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10 Reasons Why Your Gap Year Should Be at The Surf Academy Byron Bay

10 Reasons Why Your Gap Year Should Be at The Surf Academy Byron Bay

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Looking for Gap Year options in Australia? Scrub up on your surfing skills at The Surf Academy - a beach-side paradise located on the East Coast of Australia. 2020, say. no. more. It all began during some of the worst bushfires Australia has ever seen..and then smack! Global pandemic. Noooo worries. Not to mention a few other minor hiccups...let’s just say stress may have been the keyword of last…

Surf Academy at Spot X – Everything you need to know!

Has learning to surf long been on your bucket list? Whether you’ve been inspired by the classic surfer girl film of the 00’s Blue Crush, or seen our favourite pros on the WSL - Surf Academy can accelerate your progression from go to almost pro! So why take the journey to Surf Academy at Spot-X on the NSW mid-north coast? The Location Because well, it’s stunningly beautiful if you love…

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Top 9 FREE things to do in Byron Bay

Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk  Cape Byron lighthouse was built in 1866 and is the most Easterly point of mainland Australia. It has become one of the must-see sights in the region, and it is popular with locals, Australian and International tourists.  In 1956, the light became Australia's most powerful, at 2,200,00 cd when it was converted to mains electricity, and it is still one of the brightest lighthouses in operation…

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5 EPIC reasons to surf at Mojosurf’s Spot X

Learning to surf has been something to cross of my bucket list since well, probably watching blue crush when I was 9 years old. I finally decided to bite the bullet and sign up to Mojo surf and do the 7 nights and 7 days Surf & Stay at Mojosurf’s Spot X Surf Camp. The surf and stay adventure is something I couldn’t recommend enough, just to really show you…

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12 Signs Your A Backpacker

So you left home with a feeling of freedom as you boarded a 30+ hour flight to the other side of the planet. You’ve squizzed a wardrobe into a backpack got your passport sorted and now you’re on the road? Here’s a test if you answer yes to 10 or more of the questions below, congrats you’re officially a backpacker!  You have no permanent address and your mail is redirected…

Top 5 Epic Places To Learn To Surf This Winter Vacation! 

If you’re searching for the perfect summer holiday destination to escape the inevitable, impending gloom of another winter at home, then get your passport ready and start planning your summer getaway with our Top 5 summer surf destinations.  Sydney  Sydney is an absolutely essential stop on any sun-seeking trip down under. For adventure seekers, you can climb the Sydney harbour bridge for epic views across the city. Nightlife is buzzing…

Sydney to Byron x Surfing

Hi I’m Amber and if you’re following my travel blog you’ll know I met a random dude in a hostel foyer, after an insanely long flight from the UK, and almost immediately jumped onboard a Sydney Weekend Escape with Mojosurf. If you missed it check it out. After returning to Sydney post, epic sand in face failure of trying to stand up on the world’s biggest foam board, I was…

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The travel diary of a wannabe surfer & her wax head boyfriend

The travel diary of a wannabe surfer & her wax head boyfriend I met my boyfriend on a plane travelling in WA, he entered Learmouth airport with long blonde hair, blue eyes and a surfboard under arm, the quintessential Aussie bloke you could say.  We chatted about the surf, pretending I could - unbeknown to me at the time he would move to Byron Bay and we’d end up dating,…

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8 Reasons why Byron Bay locals love WINTER!

Best known for its blistering hot summer days, we asked the locals what time of year they loved the most.  It was an overwhelming response, the majority of locals we spoke to said they LOVE WINTER! Here’s why… FEWER PEOPLE Holidaymakers tend to all arrive in Byron for the warm summer weather. Fewer people in winter means more time riding rolling waves at the Pass. Byron comes into its own…