Surf Lessons in North Carolina

Make learning to surf easy with a surf lesson. Below is a list of surf schools and camps in North Carolina including Wrightsville Beach, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Wrightsville Beach and other locations on The Outer Banks.

Tony Silvagni Surf School

At Tony Silvagni Surf School our private/group surfing lessons are designed based on the level of the individual. Tony and his team will teach you the essential surfing fundamentals on everything from land instruction, wave formation, paddling, positioning, surfing etiquette and water safety. We offer top quality surf lessons year round with our professional and highly qualified surf instructors that are CPR & First Aid Certified.

G, 101 Cape Fear Blvd
Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Hours: 9AM – 5PM
Phone: 910-232-1592

Surfhouse Cafe & Shop

Let our expert surfing instructors guide you to catching some waves! We offer group or private surf lessons and stand up paddleboard. Lessons are located on Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Contact us today for more information or to sign up.

604 N Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Hours: 5PM – 9PM
Phone: 910-707-0422

Indo Jax Surf School

Our mission is to 1) Teach people to surf in a fun and safe learning environment 2) Bring surfing to people who might otherwise not have a chance to do so. 3) Use the stoke of wave riding to build self-esteem in people 4) Promote a love of the ocean environment 5) Set an example of charity for others to follow. All while having a great time!

8935 Tilbury Dr
Wilmington, North Carolina 28411
Hours: Hours not provided
Phone: 910-274-3565

WB Surf Camp

In our surfing programs you will catch all the waves your body can stand while our expert coaches fill your mind with knowledge and your spirit with stoke. When you finish your surfing lesson, you will have an understanding of why surfers are surfers and why we have uncompromising commitments to coastal conservation.

222 Causeway Dr
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Hours: 7:45 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: 910-256-7873

Surf City Surf School

Our daily surf lessons are designed to get you and your surfing compadres schooled on shredding and out there catching your first wave! Our fun and professional instructors teach new students about what’s going on around us in the ocean, the surfing equipment we use, how to properly “pop-up,” and how best to exercise safety in the water.

107 N Shore Dr
Surf City, North Carolina 28445
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: 910-616-2280

Farmdog Surf School

Our aim is to provide the aspiring surfer instruction in a safe, structured, high quality and experiential manner that is delivered in a fun, consistent, and purposeful way with friendly, experienced and insightful surfing instructors.

2500 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: 252-255-2233

Outer Banks Surf School

Our mission is to spread our love of Outer Banks surfing by providing a safe, positive, and fun surfing experience to students of all ages and skill levels.

Street address not provided
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Hours: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: 252-599-2006

Carolina School of Surf

Brothers Michael and Ben Powell have more than twenty years of surfing experience combined and are going to help you push your ambitions as a surfer to the next level. Quality surf lessons integrated with a fun-filled experience is what you can expect from the Carolina School of Surf!

44 E 1st St
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 28469
Hours: Hours not provided
Phone: 910-713-9283

Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School

Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School offers guided kayak tours, surf lessons, stand up paddleboard lessons, summer camps and rentals on the Outer Banks of NC.

44 E 1st St
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina 28469
Hours: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Phone: 910-713-9283

Sean’s Private Surf Instruction

Learn everything you need to know with an elite team of talented local surfers. Passing along their knowledge, stoke and secrets of how to surf well. With our proven, unique & individually crafted student-instructor relationships you’ll overcome the obstacles & your surfing will thrive!

534 Causeway Dr
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Hours: 10AM – 5PM
Phone: 910-470-2010

Crystal South Surf Camp

Emphasizing ocean awareness, safety, and surf etiquette, our experienced surfing instructors match students with appropriate equipment, starting with soft surfboards, and build skills which allow students to transition to higher performance equipment, which equals more and more fun!

805 Schloss St
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480
Hours: 7AM – 8PM
Phone: 910-465-9638

KowaBunga Surf School

Sharing the love for the art of surfing for the rest of our life! Call today to set up your surfing lesson.

8614 Ocean View Dr
Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28594
Hours: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: 910-545-7919

Aussie Island Surf Shop

At Aussie Island we think progress is a good thing. That is why we are proud to support all of our athletes that ride for us. Whether it be surf or skate, these team riders help progress the sport they choose. We believe that they are not only team riders but part of our Aussie Island family.

1 N Lumina Ave
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Hours: 10AM-5PM
Phone: 910-256-6789

REAL Watersports

When you’re learning with REAL, you have access to the most knowledgeable and friendly surfing coaches in the world. To maximize your instructional experience, we recommend visiting the real Lesson Center in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Our state of-the-art facility has instant access to perfect conditions for kiteboarding and surfing.

25706 NC-12
Waves, North Carolina 27982
Hours: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Phone: 252-987-6000

Marsh’s Surf Shop

No matter what your surfing-skill level, we can help you improve your shredding abilities. Sign up for surf lessons or one of our summer surf camps and you’ll be ripping it on the waves in no time.

615 Atlantic Beach Causeway
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512
Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Phone: 252-726-9046

JC Surf Camp

Our goal is to teach the young and the young at heart to hit the waves with confidence and give individuals a better understanding of the awesome sport of surfing in a fun and safe learning environment. This sets the stage for a lifetime of fun “on” the water!

1414 S College Rd
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Hours: Hours not provided
Phone: 910-622-5272

Fox Watersports

We have developed a better product knowledge than just about any other surfshop. This knowledge allows us to help you decide not only which is the best model for you but what dimesions will work best in your local conditions. If you don’t see the surfboard you are looking for give us a call or email and we can definitely help you find that “magic” board.

47108 NC-12
Buxton, North Carolina 27920
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: 252-995-4102

Surf Unlimited

Bringing you the best since 1980! Surf Unlimited has grown from a small surf shop into a fabulous boutique shopping experience for the entire family!

17 Causeway Dr
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina 28469
Hours: 10AM – 6PM
Phone: 910-579-1525

Mermaid Surf Co.

Our mission is to empower females of all ages and abilities. We believe the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun!

Streeet address not provided
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Hours: 8AM – 7PM
Phone: 203-494-7684