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Address: 222 1st St, Neptune Beach, FL 32266-6142
Phone Number:
+1 904-435-7873
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Jacksonville Surf and Paddle is North Florida's premier Surf and Stand Up...

Jacksonville Surf and Paddle is North Florida's premier Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard school, Surf Camp, and Beach Rental provider. We offer a wide variety of surf, stand up paddleboard (SUP), and fitness classes specifically designed to meet your individual needs. Situated 2 miles north of Jacksonville Beach in Neptune Beach FL., we are blessed with warm temperatures year round. With easy access to both the beach for surf lessons and the Intracoastal Waterway for SUP, your next lesson is just minutes away. "Any age and any stage" as we like to say! No one is ever too young or too old to benefit from board sports. Whether you are looking for a private beginner surf lesson or advanced competitive training for your aspiring surfer, we have a class that's right for you. Come explore beautiful inlets and winding creeks with us today! All Jacksonville Surf and Paddle lessons and tours are available 7 days a week.

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Surfing Lesson

I was extremely impressed with Jax Surf and Paddle and all of their employees I dealt with from top to bottom. After my wife bought me a paddleboarding lesson a couple years ago... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve K
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was extremely impressed with Jax Surf and Paddle and all of their employees I dealt with from top to bottom. After my wife bought me a paddleboarding lesson a couple years ago, I decided to return to learn how to surf. John at the front desk was extremely helpful in setting everything up and my instructor Emelia was phenomenal.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My 10 year old and I had our first SUP lesson this past weekend and it was an amazing experience. Went out with Connor and John, who were extremely friendly, knowledgeable, fun, and patient. Prices are competitive and equipment in very good shape. I can't wait to get back in to the water and try this again. Will definitely be... More 

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Barkhamsted, Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ellie was the best instructor! She made me feel very comfortable and encouraged me to keep trying each time I fell in the water. I would definitely recommend this company, especially Ellie!

Thank SJohnson515
Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used Jax Surf and Paddle many times over the last 4 years and we have never been disappointed! We have done summer camp with them and hired them to teach classes for our kids. All of the teachers we have had over the years are kind, helpful and great with the kids. I feel like the kids are... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owners are top notch and Emelia is a great instructor. I enjoyed it so much I extended my board rental and booked an additional lesson the following day. I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for surf/paddle board lessons or board rentals.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Jax Surf and Paddle for helping me checkmark another item from my bucket list! My excellent instructor helped me ride the waves my first try!! Would recommend them to anyone!!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

The owners of Jax Surf and Paddle were amazing. I forgot to confirm my appointment so when I showed up they did not have an instructor ready to go for us (my fault not theirs) but within 30 minutes they were able to secure somebody. Garrett did an amazing job of showing the kids the basics and staying in the... More 

Thank acrodwell
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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

My son 14 and his friend 13 had a wonderful lesson with Stephanie. Her relaxed personality, genuine love of the water, and patience made yesterday's experience fun for the boys and eased moms nerves from the sidelines. The entire organization is top notch. My sons friend's sugar was low. (phone app alarm) I didn't have Stephanie's number so I phoned... More 

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Tom O, Business Development at Jax Surf and Paddle, responded to this review

Glad to hear the boys enjoyed their time and thanks for the review! More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

We (two adults and 15 and 14 year old) were visiting for Spring Break and signed up for paddle board lessons with Mark. He met us at the site on Dutton Island, only about 15 minutes from the shop, and we spent a wonderful 90 minutes paddling through the canoe trails. We saw so many amazing birds - really beautiful!... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

Elle did a great job at teaching us how to surf for our first time. The water was great, and the experience was unforgettable! She was more than patient with us and was a great instructor. I would highly recommend Jax Surf and Paddle - Elle, in particular, we would love to go back when we are in the area!!

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