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Pismo Beach Surf Shop

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Address: 470 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Phone Number: 805-773-2089
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Description: Pismo Beach Surf Shop began in 1962 and has a great old surfing history...
Pismo Beach Surf Shop began in 1962 and has a great old surfing history. We are all about the Ocean from kayaking, Surfing, Sucba Diving and SUP surfing.We specialize in surfboards, Kayak Tours of the Central Coast and SUP and Surfing Lessons.
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Great kayak tour

Was traveling with my husband and two boys (9 and 11 years old) and we booked a kayak tour with Bill. We had an amazing time and Bill made sure that we were safe, challenged... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Was traveling with my husband and two boys (9 and 11 years old) and we booked a kayak tour with Bill. We had an amazing time and Bill made sure that we were safe, challenged appropriately and got to see as much sea life as possible We saw seals, an otter playing right next to our kayaks and a beautiful... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Bill, the owner, was very pleasant to work with. We scheduled a Shell Beach kayak tour in July. A freak storm came in and it was touch and go whether we could kayak or not. Bill was very flexible, giving us a water/weather report and his opinion on the likely conditions - then allowed us the choice of kayaking or... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

After talking about it for a long time I decided to go on an ocean kayak adventure with my boyfriend. We are both ocals in the area and had been talking about going together. Bill got us outfitted with all the gear we needed (spring suit, booties, helmet) and a tandem kayak (we had the option to do singles or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great place and very helpful!! Gave up 2 hours of their time to make sure we had a blast and learned to surf!!! Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing time on our kayak tour of the dinosaur caves in Pismo Beach. Our tour guide Bill was awesome and made us feel very safe and in good hands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Just completed our first ever kayak tour. Our guide Bill was a ton of fun and we completely enjoyed the trip. We had so much fun we are buying kayaks from them real soon! Highly recommend this tour anytime you in the area. Lots of sea life including whales and great view of the coast line.

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I called in last minute with a sea cave kayak tour request for two. The owner Bill took a friend and me out personally, just the three of us. He was a funny guy and provided great instruction for us as we are beginners. He even brought out his digital camera and got some great snapshots of us. He showed... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I went on the guided 3 hour sea cave kayaking tour with a group of friends on Easter weekend. Bill and his staff did a fantastic job. Our group had both experienced and inexperienced kayakers and we all had a blast. They cater to all the different skill levels, so each person had the option whether to enter a particular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

The owner of the shop is there every day. Don't blink your eyes or you'll miss that adorable/crazy gem you'll want to take home with you! (Who doesn't need a metal formed insect drinking a beer in their garden?!) ;-) Bill took us on a Kayak tour of the Dinosaur caves. It was well worth the fee. He provides all... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Thanks to Bill for the excellent trip around and in the caves at Shell Beach. Bills enthusiasm was contagious and knowledge of the ocean was right on. Our first time in such a setting but won't be the last. Would recommend this tour for anyone who wants a bit of adventure. Bill has much more to offer than kayaks such... More 

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