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Address: Beach access 14, Main beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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Very good lesson

I had a great lesson from Stephano. He had lots of energy, he was very encouraging, kind and gave me great advise. I would recommend him for surf lessons anytime! Thanks to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2016
melaniefrance
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Bordeaux, France
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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I had a great lesson from Stephano. He had lots of energy, he was very encouraging, kind and gave me great advise. I would recommend him for surf lessons anytime! Thanks to the team! Merciiii Stephano !!!

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louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Melanie, thank you so much. We are pleased you enjoyed your surfing lesson with our team. More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The day before yesterday I got a surf lesson from Stephano and I absolutely loved it! During the lesson he taught our group how the sea works (low tide, high tide, sea banks, waves, rip current etc.) and what to do if you are in trouble, next we learned more about the surfboard, and of course, last but not least... More 

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Thank spoon1991
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review, Steph is a brilliant coach who loves seeing his students succeed. I will pass this review onto him, He will be thrilled. Thanks again!! :) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I think a good school, but stefano is a bit to much of a talker. Lot of talking (about drinks, beers, other surfers), he evens smells of beer in the morning and less surf action. He damn knows how to surf, but missed the real active coaching which I was hoping for. Bit of a disappointment.

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louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Mariska, we are sorry to hear that you didn't receive more active coaching from Stephano. I have spoken to him about your review and he was surprised as he said you came back for 2 more sessions with him? Had we been made aware of your concerns whilst attending the surf school, we could have assigned another coach for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Perfect for those who would like to try surfing - small groups and great instructors; by the end of my lesson with Stephane everyone was standing (almost!) everytime. I would whole heartedly recommend! Thank you!

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Thank Emily C
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thank you for your positive recommendation. it's always great to hear feedback. Steph is a great instructor. I will pass this onto him. Thanks for taking the time to review us. More 

Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Stefano was a very good instructor. I really liked the safety pointers he gave the group before we got down to brass tacks of paddling out and standing up on the board. Noosa's main beach is a phenomenal place to learn - there was a constant stream of waves once we went out i the water.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

This Company and Merrick are absolute legends. Had my daughter out for a father and daughter kayak and we saw dolphins literally one meter away from our kayaks. My daughter loves dolphins so you can imagine how she felt. The personalised service that Merrick gave too was exceptional and it explains why he was a world champ. Recommend this activity... More 

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Thank Paul C
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Paul, sorry, seems somehow we missed this review. So glad you and your daughter had a great time and the dolphins put on a show for you!! Hope you enjoyed your holiday on our beautiful town :) More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Our instructor was a bit cocky (French), but funny and he gave us good pointers on what to focus on. Overall it was a great experience, although there was no photography service, as advertised on their website....

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Thank planetjulija
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Julija, Thanks for the positive review. Glad you had a great time. We do offer a photography package as advertised on our website which states it has to be pre-booked 1 day in advance. Thanks again :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

sun+sand+surfing with jimmy = paradise Jimmy was the best instructor Ive ever had Lessons start with beach safety, then it's perfecting technique session, then straight onto the waves. My son and I were surfing in no time. Looking forward to going back and hanging ten with Jimmy

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louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I will pass this onto Jimmy, he will be stoked! fantastic that you had a great time :) More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

We got the 3 lesson package for 165 dollars. Jimmy was a great teacher! He explained things clearly, was very patient, really enthusiastic, and gave lots of individual tips. He seemed genuinely happy when someone stood up! It made a very encouraging and positive atmosphere. Plus both me and my friend managed to stand briefly in the first lesson. Only... More 

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Thank Emah131
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Emah, thank you so much. Jimmy is a wonderful instructor. Hope you had a great time in Noosa. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Jimmy was a fantastic instructor. He was very good at explaining things and has a real love of surfing. We will be back!

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Thank Candice989
louiemez, Owner at Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf, responded to this review

Hi Candice, Thanks for your review. I shall pass this onto Jimmy. Look forward to seeing you back soon! More 

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