Looking for the best surfboard hire shops from Noosa to Byron Bay?
Below is a list of the leading surfboard hire shops that can help make your dream of surfing perfect east coast waves a reality with their awesome selection of boards for hire.
So, whether you’re seeking a beginner-friendly soft-top or a fibreglass surfboard made by a popular local shaper, these are the places to visit.
Read on to discover our pick of the bunch when it comes to surfboard hire shops from Noosa to Byron.
By Ocean & Earth | Noosa, QLD
In addition to running incredibly fun adventure tours in the Noosa area, By Ocean & Earth is also one of our most popular providers of surfboard hire in the region.
They’ve got an awesome range of beginner-friendly surfboards that are perfect for learners of all ages. They also rent surfboard packages targeted towards families that ensure the whole clan can shred those dreamy Noosa waves.
Noosa Longboards | Noosa, QLD
For premium surfboard hire in the heart of Noosa, Noosa Longboards is the place to come.
Not only do they have a bunch of excellent surfboards and beginner-friendly longboards for hire, but they’re also a family run business. Take advantage of their local knowledge, flexible hire options and affordable rates the next time you’re in Noosa.
Golden Breed | Noosa, QLD
If you want to try a new surfboard model or you’re simply looking to hire a board while on holiday in the Noosa area, Golden Breed has you covered.
They stock over 100 quality surfboards for hire in all shapes and sizes. What’s more, they’ve been around since 1969, so you can rest assured they know how to match you to the perfect board.
Go Ride a Wave | Noosa, QLD
Operating as both a surf school and surfboard hire provider, Go Ride a Wave Noosa Beach Hire has everything you need for a day at the beach.
They specialise in beginner surfboards, with foam boards available in sizes ranging from 6 foot in length up to 9 foot, but they also have a small selection of fibreglass boards. All boards regardless of construction come with legropes and rashvest. Wetsuits can also be hired during the cooler months.
Bernie’s Surf Hire | Sunrise Beach, QLD
South of bustling Noosa is Sunrise Beach – a place where the pace of life is slower and Bernie’s Surf Hire reigns supreme.
With mobile surf hire capabilities, surfboards for beginners and shredders plus the best rates around, Bernie’s Surf Hire has everything you need to pull off the perfect Sunshine Coast surf vacation.
Coolum Boardroom | Coolum, QLD
Located in the heart of Coolum, Coolum Boardroom is ideally placed to provide surfboard hire services to the local area. In saying that, owners Chris and Genevieve Kendall don’t just have a premium spot.
They also have everything the modern surfer needs to enjoy the Sunshine Coast waves, including a vast range of 5 to 10-foot surfboards in both fibreglass and soft top construction. All of which are available for hire year-round.
Ocean Addicts | Maroochydore, QLD
Ocean Addicts in Maroochydore have equipped literally thousands of people over the years with brand name surfboards from leading shapers in Queensland and beyond.
They only stock premium quality gear and their customer service is second to none. If you need a board for those playful Maroochydore days or you simply want to find out where the best waves are, Ocean Addicts is the place to come.
Tradewind Surf | Mooloolaba, QLD
Tradewind Surf offer surfboard hire and mobile surfboard delivery services all over the Sunshine Coast.
So, whether you need a performance rocket or a beginner surfboard, they’ve got the boards to suit your needs. They’ll even drop off and pick up your surfboard free of charge.
Beach Beat | Caloundra
Beach Beat has multiple stores on the Sunshine Coast, but their Caloundra premises is our favourite location for surfboard hire.
Locally owned and operated, they’ll sort you out with the perfect board for your ability in a jiffy. So, whether you need soft-tops for the kids, a longboard for yourself or a shortboard, your surfboard rental needs will be looked after at Beach Beat Caloundra.
1st Wave Surfing | Surfers Paradise, QLD
The first team to call in Surfers Paradise for surfboards for hire should be 1st Wave Surfing.
They have longboards, mini-malibus, shortboards and alternative shapes for hire. Better yet, they cater to Main Beach, The Spit, Mermaid Beach and beyond too.
Gold Coast Surfboard Hire | Gold Coast, QLD
Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been surfing since the good ol’ days, Gold Coast Surfboard Hire has you covered.
They boast a massive selection of quality boards for hire for all skill levels. Beginners can find learner-friendly soft-tops and foamies while more skilled shredders can rent performance shortboards. Their hire quiver is extensive and their service is excellent. They also offer free delivery to holiday accommodation and hotels on the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Outdoor Hire | Gold Coast, QLD
If you want to browse a massive range of quality surfboards on the Gold Coast, Action Outdoor Hire is the place to be.
Not only do they have fun surfboards, fish shapes, longboards and shortboards for rent, they also offer competitive prices and fantastic advice on where to find the best waves.
Kirra Surf | Coolangatta, QLD
A must-visit for every surfer and wave riding enthusiast on the Gold Coast.
Kirra Surf is the largest core surf store on the Gold Coast with a phenomenal range of surfing products. Situated in front of Queensland’s surfing heartland, this is your one-stop surf shop for apparel, board and equipment hire in Coolangatta.
Coolangatta Board Store | Coolangatta, QLD
It always feels good to support a family-owned business, which is exactly what Cooly Board Store is.
Located in the surfing capital of the Gold Coast, Cooly Board Store serve locals and visitors alike by renting both soft and fibreglass boards. They also have vests, rashies and wetsuits free with every board plus no shortage of down-to-earth customer service.
Boardriders Coolangatta | Coolangatta, QLD
A flagship concept store for brands including Quiksilver, Roxy and Billabong, Boardriders stocks hundreds of different hand-shaped surfboards for you to choose.
From surf wax to rashvests and more, a fun day at the beach begins with a quick trip to Boardrivers for all your surfing needs. Find boards for all ages and abilities at Boardriders Coolangatta.
Boards in the Bay | Byron Bay, NSW
Hear the magical beaches of Byron Bay calling your name but aren’t properly equipped? No problem.
The guys and gals at Boards in the Bay surf shop can sort you out lickity split. They have surfboards for hire in sizes ranging from 5’10 to 9’1 in a variety of constructions. There are even bodyboards for hire if that’s your jam.