We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 300 N Pacific Street, Oceanside Pier, Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone Number: 760-438-0538
See all hours
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Surfin Fire sponsored by Billabong Surf Camps is North County's Premiere...

Surfin Fire sponsored by Billabong Surf Camps is North County's Premiere surf school destination!

We provide a top quality and detailed hands on approach to all our surf lessons here in the cities of Encinitas, Carlsbad, and Oceanside. Our surf lessons are designed to progress you through the art of surfing on a individualized format which excels you to succeed! This is a safe and exciting surf p

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 11 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1

I had one of the best days of my whole trip in the US. Every single member of the crew was really nice and friendly. They gave me really good tips to improve my surfing (I had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 17, 2016
Angeles O
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 11: English reviews
Salt Lake City
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

I booked a group lesson for my two older teens with a Groupon based on good reviews of this surf school, but in the end was disappointed. There were eight people and two instructors in the group. Within the first 30 mins, five of the kids bailed. I thought this would end up being great for my kids to get... More 

Thank HappyCamperTraveler
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I had one of the best days of my whole trip in the US. Every single member of the crew was really nice and friendly. They gave me really good tips to improve my surfing (I had only done it once or twice before). They were also doing a special day with children with autism. It was amazing watching them... More 

Thank Angeles O
Oceanside, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2015

Surfin Fire Surf School took my son and his classmates out for a day of life enriching surfing lessons. But these are not just any ordinary kids or instructors!!! The kids were all special needs and unsure about trying something new and scary. Every instructor was educated in how to relate to and comfort these children so that this experience... More 

Thank CoryAnn P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2015

JP and his crew of surf instructors are awesome! Each year they dedicate a day to teach our student with Autism and other developmental disabilities how to surf. They are so patient and kind with our students. Our students LOVE it and and it is their favorite day of the year. Thanks Surfin Fire for your support with our school,... More 

Thank Shane H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2015

My son just had a lesson from Surfin' Fire and loved it. He was standing almost immediately and enjoying every minute. Very patient teachers and knew exactly how to get the kids to be successful. Well done!

Thank sdbruin
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2015

While vacationing in Carlsbad we sent our kids here for the day. They had the best time and learned so much! Their staff is amazing and the program was just awesome! I highly recommend this to anyone local or vacationing in San Diego!

Thank RelaxEnjoyLife
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
82 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014

This school is great. I highly recommend it for the children, even if they never step foot on a surf board. My two never step foot on a surf board and they were standing on the first day. The staff are out of this world, they are polite, patient, and fun for the group. This school is a safe place... More 

Thank LLL18
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I'm from Texas, central texas at that, and have never surfed a day in my life. My family got to vacation here and found this place and signed me up. I did the camp from Mon-Fri 9-12 In roughly 10 minutes these guys had me up on a board and hitting the waves. Great, friendly, hilarious staff that not only... More 

1 Thank Vincente V
Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

Group of 3 signed up for 2x2h lessons. 2 complete beginners, one has been out a bit. I am so so up sad with this surf school that I have to write this review. The owner was so proud to tell us how good their reviews are and how many things he does. I had some surf lessons before but... More 

5 Thank Jenny G
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

son and granddaughter signed up for 90 minute surf lesson, included wet suit, board & instruction. The instructor was patient & very knowledgable. They had a terrific time, I would highly recommend if your interested in learning how to surf.

Thank JudyinSD

Travelers who viewed Surfin Fire Surf School also viewed


Been to Surfin Fire Surf School? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Surfin Fire Surf School staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?