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Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine

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Address: 311 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767
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+1 888-787-3789
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The FlowRider Indoor surf machines let surfers practice without subjecting...

The FlowRider Indoor surf machines let surfers practice without subjecting them to the dangers of strong undertows, jagged rocks, and sharks that denounce the value of a college degree. Amid Surf Style's cavalcade of retail shops, the rushing tides of the FlowRider artificial surf machine lures thrill seekers of all ages. A combination of surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding, FlowRider, which has been featured in the St. Petersburg Times, challenges wave gliders to balance atop surging currents reminiscent of Mother Nature's towering waves. A soft riding surface absorbs inevitable wipeouts, and windows flank the sides of the surf center, allowing onlookers to peer in during each radical carving session. Catering to experienced boarders and rookies alike, FlowRider affords enough riding space to practice tricks, hone skills, and pump veins with more adrenaline than the amount that results from making friends with a T-shirt cannon.Free parking is available inside Surf Style's sprawling garage, which touts a 44-foot-tall marine mural crafted by Guy Harvey. Although not included with today's Groupon, visitors can also take advantage of the beach emporium's retail shops, restaurant, and convenience store.

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Good with Groupon

The family enjoyed​ the one-on-one lessons with the instructor before the ride. The teens had a fun time. If you can grab the Groupon special, it is worth it. The Groupon was $50... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
AlexHuynh5
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked an hour for five kids ages ranging from 10 to 15. They all had a blast. The staff even helped the kids improve while they surfed. Tuns of fun

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The family enjoyed​ the one-on-one lessons with the instructor before the ride. The teens had a fun time. If you can grab the Groupon special, it is worth it. The Groupon was $50 for 5 people versus no discount which is $150

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Columbus, Indiana
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We found ourselves in Clearwater Beach on a rainy day. As we were shopping we stopped into the biggest most amazing gift shop. It has any vacation gift you could ever want, there's a convenience store on the back side, and an indoor surfing room. It was so much fun for all of us My 8 and 10 year old... More 

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Thank Rich4102
Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

The FlowRider is the perfect rainy day activity! So glad you and your family enjoyed! Visit us again soon :-) More 

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We had such an awesome time at Flow Rider in Clearwater! The people were so nice and were very helpful!

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by! Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Really cool set up, radical rides, great training when you got no waves around. We r welcomed by a great team of people And had a lot of fun. Going back soon ;)

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Awesome! Thank you for sharing your positive experience. We hope you visit us again soon! More 

Tampa
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This review is from a non-atheltic Gen-X female, so take from it what you will. I had tried a flowrider on a cruise ship years ago. I stood on the board, went up, stayed on for about 10 seconds, and managed to steer myself back to the bottom and stepped off. I was afraid if I stayed on longer I’d... More 

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Thank MacCat27
Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience on the FlowRider! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Kids love this place. Super friendly staff!!! Great entertainment for the kids!! The workers inside the flowrider really help the kids to figure out how to ride.

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Great to hear your family enjoyed themselves :-) More 

Chanhassen, Minnesota
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151 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Surf-Style is located right across the street from Clearwater Beach. There indoor surfing is affordable, however make your reservations in advance. They have some very good surfstyle clothing along with beach/Clearwater souvenirs. If your at Clearwater Beach and looking for a little break from the beach it's a must stop.

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

We appreciate the review! Visit us again next time your'e in Clearwater Beach! More 

Lithia, Florida
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very expensive and rude employees. I would not recommend unless you want to wait all day inside a store at the beach. It was an hour wait for a 15 min surf. Very small and the whole place is set up to where your obligated to buy there food and drinks since your waiting so long. Also anything you purchase... More 

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your experience in our store. We encourage customers to book their session ahead of time on our website to avoid wait times. Please email customerservice@surf-style.com so we can look into this further. More 

Anderson, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have vacationed in Clearwater the last 2 years and will be there next week for our 3rd trip. Last year our boys 9 and 7 at the time begged to do the indoor surfing. This year I am planning to get one of the passes so they try this out and do it everyday we are down there!! We... More 

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Jennifer M, Guest Relations Manager at Surf-Style Flowrider Indoor Surfing Wave Machine, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear! We look forward to having you visit our store :-) More 

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