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Farmdog Surf School is a family owned and run surf school on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. With friendly, knowledgeable instructors and equipment hand selected for each individual, students are sure to have a great experience out on the water...more
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2500 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9248
+1 252-255-2233
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Rented bikes and they were on good condition. Came with helmets, tail light, and a basket. My husband's tire was a tad low and they came right out and pumped it up. Great guys

1  Thank stephaniemV9437NM
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We booked the 6 day beach cabana set up for our trip to Corolla August 12-19, 2018. The crew set up our cabana and texted us a picture along with a description of its location on the beach. Each day the cabana was set up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I (aged 12 and 14) took a group surf lesson on Monday, and it was so fun, we signed up for another one on Wednesday! The instructors were all very competent yet easy going, and while the surf was kind of rough...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mollie F
Robert F, Owner at Farmdog Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Mollie, thanks for the visit, hope we see you next year!

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My four kids, ages 13-21, did the small group surf lesson Saturday morning and absolutely loved it- the highlight of their Nags Head vacation! The instructors were awesome, had a great system going in the ocean, and had the whole group of 12 students up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank warmweathergirl1
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I took my 11 year old daughter and 12 year old nephew to Farmdog Surf Shop for surfing lessons. Emily was their instructor and what a job she did on teaching these two how to get up and stay up on the board. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John W
Robert F, Owner at Farmdog Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed August 14, 2018

bought a group surf lesson for my 12 yo daugher. we live in Michigan so this was new experience for her. the whole staff was very accommodating. The out of water basics were brief yet very informative and was very pleased with amount of in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

We booked the 6 day Beach Cabana set up for our week in Kill Devil Hills at the end of July. We could not have been happier! They came out to set up the tent and chairs early each morning right in front of our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

We planned our vacation to the Outer Banks with the sole purpose of going surfing. After reading the reviews for this surf school on Trip Advisor we contacted them and made arrangements for lessons on the Thursday. We were informed that due to the weather...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kelly98744
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The rental prices were very reasonable and the equipment in good working order. Everyone said that biking on the beach was fun (and it must have been easy and fun. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They let them leave their car the the bike...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank qwispi
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Robert and the entire Farmdog crew did an amazing job getting our group of high school seniors in the water and catching waves. The instructors were knowledgeable, friendly and safety conscious. They worked tirelessly for almost 5 hours to accommodate our group and make sure...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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April 9, 2016|
Response from Robert F | Property representative |
Hi, we offer private and group surf and stand up paddleboard lessons daily, to people ages 6 and up. These classes are only 2 hours long.