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Want a surf lesson from Olympic medalist Owen Wright? AirBnB is offering one for only $ 40


For $ 40, you and your family can stay in Byron for four nights and score a free surf session with legend himself, Owen Wright.

If anyone said that $ 40 could take me and the family to a beautiful surf cabin in Byron for four nights, and take a surf lesson with Owen Wright, I would probably say you are dreaming.

But this time my eyes are wide open. The opportunity is here, and this ridiculously crazy summer getaway can be yours, thanks to Airbnb, Surf Australia, and yes, Owen Wright, the surfing legend himself.

The Wright family’s Paradiso property

How is it possible? A fair question. Given the hardships coastal communities and the tourism industry have endured during the pandemic, Airbnb and Surfing Australia are looking to embark on this summer vacation.

That’s why they partnered with Owen to make this wonderful deal, helping local hosts and communities get back on their feet.

Where can I register?

If you and your family are thirsty for a 4-day Byron getaway to Owen’s Paradiso property and surf lesson this summer for $ 40 (so everyone reading this), the reservation opens next week at 12:00 p.m. AEDT, Wednesday, November 24.

If you get the coveted reservation, Owen will take you to one of his favorite surf spots, where you can learn board techniques from the Olympic medalist.

Owen Wright

What if I miss something?

Even if you miss the $ 40 offer, your dream summer getaway is not over. Owen has curated a list of his favorite surfing destinations, with a few Airbnb recommendation spots nearby for your convenience. The list includes classic Australian coastlines such as Forster, Narooma and, of course, Byron, which the surfer admits to having the “Best cafes, beaches and great time!”

View the full list here. No matter where you end up, we hope you have a wonderful summer full of salt water and memorable moments.