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Whitlock Surf Experience

2601 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92054
+1 760-994-0506
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BEST EXPERIENCE!

My brother, son and I got to go out with these guys in Oceanside. They were so funny and such... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
Tina A
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Denver, Colorado
Awesome!!

Our two daughters, ages 14 & 11 had a great experience!! Everyone was awesome, from the shop staff... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
mandyjc4
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

My brother, son and I got to go out with these guys in Oceanside. They were so funny and such amazing teachers! We all surfed and had a great time. Thanks guys!!

1  Thank Tina A
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Our two daughters, ages 14 & 11 had a great experience!! Everyone was awesome, from the shop staff to the instructor! We couldn't have asked for a more experienced, fun, friendly and caring group of people. The instructor was so enthusiastic and praised the girls...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We had so much fun learning how to surf with Rich and Shawn!! All of us stood up and caught waves by ourselves within the two hour lessons. Would definitely do this again!! So much fun!! Even the wipeouts were fun!!

1  Thank Lori F
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

My sons and niece surfed here and had a great time. Whitlock Surf is family owned and operated. We felt the kids were safe and in good hands. They had a quick lesson on the beach and then went surfing. They all were able to...More

1  Thank Paula D
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

Great place to walk jog or even swim, Some areas are less rocky, Sand clean & water a beautiful sade if blue

1  Thank Karen A
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

If this is your first time surfing then this is a great introduction. The instructors are nice and personable. I went with a 16, 12, and 9 year old and they all had a good time. I only wish they had had more of the...More

1  Thank Sal M
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

These guys are awesome! Just very friendly, patient and down to earth which makes learning to surf with them that much more fun! So positive and fun to hang out with for a couple of hours. They are fantastic instructors and will get you up...More

1  Thank rcw5192
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

We live in Carlsbad and have been familar with Whitlock for years. We have also hosted several international students and Whitlock Surf has never dissappointed. The reality is they are not right on the beach but they provide a wonderful experience from the minute you...More

1  Thank Kendall H
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had 6 surfers in our party, ages 9, 15, 18, 23 and 48. Cost was very reasonable. Carl has got to be the happiest, most positive guy on earth!. Carl and Christopher were so positive and complimentary and made it a great experience. They...More

1  Thank Kerry B
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Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I read a few reviews on this place and there were so many good ones, I thought I'd give it a try. My 11-year-old daughter and I came here on our vacation and took a lesson from Carl, who was entertaining, a great instructor, and...More

1  Thank Jessica H
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