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Byron Bay surf lessons with Mojosurf

Arakwal National Park

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Make the most of your time on the sparkling waters of Byron Bay with a lesson by Mojosurf. Sign up for one of these small group sessions in and around beautiful Arakwal National Park and you'll soon be riding the waves.

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Arakwal National Park
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These 3-4hr adventures near Byron Bay are the ultimate learn-to-surf sessions and a great way to meet new friends. Let Mojosurf whisk you and your small group away to an uncrowded beach with great, easy-to-ride waves for beginners. 

All lessons teach you the basics of ocean safety, followed by a warm-up session and surfing instruction. Then it's into the surf with your board. Before you know it, you’ll be catching your own waves and riding from sea to shore at one of Byron Bay’s world-famous breaks. 

Mojosurf is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

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    Byron Bay surf lessons with Mojosurf is in Arakwal National Park. Here are just some of the reasons why this park is special:

    Animals on the move

    Vegetation of Arakwal National Park. Photo: N Graham

    Arakwal may be small from the outside, but its borders hold some important habitat for threatened plant species like the creatively-named stinking crypotocarya, and dark greenhood. Keen nature enthusiasts will find much of interest; bring the magnifying glass, but be careful not to damage what you see. The reserve is also a temporary home to a range of nomadic and migratory animals, which means it's never quite the same in any given season. During autumn and winter, for example, the growing, flowering and fruiting season attracts birds, flying foxes and micro bats. Then there are the humpback whales, drifting past out to sea as they cycle annually between Queensland and the freezing waters of the Antarctic.

    This is Aboriginal land

     View of Arakwal National Park. Photo: N Graham

    The reserve falls within the custodial boundaries of Bundjalung nation, with prime importance for the local Arakwal People who lend their name to the national park. The Bundjalung of Byron Bay (Arakwal) Peoples' connection to the reserve was recognised in 2001, with the signing of an Indigenous Land Use Agreement between the Bundjalung of Byron Bay (Arakwal) People and the NSW State Government.

    Plants and animals you may see


    • White-bellied sea eagle. Photo: John Turbill

      White-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)

      White-bellied sea eagles can be easily identified by their white tail and dark grey wings. These raptors are often spotted cruising the coastal breezes throughout Australia, and make for some scenic bird watching. Powerful Australian birds of prey, they are known to mate for life, and return each year to the same nest to breed.

    • Superb fairy wren. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk

      Superb fairy wren (Malurus cyaneus)

      The striking blue and black plumage of the adult male superb fairy wren makes for colourful bird watching across south-eastern Australia. The sociable superb fairy wrens, or blue wrens, are Australian birds living in groups consisting of a dominant male, mouse-brown female ‘jenny wrens’ and several tawny-brown juveniles.

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