Surf shop: the ultimate surfing store | Photo: Quiksilver

Are you buying a new surfboard? Have you run out of wax? Do you need a ding repair? Do you want to try a new wetsuit? Discover the most comprehensive list of surf shops.

Where's the nearest surf shop? How can you find a surf shop when on vacation? Surf stores are surfers' last refuge. The place where we can dream, touch, learn something new about innovative gear solutions, and explore the latest apparel trends.

According to the historians, the concept of "surf shop" was born in the early 1950s in California, when surfboard shapers felt they needed a proper store to sell their craft.

Today, a great surf shop offers a broad range of products including surfboards, wetsuits, leashes, wax, traction pads, board bags, clothing, accessories, boardshorts, and cool t-shirts.

More recently, surf shops have also become service providers, so that you can get access to surf rentals, stand-up paddleboard (SUP) tours, surfing lessons, surf yoga classes, and even photo and film productions.

Surf shop owners and employees are supposed to advise you on the best gear for specific needs, and also present you with alternatives for your initial preferences.

There are thousands of surf shops worldwide. The majority of surf stores and outlets are located in coastal cities, towns, and villages but, with the advent of artificial surf pools, they're popping up even in landlocked regions.

Help us build and keep the list of surf shops up-to-date by letting us know which ones we missed, and those who closed their doors. Post your updates and suggestions in the commentary box below.

 

UNITED STATES

California

Pacific Wave
1502 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
https://pacwave.com/

Hansen Surfboards
1105 S. Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
https://www.hansensurf.com/

Malibu Surf Shack
22935 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
http://malibusurfshack.com/

Aqua Surf Shop
3847 Judah St
San Francisco, CA 94122
http://www.aquasurfshop.com/

Sawyer Land & Sea Supply
402 Ingalls St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
http://www.sawyersupply.com/

Mollusk Surf Shop
4500 Irving St
San Francisco, CA 94122
https://mollusksurfshop.com/

Surfy Surfy
974 N Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
http://www.surfysurfy.net/

Thalia Surf Shop
915 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
https://thaliasurf.com/

Almond Surfboards
1720 Santa Ana Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
https://almondsurfboards.com/

Seaworthy Surf Shop
2988 State St
Carlsbad, CA 92008
http://seaworthysurf.com/

Rider Shack
13211 Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066
https://www.ridershack.com/

Bay Street Boards
3216 California Route 2
Santa Monica, CA 90404
https://baystreetboards.com/

Jack's Huntington Beach
101 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
http://www.jackssurfboards.com/

Florida

Ron Jon Surf Shop
4151 North Atlantic Avenue
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
http://www.ronjonsurfshop.com/

New Jersey

Farias Surf and Sport
2800 Long Beach Blvd
Ship Bottom, NJ 08008
http://www.fariassurf.com/

Ocean Hut Surf Shop
3111 NJ-35
Lavallette, NJ 08735
http://www.oceanhut.com/

New York

Long Beach Surf Shop
70 W Park Ave
Long Beach, NY 11561
http://www.lbsurf.org/

Air & Speed Surf Shop
795 Montauk Hwy
Montauk, NY 11954
http://www.airandspeedsurf.com/

Pilgrim Surf + Supply
68 N 3rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
https://pilgrimsurfsupply.com/

Hawaii

Maui Surfboards
10 Halawai Dr,
Lahaina, HI 96761
http://www.mauisurfboards.com/

Surf N Sea
62-595 Kamehameha Hwy
Haleiwa, HI 96712
http://www.surfnsea.com/

North Carolina

Wave Riding Vehicles
1900 Cypress Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
http://www.waveridingvehicles.com/


FRANCE

Clinique de la Planche
11 Rue de la Dives
14000 Caen
http://cliniquedelaplanche.com/

Wallako
111 Avenue de Biarritz
64210 Bidart
https://www.facebook.com/wallako.surfshop/

Tao Magic Glisse
385 Boulevard de la Dune
40150 Soorts-Hossegor
http://tao-magic-glisse.com/


GERMANY

SantoLoco
Eisenmannstraße 4
80331 München
http://www.santoloco.com/

AUSTRALIA

Queensland

Beachbeat
119 Bulcock St
Caloundra QLD 4551
http://beachbeat.com.au/

NSW

Wicks Surf
103 Pittwater Rd
Collaroy NSW 2097
http://wickssurf.com.au/

Aloha Manly Style
44 Pittwater Rd
Manly NSW 2095
https://www.alohasurfmanly.com/

Surf Culture
0 Bronte Rd
Bondi Junction NSW 2022
http://surfculture.com.au/

Emerald Surf City
7/2-8 Surf Rd
Cronulla NSW 2230
http://www.emeraldsurfcity.com/

Chaos Surfboards
1/236 Harbord Rd
Brookvale NSW 2100
http://chaossurfboards.com/

Victoria

Bells Beach Surf Shop
96 Surf Coast Hwy
Torquay VIC 3228
http://www.bellsbeachsurfshop.com.au/

Southern Australia

Big Surf Australia
24 Goolwa Rd
Middleton SA 5213
http://bigsurfaustralia.com.au/

Western Australia

City Beach Surf
242 Murray St
Perth WA 6000
https://www.citybeach.com.au/


PORTUGAL

Viana Locals
Praia do Cabedelo, Edificio Restaurante Aquário Bar 160
4935 Viana do Castelo
http://www.vianalocals.com/

Waimea Surf & Culture
R. Godinho 219
4450-149 Matosinhos
https://www.facebook.com/waimeasurfandculture/

Grua Surf Co.
R. Roberto Ivens 925,
4450 Matosinhos
http://www.gruasurf.com/

Boardriders Quiksilver
Avenida de São Sebastião 36 A
2655-319 Ericeira

Island Style Surf Shop
Zona industrial de Vila do Bispo, Lote 9
8650 Vila do Bispo

Sagres Natura
R. de São Vicente
8650-370 Sagres
http://www.sagres-surfcamp.com/


UK & IRELAND

Zuma Jay
20 Belle Vue Lane
Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8BR
https://www.zumajay.co.uk

Sessions Surf & Skate Shop
6 Church St
Falmouth TR11 3EG
https://www.facebook.com/SessionsFalmouth/

Wittering Surf Shop
13/15 Shore Rd
East Wittering, Chichester PO20 8DY
https://www.witteringsurfshop.com/

Bathsheba Surf
19 St Pirans Rd
Perranporth TR6 0BH
http://www.bathshebaonline.co.uk/

TJ's Surf Shop
Dunders Hill
Polzeath PL27 6TB
http://tjssurfshop.co.uk/

Ma Simes Surf Hut
28 High St
St Davids SA62 6SD
http://masimes.co.uk/

Surf Boutique
8TU, 31 Hope St
Weymouth DT4
http://www.surfboutique.co.uk/

Sennen Surfing Centre
Sennen Cove
Penzance TR19 7BT
https://sennensurfco.co.uk/

Constantine Bay Surf Store
Constantine Bay
Padstow PL28 8JJ
http://www.constantinesurf.com/

Global Boarders Surf Co. Cornwall
31 Market Jew Street
Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2HT
https://globalboarders.com

Surfworld Bundoran
Main St, Drumacrin
Bundoran, Co. Donegal


THAILAND

Freedom Boardsports 
39/21-22 Chaofa East Road
Moo 4, Chalong, Muang
Phuket 83130
https://www.freedomboardsports.com/

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