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Address: Park Rd. 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: +1 956-772-7272
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Description: South Padre Surf Company is family operated surf school operating for 20...
South Padre Surf Company is family operated surf school operating for 20 years, and offers surfing lessons, surf camps, and surfboard rentals year round. Fun for the whole family! Family and group discounts are available.
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All three of my kids took a lesson and absolutely loved it. They have the most patient and knowledgable teachers. All 3 of my kids were standing on their boards in less than 30... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Pearland, Texas
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Pearland, Texas
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58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

All three of my kids took a lesson and absolutely loved it. They have the most patient and knowledgable teachers. All 3 of my kids were standing on their boards in less than 30 minutes. They loved it. They have begged to do it again. This is a great experience and really worth the money !

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San Antonio, Texas
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My 4 daughters took the 1 hour lesson from Rachel, and all had a great time! None of them had tried surfing before this, and one of them was a little hesitant. Rachel soon had them all having fun, feeling confident, and standing up on their boards. They would all recommend lessons from SPSC, and can't wait to do it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Booked my daughter for an hr long lesson the next day. Texting the owner was great , they reply promptly with all the info you need. Within ten minutes of starting the lesson(her first time on a board). She was standing up and riding. Had an absolute blast.

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M L, Owner at South Padre Surf Company, responded to this review

Thank you!! We love to share our passion for surfing!! So glad you enjoyed it, and hope to "sea ya" again soon! More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This Husband and Wife team were amazing. Our family of 4 did a 3 hr surf lesson with a group of other people we had never met. I was nervous at first but Rachel made me feel comfortable. We all received individual attention and we were all successful on getting up on our boards. I'm sure glad I didn't just... More 

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Highland Village, Texas
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Rachel was our instructor (and owner). After our teens finished their 1 hr. lesson ($40) and got out of the ocean, they said she was awesome, very encouraging and tons of fun. That's a lot coming from a teenage girl! Got great pictures. Even of them dancing on top of the board while surfing. Great fun. Met someone who was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My family had a really good time doing the surf lessons. Rachel had my girls ages 9 and 6 up on the surf boards almost right away. She was great with the kids. They can't wait to try surfing again!!

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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If Rachel can teach 2 rednecks from Missouri to surf in under a 1/2 hour she can teach anyone. We had a blast and would do again in a heartbeat. The class after us had a bunch of younger kids and they were surfing on the first wave. We rented a surfboard from them for the rest of the day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It was a good time for my sister in law, sister and I. None of us had ever surfed before, and they were great at helping us learn when to paddle, giving a push to help out and they took pictures too. I also like that you can rent boards from them after taking their class. I really enjoyed it... More 

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South Texas
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had five "never -before" surfers in our party ranging in age from 11 to 62. We had a blast. We took the one hour surf lesson and believe it or not---we all SURFED! At least we got up on the boards long enough to take some pics. Gene and Rachel are excellent instructors and took time with everyone in... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

I had been surfing when I was much younger & had obviously forgotten how tough it is... Gene & Rachel made surfing for my husband and I so much fun. The beach wasn't crowded and the surf lesson was small enough that they had one-on-one instruction with each surfer, multiple times. They want to ensure you have fun, and enjoy... More 

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