Looking to become a surf coach and complete a Bali Surf Instructor Course?
Well, the 12 week Java Island Hopper course is packed full of waves, adventure, and experienced instructors who will get you more than prepared for life as a surf instructor.
And you know how we know this is a truly epic course? Because we sat down with the crew at Mojo Surf and worked with them to put together the itinerary and build it!
Based across 4 locations this Bali Surf Instructor Course is as much a surf adventure as a training programme – so get ready for some serious tropical vibes, pumping waves, and epic coaching.
And of course with so many awesome spots to explore in Indonesia, this course packs in some of the best surf destinations in the area:
Kick off your course in the hipster, surfing hotspot of Canggu where you’ll settle into Indo life, enjoy some cold Bintangs, hit the waves and also enjoy a relaxing massage after your flight.
You’ll also loop back to Canggu at the end of the course to complete your ASI Level 1 and Surf Lifesaving modules so you can go off and live the dream!
The 2nd stop on your trip is the island of Gili Trawangan (aka Gili T) – where you’ll enjoy some downtime on this fun party island before heading onwards to Lembongan with your new skills to the test and step it up a notch on the friendly reef breaks.
Kick back and enjoy the gorgeous beaches, snorkel with turtles, island hop or enjoy some cold Bintangs on the beach, the choice is yours!
After some down time on Gili T it’s back to the waves – this time the reefs of Lombok which are perfect for pushing your skills to the next level and really building up your confidence before heading back to Bali to complete your instructor course.
Denpasar Airport (Bali, Indonesia)
This zero to hero style format is perfect for those who have just started surfing! You’ll learn everything from the basics of your pop and paddle technique right through to riding unbroken waves and all the skills needed to complete your instructor course at the end of the 12 weeks.
Taking in the mellow beach break of Red Island (the perfect place to get the basics nailed!), the fun reefs of Lombok, the famous Canggu and then the more challenging reefs of Lembongan you’ll gain experience at a variety of breaks
And of course if you’re already an experienced surfer the 12 week option is still an epic way to get that extra bit of coaching and enjoy heaps of amazing Indo surf breaks!
Already have the basics of surfing nailed down – but want to really improve your surf skills and become a surf instructor? Well the 8 week option will help you fast track turning the beach into your office!
Jump in as the group head over to the mellow rollers of Red Island and Lembongan before finishing up your course in Canggu, Bali.
PLEASE NOTE: The 8 week option is for intermediate surfers only
Already a solid surfer who has the surf skills needed to pass the level 1 exams? Jumping in on the 4 week option is the perfect way to gain your surf instructor certification and enjoy some fun waves in Indonesia at the same time!
You’ll join the group as they head over to Gili T, then score some fun swell on Lembongan before heading back to Canggu to complete your courses.
PLEASE NOTE: The 4 week option is for surfers who already have the skills needed to pass the assessments
Not sure which option is best for your skill level?
Chat to our surf experts and we’ll help you make the right decision!
PLEASE NOTE: All payments will be taken in £GBP, but the base price of this course is in $USD
Please chat to our team about visa options for Indonesia and Bali – as these vary from nationality to nationality.
We work with an awesome visa agent who can run through all the options and get everything sorted for you.
Time to get everything started! You’ll be met at the airport by the team before heading to the Canggu Surf Camp to meet your new surf buddies and settle in to Bali life.
Your first few weeks will be spent at the epic Canggu Surf Camp, where you’ll get your training underway nailing the basics. The camp itself is situated in the heart of Canggu, an easy walk to the beach, bars and restaurants. Your instructors will assess your surfing ability and you’ll begin work on ironing out any bad habits and getting the essentials from popping to paddling all dialled in.
After a solid stint of eat, sleep, surf, repeat it’s time for a mini escape over to the famous Gili Trawangan, aka Gili T. Kick back with some awesome islands vibes, snorkel with turtles, scuba dive or party the night away!
Rest those tired surf arms for a few days before heading over to your next wave fuelled destination…
Time to push your skills to the next level and get back into the surf, eat sleep routine on the neighboring island of Lombok.
With plenty of epic surf spots to explore it’s the perfect place to build up your confidence before heading back to Bali for your assessments.
Now it’s crunch time! This section of the course, based back in Canggu, is where you’ll complete your certification for both the surf lifesaver and surf instructor course. It’s a pretty intense, but fun few weeks where you’ll learn more skills about teaching and of course first aid.
If you’ve put in the effort for the last few weeks you’ll sail through and get all the certifications you need to teach all over the world.
With your new qualifications under your belt it’s time to plan the next surf trip or begin your career as a surf instructor. And of course you’ll have that epic 40% off your dream Mentawais trip too!