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Address: 224 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5118
Phone Number: +1 714-782-4510
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Experience the most fun surf lesson ever! We Specialize in first time...

Experience the most fun surf lesson ever! We Specialize in first time beginners, Private surf lesson rate:$120 includes Surfboard, Wetsuit, and a 1.5 hour surf lesson,or group surf lesson rate: 2 or more persons $90 each includes Surfboards, Wetsuits and a 1.5 hour surf lesson. All surf lessons take place at the beach, NOT AT THE 5TH STREET SURF SHOP... Call us for our Locations... Text or email us today to book a surf lesson by appointment only. We would need your Height ,Weight, Gender for wetsuit size. Plus a credit card number to hold to book Reservations.

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Great SoCal experience

We booked a family surf lesson with Surfriders Academy via the web/email from the UK. I had expected one instructor for the 4 of us but it was a pleasant surprise when both Marcus... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
HelenH1000
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a family surf lesson with Surfriders Academy via the web/email from the UK. I had expected one instructor for the 4 of us but it was a pleasant surprise when both Marcus and Eric greeted us at Sunset beach. We were fully briefed and kitted out in wetsuits (which fitted well based on height and weight details emailed... More 

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Thank HelenH1000
Green River, Wyoming, United States
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time watching the kids surf with Coach Marcus! He was great with the kids and had them up and surfing right away. It we so great to make it easy on the kids. What s great experience and highlight of our trip! Even my 8 year old daughter was surfing alone!

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Thank Lacey M
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hi Lacey, thanks a million for your review! your kids were amazing surfing for the first time, I am so stoked to see the fun they had, maybe next time you can join them in the class :) We wish you and family lots of Aloha and hope to see you all again...Marcus the surf coach... More 

Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My two teens took a lesson with Ed. He gave them all the necessary theory in land before the water session. In no time at all he had them standing up surfing. He was not at all focuses on the exact finish time and went well over. Both teens had a great time.

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Thank DonCork
SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Teaching surfing is our passion and "Thank you for your review" Had fun showing your kids had how to surf..We enjoy sharing the Aloha of surfing to all ages! hope to see you next summer :) Ed G. More 

Albany, NY
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 45 year old husband and our two 16 year old daughters all took a lesson with Surfriders and it was fantastic! Ed M was the instructor, and he was incredibly patient, accommodating, and skilled. All of them were able to get up and surf thanks to his excellent teaching. From the moment I contacted Marcus (owner) until we finished... More 

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Thank Melanie B
SurfridersAcademy, General Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

As always we appreciate you coming out for your surf lesson, it was nice meeting everyone and we are stoked to be a part of your bucket list of things to do :) have a great summer Ed M. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun Marcus was awesome. He is a great instructor!! Would recommend him for anyone!!!!

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Thank Hailee M
SurfridersAcademy, Manager at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you both for the nice review , it was a real pleasure meeting you both and teaching you the Hawaiian art of surfing ! Hope to see you guys next summer! Aloha Eric G. More 

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had booked a lesson for myself and my fiancé, this was our first time surfing and by the end of the lesson we were riding the waves all the way to the beach! Our instructor Eric was awesome, he had loads of energy and enthusiasm. Eric was great at coaching us and we had a great time! I chose... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were members of a group lesson that consisted of 8 people. We were in a group with Mikayla, she was an amazing instructor in the water. She was really encouraging and very patient with us. Out of the water Marcus had given us all our safety instructions as well as some techniques tips. We liked that the instructors all... More 

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Floyds Knobs, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This was a great experience for our daughters, and Marcus is an amazing instructor! He was patient, knowledgable, and fun! I highly recommend this experience!

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Thank alove2016
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello there 😊 A big thank you for the nice review, I had a great time teaching the kids surfing, and meeting you all ! Hope to see everyone again next summer, until then Aloha ...marcus the surf coach 🏄 More 

Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Marcus is the best! After contacting S.A., he texted and called me to arrange details. He even called the morning of the lessons. My hubby and (15 y.o.) son took lessons, while we watched. He provided wetsuits and very clear instructions. Both my boys were up on the first wave! They had a great time! Marcus is awesome. If you... More 

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hi Katy , very nice meeting you and family , it's in my soul to make sure everyone has fun learning to surf and you husband and son sure proved it , with the ear to ear smiles on there face , made my day 😊 Hope to see you all again next summer.. Until then Aloha 🏄 Marcus the... More 

Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you have young kids that want to learn how to surf, call Surfriders Academy and ask for the owner, Marcus. He was great with the kids, and got them on the board within minutes despite bad surf conditions they day of our lesson. We were just visiting for a short time, and only booked one lesson for the kids... More 

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Thank txbikegrrl1969
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for calling us 😃 your kids were fearless in the ocean and I'm very pleased they had fun surfing in Huntington Beach , we hope to see you all next year and thank you very much for the pictures of them surfing🏄 Aloha Marcus the surf coach More 

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