Our clothing range is second to none and ranges from size 0 – XXXL. We’ve got you covered for all seasons in Ladies, Men’s and Children’s.  Our trained buying staff are always up with the latest trends in the clothing industry which means we have what you’re looking for when you want it.  Our team can fit you out in swimwear, denim and everything in between.

Skin Ski & Surf is Ballarat’s only dedicated skate store, our skate staff have a genuine interest in it and live to ride everyday.

We carry a large range of skateboards, longboards, and all the other components you need.

We sponsor a number of Ballarat’s best skaters, and play an active role in all competitions held in Ballarat and surrounding areas.

If we don’t have it in stock, we can get it – just ask.

Surf is where it all began back in 1979.

We have a good range of surfboards, Mini Mals and Mals.

From G-Boards to Stand Up Paddle Boards and everything in between, we have you covered.

For the largest range of footwear in Ballarat and the surrounding area look no further than Skin, Ski & Surf. From thongs right through to desert boots you’ll find all the best brands for Men, Women and Kids from sizes 1-15.  If we don’t have your size we will get it in for you.  We have over 500 different styles to choose from – you might say shoes are a bit of an obsession for us.

We stock a massive range from the following suppliers:

  • DC
  • VANS
  • REEF
  • ROXY

There’s nothing quite like riding down the mountains at Mt Hotham, Mt Buller or Falls Creek on a Blue Bird day from July – September. From hiring to buying we’ve got you covered. Our expert staff can fit you out with outerwear, boots, boards, gloves, goggles and helmets.

We offer a full tuning service to keep your gear in top shape.

Our Hire Department is very extensive; you can get everything you need, all at very reasonable prices.  We are constantly upgrading our hire gear so your experience is better the first time.

If you want to head to the snow for a weekend look no further, we run weekend Coach Trips 4 times a year to Mt Hotham.  These are structured so it is the cheapest, most convenient, fuss free way possible to get to the snow with your mates.

We stock all the best ride gear from:

  • Burton
  • DC
  • Lib Tech
  • GNU
  • Rip Curl
  • Quiksilver
  • Roxy
  • Anon
  • Electric
  • Dragon

Welcome to the Skin Ski + Surf Water Sports hub. Here you'll find information on the best products for water skiing and wake boarding from people who know their stuff. We’ll also post discounted gear, specials and reduced price stock on this page so come grab a bargain!

We ride boards. We love riding boards and skis! With over 100 years combined experience, the chances are we'll have the answers to any water ski, wake boarding, knee boarding and on-water activity question you can throw at us. We pride ourselves on being involved in the development of products with some of the major industry manufacturers.

If you need Skis, Wakeboards or Wake Surfers and Kneeboards, and ski accessories like bindings, ropes, handles, and buoyancy jackets – you need Skin Ski + Surf. If you’re a brand new, fresh beginner or you’re a seasoned veteran of the Murray River, Lake Mulwala or tour Local Lakes – we can help you get the most out of your time on the water. Perhaps you're chasing advice on the perfect set up for the boat or the best way to get your child on the water safe and smiling - we can help you out.

We only carry quality gear from reputable brands like Radar, Ronix, HO, Hyperlite, Liquid Force, DUP, Connelly, O’Brien and many more! And if it’s not in stock or you can’t find that piece of equipment you’re looking for – let us know and we’ll chase it up for you.

Click here to check out our new 2018 Waterski catalog. (File size is 26mb)

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Our vast range includes Wakeboards, Waterskis, Wake Surfers, Ropes, Tubes and even Clothing from the following brands:

  • Ronix
  • Radar
  • HO
  • Hyperlite
  • Slingshot
  • DUP
  • Byerly
  • Liquid Force
  • Connelly
  • KD Skis
  • O’Brien
  • Follow
  • Masterline
  • Williams
  • Moomba
  • Rip Curl
  • Jet Pilot
  • Jobe


In the early days, Sheep skin seat covers were the corner stone of the business and thirty three years later they’re still made with the finest skins available and hand sewn on location in the Bridge Mall.

Call 03 5331 4178 and talk to John to make a booking, or to make an enquiry.

With cabinets brimming with all the best premium eyewear and watch brands, you need look no further. Our expert staff can help you find the best fit, lense type and frame of sunnies to suit your needs.
We have watches for fashion and function and most are waterproof.

Our sunnies brands:

  • OTIS
  • SPY
  • FOX

Our watch brands: