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Surfriders Academy

224 5th St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5118
+1 714-782-4510
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Fun and Useful

Marcus had amazing communication and customer service. I sent a text knowing it might be a long... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Krysten G
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Fun In the Sun

Marcus was a great instructor and I highly recommend Surfriders. I was able to ride the waves and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 yesterday via mobile

Marcus had amazing communication and customer service. I sent a text knowing it might be a long shot to schedule a next day morning lesson. He found an instructor for me and kept me up to date. It meant a lot to me that he...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Kristine, First of alll , much Aloha to you and thanks for the awesome review πŸ˜‰ We appreciate you and your business , hopefully we can see you again in your next visit here in surf city Huntington Beach πŸ„β€β™€οΈπŸ’¦πŸ„πŸ’¦πŸŒΊ Marcus the surf coach

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marcus was a great instructor and I highly recommend Surfriders. I was able to ride the waves and became more confident each time. He gave excellent pointers and he challenged me to grab a wave myself ! Thank you πŸ’¦πŸ„β€β™€οΈπŸ€™πŸ»

Thank kellyd2032018
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Kelly 😊 We appreciate your review about us and it was a pleasure meeting you. Hope to see ypu all again next time you visit Huntington Beach, may you have a pleasant stay in Orange County. Marcus the surf coachπŸ„πŸ’¦

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had one lesson with Lucy and another one with Marcus. Both were very professional and also very kind. Thanks to them I managed to stand on the board already in the first lesson, and well improved the technique in the second lesson. Very highly...More

Thank eladkedar
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Elad, we are so pleased to meet you and to teach you surfing πŸ„ hope to see you again and have a safe flight home. Aloha Marcus the surf coach

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

What a great experience! Marcus is friendly, very professional, organized, timely, patient and loads of fun! My friend and I had a great time learning how to surf and highly recommend Marcus!

Thank Helen Bridget O
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hello Helen, Thanks for the review! It was very nice meeting you and Molly, You ladies made my day watching you surf and enjoying the ocean. Aloha to both of you and until we all meet again πŸ„β€β™€οΈπŸ’¦πŸ˜‰ Marcus the surf coach πŸ„

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

My two teenagers (17 and 19 yr olds) had a private surfing lesson with Marcus this morning. I had read excellent reviews for this place and it certainly lived up to it’s outstanding reputation. Marcus gave my kids great tips on land before moving into...More

Thank Sue-lin C
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

We appreciate your review, It was a pleasure meeting everyone and to see the kids had fun, We hope to see everyone again in the future πŸ„πŸ„β€β™€οΈπŸ’¦ Aloha Marcus the surf coach

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I'm a beginner and Marcus was patient, encouraging, and lots of fun to work with. He's extremely knowledgeable and a wonderful teacher. His teaching style was great - he has a way of explaining things and demonstrating them that's clear and easily understandable. As a...More

Thank Catherine C
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hello Catherine, Well I’m so speechless, thank you for the compliment and the nice review and us. It was a pleasure working with you. I wish you many more wonderful days surfing! Marcus the surf coach πŸ„ Aloha 🌺

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

My wife and two daughters (age 8 and 10) were in Anaheim over Spring Break for a Disneyland vacation, and on our third day in town we took an introductory surf lesson at Newport Beach, with Marcus and Julio. None of us had ever surfed...More

Thank Corey S
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hello and thanks for the great review, it was a pleasant adventure working and meeting your family. I am so stoked to have awesome families that come to us for surfing lessons. I hope to see you all again! Marcus the surf coach πŸ„ Aloha...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Just returned from my 18 yr old daughter having her first surf lesson with Marcus! She had an absolute blast and got up several times! So impressed for her first time every on a board! I highly recommend Marcus and Surfriders Academy! If I could...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Aloha Katie, thanks for the review about my surf lessons, it was a great pleasure meeting you and your daughter:) I’m always stoked to see a first time beginner surfing the first day ! We hope to see you all again some day soon !...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Our kids 9, 12 & 14 years old wanted to try surfing. Markus within the hour, met us at the beach with surf boards and wet suits for all three. All three kids had never surfed before and by the end of their session he...More

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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hello Marlo, It was nice meeting you and family, and thanks for the cool review about me, I was amazed how well the kids did in surfing and I enjoyed coaching them, hope you all have a great vacation. Aloha 😊 Marcus the surf coachπŸ„

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Marcus is such a great instructor! His students’ safety is his first priority and that makes a great difference regarding my confidence in the water. I’m glad that I got to do a session with him, which resulted in an amazing experience.

Thank Angelica Louise D
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SurfridersAcademy, Owner at Surfriders Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hello Angelica Awesome to have you as a student ! you did so well in surfing πŸ˜‰ we greatly appreciate your review and hope to see you all again soon. Aloha Marcus the surf coach πŸŒŠπŸ„πŸ’¦πŸ€™

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