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Tybee Island
About Tybee Surf School
The island's original surf school, Tybee Surf School, offers easy to learn surfing lessons from professional instructors with International Surfing Association and National Surf Instruction experience as well as Lifeguard and CPR Certification. Our lessons are customized to accommodate everyone from first timers to coaching the expert and are designed to keep everyone safe and stoked! Give us a call and we will tailor your experience to your skill level...At the end of the day, we'll have an awesome time!!!
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Reviewed September 21, 2019

I had my first lesson today. Leo and Chelsea were great. Waves were very rough which is no one's fault but mother nature. Very intimidating for a beginner who has never been in the ocean before this day! I really look forward to seeing him...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank melsmarsh
Reviewed March 17, 2019

We were so pleased to be able to take in a surfing lesson on our way south this past March Break. Chelsea had us well organized and Leo was a perfect instructor for our 7, 8, 10 and 13 year olds....we are planning on returning...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Our recent vacation to Tybee Island included surf lessons with Tybee Surf School. Hands down this was the best part of our vacation! We are from Wisconsin and truly believed that surfing would be such a challenge. It definitely was a challenge but everyone who...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kafranpeppler
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

I took some lessons from Leo and highly recommend him. He is very patient and has tons of experience. His wife Chelsea is also amazing, they provide great customer service!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 990magdalenek
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This was our first visit to Tybee and our girls wanted to take surf lessons. When we contacted Tybee Surf School, scheduling a lesson was easy. Chelsea was friendly, helpful, and scheduled our lesson for the next day. Leo instructed our girls on land and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jerid H
Reviewed July 3, 2016

As we were planning our family trip to Tybee, I wanted to get a few surf lessons for my 14 year old son and used TripAdvisor reviews to select Tybee Surf School. I am so thankful I did. When I first called for information, Chelsea...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank tlockard67
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We go to Savannah most every year for spring break. We look for fun outside things to do around while we are there. This year we wanted to go to the beach and try surfing. We found Tybee Surf school and decided to give it...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Vicki C
Reviewed March 25, 2016

They were great my grandson who is 5 ended surfing well and felt very confident definetly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank edtrauma
Reviewed August 19, 2015

I planned a large family vacation to Tybee Island and one of the activities that some of us wanted to do was surfing. So I called in and spoke to Chelsea to reserve a time for 8 people (she was very kind and helpful). The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank NicoleMarie92
Reviewed August 11, 2015

My 13 and 16 year old loved the lesson they took with Leo on our first time visit to Tybee. He took our snowboarder and downhill ski racer and turned them into surfers! It has been the highlight of their summer. Chelsea was great at...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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rey p
February 19, 2016|
Response from Chelsea M | Property representative |
Hi! The wave conditions on Tybee really vary, even from one day to the next, but the best season for waves is between June and October. Let us know if you are interested in any lessons this summer!