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Women Embrace Surfing
Join Women Embrace Adventure and connect with other like-minded women on this beginner learn to surf adventure. Your experienced and fully qualified coaches will get you to your feet and riding those waves and we will finish off with a delicious morning tea to celebrate our new surfing skills.
Time & Location
02 Apr 2022, 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Newcastle, Newcastle NSW, Australia
About The Adventure
Ever wanted to learn to surf? Well this adventure is for you!
Women Embrace Adventure is excited to partner with the Philippa Anderson Surf School to bring you an amazing surfing adventure! Come and connect with other like-minded women and take part in a morning of surfing instruction and finish off with a delicious morning tea on the beach.
If you’re a first timer we want to get you standing on a surfboard and having a whole lot of fun. With all surf coaches having incredible surf knowledge, Surfing Australia qualifications, years of experience surfing and the excitement to help you get to your feet and riding those waves.
Durig your lesson you will learn the correct ‘pop-up’ technique, how to ride a wave with the correct technique, how to wipe out safely, enter and exit the water, how to identify broken and unbroken waves.
With two instructors in the water helping, you can absolutely go at your own pace, ability and confidence level out in the water. Your qualified female instructors, with years of surf knowledge can also lend a hand in helping anyone overcome their nerves or fears of the ocean. There will be plenty of laughs and some wipe outs so get ready for an action packed, exciting adventure.
Everything for surfing is provided for you for including a soft surfboard, legrope, wetsuit, surf school rashvest and sunscreen ( if you have your own wetsuit- you are more than welcome to bring that along).
The lesson runs for 80mins and you will be in the water for 50-60mins once we’ve got you suited up and ran through demonstration and instruction on the beach.
Date: Saturday 2nd April 2022
Meeting Time: 7:15 am for a 7:30 am start
Meeting Point: Nobbys Beach ( Newcastle) Car park. Look for the Philippa Anderson Surf School van.
Details of the exact meeting point will be sent to you upon registration.
Maximum Numbers: 12 plus your WEA host and Surfing instructors from the Phillipa Anderson Surf School
Fitness Level: A moderate level of fitness is required
Experience: No experience is needed but you do need to be able to swim 100m and be confident in the surf
Who is this adventure for? For women over the age of 18 years of age with a moderate level of fitness. Must feel confident in the surf. If you have never surfed before or may have tried to once or twice and need to refresh the basics then this adventure is for you.
Cost: $80 pp
- Wilderness First Aid qualified Women Embrace Adventure host
- Two qualified surf instructors
- All Surfing instruction and gear, including soft surfboard, legrope, wetsuit, surf school rashvest and sunscreen
- Morning tea, including hot drinks and home-baked goodies. (We cater for dietary requirements, please let us know of anything dietary needs when you book)
- Photos of your adventure will be posted on our Facebook event page for you to save
- A Women Embrace Adventure buff
What do I need to bring?
- Change of clothing if you wish to change afterwards
- Water bottle with at least a litre of water
- Personal medications you might need such as asthma puffer if Asthmatic
How fit do I need to be?
We recomend a moderate level of fitness to be able to partake and enjoy your adventure. We will spend around 50 minutes in the water which can be quite demanding on the body. You do need to be able to swim 100 meters and be confident in the surf. Our attitude is that it's your day, and we will paddle at a speed YOU are comfortable with and have rest stops as often as YOU like.
Do I need experience?
Definitely not! You'll receive a comprehensive briefing before the tour on equipment use, safety and what to expect while on the adventure. We also offer tips to improve your technique to make things easier and more enjoyable for you.
How many women will be on this adventure?
We like to keep things quite small and intimate at Women Embrace Adventure to offer you a supportive and friendly environment. This adventure is open for 12 ladies only.
I'll be coming on my own, is that ok?
Not a problem at all! Lots of women come on their own to our adventures. Your Women Embrace Adventure host will make sure everyone meets before we set off on this beautiful kayak. We always have lots of fun; there is no pressure, no judgment, and lots of encouragement from everyone. By the end of the adventure, you may have just found some new adventure friends!
Will bad weather conditions affect my adventure?
The Surf lesson will be run in rain or sunshine providing it is safe to do so. We will cancel lessons if the surf is too big, flat or the conditions are unsafe due to high tide, heavy shore dumps, lighting or strong winds. We will endevour to reschedule the lesson but If we can’t link up a lesson that suits you you will receive a full refund.
Stay Safe Procedures: To prioritise the wellbeing of women, staff and our community, Women Embrace Adventure is taking necessary measures to limit the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
*Zero share equipment, utensils
*Providing hand sanitiser to use at the start and during each adventure
*Ensuring social distancing throughout the adventure
Before attending an adventure, please:
*Stay home if you or your family are unwell
*Follow our covid safe guidelines as outlined by the NSW Government at the time of the adventure
*Wash your hands before joining us and use hand sanitiser often
*Continue to social distance
*Read our full Covid-19 T&C's for full details https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c
Terms and Conditions: Payment for WEA half-day adventures are final once payment is processed. No refunds will be given. Tickets may be transferred to another lady over the age of 18 who meets the criteria for this adventure; please email us at least 24 hours before the adventure to provide her contact details. This is an all-weather adventure. If cancelled by Women Embrace Adventure, a full credit or refund will be provided. For full T&Cs, see our webpage (https://www.womenembraceadventure.com.au/t-c). By purchasing this ticket, you have agreed to our Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions, please get in touch at email@example.com.
We hope you can join us!
Sharon and Kat x
Women Embrace Surfing
Women Embrace Surfing - Nobbys Beach, Newcastle$80.00Tax: GST included