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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 or group surf lessons.All surf lessons take place at the beach not far from Huntington Beach Pier, call or text us for our semi-private beach location. We also offer shuttle pick up & drop off to our surf lesson location, if your staying in one of the Huntington Beach Hotels the shuttle is a flat fee is $40.00 round trip for 1 to 4 persons.
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Riding waves

My wife and I both enjoyed surfing much more after receiving instructions from Marcus and Eric. Our instructor, Eric, demonstrated patience as well as challenged me to take on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
JackandResh
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Pasadena, California
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Pasadena, California
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239 reviews 239 reviews
58 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My wife and I both enjoyed surfing much more after receiving instructions from Marcus and Eric. Our instructor, Eric, demonstrated patience as well as challenged me to take on waves with "more real estate". Eric then continued to provide pointers after we exited the water. Great experience.

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Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were visiting from Boston with friends, and all the kids wanted to try surfing. I made an appointment with Marcus for a 1.5 hour small group lesson for the 4 children in our group, ages 12 to 15. Our instructor was Marcus and he was great. He promptly responded to my phone call and text. He provided perfect instructions... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My daughter has been wanting to learn to surf for a few years. So, her nine yr old birthday gift was surf lessons! I picked the best experience for learning to surf, for my daughter, unbeknownst to me, until I met Ed and Marcus! The friendly, caring, patient, and very informative surf lessons were more than we could have ever... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I brought 10 teens to Orange County for an academic competition, but I wanted to make sure that they experienced more than just studying. From the moment I contacted him, Marcus was helpful, enthusiastic, and flexible. When we finally met him on the beach, I knew I had chosen the right surfing instructor. He and his crew were patient, encouraging,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

OMG what a fun day we had!!! We had never surfed before but thought it would be a fun thing to do with our 10 year old son and 8 year old daughter. Marcus and Ed was fantastic instructors that made us feel very comfortable bringing our kids out in the ocean not to mentioned all the great nuggets of... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Majamira, Its was a great pleasure meeting you and your Family, your kids were fearless in the ocean everyone did so good surfing..Thank you for calling us...Aloha Marcus "The Surf Coach" More 

Florence, South Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Marco and Jordan were fantastic instructors and were the only reason our family of four all got up surfing! Our kids 8,9 years had a blast!! Amazing experience all around.

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Lora, the kids were really good out there in the ocean, its like a big playground for them :) I really stoked everyone had an excited surf day...Aloha from Surfriders... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Marcus took us out on the ocean for our first surfing experience and we could not have had a better time. He was very personable, friendly and concerned for our safety. He taught us good technique in what felt like a little amount of time. Last but not least he was very flexible, easy to contact and punctual when making... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Aloha Joelle, Makenna and Ally ...you Girls Rock!!! its nice to teach students that are easy to work with, I saw some cool waves you girls were surfing on, you all need to move out to Huntington Beach LOL Thank you for calling me Joelle, see you maybe next year, Marcus "The surf coach" More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Surfing with Ed was priceless. His method of teaching works. Great teachings and so much fun. I was able to ride the waves over and over by the time I was done. Amazing! A lesson that I will take in my life forever. Thnx to Ed and the surf city academy

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SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Greeting Art, I just want to thank you very much for the nice review, also want to mention how well you performed in surfing, Its a fun sport once you get the hang of it, were here always to help you out next time you want to look us up. Ed M. More 

Pisa, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Marcus is a great teacher! He teaches you good surfing techniques and, at the same time, makes sure you have fun!

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Ciao Fanfarino, it was exciting seeing you riding those waves! probably more fun than Disneyland? LOL Thank you for the nice review :) Hope to see you all next year :) Aloha Marcus More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I had a private lesson with Marcus, he is a great teacher, very knowledgeable and he really pushed me on. Weather you have a group or private lesson, Surf riders is a great school for all levels. Look forward to seeing you next year buddy.

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hey Russ, good meeting you bro:) you have courage :) We really got you on some awesome waves to ride and it was all you :) Good Job!!! Yea we will see you next year! Keep playing music!! Aloha Marcus More 

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