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Outer Banks Surf School
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If you are on the Outer Banks and want to surf, do it with us. We are the longest running and best surf school on the Outer Banks.
118 E Becker St, Nags Head, NC 27959-8967
+1 252-599-2006
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This momma wasn't sure what I had signed myself up for but was sure I wanted my 13yr old daughter to know that I would push past a fear of waves to create a memory with her. When Zack and Chris arrived it was too...More

3  Thank Corry S
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We paid for three kids to get an hour and a half lesson. It might have lasted an hour as the "instructor" took 30 minutes to put on a wet suit and get to the beach. His lesson was mainly "paddle and jump". Upside -...More

1  Thank traveldave99
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My kids 16 & 21 had Zack as their instructor. He was great with them! They both totally enjoyed their lesson! It was just the 2 of them and Zack, they said he was funny and helped them alot. they never felt awkward, especially when...More

Thank louise r
Reviewed 7 July 2018

My 13 year-old daughter took two lessons from Zack this week. He was professional, warm, encouraging, and patient. The water at OBX is no joke, and my daughter felt very safe under the watchful eye of Zack. Besides all of the other attributes I mentioned,...More

Thank lauram72016
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is our third year with Outer Banks surf school...and we love every time with them. Max is one of the best instructors for our daughters (now 7 and 9). He has our 9 year old, year after year, loving getting up on the board....More

Thank MerHurt
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We paid for three kids to get an hour and a half lesson. It might have lasted an hour as the "instructor" took 30 minutes to put on a wet suit and get to the beach. His lesson was mainly "paddle and jump". Upside -...More

1  Thank traveldave99
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting the Outer Banks for over 25 yrs. and learning to surf was on my bucket list. We decided to go with Outer Banks Surf School, and we were not disappointed. Si was extremely personable and spent extra time with my 8...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We got a very personalized experience. I think we really got our money's worth. These guys work hard. They were kind enough to provide wetsuits as well. Can't wait to come back and have another lesson!

Thank MichelleC8978
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I love, loved, love this! So glad I did this. Zach and Charlie were fantastic. Very professional, encouraging, and gave the right feedback for each student to feel successful. I am definitely inspired to keep at it. I recommend this to everyone.

Thank jez09
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Took my 3 nieces surfing with OBX Surf School, 3 day clinic. Their ages range from 11 to 16. We all had a blast. The girls were up in no time. It took me a little longer to get up, but I did. For a...More

Thank TimO2088
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My 7 year old daughter absolutely loved surfing with Zack, Chris and Max. They had her standing up, and riding the waves all the way in to the shore on her first day! She couldn't wait to go back and surf with them again! They...More

1  Thank ocean247
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We enrolled our 13 year old son that had never surf before in the noon class with Chris. Within no time, he was up and surfing with Chris by his side. I searched several surfing schools in the weeks before our vacation. I am thankful...More

2  Thank Lee D
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21 March 2017|
Response from Chris H | Property representative |
Yes we can give them a private lesson, as long as the conditions are suitable.