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Learn to Surf at Jacksonville Beach!!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 9 reviews.Jacksonville Beach, United States

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Experience hosted by Andrew

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Experience Florida by jumping in the water and getting a feel for the waves here! There is no better way to start off surfing than learning here in Florida!

I will make sure that we will find a safe and beginner friendly beach for you to learn. We will spend the first 15 minutes on the beach talking about the conditions, how to get you up on your board, and surf tips to keep in mind.

The experience includes an hour surf lesson. In this time frame we will catch waves, paddle back out to the line up, and during the lesson I will give you tips on your rides!

Can't wait to share my passion of surfing with you!
Experience Florida by jumping in the water and getting a feel for the waves here! There is no better way to start off surfing than learning here in Florida!

I will make sure that we will find a safe and beginner friendly beach for you to learn. We will spend the first 15 minutes on the beach talking about the conditions, how to get you up on your board, and surf tips to keep in mind.

The experience includes an hour surf le…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Soft Top Surf Board
From $75
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Andrew

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 9 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi I'm Andrew!

I am a Florida local and have been surfing for over 20 years. When I was in College I was president of the FAU surf team which I lead to compete in NSSA Nationals.

I currently compete in professional contests. I'm a surf industry influencer on social (surly you've heard about the BDA).

Aside from surfing another passion of mine is filming. I have worked with many other professional surfers and have my own camera gear capable of producing full 4K quality clips.
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Where you'll be

North East Florida is a very special place with semi-consistent fun surf if you know where to look. With a variety of spots that each favor different swell directions. If the surf is down locally, day trips from Jacksonville to New Smyrna on small days for bigger surf can be arranged.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

Elizabeth
August 2019
I had a wonderful time. Andrew was patient and kind. He met me at my level and did not make me feel pressured in any way. On vacation its my goal to try new things each time. Andrew made that happen for me.
Michael
August 2019
Andrew did a great job with our beginner surf lesson. At first the waves looked too small for the lesson to be worthwhile, so he said he’d give us a refund. However, he also pointed out a part of the beach that looked more promising. We jumped in and are glad we did. He was relaxed, personable, focused, and paid close attention to safety.
Andrew did a great job with our beginner surf lesson. At first the waves looked too small for the lesson to be worthwhile, so he said he’d give us a refund. However, he also pointe…
Deborah
August 2019
Andrew was a great surfing instructor. Took his time with the three kids and they continued to improve throughout the lesson. He gave them tips with each ride, which helped them see progress. The kids had a blast!
Jarrod
July 2019
Andrew was awesome! He has a real patience with kids and knows his stuff. Both my daughter and niece were standing on the board within 15 minutes of the start of the lesson, and they had a blast with Andrew building up their confidence really well. If I am ever back in Jacksonville Beach again I will totally sign up for more lessons for the girls.
Andrew was awesome! He has a real patience with kids and knows his stuff. Both my daughter and niece were standing on the board within 15 minutes of the start of the lesson, and th…
Jacqueline
July 2019
Amazing experience. Was my two daughters (13 + 8). Andrew had the kids going in no time. Educated us very well. My youngest was able to stand up and surf by herself several times.
Robert
May 2019
Communication with Andrew was great. He clearly communicated our meat up spot and quickly explained the steps we would be taking. He got us in the water quick and on the waves. He made things simple and clear. Thanks to his coaching we were able to not only stand up but begin learning how to time the waves and take them on our own. Additional lessons with him would only improve myself but with how well he taught you can take what you learn and build off of them on your own. Even if you dont consider surfing a futer hobby of yours it's a great experience and a great time on the water.
Communication with Andrew was great. He clearly communicated our meat up spot and quickly explained the steps we would be taking. He got us in the water quick and on the waves. He…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

What to bring

Swim Suit

Sun Screen