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Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

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Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

Hi

My family and I are travelling to Phuket in Ocotober. Our 10 year old wants to have surfing lessons, but I am concerned about being in the ocean (after reading some of these forums). Is there a safe area to learn surfing, and where is it in relation to Karon.

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Melinda

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1. Re: Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

Hi

not in october. We were there in June and on some days the under current is very very strong.

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2. Re: Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

If the weather cooperates October is good for surfing. In the months when there is no undercurrent, November-April, there is no surf and so no surfing.

Go to Kata Beach, you'll find a surfshop there and they can help you out.

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3. Re: Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

Hi

If you go onto Kata Beach located in front of the Boathouse is a surf school run by a half Kiwi half Thai guy called Jamie. They move their boards and flags onto the beach everyday. Jamie is fluent in English and is an excellent surf instructor. He has taught quite a few of our friends and amongst them some young girls who now do very well in the surf competitions.

Hope this helps you.

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4. Re: Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

Surf season officially ends in October in Thailand but don't tell Huey...The God of swell or waves....

Try Phuketsurf.com website.....This will give you all the prices for surf lessons and surfboard rentals....Plus up to date surf and weather reports....

Phuketsurf surf shop is in the extreme southern corner of Kata Beach next door to Nautilus dive shop who also rents boards and give surf lessons....

Kata Beach is the next beach south of Karon Beach so you will need transport to and from....

The lessons are very safe as the instructor will take care of her and take her to the best spot for learning...

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5. Re: Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

Talk to Mike , the owner from Nautilus Dive/Surf shop on Kata Beach . Himself or his staff Nui will be able to organize surf lessons for your child . His mobile # in Phuket is 089 8749 147 .

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6. Re: Surfing lessons for 10 year old Girl

Thanks everyone !

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