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Our Surf lessons are tailored to the individual and are perfect for any age or skill level. From the first timer who has never set foot in the ocean before, to coaching the pros! Our instructors have both professional lifeguard AND professional surf competition experience in the ISA World Surfing Games. Our lessons are a fun activity for families as well as large groups We also offer packages of multiple sessions at a special rate. Contact us at 912-704-4821 for more details.



$90/ per

$70/ per surfer

Private Individual Lesson - 1 Surfer

Doubles/Trios Lesson - 2-3 Surfers

Group/Family Lessons - 4-6 surfers (*for larger groups, call or email for details/pricing)

$60/ per surfer

We Also Offer Package discounts when you book multiple lessons! Contact us for details!

*Prices Subject to GA state sales tax.

About Our Lessons

Your surf lesson will include 90 minutes to two hours of instruction, We start off introducing you to the surfing environment along with an overview of the equipment and surf safety tips. First you will learn the basics of surfing including surf board anatomy and how to handle the board, wave management, paddle -out and pop-up techniques. We will practice on the beach a few times and then it's out into the water with your instructor to hone your skills! Our Surf lessons are taught by professional and experienced instructors. For more information, just give us a call 912-704-4821 or email us at


Leo Merchan, Lead Instructor

Leo Merchan, Lead Instructor

Leo is a professional surfer originally from the Pacific Coast of Ecuador. He has competed in three ISA World Surfing Games competitions as a part of the National Surf Team of Ecuador. He also won an Olympic Committee Bronze Medal in Longboard at the Bolivarian Games in 2009. Leo is a certified lifeguard and former member of the Tybee Island Ocean Rescue team.

Unkle Jimmy

Unkle Jimmy

The founder of Tybee Surf School, Unkle Jimmy is a local surfing legend who spent years in Hawaii, honing his surf chops before returning home to Tybee Island to launch his own surf school.

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You can sign up for lessons via phone (912-704-4821) or email (use the form below) and we will send you a message to confirm your lesson! Easy Peasy!

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