Surfing at Typhoon Lagoon
aka RonJon Surf School by Craig Carroll
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What: About three hours of surfing instruction, which will include 1/2 hour of land-side instruction
Where: Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Who: WDW Resort Guests, age 8 years and older. Participants must be strong swimmers.
When: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday mornings from 6:45 to 10 a.m., unless park opens one hour early for Extra Magic Hour, in which case the surf school starts and ends an hour earlier. (There is also occasionally evening surfing. after park hours, for pre-formed groups in which the surfers have their own boards. There are between 100 and 150 waves and each wave is between $13.00 and $15.00 depending on the size. Total cost can vary between $1,300 and $2,250 depending on the contract. Groups can be as small as six people.)
Class Size: up to 13 people. Two instructors will be present. Spectators welcome.
Cost: $150 per person (tax included). Price does not include general admission to Typhoon Lagoon once lesson is finished.
Payment: Pay when you arrive at Typhoon Lagoon. Cash, credit card, travelers checks, and room charge will be accepted.
Surfboards: Guests must use the soft-side surfboards provided.
Waiver: Each guest will be asked to sign a waiver.
Transportation: Guests will need to provide transportation to Typhoon Lagoon. Disney Buses will be operating after the class to take guests back to their WDW Resort Hotel or to other locations at Walt Disney World.
Reservations: Call WDW-PLAY (939-7529) up to 90 days in advance.