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Surf in Daytona Beach

Explore the vast expanse of untouched lakes and forests in the boundary waters!

Note: This is a self-facilitated adventure, not an official FD Program.

Get ready to get sandy and salty spending a day at the beach taking surf lessons. This is a great adventure for families or friends of all ages to catch some waves, laughs, and quality time outside. If you’re really looking to take your surfing skills up a notch, make it a weekend adventure, or just enjoy a long day catching waves and getting the hang of things!

Accommodation: If you’re making it a weekend adventure, check out local VRBO rentals in the area

Length: 1-2 days

Meals: Check out the FD Cookbook for some summery healthy snacks and drinks to bring to the beach!

Packing: Sunscreen, sunscreen, and did we mention, sunscreen?! Bathing suit, dry layers, a rash guard or synthetic sun layer. 

Gear: Outfitter will provide surfing instruction and boards

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