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Surfriders Academy

224 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5118
+1 714-782-4510
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Amazing time!!!

We had a large group of 8, most of us had never surfed. The instructors were so accommodating and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dive3m
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Chicago, Illinois
An amazing time!

We had an absolutely wonderful time with Marcus and the guys. They were so accommodating to our... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
MitziDuRN
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Cleveland, Georgia, United States
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Experience the most fun surf lesson ever! We Specialize in first time beginners, Private surf lesson rate:$120 includes Surfboard, Wetsuit, and a 1.5 hour surf lesson,or group surf lesson rate: 2 or more persons $90 each includes Surfboards, Wetsuits and a 1.5 hour surf lesson. All surf lessons take place at the beach, NOT AT THE 5TH STREET SURF SHOP... Call us for our Locations... Text or email us today to book a surf lesson by appointment only. We would need your Height ,Weight, Gender for wetsuit size. Plus a credit card number to hold to book Reservations.
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224 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5118
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a large group of 8, most of us had never surfed. The instructors were so accommodating and patient. All of us were able to get up on the board!!! I had a great time and I was the worst of the bunch. There...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha from Huntington Beach! Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us 😊 Our team also had fun teaching everyone how to surf , we hope to see you all again , until then hang ten 😊 Marcus the surf coach

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time with Marcus and the guys. They were so accommodating to our group. Our kids all had a wonderful time learning to surf and improving their newly acquired skills. I highly recommend Surfriders Academy to anyone interested in giving a...More

Thank MitziDuRN
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hello Mitzi, it was a Great pleasure meeting you and all the girls πŸ˜‰ my instructors and I also were stoked to teach you all surfing πŸŒŠπŸ„β€β™€οΈπŸ’¦ hope to see you and your friends again next summer . Aloha Marcus the coach 🌺

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Marcus made himself available via text/phone as soon as we contacted him for the lesson and afterwards. He was early for the lesson time. Luckily, we were too! He spent time with my 9 year-old daughter getting her used to the board, etc. prior to...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Awesome review! Thank you so much for your kind words and us, We really appreciate your business and it was a pleasure meeting you and family, Hope you have a great summer and maybe see you all next summer :) Marcus the surf coach...

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Marcus and Aloha were absolutely wonderful and provided personalized and supportive service to us! We were a group of four and he and Aloha divided us up into sets of two and away we went! We were all on our boards and in the water...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Greetings Kati, We thank you beyond words can express, so nice to meet everyone that day, really proud of your son surfing also :) Aloha and I hope to see you all next summer if your in Huntington Beach, Have a blessed fun summer... Marcus...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to finally learn the tricks that have kept me from being able to get up on the board. He not only knew exactly what I needed, but also what my 5 y/o daughter and my sister needed. He was kind, personable,...More

Thank millbill81
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Hi there, pleasure meeting everyone that day and it was fun teaching your family surfing lessons, hope you all had a great vacation and come and see us again ... Aloha marcus the surf coach πŸ„

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Our family spent a couple of nights in Huntington Beach. My 12 year old loves the water so I thought it would be fun for her to have a surf lesson. I called Marcus and he was happy to book her in. The waves weren't...More

Thank sue a
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

I'm speechless about the nice review, I had a great time teach your daughter and everyone surf lessons, hope to see you all again soon , Aloha marcus the surf coachπŸ„

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Marcus is the man. My brother and I called him one Saturday morning asking for a lesson later that day, and he was totally cool with the short notice. Two hours later, we received some AWESOME instruction on the beach and headed into the water....More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Hey Justin , thank you very much for the stoked review, You guys are naturals in the surfing πŸ„ I am always ready to go the extra mile for you guys and everyone else in teaching surfing πŸ„ it was a pleasure meeting you ,...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome time! Spent the afternoon on New Years day learning to surf with my 8 and 10 year old boys. It was our first time. Instructor was great and we all learned to get up. We had a great time. It is a lot of...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Hello Fran , great meeting you and your kids 😊 always stoked to share the Hawaiian art of surfing to our youth, the kids had fun πŸ„ Hope to see you all maybe this summer and enjoy the pictures and videos we sent you 😎...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

My 17 yr old son from Missouri took his first lesson with Marcus, and was surfing within an hour. I thought we'd have needed several sessions to see him standing up coasting in on the waves ... but no, with this great instruction, it happened...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Hello and Happy New Year 🎊 Thank you for having your son joining us for surfing lessons 😊 It's always a joy to see our youth having fun in the ocean 🌊 your son did very well surfing πŸ„ hopefully we can see you all...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Marcus was awesome! I got 5 rides on my first time out. This guy really has experience, and clearly explained the ins and outs of long board surfing to me.

Thank Steve T
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Hi Steven, it was great to have you aboard πŸ„ I think you do very well on your first day of surfing 😊 Thank you for the kind review and we wish you Happy Holidays πŸŽ„ Marcus the surfcoach πŸ„

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