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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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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 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We did the 1hr class with my two kids (5,9) on 4/10. We all had a blast! Gene, Rachel and Micah made our lessons very enjoyable! You can tell they are a great family that really enjoys what they do! They all did their best to ensure we all did our best and had a great time. I would recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Now I was not even remotely good at this but I managed to stand up a few times. I am defiantly not physically fit however, standing up is more about flexibility than strength. The awesome thing was that the instructors gave you feedback right when you were doing it. I could of never learned as fast or correctly by myself.... More 

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