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Excellent Experience

The staff was amazing!!! So much so...we ended up doing lessons for our kids on 2 different days... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily D
via mobile
A Gnarly good time!

If you have never thought about surfing before, let these people be the ones to help you try it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madi K
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At Charleston Surf Lessons, it’s our passion to help you discover the exhilaration of surfing and catch the perfect wave. Charge the surf with us today!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
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1 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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+1 843-452-5293
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was amazing!!! So much so...we ended up doing lessons for our kids on 2 different days during our visit. We will definitely do this again. Can't say enough nice things about Charleston Surf Lessons!

Thank Emily D
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

We're happy you're happy, Emily! It was awesome getting to hang out with the kiddos twice during your trip -- they did a great job! Thanks for the stars -- we appreciate it! Looking forward to next time. All the best, Josh Wilson, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never thought about surfing before, let these people be the ones to help you try it!! Easily the best hour and a half I had at the beach all week! Great people as well as great prices! If you pass up this...More

Thank Madi K
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Rock on, Madi! It was awesome having you out on the water with us -- thanks for the stars, too! We look forward to catching waves with you next time. All the best, Josh Wilson, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tommy and crew made our efforts to surf thoroughly enjoyable. Despite the weather they came each day committed to providing a positive yet safe experience for all. We did get to see some big waves on our third day of lessons. The crew waited until...More

Thank Edward K
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

It was so much fun out on the water with you, Edward! Thanks for choosing us -- we do always put safety first! We look forward to surfing with you guys again soon! All the best, Josh Wilson, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our two teenagers and their friends had a great time! Our daughter didn't want to do it at all! But once she was in the water she was smiling ! They all really enjoyed it and would do it again . Josh was great at...More

Thank 2moody2
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

We're thrilled the kiddos had an awesome time! They did a great job -- we had a blast riding the waves with them! Looking forward to some more great times on the water next time! All the best, Josh Wilson, Owner

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

These guys were super nice! The owner came up to us on the beach and offered us lessons. They did a 30 minute lesson on the beach to get us ready for the waves, and then took us out to the water. Hampton was amazing...More

Thank Samy L
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

You guys were shredding out there, Samy! It was so much fun having you guys out on the water. Your progress was incredible! Thanks for the awesome feedback -- we really appreciate it. We hope you'll come back and see us next time you head...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My daughters and I had a great time learning to surf with Tommy on Mother's Day. I never expected to be able to actually stand up but we were all doing it in no time. It was a lot of fun and the highlight of...More

Thank Yvonne B
Management response:Responded 21 May 2017

I'm so glad you and your girls had a great time surfing with us on Mother's Day, Yvonne! We had a great time with you all on the water. We look forward to having you all back for some more wave riding soon! All the...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked a semi-private lesson which could have had up to 3 people but ended up just being the 2 of us. Our instructor was knowledgeable, friendly, and great at explaining techniques and safety concerns. Our instructor had us both standing up...More

Thank AltaFan5
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

We always love seeing you guys stand up quickly! It was awesome having you guys join us out in the surf. Thanks for the great feedback -- we appreciate it! We look forward to having you two join us again in the future! All the...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

I am from landlocked Western Pennsylvania, but had spent summers on the beach in New Jersey and had been on a surfboard 55 years ago but had never stood up. That was an item on my bucket list. We planned a trip to Charleston and...More

Thank Nick N
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

Your story is one for the books, Nick! We're thrilled we could make your surfing dreams come true. Thank you so much for the incredible feedback -- it was awesome being able to surf with you while you were here on vacation! I'll pass the...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a world class experience with Tommy today for our first time taking surf lessons! Would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting the area and looking for a fun time! Totally worth it and a good price too.

Thank taymcarlson
josh w, Owner at Charleston Surf Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you so much for choosing us . Tommy said you did awesome . Josh wilson owner

Reviewed 10 February 2017

Charleston Surf Lessons is World Class!!! My 4 sons have each done numerous one on one lessons. My wife and I have done couples lessons and individual lessons. We have done birthday parties for our boys. We have participated in numerous weeks of summer camp...More

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