Lessons & Gear Hire

Canoe ‘n’ Surf run lessons in kayaking and diving. We also arrange surfing lessons with Coastrider Surf Academy. A new skill is only a phonecall or a visit away! To try out your new skills or to get some watercraft for a family trip, consider our scuba gear and wetsuit hire, kayak hire and standup paddleboard hire.

Scuba Gear Hire


Complete Set:1 Day $70Weekend: $110
2 Piece Wetsuit:1 Day $20Weekend: $35
Bouyancy Control Device:1 Day $18Weekend: $27
Regulator Set:1 Day $18Weekend: $27
Dive Computer:1 Day $10Weekend: $15
Fins:1 Day $6Weekend: $10
Mask & Snorkel:1 Day $6Weekend: $10
Tank:1 Day $15Cons Days: $5.50
Tank Fill:$70

Surfboard Hire

Surfboard1 Day $30Cons Days: $10
Wetsuit1 Day $25Cons Days: $10

Kayak Hire

Note: All hired kayaks include a PFD and a paddle.

Canadian Canoe:1 Day $45Cons Days: $20
Sea Kayaks:1 Day: $50Cons Days: $25
Estuary Kayak:1 Day: $45Cons Days: $20
Sit on Top:1 Day: $30Cons Days: $20
Buoyancy Vest1 Day: $5Cons Days: $3

Scuba Diving Lessons

Learn to scuba dive with our easy and comprehensive scuba lessons. Three divers standing in the ocean taking the Canoe n Surf diving lessons.PADI Open water certifications, advanced courses, sidemount courses and nitrox courses will be available depending on number of lesson participants. Our instructor will provide you with dive course theory material and then take you on several dives.
We can negotiate smaller groups of 2 and 3 or private courses. Get your PADI diving license now and go diving in Tasmania and all around Australia!

Kayaking Lessons

Whether you’re interested in basic paddling, gaining confidence or paddle stroke technique give us a call and we can arrange one on one or group sessions for sea kayaking. Our instructor is qualified to show you the ropes in basic beginner kayaking, to advanced tutoring. Learning to kayak is easy and fun, so call us to sign up for kayaking lessons today.
We can also provide kayaks, sit on tops or fitness craft to hire for the lesson or a day on the beach.

Surfing LessonsPhoto credit to fotologic from Flickr

We sell gift vouchers for Coastrider Surf Academy here in Tasmania. While based in Hobart, regular surf lessons are available on the North-West coast.
COASTRIDER Surf Academy specialises in Beginners to Intermediate Surfers but also offers more advanced Surfing and Surf fitness sessions on demand. No matter what your fitness level or surfing experience COASTRIDER will structure your session to meet your demands and concerns. Being the best surfer is not the issue forced at COASTRIDER, as we feel the best surfer is the one having the most fun, which is exactly what you will have when you surf with us. No prior surfing experience is necessary to book in for you surf session, although you should be capable in the water and able to swim at least fifty metres.
Equipment is provided with every lesson, so book your lesson or buy a gift voucher for someone special today!