Surf Education and Surfing Programs

SEA Australia (SEA) is a provider of practical Water Safety Programs for Schools, primarily Surf Education, Surfing, and in-school Surf Education Programs.

SEA Australia is also one of the only providers of award programs that are a prerequisite for participation in School Surfing.

All programs include important Surf Education and Water Safety messages that help to save lives and provide a healthy and active learning experience. We also provide beach and surf programs for Corporate and Tour Groups.

Programs are held at many of Australia's most popular beaches and aquatic locations and can be tailored to suit each group.

SEA is highly regarded as the premier provider of Surf Education programs along Australia's east coast and works in conjunction with Surf Educators International Inc. Bondi Rescue Lifeguards, The Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association (APOLA) and many council lifeguard services. We also consult to various government and water safety bodies and work closely with other experts within the Water Safety industry including the Australian Swimming Coaches & Trainers Association (ASCTA) and Swim Australia, to develop programs to reduce drowning nationally.

For more info - Call us 02 99077650 or email

Mission Statement

Our aim is to provide Australians with the best surf education and skills to enable everyone to safely and confidently enjoy beaches for leisure and sport

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All SEA programs are accredited by the Association of Surf Educators International Inc. Global experts in lifeguard & water safety services

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SEA founded the Surf Educate Australia - School Surf Education Programs in 1998 at Manly Beach in Sydney, and it is now the premier provider of Surf Education Programs, Water Safety Programs and Outdoor Activities for Australian Schools. Since 1998 over 500,000 students have attended SEA programs along the East Coast of Australia and received skilled Surfing Instruction, Surf Education, motivation and knowledge in the worlds best classroom.

Company Founder - Craig Riddington, himself a former Surfing Ironman Champion and Australian Representative Swimmer - identified an opportunity to provide safe and fun programs for all. Using the knowledge and skills of elite surf athletes as instructors & mentors, the company will play a lead role in drowning reduction and enhancing the lifestyle quality of all Australian's whilst also providing international visitors access to a uniquely Australian culture.

SEA Australia represents more than a century of experience in
Surf Lifesaving, surf competition and ocean skills instruction.

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