The BEST episodes of Surviving Summer

Every episode of Surviving Summer ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Surviving Summer!

Kicked out of school and exiled to Australia, a rebellious New York teenager makes waves in the close circle of a young surfer, creating mayhem in his wake.

Last Updated: 7/18/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Continuing
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Send It
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7.38
29 votes

#1 - Send It

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/15/2023

As pressure builds at the competition, Summer waits for the perfect wave. But with love on the line, winning on the water is only half the battle.

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Suck It Up
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7.33
24 votes

#2 - Suck It Up

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/15/2023

Unexpected truths emerge at Nationals, where the team fights to move past their drama and ride into the finals. Wren lays her cards on the table.

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Purge
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7.29
28 votes

#3 - Purge

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/15/2023

A kiss gives Poppy a lot to think about while Bax tries to get Summer's mind off her problems. Tensions boil over among the team at surf camp.

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Stay
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7.14
42 votes

#4 - Stay

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/3/2022

Margot arrives to bring Summer home, while the crew tries to qualify for the state team. Bodhi gets in trouble during her heat. Ari makes a choice.

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Selection
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7.13
32 votes

#5 - Selection

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/15/2023

Ready to show off new skills, Summer returns to Shorehaven on the eve of state team tryouts. But she finds she's not the only one bringing surprises.

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I Promise
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7.13
24 votes

#6 - I Promise

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/15/2023

Struggling to be honest with Wren, Ari ends up throwing her a birthday party, where a pitcher of special punch gets Poppy and Summer into trouble.

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Team Bonding
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7.00
28 votes

#7 - Team Bonding

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/15/2023

Tough new coach Elo puts the team through their paces. When Summer hosts a barbecue, a few impulsive decisions turn a quiet night into a rager.

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For Laynah
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6.98
41 votes

#8 - For Laynah

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/3/2022

Poppy, with her mother's memory in mind, serves as the team captain during an event against rival surf clubs. Marlon starts to weigh his options.

Go
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6.91
43 votes

#9 - Go

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/3/2022

Poppy mingles with a rival surfer. Ari and Summer sneak into the Jarrah Island competition together. Marlon must decide where his loyalty lies.

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Shame
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6.87
46 votes

#10 - Shame

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/3/2022

The crew heads to Jackson Bay for a major competition. Summer stirs up drama with a revealing game that brings Ari and Marlon's friendship to the brink.

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Stairway
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6.83
41 votes

#11 - Stairway

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/3/2022

Marlon wants to impress his new pals by surfing a notorious break, and Ari joins him. Summer gets desperate after getting an update about her stay.

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A Seat at the Table
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6.82
28 votes

#12 - A Seat at the Table

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/15/2023

Ari faces new anxieties after signing a sponsorship deal. At a glam Subtropix shoot in Byron Bay, a photographer's approach rubs Bodhi the wrong way.

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Keep the Sponsors Happy
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6.82
44 votes

#13 - Keep the Sponsors Happy

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/3/2022

Bodhi might catch her big break with a new sponsor - if Marlon doesn't ruin her shot. Poppy and Ari share a moment after a late-night training session.

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Training Day
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6.79
47 votes

#14 - Training Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/3/2022

Surf Coach Manu finds a way for Ari to train and get him back in the waves. Despite their differences, Poppy and Summer somehow bond on their boards.

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Wait For It
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6.79
28 votes

#15 - Wait For It

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/15/2023

With her plans at risk, Summer buckles down to show how serious she is about competing. Bodhi goes on a date with an intriguing surfer from out of town.

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Exile
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6.74
68 votes

#16 - Exile

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/3/2022

Wild child Summer tries to settle into sleepy Shorehaven and meets young surfer Ari, who's on the mend from a serious injury but ready to compete again.

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Big Plans
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6.73
59 votes

#17 - Big Plans

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/3/2022

Summer plots her escape. Tensions between Ari and frenemy Marlon boil over after a competition. Summer helps Ari through a side effect of his accident.

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No Pressure
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6.71
41 votes

#18 - No Pressure

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/3/2022

Ari and Bodhi try to hold their own against surfing pros - and among VIPs at a party. Summer helps Ari with his secret but wants him to seek real help.

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