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Surfing with Merrimac State High SchoolInternational students at Merrimac State High School are well catered for with a special subject, International Sport.

This subject has a heavy focus on the Australian beach culture and includes swimming, soccer, Australian Rules football, resuscitation skills, body boarding and surfing as well as regular gym sessions.

The surfing lessons are conducted at nearby Mermaid Beach and once you have the basics you have the opportunity to participate in a three day surf camp organized by the school at Australia’s famous Byron Bay. All levels are catered for from beginners with no experience to professional surfers.