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Address: Beach access 14, Main beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
syl0600
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never touched a surfboard before and I was up on 3rd try, the technique is simple doable even for the very low levels. I had Merrick himself and he was friendly and super helpful giving feedback anytime I wanted it.

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Thank klarss0n
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thanks Klarss, great to meet you last week. Keep practising if you can. Cheers Merrick! More 

Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

learned to surf here. was a good lesson. got to stand on a long board. safe to say I never kept it going which is a pity

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

Thanks John, hopefully we will see you again and get you up and riding again ): More 

Milton, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I just want to give a massive big up to the guys at 'Learn to Surf', in particular Jimmy, Anthony, Tom and Merrick. You guys rock! I was inspired to come up for a week of surfing after an awesome first lesson with Jimmy earlier this year -and I'm so glad I did. I always wanted to learn to surf... More 

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

Thank you so much Rian, it was an absolute pleasure having you. You did really well and we hope to see you back here one day. The surf was unusually small but you managed to to work with the conditions and the team really enjoyed having you surf with us. Thanks again for your great review :) Cheers Merrick More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Mum & I booked a 90 min SUP lesson. Neither of us have experience with any board, standing or surfing. We met our instructor, Jimmy, at the allocated spot. He took us & our boards, down to the beautiful Noosa riverbank, where he gave us some instructions before we hit the water. Jimmy's instructions were very easily understood & 90... More 

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Thank Jo A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

BEST surf school in the World with the best instructors focusing on techniques to make you à surfer in no Time . I am a surfer born for ever having so much fun I recommend to all the kids on the planet nothing can be healthier than surfing good for the soul and body

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

Thank you Anthony for your amazing review. We are so fortunate to have a team that absolutely love what they do and pass on their skills and techniques to our valued participants. Glad to hear you've caught the surfing bug!! Keep it up and enjoy the rest of your stay :) More 

Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I had a great lesson from Stephano. He had lots of energy, he was very encouraging, kind and gave me great advise. I would recommend him for surf lessons anytime! Thanks to the team! Merciiii Stephano !!!

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

Hi Melanie, thank you so much. We are pleased you enjoyed your surfing lesson with our team. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The day before yesterday I got a surf lesson from Stephano and I absolutely loved it! During the lesson he taught our group how the sea works (low tide, high tide, sea banks, waves, rip current etc.) and what to do if you are in trouble, next we learned more about the surfboard, and of course, last but not least... More 

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Thank spoon1991
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review, Steph is a brilliant coach who loves seeing his students succeed. I will pass this review onto him, He will be thrilled. Thanks again!! :) More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I think a good school, but stefano is a bit to much of a talker. Lot of talking (about drinks, beers, other surfers), he evens smells of beer in the morning and less surf action. He damn knows how to surf, but missed the real active coaching which I was hoping for. Bit of a disappointment.

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1 Thank Mariska K
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Mariska, we are sorry to hear that you didn't receive more active coaching from Stephano. I have spoken to him about your review and he was surprised as he said you came back for 2 more sessions with him? Had we been made aware of your concerns whilst attending the surf school, we could have assigned another coach for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Perfect for those who would like to try surfing - small groups and great instructors; by the end of my lesson with Stephane everyone was standing (almost!) everytime. I would whole heartedly recommend! Thank you!

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

Hi Emily, Thank you for your positive recommendation. it's always great to hear feedback. Steph is a great instructor. I will pass this onto him. Thanks for taking the time to review us. More 

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