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San Diego Surf School

4850 Cass Street, San Diego, CA 92109 (Pacific Beach)
858 205 7683
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Ranked #56 of 327 Activities in San Diego
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Type: Water sports, Adventure

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Iowa City, IA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My large group of friends were staying in a house down the beach and I was in charge of entertainment. My first thought was, of course, surf school. After some nudging to some of my more apprehensive friends, I was able to talk 9 of them into going along. We had a blast! The instructors were very fun and helpful... More 

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indy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visiting San Diego with friends and they surprised me with surf lessons from San Diego Surf School. I've been talking about doing it for years and they made it my reality. To say a was a bit nervous was true. Did I mention and I am a 42 year old female? Brandon my surf instructor put me at ease and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was a great way to explore San Diego, see more than just downtown. The staff were helpful and nice in the shop and the surf instructors were patient and fun. It was a great activity, as the beach was very clean/safe. The wet suits and boards were down at the beach and thanks to the help of Drew, I... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My husband and I took surf lessons at Pacific Beach.The entire experience was terrific from start to finish. The instructor and the young man that assisted us in the store were informative courteous and friendly. We highly recommend The San Diego Surf school to anyone wanting to learn to surf. We both had a great time and were successful at... More 

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somerset
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We are a family of three and had a fabulous private lesson with Alex. We initially went to their shop to pay then walked down to the beach( around 10minutes) to meet up with Alex and get our wetsuits on! They have cool boxes that you can leave your belongings in and it felt very safe to do so. They... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Kids spent the morning in surf school. Their wet suits were already on the beach with the boards when we arrived. After warmup they were out on the waves. Teachers made sure they spent time with each teen, and the result were gains in skill. Both enjoyed their teacher as a result.

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Phoenix AZ
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My son took surfing lessons with Safari Surfing School and had a great time. They staff is friendly and helpful. We rented boards through them two days in a row and they were super nice. Thank for a great time!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The instructors were awesome. Children had their the best first experience and wanted to come back again. The cost was $85 for 2 hours for private lessons which includes 3 hours of gear rental. The ocean water was cold so make sure bring warm clothes with you.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I normally surf in Oceanside with Heather Pine, but since we stayed in downtown San Diego this trip I decided to try out a closer location. San Diego Surf School had some great reviews and I was hoping to catch a lot of waves during my 90 minute private lesson. FYI, if you check-in on Yelp, you can get $5... More 

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San Jose, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My wife and I took several lessons along with our nephew and we had a great time and learned a good amount. They operate a good business, are easy going and have good value packages to help you learn and have a good time. They location on the beach is great for learning as it's a sandy bottom beach break,... More 

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