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Address: Beach access 14, Main beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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I highly recommend this surf company. I did three lessons and from never having surfed before I was able to stand on the board and turn it! I had three different instructors and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Mark G
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Sligo, Ireland
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Sligo, Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I highly recommend this surf company. I did three lessons and from never having surfed before I was able to stand on the board and turn it! I had three different instructors and they were all excellent and very encouraging!

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

Hi Mark, Thanks for the great review. We are stoked you were up and riding. Our guys and girls are passionate about their teaching and love to hear great feedback. Thanks again and try to keep it up. Merrick and Elissa Davis More 

Guangzhou, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

With my 2 kids (14 and 7) we took a 2hr lesson and...we managed standing up on the board. Job done. A bit expensive but surfing a wave with your family is priceless :-) Big up to Stephano our teacher, cool guy, pro and fun, we had a very good time.

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

Hi PascaLena, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed surfing with Stephano. He's a great, fun, skilled instructor.Thanks for taking the time to review us and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in our beautiful town of Noosa. Kind regards, Merrick and Elissa Davis More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I rocked up early with high anxiety and trepidation. At 51 I decided if I didn't learn to swim at this year's visit to Noosa I probably never would. After a thorough 20 min brief on safety in the water we were put through the paces of how to body surf on our surfboards correctly followed by 20 mins of... More 

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

Hi there and thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We are glad you and your daughter had such a great time. We think we have the best job in the world and are so happy when we hear our students have had a blast. Keep it up and might see you both again sometime. Cheers, Merrick... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Was picked up from the hostel, great lesson. That was until the end where we were told the van would take us back imminently. After 20 minutes we asked again when we would be taken back and one of the instructors pointed to our driver on the phone. After 49 minutes the driver looked at us (having been one of... More 

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

Hi and thanks for taking the time to review us. We are glad you had a great lesson and sincerely apologetic that there must have been a misunderstanding regarding your return transfer back to the hostel. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Noosa. Kind regards Merrick and Elissa Davis - 0418787577 More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Thank you Stefan for a wonderful couple of lessons! Learn to surf was my favorite part of noosa. I was planning on only taking one lesson but ended up taking three because I felt like I kept on improving by the end of each. I stood up heaps during my first lesson, and during the second one even managed to... More 

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

HI Christine, Thank you for visiting our beautiful town and choosing our company to learn to surf. We are passionate about teaching and we all love to meet lovely travellers from different countries. We are thrilled you had a great time. Might see again on your next visit in the future. we wish you a lovely 2015 and thanks so... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Good sesh, Stefan was a great teacher He taught us really well. Lots of understanding of the water, tides, safety, easy to understand instructions.

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

Hey Jess and Brooke, Thanks a bunch for taking the time to review our business. We are stoked you had a get time.Hope its not too cold back home.Maybe see you next time love to aussie crew :) ) More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My friend and I travelled the east coast, and Noosa was by far our favourite place. Our surfing experience had a lot to do with that. Noosa Learn to Surf has the best staff of any surf school we attended. They are all super friendly. Our instructor was Stefan and he was so knowledgeable and hilarious. Whether or not you... More 

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

Hi Jess and Brooke, wow, what a lovely review. Thank you so much, it's wonderful to receive such great feedback. Steph was really elated when he read your review. Hope you can keep practicing. Kind regards, Merrick and Elissa Davis More 

England
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We did the 2 hour lesson and were lucky enough to have Pierre as our instructor who was very friendly and helpful. He talked us trhough everything and then told us not to be afraid to ask for help which I did frequently and he really helped and made me be able to stand on my board. I'm glad we... More 

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

Thanks for taking time to review us. Im glad you had a great time. Keep up the practising :) More 

Melbourne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

I wanted to try surfing and I dif. Through the YHA you only pay $45 so good value. I got picked up and we got ready. I was in a beginner's group with 2 20 yo and 2 8 yo. And children like to claim attention... The instructor paid more attention to them and they surfed more than us. It... More 

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Lima, Peru
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15 reviews 15 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Stefan is one rude, arrogant man! He even speaks to his colleges in a very disrespectful way. As for the other instructors they couldn't be more kind, helpful, constructive and great teachers. Jeffrey in particular - thank you so much.

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