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Welcome to the surfing site and the world of surfing

Surfers know that nothing beats the thrill of riding your first wave. If you're looking for a nearby place to take surf lessons, a surf school in a favorite vacation spot, or if you're just starting to gather information, you've come to the right place! Before you learn how to surf, browse our 500+ surf school listings, read detailed information about hundreds of global surf spots, watch instructive videos, and get expert advice on board selection, apparel, surf etiquette, and fitness.

Surfing Spots

WHERE SHOULD A BEGINNER SURF?

Avid surfers know how to read the waves, and literally follow them around the world. If you're a beginner, take lessons in a spot that's manageable for you. Our Surf Spot pages are packed with useful information, including: which beaches in your area are best for beginners, what kind of crowds and marine life you'll encounter, how conditions vary in different seasons, and what kind of equipment you'll need.

Surfing Schools

READY TO LEARN HOW TO SURF?

The Surfing Site offers the world's most complete listing of surfing schools. Visit our Surf School pages to browse over 500 schools in every surf spot around the globe. Our listings provide all the information you need - including website links and contact info - to choose the instructor or surf school that is the best fit for you. If you own a surf school that is not listed on our website, please add a surf school to our directory.

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