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3 ten year old boys ALL rode a wave

The boys were excited and scared before the lesson and after they were exhausted and totally ready... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
lesson with Victoria

my 2 teenage girls had a lesson with Victoria. The conditions were challenging and Victoria did... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
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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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1 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
1 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-452-5293
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The boys were excited and scared before the lesson and after they were exhausted and totally ready to go at it again. Their instructor, CT was great! He kept them all focused and ready for the next wave. It was so much fun that we...More

Thank RubyLynda
Reviewed 23 August 2017

my 2 teenage girls had a lesson with Victoria. The conditions were challenging and Victoria did a great job teaching them how to navigate these conditions and improve their skills. They would like to go again next summer.

Thank mpaolini
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is our second time using Charleston Surf Lessons. Both experiences were wonderful! The instructors are awesome and the kids had a blast. I highly recommend them.

Thank Jaime G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Thought I would take a lesson or two since it had been 20+ years since I last surfed. Lets just say time and poor decisions have taken their toll on my knees making it more challenging but Hampton and Tom worked with me, gave me...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I did a lesson together and it was AWESOME! Prior to the lesson I said "If I ride just one wave it will be worth it." Not only did I ride one, but TEN! Our instructor Victoria was so sweet and helpful....More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My instructor, Tom, was excellent. My pop-up, which used to be sloppy at best, improved dramatically under his watchful, detail-oriented eye. Tom also gave me tons of other pointers--all of which were very helpful. I highly recommend Charleston Surf Lessons to anyone who happens to...More

Thank Shawn O
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This the 3rd time my teenager(15) has taken a lesson over the last 2 years. As usual, it was an awesome experience and we will go back again. I can't say enough great things about CSL. It's worth every penny.

Thank Scdina
Management response:Responded 21 July 2017

It's always awesome seeing you guys here! Glad your child had a great time out on the water with us. Thank you so much for the incredible feedback -- we look forward to seeing you back here soon! All the best, Josh Wilson, Owner

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I spoke with the owner and the head instructor and scheduled a lesson for my 11 yr old son on very short notice. It was his first time on a board and he had a great time. My only regret is that I didn't get...More

Thank Wanda J
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

It was a blast surfing with your son, Wanda! He did an awesome job. We were happy to get him in for a lesson. Next time, you gotta join in! Thanks for the awesome feedback, and we look forward to next time. All the best,...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great surf lessons. Everyone got up and were surfing after 15 minutes in the water. The wave conditions were less than ideal, and the surf instructor literally waded in the water to make sure everyone in our group were perfectly position to catch a wave...More

Thank jgaber
Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

We're thrilled you all enjoyed your time out on the water! We had a blast surfing with you guys -- we're always here to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun! Can't wait to have you back again soon. All the best, Josh Wilson,...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Many thanks to Charleston Surf Lessons and to Matthew for an awesome experience. My ten year old son wanted to learn to surf after seeing so many surfers at Folley Beach this week. It was an easy on-line sign up the day before, and the...More

Thank rbs34hsc92
Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

It was such a pleasure having you all join us! Your son did an awesome job out on the water. Thank you so much for the awesome feedback -- we appreciate it! Can't wait to have you back soon. All the best, Josh Wilson, Owner

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Response from jgaber | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend morning rather than afternoon for two reasons: 1.) the wind picks up in the afternoon causing the waves to loose some of their shape making it harder to catch a wave. 2.) if you are not used to being at the... More