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Address: Beach access 14, Main beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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Awesome Session

Used RedBalloon voucher today for a 2hr surf lesson... Awesome day, awesome teachers and atmosphere... Would highly recommend these guys for your surfing lessons!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Choekyi J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Used RedBalloon voucher today for a 2hr surf lesson... Awesome day, awesome teachers and atmosphere... Would highly recommend these guys for your surfing lessons!!!

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Thank Choekyi J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Merrick's Noosa learn to surf is the best surfing school I ever tried. Our instructors Jimmy and Jonah were really nice and helpful, they explained everything very well. Altough it was a group lesson it felt like a private one because they helped everyone individually improving our surfing skills. It's also important to mention that they taught us the right... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At Merrick's surf school I had a brilliant time. I had never surfed before and I stood up in the first 10 minutes, then I even learned some tricks. This surf school is great for learning. In my experience we only went shoulder deep and the waves were 4ft.

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Thank jett19
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience, knowledge and passion these instructors from merricks surf school pass on to their beginners is inspiring. As a nervous mother of an eager 9 year old girl and an out of season rough surf my nerves were eased by the care Grant, Anthony and Bee showed Charli. After the first day we instantly signed up for the 3... More 

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Thank tonibof
louiemez, Manager at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review tonibof, we loved having Charli as one of our students and are happy to take her anytime in the near coming future! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank You Merrick's Learn to Surf Noosa! You are the best surf school that I experienced in Australia. I already had some experience surfing but received excellent instruction from you which, I believe, has helped take my surfing to the next level. I had a truly wonderful experience and it was lovely to meet all of you! I highly recommend... More 

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Thank LiveLoveLaughPlay
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It really makes our day when we hear that you have had a great time. We hope we get to see you again. Happy and safe travels :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A million thanks to Anthony our instructor. Two family sessions with our daughters who are 9 and 10 years old. Got us all standing up on our boards in the first session. Was so well worth it - these guys are real professional, safe and uber patient. Lots of positive encouragement and prose kept us spurred on. Highly recommend. Lots... More 

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Thank virginiabishop03
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thanks Virginia for your great review. Anthony is a wonderful instructor and will be happy to see this. So glad you had a great time. Try to keep it up if you can! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks again for the awesome time and experience! Can't wait to do some surfing again. Really enjoyed my lessons at noosa learn to surf. My instructor was very talented, kind, patience and funny. He teached me well, sees everything and due to some feedback I Got on the board in the first lesson. In General everybody at noosa learn to... More 

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Thank Maaike d
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hey Maaike, so good to hear! Surfing is addictive and I'm glad you are hooked to such an amazing lifestyle. We are so happy to receive your review. Hope to see you next time in Noosa. Keep up the surfing :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have self taught myself to surf over 2 years. Picked up some bad habbits. Kirra changed my technique, and had my surfing improved 100% in less than 2 hrs. Highly recommend the private 2hr session. Well done guys, great service!!!!

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Thank Adam K
Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Jimmy was our engaging and patient instructor. Copped a stray board in the head but kept his cool and got on with it (wow). He was so efficient and made it very easy for us to grasp the art of surfing. Provided the board, the rashy, and the theory of safe and effective surfing. Good range of ages from 11,... More 

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Thank Laurie C
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Laurie, It is always nice to hear positive feedback so thank you for reviewing us. Jimmy is one of a kind and a fantastic coach who loves teaching our surfers. Glad you enjoyed your lesson and hope to see you back one day. Cheers, Merrick and Elissa More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First time on a surfboard. Tom really did a good job! first some theorie about the board and the ocean and then some fun! we were with 3 in total in a group (quiet day). He was really patient and professional! After 2 hours I could stand on my board and surf. That felt amazing. I can really recommend this... More 

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Thank syl0600
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Tom is an excellent instructor and will be happy to hear that you enjoyed your surf lesson. Cheers Merrick More 

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