Surf Lessons at Moana

Lessons are generally operates in waist deep water with small groups.  Middleton is where we started offering lessons in 2001 and we still operate here nearly every day of the year.

Limited up to 30 particapants

Middleton Beach is one of the most perfect beaches to Learn to Surf in Australia.  Long rolling white water waves enables excellent learning conditions and there is surf at Middleton beach every day.

Surf & Sun Learn to surf lessons operate at Middleton Beach every day of the year including weekends, school holidays and public holidays.

Middleton beach is approx 90 minutes from Adelaide and is a perfect Learn to Surf beach with waves every day of the year.  We have never cancelled a lesson due to no waves at Middleton!  

We have 98% stand up in the first lesson

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Class Schedule

Duration: 2 Hours

What you will learn
  • All basics, fundamentals you need to know so you can have a great experience without the stress
  • Boost your self esteem & confidence
  • A fun, exciting and most importantly a safe Learn to Surf experience
What you will get
  • Equipment included
  • Safe soft surf boards
  • Full length Rip Curl wetsuit
  • Rash top
  • Suncream
  • Instructors with level 1 surf coach certificate plus surf rescue, working with children certificate and first aid

What to bring
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Warm clothes
  • Camera
  • Day pack
What to wear

Appropriate clothes that suits for the course


Surf & Sun

Vendor since 2016

Living the Dream!

Surf & Sun was launched in 2001 by Luke Talbot-Male and is still owned and operated by Luke with Jane and their 2 kids Nadia and Kai always helping along the way.

Luke learned to surf at Middleton beach with his Dad and came down from the Adelaide Hills every weekend until Luke decided it was time to turn his passion into a business and Surf & Sun was born.

Surf & Sun employs around 25 staff and is managed by Gary Haworth, 7 x South Australian State Surfing Champion.  On the team there are multiple state surfing representatives including South Australia's female state champion 2015 and female surfer of the year 2014 Ellie Francis and with a mixture of male and female coaches the team also includes the South Australian Head Surf judge Justin Monaghan and other National Surf competitors including Jamie Buchanan, Steve Manners, Maddie Warner and Jake Hadcroft.

Surf & Sun are known for being South Australia's leading surf school and operate at Middleton beach, Moana beach and Robe in South Australia.  For school camps and programs Surf & Sun also operate at Yorke Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.

Surf & Sun has around 150 surf boards, 300 wetsuits and has 3 mobile vans / trailers operating throughout South Australia.

Luke and the team love surfing, they love teaching surfing and they live the beach lifestyle that they promote.

Surf & Sun has won numerous awards including 5 South Australian Tourism Awards.

Surf & Sun are committed to quality customer service and providing customers with the best experience possible.  They even have a guarantee!

From Luke and all the team at Surf & Sun, we look forward to helping you to Learn how to Surf soon.  If you have any questions just call us on 1800 786 386 and speak to Luke, Gary or one of the helpful crew.

See you in the water!

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

Refunds and Returns

Vouchers are not redeemable for cash.  Cancelled activities by the customer are subject to cancellation fees.  Cancelled activities by the customer may be exchanged for alternative dates / activities to the same value.  If Surf & Sun cancels an activity or tour a full refund will be issued.

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Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

48 hours to 60 days - 25% of fare

24 hours to 48 hours - 50% of fare

Within 24 hours - 100%


Itineraries are correct at the time of publishing and may differ slightly to those featured in the brochure. Our guides are encouraged to occassionally alter itineraries to best suit the group or weather conditions and itineraries may change in unforeseen circumstances.

Optional Extras

All optional activities listed are generally paid to the individual operator and availability is not guaranteed.


Prices are valid from April 1st 2014 to 31st March 2015.  Prices may be subject to change in unforeseen circumstances.  Prices are in Australian dollars ($AU).

Payment Policy

Payment is required to confirm a booking.  In some circumstances a deposit of 25% may be paid with the balance due 30 days prior to departure.

Minimum Numbers

Surf & Sun require minimum numbers to be met and tour departures may be modified or cancelled if minimum numbers are not met.  Surf & Sun will offer full refunds should we cancel a tour or will arrange an alternative tour if required.

Other Terms and Conditions

Surf & Sun reserves the right to charge a fuel levy if a large increase in crude oil prices affects local fuel prices.  Travel Insurance is NOT included but is recommended.  Participation in all aspects of tours is expected except for driving.  Some activities are weather dependent.

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