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Half-Day Wakeboarding-Lesson Package for One, Two, or Four at Raging Buffalo Wakeboard School (Up to 55% Off) 

Port Barrington

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In a Nutshell

Lessons begin with instruction in balance and form on dry land before instructors take students to water for half-day wake session

The Fine Print

Expires 60 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 visit per season. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to weather. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The human body, unlike raisins, white wine, and the wit of Oscar Wilde, isn't meant to be dry. Take a speedy dip with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $99 for one half-day wakeboarding lesson with gear and a T-shirt for one person (a $209 value)
  • $195 for one half-day wakeboarding lesson with gear and T-shirts for two people (a $418 value)
  • $379 for one half-day wakeboarding lesson with gear and T-shirts for four people (a $836 value)

Novice wakeboarders start their lessons on dry land mastering balance and positioning before taking to the wake. Instructors customize their lessons based on student ability and skill; the sessions last up to four hours and include two 15-minute riding times, a cooler bag, a T-shirt, and all gear, though wakeboarders can bring their own gear if preferred. Sessions also include the boat, driver, fuel, and a boat wrangler, should the boat escape. Check the calendar for time slots and reservations.

Raging Buffalo

Raging Buffalo's adrenaline junkies have turned their athletic addiction into a successful enterprise by offering snowboarding and wakeboarding lessons to beginners and experienced riders. In the summer, their instructors take to the wake for lessons that start at the wakeboard school—open since 2001—before taking students on 15-minute riding sessions. When winter comes, the instructors dry-dock their boards in local bear caves and show students how to navigate the drifts with snowboard lessons at their ski park, which opened in 1992. Additionally, Raging Buffalo plays host to a variety of events, from rail jams to USASA competitions.


  • “Groupon was a good value for the "Burton Learn to Ride Experience". Both my kids had a great time and enjoyed the instructor a lot. ”

  • “Plan on staying longer than expected - the park is very fun and the atmosphere is awesome! The snowboard instructors are great too!”

  • “We had an instructor named Carlo he was wonderful for my eight year old daughters;)”

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    Port Barrington

    614 Rawson Bridge Rd.

    Cary, IL 60013


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