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Surfing is one of the healthiest, most fun and rewarding ways to keep fit, and is also an important part of the Australian culture. For twenty-three years, girls have been meeting annually for the Girls Go Surfing Day, a women only surf event.

Hosted locally by Surfing Byron Bay this weekend, the annual event, now in its 23rd year, invites girls of all ages to have a go at learning to surf.

The Girls Go Surfing Day  is a huge weekend on the surfing calendar, and provides an opportunity for females to take part in a professional surf lesson with accredited Surfing Australia instructors. ‘Surfing is a great sport for all ages’, says Serena Adams of Surfing Byron Bay. ‘Girls, mums, aunties and grandmothers are invited to come down and have a go. It’s outdoor on our beautiful Byron Bay beaches, it’s healthy and it’s fun. Accredited Surfing Australia coaches from Surfing Byron Bay will provide lessons in a safe environment where you will learn the basics of surfing while having a great time.’

Lesson price for the event remains at $50 and will includes a two hour learn-to-surf lesson and equipment, plus each participant will receive an official event bag and T-shirt. lesson times are 10am–12noon and 12noon–2pm.To book your lesson phone 0401 099 029 or email: [email protected]

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