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Address: 311 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: +1 888-787-3789
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Description: The FlowRider Indoor surf machines let surfers practice without subjecting...
The FlowRider Indoor surf machines let surfers practice without subjecting them to the dangers of strong undertows, jagged rocks, and sharks that denounce the value of a college degree. Amid Surf Style's cavalcade of retail shops, the rushing tides of the FlowRider artificial surf machine lures thrill seekers of all ages. A combination of surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding, FlowRider, which has been featured in the St. Petersburg Times, challenges wave gliders to balance atop surging currents reminiscent of Mother Nature's towering waves. A soft riding surface absorbs inevitable wipeouts, and windows flank the sides of the surf center, allowing onlookers to peer in during each radical carving session. Catering to experienced boarders and rookies alike, FlowRider affords enough riding space to practice tricks, hone skills, and pump veins with more adrenaline than the amount that results from making friends with a T-shirt cannon.Free parking is available inside Surf Style's sprawling garage, which touts a 44-foot-tall marine mural crafted by Guy Harvey. Although not included with today's Groupon, visitors can also take advantage of the beach emporium's retail shops, restaurant, and convenience store.
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Fun experience for kiddos!

Great surf/boogie board experience while visiting the Clearwater area. Instructor was great with my 12 year old. He had 30 minutes alone and had a blast learning to maneuver in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
RikkiLeeFishers
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Fishers, IN

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Rock Falls, Illinois
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Our two teenagers had a blast trying the Flowrider for 30 minutes. There are changing rooms and lockers to keep your personal items. There are chairs and viewing areas for family to watch. The instructor cared that the kids had a good time and learned what to do. $25 for 30 minutes was well worth it for them!

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time on the Flowrider! Hope to see you again! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Prices were okay, but nothing special. Some items were overpriced, some were average as compared with other stores. Be aware that they don't take returns. They state it pretty openly, so it shouldn't be a shock to anyone shopping there...BUT...pay close attention to what you're charged. We purchased several t-shirts from the same display that stated buy 2 get 1... More 

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for this experience and are so glad the store refunded you for the promotion that rang up incorrectly. If you could please e-mail Lauren@surf-style.com so that we can get more information regarding this incident, it would be greatly appreciated. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Just got back from Florida today went to surf style 5/28/15. Purchased a boogie board for my son when we returned to our area IRB we stopped at CVS and seen the same one for about half price. Then I realized that the lady that checked me out there did not give me my card back. She folded the receipts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

EVERYTIME I go to Clearwater, I ALWAYS do all of my shopping here! They have GREAT merchandise, and priced AWESOME! I always get things for my friends and family back home at a great price. I honestly have been in there multiple times, and I have never done the surfing... I have seen people do the surfing, and it looks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I can't praise enough what a great place that is. Variety of different products, reasonable prices, friendly staff and an indoor surfing machine contribute to creating a fantastic shop, where everyone will find something for themselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Friendly staff. Surfing is great. A must do during your Clearwater visit in Florida. Be preparws to get wet.

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in the tank! We hope to see you again on your next visit to Clearwater! More 

Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My family and I live right across the bay but decided on a beach vaca for spring break this year. My youngest daughter (10 yrs old) begged me to try this simulator. I was really concerned that it wasnt going to be very much fun because there was no way she was going to be able to stand up and... More 

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are so glad you had a great experience, we will be sure to let the FlowRider staff know! Hope to see you again on your next visit to Clearwater! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Worst place to ever park. .....my car gets vandalized in their parking structure and all the manager says is tough luck pay for the parking. Never Never park at this place.

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Fishers, IN
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great surf/boogie board experience while visiting the Clearwater area. Instructor was great with my 12 year old. He had 30 minutes alone and had a blast learning to maneuver in the waves.

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your time on the Flowrider! Hope to see you again on your next trip to Clearwater! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have always wanted to try this and figured this would be the perfect experience. You have to sign a safety waiver that you won't sue them if you get hurt. Unfortunately I ripped my finger nail off after slamming into the wall bleeding all over the place. The "kids" running the wave machine handled the entire experience completely unprofessional.... More 

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Address: 311 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767
Phone Number: +1 888-787-3789
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater

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