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...... Stand Up Paddling (SUP). Another activity to enjoy at Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise.
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Map of Brad Holmes Surf Coaching
27 Broadbeach Boulevard
Broadbeach Surf Life Saving Club
Queensland 4218 Australia

Brad Holmes Surf Coaching
Broadbeach, Gold Coast Area

07 5539 4068
0418 757 539


Since 1992, Brad Holmes has been teaching surfing at Broadbeach Surf Life Saving Club, Broadbeach, with Personalised Surf Coaching for all ages and levels of experience, including disabled. Brad is a Level 2 Surfing Coach, and Tai Chi and Qigong Instructor. He incorporates Tai Chi and Qigong into the warm-up to improve greater flexibility, co-ordination and balance. He is also a Level 3 International Surfing Judge, and has a Diploma of Sports Management (Surfing Studies).

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Come Stand Up Paddling (SUP) at Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise! Beginners to advanced. All the sessions are tailored to your personal needs and wants.

Come and try SUP Tai Chi!

SUP Tai Chi is the blending of light, gentle Tai Chi and Qigong exercises, learnt on the beach opposite Bumbles ( great food and coffee!), and when confident, they practice - on the SUPs, on the Nerang River.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching

Open Times

Note: Brad teaches surfing every day for you.

Other Information

Children are welcome. Brad specialises the surfing lessons to your personal needs or wants - on an individual or group basis.

Facilities are available for people with a disability. There are special craft for paraplegics, and soft safety boards available. Brad tailors your 'session to your special needs and wants'.

Departure Point

Please meet Brad at my white Magna wagon, parked opposite the Broadbeach Surf Life Saving Club, Broadbeach, for surfing, or for Stand Up Paddling (SUP) and SUP Tai Chi, opposite Bumbles, Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise.

General Comments

Brad provides Personalised Surf Coaching, for beginners, intermediate, advanced and disabled, to Competition Criteria.

Brad is an active member of the following:

Gold Coast Tourism.
Academy of Surfing Instructors.
Disabled Surfers Association.

Lessons from Sunrise to Sunset, seven days.

Hotel Pick-up

Hotel pick up is available if time allows at a charge of AUD20.00.

How To Get There

Brad suggests using Google Map or GPS.

Please meet Brad at his white Toyota Magna wagon, parked somewhere opposite Broadbeach Surf Life saving Club, Broadbeach for surfing.
Or opposite Bumbles, Budds Beach, Surfers Paradise for Stand Up Paddling (SUP), or SUP Tai Chi.
You will recognise him wearing a white rash shirt, blue board shorts, blue hat - ' Brad Holmes Surf Coaching' - front and back.

Please bring along your wet gear, towel and change of clothes. If you are a beginner, a soft safety board is provided, and included in their coaching fee.

The operator also suggests zinc cream for face only. Please note no creams or lotions on arms or legs, as they make it slippery and dangerous.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$75.00   01 May - 30 Apr   Private Group Lesson. Please call after 6:30pm to discuss.
Adult$90.00   01 May - 30 Apr   Stand Up Paddle Surfing 90 minutes one on one.
Adult$90.00   01 May - 30 Apr   SUP Tai Chi: 1 on 1 for 90 minutes. Group prices - please call Brad.
(Aged 4-14)
$75.00   01 May - 30 Apr   Soft safety boards, rash shirts and wetsuits provided if required.
Concession$65.00   01 May - 30 Apr   For two or more surfing students.
Group$65.00   01 May - 30 Apr   Two or more students. Each session 90 minute duration.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.