfer who competes on the WQS – so you’re in good hands.

Oney and the Bali Surf Academy team (aka BSA) will teach you everything you need to know to become a confident and competent surfer and, of course, surf instructor too!

From nailing the basics of your pop right through to turns on unbroken waves and a variety of coaching techniques – you’ll learn all the skills needed to pass the ISA Level 1 Surf Instructor Course as well as push your own surfing to the next level too.

Based out of the Body Factory, the combination of classroom theory and in-water coaching will also be backed up by surf specific fitness training, photo and video analysis and even surf skate training so you can easily and quickly progress.

Your accommodation for the trip will be at Coco & Pineapple Pants – right in amongst the action of Canggu – and only a short walk from the beach, as well as some awesome nightlife at spots like Old Mans and The Lawn.

This new and modern hostel comes with everything you need – from fast wifi and rooftop restaurant, right through to a pool and even a swim-up bar!

On top of it all, you’ll be a Canggu VIP – with heaps of awesome local discounts at restaurants and bars as a course member.

As awesome as Canggu is, it’s also important to get out there and discover a bit more of Indonesia during your trip too, which is why you’ll also get the chance to check out Lombok, Gili Trawangan (aka Gili T) and Nusa Lembongan as part of the course too.

Gili T offers the perfect spot to rest up those arms and have some relaxations – with a weekend of island vibes, including snorkelling with turtles!

The Lombok week is all about surfing, though – where you’ll get to sample some awesome deep reef breaks – perfect for pushing your surf skills to the next level, under the watchful eye of your instructors.

Your time on Nusa Lembongan is a step back from surfing again, where the group will head over to this stunning little island for epic sunsets, cocktails and the chance to snorkel with manta rays too.

Then it’s back to the ‘Gu to finish up your training, where you’ll complete your First Aid certifications, Ocean Safety & Recuse certifications and of course, the full ISA Level 1 qualification as well.

Whether you’re just getting started on your surfing journey or already an experienced surfer, the 4, 8 and 12 week Bali Surf Instructor options are an epic way to turn the beach into your office and start living the dream!

Get ready for a trip of a lifetime filled with waves, good vibes and unforgettable memories.

Secure your spot with just a 20% deposit

Departure & Return Location

Canggu, Bali

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accomodation throughout in Canggu, Lombok, Gili T & Nusa Lembongan
  • Transport throughout
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Lunch (Mon Friday in Canggu & Lombok)
  • Equipment – All equipment provided
  • Lessons by highly qualified & experienced instructors
  • Expert local surf guides
  • Photo & Video Analysis
  • Full ISA Level 1 Examination & Accreditation
  • First Aid Training & Certification
  • Ocean Safety & Rescue Training & Certification
  • Canggu VIP Pack (inc heaps of local discounts)
  • Surf skate training
  • Combo of surf fitness, yoga and swim traning
  • Day trips including snorkelling with turtles and manta rays
What You'll Be Learning
  • Practical development of beginner to intermediate surf skills
  • Ocean safety, ocean awareness, surf fitness training
  • Expert instruction by qualified coaches to achieve catching and riding unbroken waves
  • Negotiate rips and currents
  • Use of video analysis to improve surfing techniques

Prices & Start Dates

12 Week Course = $5,499USD

(approx £4,010)

Starts: January, April, July and October

8 Week Course = $4,015USD

(approx £2,929)

Starts: February, May, August and November

4 Week Course = $2,399USD

(approx £1,759)

Starts: March, June, September and December


Week 1 - 5Welcome To Bali!

After being collected from Denpasar Airport it’s time to settle into your new base in the centre of Canggu – one of Balis most icon destinations.

During your first 5 weeks of training you’ll get the basics nailed – from pops to paddling – as well as photo and video analysis, land based training and surf yoga. You’ll surf a variety of breaks along the coast and lay the foundations for the rest of your surf development.

Week 6Over To Lombok

Week 6 sees you bouncing across to Kuta Lombok, where you’ll put all your new skills to the test on the variety of fun reefbreaks in the area.

Here you’ll learn more about generating speed, tips of surfing reefs and take your skills to the next level.

Week 7Downtime on Gili T

After 6 weeks of training and waves it’s time for some island vibes on the famous Gili T. Here you’ll have a weekend to chill and relax, with plenty of free time to explore and even snorkel with turtles!

The perfect way to rest those noodle arms before heading back to Canggu

Week 8-9Back To Canggu

It’s time to head back to Canggu after a well deserved rest and get back into training mode with plenty more theory lessons, in water coaching and surf skate training to really start nailing those turns.

During this time those on the 3 month Bali Surf Instructor Course will also have the opportunity to do a visa run if needed.

Week 10Manta Rays On Lembongan

After a week of surf surf surf in Canggu it’s time for a weekend escape over to the beautiful Nusa Lembongan.

Think sunset cocktails and snorkelling with manta rays and if you fancy it – surfing the famous surf breaks the island has to offer, including the super fun Playgrounds break.

Week 11-12Time To Get Certified

After heaps of coaching, training and surfing it’s time to to undertake your examinations!

These include First Aid Training, Ocean & Rescue Training and of course the ISA Level 1 – all include both theory and practical assessments…but you’ll be more than ready!

You’ll also get stuck into life as a surf coach, building up the training hours needed to sign off your full ISA Level 1 certification. You’ll be shadowing some of the best surf coaches in Bali, putting your new found surf coaching skills to the test.

Then it’s time to say goodbye to your Indo family and head off to live the dream surf coaching all over the world…