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Farmdog Surf School is a family owned and run surf school on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. With friendly, knowledgeable instructors and equipment hand selected for each individual, students are sure to have a great experience out on the water...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2500 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9248
+1 252-255-2233
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Reviewed 2 days ago

bought a group surf lesson for my 12 yo daugher. we live in Michigan so this was new experience for her. the whole staff was very accommodating. The out of water basics were brief yet very informative and was very pleased with amount of in...More

Thank bheusel
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked the 6 day Beach Cabana set up for our week in Kill Devil Hills at the end of July. We could not have been happier! They came out to set up the tent and chairs early each morning right in front of our...More

Thank OhioWendy7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned our vacation to the Outer Banks with the sole purpose of going surfing. After reading the reviews for this surf school on Trip Advisor we contacted them and made arrangements for lessons on the Thursday. We were informed that due to the weather...More

Thank kelly98744
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The rental prices were very reasonable and the equipment in good working order. Everyone said that biking on the beach was fun (and it must have been easy and fun. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They let them leave their car the the bike...More

Thank qwispi
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Robert and the entire Farmdog crew did an amazing job getting our group of high school seniors in the water and catching waves. The instructors were knowledgeable, friendly and safety conscious. They worked tirelessly for almost 5 hours to accommodate our group and make sure...More

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Fourteen-year-old niece had a private surfing lesson and a group paddleboard lesson while on vacation with us. Instructors were knowledgeable and personable and she had a great time learning new watersports.

Thank Harlay
Robert F, Owner at Farmdog Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Thank you so much, glad she had fun!

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is my third interaction with Farmdog- first review. My wife and I are down here 1-2 times a year, we have three teenage kids, and every interaction (surf lessons, equipment rental/dropoff, coffee shop) has been above average! My most recent event is a great...More

Thank michael o
Robert F, Owner at Farmdog Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thanks so much, Michael. I'll pass your comments along to Mark!

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We rented a cabana and chair set up for the week. We had 23 people total so we got chairs for the 15 adults....this set up was absolutely perfect! We added coolers with ice filled with water and garbage each day so we didn't have...More

Thank Kaitlin S
Robert F, Owner at Farmdog Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed the service!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We really enjoyed renting our cabana and chairs from Farmdog. They had everything set up bright and early each morning and in the exact location we wanted!! We also recommend getting the garbage can and cooler with ice and water each day. It was awesome...More

Thank stv519
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our family lessons were cancelled due to surf conditions. They offered us optional days but we were on tight schedule and were unable to re-book. They refunded our money within minutes and were quite pleasant to deal with Will book Farmdog again on our next...More

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10 April 2016|
Response from Robert F | Property representative |
Hi, we offer private and group surf and stand up paddleboard lessons daily, to people ages 6 and up. These classes are only 2 hours long.