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Corky Carroll's Surf School

Address: Bolsa Chica State Beach, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone Number: +1 714-969-3959
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Activities: Surfing
Owner description: Corky Carroll's Surf School is a 2nd generation family owned surf school. We offer private and...
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Activities: Surfing
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: Corky Carroll's Surf School is a 2nd generation family owned surf school. We offer private and group lessons as well as a weekly surf camp.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had another amazing experience with private surf lessons for our 2 boys (ages 13 and 10) on our recent trip to Huntington! We have had lessons with Corky Carroll's before and have experienced their summer kid's surf camps as well! We had Blake and Josh as instructors on this visit, who were "awesome" according to our boys. Our kids... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I took a 2hr lesson and learned so much from the instructor. It was very enjoyable and I was able to ride amazing waves. So fun, and definately worth the price! I'll be coming back for more lessons soon.

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Long Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our son took at week of surf lessons from this school and loved it! I felt they were very organized and set-up and they had everything for the kids along with a positive attitude. We will return.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My family and I were only in Irvine, CA, for a couple of days and I hadn't pre-planned what to do with our two kids (11 & 10 y.o.). On a whim, I called Corky Carroll's at about 4pm and asked if they had any surf lessons available the next day. They had two time slots so I chose the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We live in Orange County, but this is our first time doing a surf camp. My 13 and 11 year old daughters are loving it. Bolsa Chica State Beach is the perfect location for beginning surfers and the instructors are great. An added bonus for parents who stay to watch is that there are bike/walking trails where you can enjoy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This review is for their class in Huntington Beach (Bolsa Chica to be exact) using a groupon deal. I saw their deal in groupon and it was excellent price. Bought one for myself, called the number on the coupon and left a message. Someone got back to me within couple of hours. I scheduled my class with no problem. They... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We've been taking the whole family to Corky Carroll's for a few years now. I can't even remember how many. Perhaps 4 or 5. We have children from 18 to 5 that participate. The youngest does their Beach Adventure for the week. The instructors are great. They build sand castles or do other things while one or two instructors take... More 

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Dallas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Our instructor was fantastic! He was awesome with the kids. Their lessons are structured to train for 1 hour and then leave the kids with the board for an hour to surf on their own. I would have preferred more supervision for my child on that second hour, even paid for it, but that was not an option. I am... More 

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Hesperia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This was so amazing for our children! The instructor, Alex, was great and the boys can't stop talking about him. One got up on first try, other one took a while and started getting frustrated but the instructor new just how to work with him. We will be back for sure, may even do a group/party!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

My husband has lived in the middle of cornfields his whole live, the Midwest. When we moved out here, he wanted to learn to surf. So, he went here! Couldn't believe how quickly they had him up on a Longboard and he has been doing it ever since!

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