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Willis Brothers Surfing

408 Topeka St, Oceanside, CA 92054-3025
+1 760-978-9263
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Let's try surfing now. Everybody's learning how.

My wife and I are in our 40's and have never surfed before, being from Pittsburgh. We were staying... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ChazMan42
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Skilled, Patient Educators

The Willis Brothers have a knack for delivering powerful lessons that not only better one's ability... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
Michael s
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The fastest and safest way to learn how to surf. Located in San Diego and the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. We are a family owned & operated business offering residents and visitors of all ages & ethnicity here on Oahu and in San Diego a complete surfing experience, Our Surfing School has been sharing the aloha of surfing for over four decades.
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408 Topeka St, Oceanside, CA 92054-3025
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are in our 40's and have never surfed before, being from Pittsburgh. We were staying in Mission Beach, San Diego, and decided that we wanted to try surfing. After a couple phone calls, the Willis Brothers, Milton and Michael, drove south...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

The Willis Brothers have a knack for delivering powerful lessons that not only better one's ability to surf, but also their character.

Thank Michael s
Reviewed August 14, 2017

An amazing experience! So happy we chose the Willis brothers for our surfing lesson. They made us feel confident and got us all up and “surfing” at our first tries. Great with both us adults and our kids! One of the most appreciated activity we...More

Thank hanna_ksd
Reviewed August 7, 2017

My entire experience from beginning to end was positive. Michael Willis greeted me at the base of Oceanside Pier. He gave me some valuable tips on ocean safety and surfing culture and I was off into the surf. After only a few attempts I was...More

Thank Brendan W
Reviewed August 6, 2017

The Willis brothers are truly a joy! I signed up for lessons for my granddaughter visiting San Diego from Georgia and they made it a family bonding experience. They are so knowledgeable about their craft their confidence is contagious. Before we knew it, they had...More

Thank LiveLifeActive
Reviewed August 2, 2017

I went to Oceanside this summer with my daughter (11). We decided that we both wanted to learn to surf. The Willis Brothers were amazing with both of us. They were patient, kind, and helped build of self-esteem and confidence. They really worked with both...More

Thank Charlize G
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Had quite the adventure. Went out of surf lesson with both brothers on north shore Oahu when they had a surf shop there in 99. Saw a picture of someone on a wave so big thought it was photoshopped, not real. Asked Michael and he...More

Thank Dana A
Reviewed July 26, 2017

All of us in our small group had a fantastic time learning under the Willis Brothers. They were patient, kind, and always had positive words for us after every wave. We were all getting up nearly every time we tried. In fact, we looked so...More

Thank erinmalia
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

The Willis bros are great surfers, mentors, and all around great people to know when visiting Oceanside CA. They teach in a way you can easily learn and by the end of the day you WILL be standing up on that board. 10/10 every person...More

Thank AtomicJett
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, insightful.... more of a life lesson in goodness and bonus that we enjoyed awesome surf. Everyone up!

Thank Matt S
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