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Address: 2707 Hillside Dr S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-4660
Phone Number:
+1 843-602-3326
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Dean's List Surf School is focused on providing high-quality...

The Dean's List Surf School is focused on providing high-quality instruction, affordable rentals and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet or exceed your expectations. Your choice, Surfing, Kiteboarding or Skimboarding is on the menu...we are confident you'll be excited to Join us!

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Dean is really awesome! I asked for a quick version of his regular lesson - he taught me basic on-shore movements and pop-up techniques for about 10 minutes and then put me on a... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Dean is really awesome! I asked for a quick version of his regular lesson - he taught me basic on-shore movements and pop-up techniques for about 10 minutes and then put me on a wave. I popped up and rode an entire wave to the shore on the second try!! I consistently rode waves during the rest of our lesson,... More 

Thank Kelseyn5
Mooresville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Dean gave my husband and 12-yr-old son a lesson two years ago and then we rented a board for a day. Last year and this year, we rented boards from him for a few days, and next year my husband and both sons will get lessons! No one else I would trust with my kids! Dean takes the time to... More 

Thank CathyNes
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Dean is an amazing instructor who knows how to differentiate lessons for people of every age and ability. I am a 33 year old female with severe arthritis in my knees and Dean knew exactly how to teach me so that I could be successful...and I was!!!! Riding those waves was the most incredible feeling. It was a day I... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

What an amazing experience! I had never surfed before and was really nervous to give it a try. Dean made me feel so comfortable! He broke it down to simple steps and before I knew it, I was riding my first wave. I had always wanted to try it. Dean was super patient and encouraging. I definitely would recommend this... More 

Thank Joey R
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Today my 8 year old and 6 year old took their first lesson and both were up riding the waves. Dean is awesome with kids of all ages and is the BEST! Thanks Dean's List Surf School!

Thank B G
1 review
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Dean is an awesome surf instructor! I've been in the water and trying to surf of my own for years and in one lesson with Dean eventually caught my first wave all the way in. Dean teaches in such detail that heading out into the water after the land instructions wasn't scary for me anymore! Highly recommend this surf school.... More 

Thank Laura H
1 review
Reviewed 25 June 2014

All 3 of my children (ages 4,7,10) were up and riding the waves in one lesson! We couldn't have asked for a better experience! Thank You Dean's List Surf School!!

Thank KristieLH
Troy, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This was mine & my sister's (20 & 13 years old) first time ever surfing and by the end of it I was on my feet riding the waves. Dean is a very enthusiastic and charismatic instructor. Even though I was not too confident in my abilities to surf, Dean encouraged me & gave me very helpful instruction that clearly... More 

Thank Diana R
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Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

Our son thoroughly enjoyed his 2-hour lesson. Dean did a great job in his teaching, both outside and inside the water! We would certainly recommend him to anyone!

Thank Tdakma
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I had a previous lesson and this one does not even compare! He constantly gives you tips to improve your surfing technique as well as explains how it affected it. In the winter I am a snowboard supervisor. I help train and pick out who to hire. He possesses every single quality I want in a great instructor.

Thank greg d

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