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Surfriders Academy

224 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5118
+1 714-782-4510
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Fabulous!

I was so excited to finally learn the tricks that have kept me from being able to get up on the... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
millbill81
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Fantastic first time surfing experience

Our family spent a couple of nights in Huntington Beach. My 12 year old loves the water so I... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
sue a
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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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224 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5118
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to finally learn the tricks that have kept me from being able to get up on the board. He not only knew exactly what I needed, but also what my 5 y/o daughter and my sister needed. He was kind, personable,...More

Thank millbill81
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hi there, pleasure meeting everyone that day and it was fun teaching your family surfing lessons, hope you all had a great vacation and come and see us again ... Aloha marcus the surf coach πŸ„

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Our family spent a couple of nights in Huntington Beach. My 12 year old loves the water so I thought it would be fun for her to have a surf lesson. I called Marcus and he was happy to book her in. The waves weren't...More

Thank sue a
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

I'm speechless about the nice review, I had a great time teach your daughter and everyone surf lessons, hope to see you all again soon , Aloha marcus the surf coachπŸ„

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Marcus is the man. My brother and I called him one Saturday morning asking for a lesson later that day, and he was totally cool with the short notice. Two hours later, we received some AWESOME instruction on the beach and headed into the water....More

Thank Justin E
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Hey Justin , thank you very much for the stoked review, You guys are naturals in the surfing πŸ„ I am always ready to go the extra mile for you guys and everyone else in teaching surfing πŸ„ it was a pleasure meeting you ,...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome time! Spent the afternoon on New Years day learning to surf with my 8 and 10 year old boys. It was our first time. Instructor was great and we all learned to get up. We had a great time. It is a lot of...More

Thank Fran K
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Hello Fran , great meeting you and your kids 😊 always stoked to share the Hawaiian art of surfing to our youth, the kids had fun πŸ„ Hope to see you all maybe this summer and enjoy the pictures and videos we sent you 😎...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016

My 17 yr old son from Missouri took his first lesson with Marcus, and was surfing within an hour. I thought we'd have needed several sessions to see him standing up coasting in on the waves ... but no, with this great instruction, it happened...More

Thank julieblackmon
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Hello and Happy New Year 🎊 Thank you for having your son joining us for surfing lessons 😊 It's always a joy to see our youth having fun in the ocean 🌊 your son did very well surfing πŸ„ hopefully we can see you all...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Marcus was awesome! I got 5 rides on my first time out. This guy really has experience, and clearly explained the ins and outs of long board surfing to me.

Thank Steve T
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Hi Steven, it was great to have you aboard πŸ„ I think you do very well on your first day of surfing 😊 Thank you for the kind review and we wish you Happy Holidays πŸŽ„ Marcus the surfcoach πŸ„

Reviewed 10 November 2016

My 9 year twin boys took a lesson with Marcus today. He was very patient with them while providing a fun experience. They had such an amazing time. It was awesome to watch them have so much joy. I had to pry them away from...More

Thank kel213
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Hi there guys 😊 Thanks for the cool review and it was a pleasure meeting everyone! We are super stoked that your kids had fun! We always try to keep our students safe and make it fun for them in surfing! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

Surfed with Marcus and his crew from Oct 26 - 28. I also had Mikhaela and Bob as instructors. My aim was for them to improve on my form, turning and catching waves. They delivered on those requests and made it really fun. I had...More

Thank krieg
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Hi there Billie , nice to have you joining us for your surf lessons 😊 looks like it was a little bit of work for you but you did well in surfing πŸ„ Maybe next time we can teach you some more fun manuvers on...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

Whilst we booked this for 4 of us it was mainly for the benefit of our 11 year old daughter who wanted to end our holiday in California by learning to surf. For our first lesson Marcus took the children and we had Jordan. Both...More

Thank James W
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Hello James and Kate , great pleasure meet you all and thank you for the kind words in the review , it was amazing to see kate surfing for the first time, I think you all had fun in the ocean, hope to seek you...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I've been trying to learn to surf on my own for a while now but with no luck. When I went to the surf lessons with Marcus I was able to stand on the board first try! Throughout the lesson he offered great tips and...More

Thank aalex4321
SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Hi Alex , always appreciate a good review about us , thank you 😊 Well it was nice meeting you and introducing you to the sport of Kings as the Hawaiians would say ! we look forward to see you all next year ... Thanks...More

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