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Address: 224 Fifth St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone Number: +1 714-782-4510
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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 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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They are GREAT! And really want you to learn and enjoy the sport!!!

Anyone who wants to learn or wants to get better at surfing - then this IS the place for you! Great people with talent & who really care! I can't speak highly enough about this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
hbsurfer1
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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217 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Anyone who wants to learn or wants to get better at surfing - then this IS the place for you! Great people with talent & who really care! I can't speak highly enough about this place & the people! Even if you're on vacation & want to try out the sport - DO IT!!! Then go home & tell em... More 

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Thank hbsurfer1
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating! Helped out with all elements of surfing. They make sure you are not in over your head but are also having a fun time!

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Thank Brian H
Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

My husband and 3 daughters (ages 15-11) took surf lessons from Marcus and Joe while we were vacationing. We are from the Midwest, so definite amateurs but these two made it fun, and they were actually surfing at the end! Safety was important to them, but they were also very knowledgable and so encouraging!! We all had a great time,... More 

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Thank Sarah G
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hey Sarah thank you for coming out to see us for the surf lessons, Joe and I had a blast teaching your kids and husband to surf, what a classic day that was! Hope to see you all next year! Aloha Marcus the surf coach ! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our instructor was Ed Morgan, he was an exceptional instructor. My 11 year old son had tried surfing about 2 years ago. Ed brought the surf boards, wet suit and took such great care of my son. He first went over many things on land, and then they headed to the water. It was a fantastic experience, I can't recommend... More 

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Thank Terri K
SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Terri, Thank you for calling us again. Its was a great pleasure to see you and kids again and to give them another surf lesson :) Happy New Year ! Ed M.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Marcus was a true professional. We felt safe and well informed. He did a great job instructing us and we had so much fun! Awesome experience for my husbands 44 birthday!

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Thank Heather H
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Heather, really nice meeting you and your husband :) Thanks for bringing him out for his Birthday present ! A Surf Lesson :) Much Aloha to both of you :) Marcus the surf coach More 

Tustin, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

My sister and I purchased a gift certificate for our 15 year old nephew, Ben's, Christmas present last year. It took 8 months for us to get our calendars together to make this happen, but Marcus was on it. His communication, records and team are amazing. Marcus stayed on top of the plan, even calling us to change the location... More 

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Thank Doug W
SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

So grateful for the review :) yes Ben was amazing, We really enjoy working with kids and teaching them to surf, Aloha to you and Family, Eric G. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Marcus and Jordan were wonderful! I took two lessons on two consecutive days. Both instructors made me feel comfortable, safe, and were very encouraging. They were patient and good at explaining body mechanics. I would highly recommend Surfriders!

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Thank Sopriska83
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello Sophia, very nice meeting you and Jordan wishes you the best, he said you did very well :) Aloha More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My son (7 years old) and I took lessons with Eric G. over Labor Day weekend. We had a great time learning how to surf. Eric was very cautious and made sure that my son was safe at all times.

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Thank Ralph C
SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hi Ralph, many mahalos for bringing your son out to surf, he did well and saw the stoked smile on his face having fun, that's what surfing is all about..having fun in the waves! More 

Bozeman, Montana
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Chowsmith
SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hey aloha there...what blast teaching your kid surfing! were always in the surfing mode...have a great rest of the year...Eric G... More 

Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank LRS75
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 

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