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Address: 224 Fifth St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone Number: +1 714-782-4510
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Description: Experience the most fun surf lesson ever! We Specialize in first time...
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, 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. We are 10 minutes north of Huntington Beach Pier, Free Parking, Showers, Restrooms on-site and the Best surf spot for beginners. Our surf lesson location is Pacific Coast Highway and Warner street behind Travel Lodge. Contact us for more details.
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Your kiddo is in great hands!

We had a great first surfing lesson with Eric today. My son, who is 7 and had never been on a surfboard, had a blast. Eric had him (safely) riding the waves in no time. Eric took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great first surfing lesson with Eric today. My son, who is 7 and had never been on a surfboard, had a blast. Eric had him (safely) riding the waves in no time. Eric took care of me too, pushing me out and letting me know the goal was FUN. And it was. And he pointed out wildlife... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Took a lesson today with my 3 daughters (14,12 and 6), my wife and myself, Marcus and Jordan were truly exceptional. Thanks guys for a great highlight to our trip.

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Clifford, what an Amazing family you have :) It was a pleasure and joy teaching everyone surf lesson that day! Lots of Fun! Thank you for everything and Aloha from The Surf Coach!...Marcus*** More 

Toronto, Ontario
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I can't say enough good things about Marcus and our surfing lesson! We booked our lesson two months in advance of our trip. We were contacted back promptly and provided all the information we needed to attend our lesson. Finding the lot and our instructor was easy. Marcus, our instructor was personable, patient and encouraging! It was an amazing experience... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

The review was about us was cool, but you guys were cooler :) Always ready to share the ocean to everyone who comes to see us! its was a pleasure to teach you all surfing.. its what we love to do! Happy Fun Summer...Aloha Marcus the surf coach... More 

Belleville, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were staying in Huntington Beach for vacation and my 16 year old son wanted to try surfing. My son and husband spent 2 hours with Marcus and had a blast! He is a terrific instructor, teaching safety & technique first, and then getting them out in the water and standing in no time. We would definitely recommend Surfriders for... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello out there :) so grateful for the kind review! I am almost out of words how to say thank you for joining us for your surf lesson, hope to see you all next summer again! Keep surfing ...Marcus the surf coach... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Booked a July 5th surf lesson for me, my wife and my teenage daughter. Marcus is amazing with his communication, even called me right back after my cell dropped the call. He sent detailed text messages making directions and information easy. None of us have ever surfed but our instructor was also amazing. Obviously these guys love what they do... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Awesome thank you for the review and Yes we love what we do for Surfing! so stoked your family was able to surf, we love to see smiles on their faces riding waves! Aloha Marcus the surf coach... More 

Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the spot if you want a great experience surfing. I would recommend them with out hesitation.They responded quickly to my texts, answered my questions, and had my girls up and surfing the first wave! Loved our time with Marcus Thank you Surfrider Academy!

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Your girls were so awesome surfing, thank you very much for the nice review, well we know you now have surfer girls in the house! hope you all have a great summer...Always Aloha Marcus The Surf Coach.. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Excellent teachers and lesson! Always had a surf-dream, and they made it come true. Really fun, and worth every penny!

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello guys...Thank you for coming down to meet us for a surf lesson...It was a pleasure teaching you all and I even had fun watching you surfing...Aloha Marcus... More 

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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My daughter and I tried surfing for the first time this past week and had a great time with Marcus. He was very personable, patient, friendly etc.... All the attributes of a great instructor. I called in the late morning and he was kind enough to juggle his schedule so we could take a private lesson that same afternoon. In... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

As many as the waves roll in from the ocean, that's how many thanks for the pleasant review, I am stoked to see you and your daughter able to surf and have a fun time, Lots of Aloha from Marcus "The Surf Coach" More 

Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Ed was my instructor and professional, kind and very knowledgable. He even got stung by a stringray just before our lesson and didn't mention it until after the lesson so as not to startle me. He provided great tips and matched the lesson to my experience and capabilities.

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SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Much gratitude for the cool review, Again we thank you for joining us for the surf lesson, I think your ready to practice on your own, have fun this summer surfing! Aloha Ed M... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Marcus was an excellent surfing instructor, he worked with my wife and I and our seven year old special needs daughter. Marcus made it fun and enjoyable for our daughter and she absolutely loved it. My wife and I had no experience and Marcus had us both up and riding waves on the first try. By the end of the... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Much Aloha for the review, It was very nice meeting you and family, what a blessing to teach you all surfing, it was just as much fun for me as it was for you, because we LOVE surfing!!! until then always ALOHA...Marcus "The Surf Coach" More 

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