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Pacific Surf School

707 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 (Mission Beach)
858 488-2685
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Ranked #11 of 236 activities in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Description: Pacific Surf School. A surf school created to teach beginners the experience of surfing and water safety.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I didn't know what to expect when I called for a surf lesson for my 15 year old daughter. Her instructor, Billy, was absolutely great! High energy, safety conscious and all around a great lesson. My daughter had never been on a surf board before, but is really athletic. Took to the board and got up on her first try!... More

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Temecula, California
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281 reviews 281 reviews
72 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I was completely uncertain what to expect being that I left a message (24 hrs. prior) and did not hear back...I called P.S.S. again this morning and finally was able to talk to a live person. All was good after this...the rep was friendly, knowledgable and willing to answer all my questions. I highly recommend the extra $40 bucks for... More

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Frisco, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We signed up my young teenage daughters for a semi private lesson. They were lucky enough to have Rachel as their instructor, and I couldn't have asked for any better. This was the highlight of our family vacation!!

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Arvada, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I booked a week ahead of time online as I was going to be in SD for a conference. Checked surf forecast and weather and booked the trip accordingly. We were early and had to wait until right at 9 to get started, but once we were on it was a jam packed session. Our instructor was Preston and he... More

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Columbia, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

We took a group lesson with our girls ages 12 and 9. Adam was a fantastic instructor. Very knowledgable and great with the kids. Everyone got up on their boards- including Mom and Dad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Superb surf instruction by Adam with 3 15yr old boys, which can be a challenge in its self. The boys had a great time learning to surf, Adam was patient with them and had them all up together for photo ops. I think it gave the boys a boost to their self esteem realizing they could get up on the... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've been looking forward to surfing for months, and it was every bit as much fun as I hoped it would be. Preston was a great instructor. Super helpful. Overall great experience.

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The surf lessons were the highlight of the day for the entire family. Kevin, our instructor, was so positive and made sure everyone caught lots if waves and had a blast. Surfing lessons and pictures are a bit pricy, but I my mind, worth every dime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Our whole family of four (two adults and two teen boys) had our first surfing experience at Mission Beach as a single group with Kevin as instructor. It was fun, it was safe and it made us all smile for the remainder of the day. I absolutely reccomend a try.

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Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

My nephews and I had the best time learning how to surf. This was a true San Diego experience and we would do it again. Our instructor, Chris, did an excellent job teaching us. The pictures of our lesson were also wonderful!

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