Phuket Surf School-Surf
note: The surfing season in Phuket
is from April to September, at other times there are no waves
for learning to surf the sea is flat.
school is open from 1st of May to the 31st of September
to Surf in Phuket Thailand
is the beginners paradise!
Phuket is probably one of the best locations in Asia for learning
to surf with gentle waves and a friendly atmosphere in the
surf. Learning to surf in Thailand is fun!
Over 40 years experience surfing, we will have you up
and surfing during your holiday in Phuket. We haven't
had a failure yet.
We are the only accredited surf school
in Phuket with a full fleet of Soft Top Surfboards dedicated
for learning to surf, The best surfing equipment for
learning to surf, learn to surf with experienced and
fully certified surfing instructors.
Surfing Lessons are broken
down step by step so anyone can follow and understand.
of a Learn to Surf Lesson
3 session Beginner Learn to Surf Programme
|Surfing lesson starts on the
beach with a run down on reading the beach and waves,
safety in the water, surfboards, paddling, how to stand
up and how to fall off :)
We then practice the essential
techniques of surfing on the beach; standing up on the
board, paddling, how to fall, the stance, stretches.
|At the water's edge you will
learn how to get in and out of the ocean and safely holding
your surfboard and other surfers secrets.
|Then it's in the water, to
put all the knowledge into practice, carefully watched
by your surfing instructor (who will be in the water with
Learning to surf is fun and easy
Chloe after 2 sessions of surf lessons
she is catching and riding waves on her own
to Surf in Phuket Bookings and Enquiries
a surf lesson-Prices
Surf season in Phuket starts
1st of May and ends September 31st
to Surf Bookings
Depending on surf conditions on the day, surf
lessons may be at Bang Tao Beach, Surin Beach or other Phuket
beaches. We choose the spot that best suits your learning,
developing or advanced surfing skills.
We provide all equipment including soft surfboards,
rash vests and surf hats.
Please make sure you bring board shorts or swimsuit,
towel and plenty of sun screen.
The surf lessons are 2 hours per session
Group surfing lessons 2 to
4 persons (learn to surf with others in a small group)- prices
5 Day Programme is 5,400 baht, which includes
a 10% discount
Private surfing lessons (one
on one) with head instructor- prices per person
1,800 baht for an extra person
Can already surf, but want
to take it to the next level?
We offer intermediate to advanced surfing
lessons. Learn the finer points of surfing and how to do those
turns you dream about.
to Surf Bookings and Enquiries
We also offer Kids Surf Camps during the school
holidays and a regular kids morning
us for more information
Rick- Head surfing instructor -Currently
certified with the NSSIA - Surf experience over 40 years
Before you start, try some
pre learning tips on surfing
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stay while you learn to surf?
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Thanks and looking forward to
seeing you in Phuket
Making a booking
Beginner Surfing Lessons
You can call us directly to make a booking
for one of our daily group beginner surf lessons, or you can
contact us through the contact page on this website. We recommend
you book in advance to avoid disappointment, turning up on
the day without a booking is not advised, as we are quite
busy during the surf season and there is a big chance we won't
have a place available for you.
We don't require a deposit
for booking our daily surfing lessons but if you are booked
in, we do appreciate you contacting us to advise of cancellation.
Private Surfing Lessons
Private surfing lessons are essential to
book in advance so we can arrange the best instructor to suit
your level of surfing experience. We require a 50% deposit
to confirm a private lesson booking.
In the surf season from May to October,
most people go directly to Bang Tao beach and hire surfboards
from our Surfing School without making an advance booking.
In the off-season our equipment is rented from the Saltwater
Dreaming Surf Shop.
Also if you would like to
rent a surfboard other than a soft top you need to go to the
surf shop. If you wish to make an advance booking to avoid
missing out please contact us. You don't need a deposit to
Kids Surf Camps
Kids Surf Camps are essential to pre-book
because we are always fully booked and have a limited number
of places available. We require a 50% deposit to book a surf
Cancellation and Refund
To confirm a booking for both Surf Camps
and Private Lessons you must pay a 50% deposit. This deposit
is non-refundable if the customer decides to cancel the booking
within 24 hours for a private lesson or within 7 days for
one of our surf camps.
We are happy to transfer your booking
date, or transfer your deposit to another person, if places
Lessons and deposits are fully refundable if the Saltwater
Dreaming Surfing School cancels the surfing lesson due to
extreme weather conditions or other circumstances.
Surf School Feedback
Check our customer's surf
school reviews on Tripadvisor
Lots more reviews below
It has been a great
experience learning to surf with your school and getting
to know you and your team:) Thank you again for your
I plan to come back in September
We just took 2-day beginner classes and
we just loved it! Rick (head instructor) taught us a
lot and we got to practice a lot during our sessions.
Everybody was so friendly and helpful.
We plan to take more classes in the near future. Surely
recommend it to everybody, especially beginners like
Thanks so much for the great lesson!!
Thank you for all you did for a beginner
Sure I will try to find opportunities
to practice and come again for your professional guide!
Ni Lin (China)
Thanks for the lesson. It's full of fun
and we'll definitely try again when we are back home.
See you next time when we come again.
I left Phuket a
week ago and i didn't have time to say goodbye.
I would like to tell you thank you for the great surf
lessons. I really enjoyed it and you are a very good
teacher! I Hope to continue to surf :D
I hope to come again
Many thanks to you and also Kay for the
lessons for past few days. I really learnt a lot and
im just writing to say thank u for
the clases and i hope i can use the knowlodge to enjoy
surf around the word. Have a great year with your family
and friends. Good waves and blue sky in phuket. Thanks,
I had a great time learning to surf
and now I'm addicted to it. I'll be back again, and on
the next visit I'll stay somewhere near Bang Tao Beach.
Thanks for the surfing lessons, your a great teacher.
Thanks for lessons.
It was good to be able to stand up. I'll try and get a
third lesson in January or February once setlled back
into New Zealand.
I just wanted to say thank you for
the fantastic surf lessons you gave me at Bang Tao Beach.
I really enjoyed it!
Attached you will find some pictures.
Now I´m back to Norway (actually
almost a month :P).
I wanna go surfing again in Phuket when I go to Thailand
next time ;)
Nice meeting you and thanks for the
great surf lesson last Thursday.
We had a blast! Thanks, Rick!
Some experiences are forgotten,
some are remembered, and others become a part of us.
Thanks again for a great lesson and an experience that
will stay with me forever.
Time to hit the waves in Okinawa!
Thanks again for the great lessons, I'll make sure to
sign up for more next time in Phuket.
Thanks Rick. We had a great time today!
I know, your school is the best, so can
i learn school surf with Rick Gamble?
Just to convey our thanks for the lessons...
unanimously agreed that we had a great time.
I would like to say thank you we are very
pleased. They were perfect classes!
Alexey and Yana
Thank you for two awesome lessons! :)