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Nick Surf’s Up Surfing Game

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This is a surfing and racing game featuring Nicktoons characters. Choose a Nicktoon and try to beat an oncoming wave by moving back and forth between lanes. Avoid staying in one lane too long. Play by yourself or against the computer.

  • Play as 6 different Nickelodeon characters.
  • Navigate through the choppy waters of 3 different levels.
  • Jump over obstacles for extra points.





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Alternatively kids and adults can play this surfer video game for free as a web application here.

Surf’s Up Game for Kids Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Keep moving to avoid the break of an oncoming wave. Collect coins and jump over obstacles to earn points.

  • Starting the Game
    • Select anywhere on the screen to begin.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • Use the up and down arrow keys to move.
      • Jump using the space bar.
    • Touchscreen devices
      • Although this game might load on touchscreen devices, its controls were optimized for desktops with keyboards.
  • Game Play
    • Interface
      • View your coins and shaka bras on the upper left corner of the screen.
      • The timer is in the top center of the screen.
      • On the upper right corner is the pause button. Select this to open the pause menu:
        • Play button: Resumes the game
        • Help button: Opens the game’s instructions
        • Trophy button: Views your current accomplishments
        • Sound button: Toggles the game’s audio
        • X button: Quits your current game and moves you back to the mode selection menu.
    • Basic rules
      • The game begins when you pass by the starting line, and ends when you pass through the finish line or when you wipe out.
      • Do not hit the wave’s break until the timer runs out.
      • Collect coins and jump over ramps.
        • Use ramps to jump over obstacles in the water.
        • Ramps are also useful in overtaking challengers in versus mode.
      • Avoid obstacles.
        • Jump over flying and swimming obstacles to earn extra points.
    • Starting your game
      • Select a game mode:
        • Quick Race:
          • You have 3 lanes.
          • Outlast the break.
        • Vs.
          • You only have 2 lanes.
          • Get further than your opponent before the timer runs out.
      • Pick a character and surfboard
        • Playable characters
          • SpongeBob SquarePants (SpongeBob SquarePants)
          • Michelangelo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
          • Bunsen (Bunsen is a Beast)
          • Lynn Loud (The Loud House)
          • Patrick Star (SpongeBob SquarePants)
          • Krang (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
        • Available surf boards
          • Pineapple
          • Pizza
          • Ice Cream
          • Football
          • Cardboard
          • Alien tech
      • Difficulty levels (based on time)
        • Easy Peasy: 60 seconds
        • Normal: 1 minute 30 seconds
        • Hard: 2 minutes
      • Pick a level
        • The Beach
        • The Sewer
        • The Internet
    • Beating the break
      • Each time you stay still, you inch ever closer to the break. Keep moving to keep ahead of the break.
      • Watch out for obstacles.
        • If the obstacle is some distance away, move back and forth until it’s close.
        • Stay in a single lane only until you’ve cleared the obstacle.
        • Most obstacles will either occupy 2 lanes or the center lane. In the rare chance that it occupies only one lane, take advantage of the two free lanes and move back and forth between them.
      • Sometimes, you might need to stay in place to reach a ramp or collect coins.
        • Try not to wait too long. Staying still may not be worth the bonus.
        • If the coins or ramp are still far off, consider moving back and forth until you’re closer to them.
    • Collecting coins
      • Coin collecting is a great incentive to keep moving.
      • Move toward the rows with the coins.
      • Reconsider staying too long in a single lane to collect coins.
      • You might need to jump to get some coins.
    • Shaka bras
      • Jumping over birds and other obstacles nets you a large point bonus in the form of a shaka bra.
      • Shaka bras from birds and floating rats.
        • You can successfully jump over birds or floating rats if they fly low.
          • If it flies high, you will likely hit the bird or rat and wipe out.
        • Let the bird or rat fly past you if it’s flying high.
        • Switch a lane and you avoid the bird or rat altogether, which does not net you any bonus at all.
      • Jumping over aquatic obstacles
        • Use a ramp to jump over aquatic obstacles (crocodiles, unicorns, fish, sharks, etc.)
        • You receive no points from dodging them.
        • You can only jump over them with a ramp.
    • Scoring
      • The higher your score, the better your end-game rating.
        • To earn points, collect coins and earn shaka bras.
        • It’s often better to earn shaka bras as they have a much higher point values.
      • Your rating is measured in different surfboards. The lowest rank is an ordinary surfboard, while the higher ranks are represented by bronze, silver, and gold surfboards, respectively.
      • This ranking is independent of whether you actually win in either mode of the game.
    • Accomplishments
      • Jump a seagull
      • Collect 10 coins
      • Finish the Sewer level on Hard.
      • Beat your opponent in Vs. mode.
  • Target Audience
    • People who like the ocean, surfing or Nickelodeon cartoons should like this game.
    • There are no adult themes in this game.

Some Music to Set the Mood

If you’re not feeling the game’s soundtrack, zone out to this classic Surf Rock song. Fun fact: Some of the music cues of SpongeBob SquarePants were inspired by this and other surf rock songs.

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Free Online Nick Surf’s Up Game for Children & Adults Screenshots

Nick Surfs Up Welcome Screen Screenshot.
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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support

This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.

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