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Address: 100 Park Rd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6413
Phone Number: +1 956-772-7272
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South Padre Surf Company is family operated surf school operating for 20...

South Padre Surf Company is family operated surf school operating for 20 years, and offers surfing lessons, surf camps, and surfboard rentals year round. Fun for the whole family! Family and group discounts are available.

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A highlight of our trip!

My seven year old daughters participated in the Surf Camp the day after Thanksgiving and it was AWESOME! Both were up and surfing right away, and were dragging their boards back... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My seven year old daughters participated in the Surf Camp the day after Thanksgiving and it was AWESOME! Both were up and surfing right away, and were dragging their boards back out for more after three hours. Scheduling was a breeze, price was very reasonable, and lessons were safe and fun. Greg and Rachel are great with both kids and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Had two 12 year olds. One was very successful the other had some problems with popping up. The one who had problems still had a great time. They were so encouraging. I was really impressed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Took my 3 boys (10,13,15) for their first lesson. We signed up for 3 HR class and had 4 others in class as well. After going through the basics and getting on the water the instructors had each person make their first attempt. I guess that 3/4 of the students got up on 1st try! Even my 10 year old... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Awesome experience. I admit I was nervous. We had 3 kids ages 9, 10, and 11 and one with autism. Kids were up and standing on boards almost immediately and kept at it for the full 3 hours. We stayed in the water with kids and watched it all up close. The instructors were excellent coaches and they adapted to... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Rachel was amazing and had myself and two boys (12 & 18) up and surfing very quickly. We had an hour lesson and we're all sad when it was over. You may want to try the longer class or rent boards to continue surfing after the lesson. Both boys agreed it was the best part of our vacation.

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

My two children (14 and 10) and I took 1 hour lesson while on vacation in South Padre Island. We were able to surf after a few tries. We had an amazing time thanks to our instructors. Rachel and Gene are great professional always with the smile on their face; the group number is small no more than 5. Rachel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

There were only two of us for the lesson, and the waves were pretty soft and slow. The brach had very few people on it for our 10am lesson on a friday. Perfect conditions for beginners. Rachel was a great teacher and was able to get us standing up on the boards within the hour. By the end of the... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Their instructor was amazing!!!! They all loved the experience, and she made it fun! They were all 3 able to surf, and had a blast!

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Thank Christina S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

I have recommended many people go to Gene and Rachel the owners to learn to surf. One of the reasons is south padre has very shallow water with nearly no current. The water is warm usually as well. Secondly, Gene is a seasoned ie absolute pro level lifeguard which will make first timers feel very safe in the water. Gene... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

All three of my kids took a lesson and absolutely loved it. They have the most patient and knowledgable teachers. All 3 of my kids were standing on their boards in less than 30 minutes. They loved it. They have begged to do it again. This is a great experience and really worth the money !

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