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Pacific Surf School

707 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109 (Mission Beach)
(858)488-2685
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Ranked #9 of 242 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 September 17, 2014 NEW

Very friendly and competent guys. You"ll find them directly on the beach starting around 8:30 am. Right on the spot booking was not an issue. Marlee took care of everything regarding admin and gave me a couple of nice tips about sights close to spend the time after the surf. The surf school's certified and the instructors know what they're... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

That was Great. The instructors were really cool and chilled. But they also took their time to help me out there. You also could buy some pictures of your lessons. But were Not forced to. If you like them. just take them. with you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was my second time surfing. The first time I surfed was years ago in Portugal. I was really excited about it. Everything went really smoothly as far as booking it online and checking in the day of. My instructor was nice as can be, however, he fell a bit short in interacting with me during my private lesson. We... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was my first time surfing ever & everyone from the person handling my reservation (Marlee) to my instructor, Mike, were amazing! I had to keep changing the time of my lesson due to change of plans with family I was visiting. Marlee was super accommodating. Then when I got to my lesson I was a bit nervous. Mike assured... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

This was awesome, even if it was exhausting! My instructor was super patient with me and really supportive! I will definitely be going back asap for my next lesson!

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Denver, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I took three private lessons. Both my instructors, Kevin and Valeria were fun, helpful coaches. If you're looking to get the most from this, take lessons over several days and get in shape before you go. Then, have fun and catch waves!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Was really excited about learning to surf, but our instructor ended up ruining it a bit for me. She was just being nice and pushing us into waves, but she gave no guidance at all while we were out there. It was frustrating because the other instructors seemed to be helping their people throughout the whole lesson. The worst part... More

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Port Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had a great experience with Pacific Surf School. Booked my family for a group lesson online. Instructions and location were very clear in the confirmation. Very easy to locate - just look for the red tent! Really liked our instructor, Alex. He was very good with the kids (ages 9 -14) and the grown-ups too. Kids were up within the... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My brother and I had a great time getting up on boards for the first time in our 40-something lives. Chris, our instructor, was an excellent (and patient) teacher. The whole crew was organized and friendly. To top it off, the semi-private class was cheaper than other schools around. Highly recommend.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

my best surf experience. coached by Preston, he is really good and pointed where my problems were. I was able to catch many awesome waves with the help from the coach. Definitely recommended!!!

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