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Surfing in Hilton Head can be easy and enjoyable for all ages with the guidance of Hilton Head Outfitters’ experienced surfing instructors! Our surf lessons emphasize ocean safety and teach the basic fundamentals of surfing while creating a fun experience for the whole family with memories that will last a lifetime!


Lessons are available year-round on the beach in front of The Dunes House in Palmetto Dunes Resort.


Weekend availability varies - please call Hilton Head Outfitters to check schedule. Class times change each day depending on high tide. All lessons run for 90 minutes and require pre-registration.


AGE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum age for group lessons is 7 years old. Children 5 or 6 years old are welcome but  require private instruction to ensure safety in the water and to have help constantly available for handling the surfboard. Adults of all ages are always welcome!


  • Professional, certified surfing instructor with years of experience!

  • Each lesson start with a surf style yoga warm up to get the blood flowing and the mind clear then you'll dive into ocean education, water safety, and some surfing history.

  • Each group finishes with an ice cold watermelon (when in season for large groups) and a team photo.

  • Get individual attention and a great experience for kids of ALL ages.

  • Hilton Head's 1-2 foot waves are perfect to learn how to surf on!


Surfing lessons are 90 minutes long and available Monday - Friday year-round. You can book by calling the number below or signup at the Hilton Head Outfitters & Bike Rentals shop located in Palmetto Dunes Resort.


Large groups are welcome! Call 844-826-6866 for groups 7+.

Please call 844-826-6866 with any questions or to book over the phone.