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excellent private surfing lessons for my kids

We went to Wrightville Beach in March 2018 specifically for private surfing lessons for my two... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
YearinThailand
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Sean's Surf is the Best in WB

We started surfing two years ago and my entire family has now taken lessons with Sean and his team... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Steve M
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Suffield, Connecticut
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Why Us? Because you are looking for the safest, most effective & valuable surf lesson in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Discover how easy surfing can be with our niche method of instruction: ONE INSTRUCTOR PER STUDENT. This ensures you'll safely be taught the amazing & spiritual pursuit of wave-riding in no time! We make booking surf lessons as easy as possible! Lessons can be booked at our conveniently located W.B. shop, through our website, by phone or by email! We are also very proud to say that our instructors are the real-deal! They're local, life long surfers who are all CPR/First Aid certified and love to teach! But don't let us tell you we're the best, our awesome reviews speak for themselves! We hope to see you gliding across some tasty Carolina waves soon!
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534 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1905
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We went to Wrightville Beach in March 2018 specifically for private surfing lessons for my two children, ages 11 and 13. The conditions were not ideal for first time surfers - 55 degrees and very windy and, hence, very wavy. Sean patiently explained what our...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We started surfing two years ago and my entire family has now taken lessons with Sean and his team of all stars. Each time they take the worry out of the logistics and make it easy for us to learn how to surf. Sean's instructors...More

Thank Steve M
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Sean G, Owner at Sean's Private Surf Instruction, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Steve you are the man! Thanks so much for the kind words!

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My boys have had three beginners surfing lessons with Sean now and they absolutely love it. He is a fantastic instructor who made my sons feel right at ease at the beginning of each lesson. But also made theirs lessons so much fun. He’s very...More

Thank Amy T
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Sean G, Owner at Sean's Private Surf Instruction, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Amy, y'all are the best! Love seeing your family every time you're in town. And the boys are so well mannered and fun to teach! -Sean

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I've had several beginner surf lessons over the years and this was, by far, the best. Sean gave great instruction before entering the water and was great giving me insight into which waves to try to catch. He also did all the work carrying the...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Sean was a fantastic instructor and a really nice guy. We met up on the beach in the morning, and he had me riding the waves well within the lesson. He is very knowledgeable about surfing and clearly explained several aspects about surfing. I have...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The instructors were helpful and answered all our questions. They get you surfing the waves in no time. The beach you surf on is nice. The parking is a bit of a nightmare so get there early especially on the weekend if you want to...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our 10 year old wanted to learn how to surf and this is the place to do it! They were able to take us the next day. John was our instructor and he is excellent-very patient. We booked him a second day in a row...More

Thank Debra A
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My friend and I decided we have lived in Wilmington far too long to never have tried surfing, so we signed up for a morning lesson and loved EVERY MINUTE of it. Our instructors, Greg and Nick, were so good with us. They gave great...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

My boys, 13 yrs & 8 yrs, LOVED it!!! Greg and John were the BEST!!! We had never surfed before and they couldn't get enough! Sean was great to work with. The whole experience was easy to book and locate. Perfect!

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My kids absolutely loved their experience. Carson was amazing with my 7 and 5 year old. They had never surfed before and she made them feel comfortable and had them surfing in no time. Everyone was extremely helpful and answered all of my questions. We...More

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SusiHoward
30 June 2016|
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Response from Sean G | Property representative |
Hi there Susi, sorry for just seeing this! It'd start at $100 total including boards and equipment; and most importantly: 1 instructor per student. We are the only business in the area that has a 1:1 ratio specializing in... More
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Linda J
25 August 2015|
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To a surf lesson?
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mary c
13 June 2015|
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Hi Mary! Yes, absolutely! I know that they would have the time of their lives. Just check out my website for my services/contact info and we will book them for the best experience of their summer! Sean
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