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Surf School Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA, USA
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About Surf School Santa Cruz
Welcome to Surf School Santa Cruz, the best-rated surf school on the West Coast. We accept students of all ages and skill levels and guarantee a quality, safe, and fun learning experience. This surf school was created because of our passion for surfing and developed because of our desire to share it with the world. We believe that surfing is not just a sport, but is actually therapy for life. We ardently advocate that the only thing better than a great day of surfing is helping fuel someone else’s passion or improve skillsets that work in the ocean and carry over to day-to-day life. Our instructors are professionals who tailor each lesson to the students, so no matter your ability, you are encouraged and supported in the most personalized way possible. The cumulative years of quality surfing and teaching experience we have under our belts allow us to provide you the best surf lessons in all of Santa Cruz.
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Darik L wrote a review Aug 17
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Got surf lessons for my wife for her birthday. The staff was very nice and the instructor, Benny, was super cool, patient, and understanding. They let me ride in the shuttle with all the surfers even though I wasn't surfing. Parking in Santa Cruz is a joke so leaving my car in their parking lot was super convenient. The out-of-water instruction was to the point and brief which means more time in the water actually surfing. The Pleasure Point location was great for beginners with varying sizes of waves to choose from.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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J-L D wrote a review Aug 17
Lausanne, Switzerland2 contributions6 helpful votes
Being a family of four (two adults and two children [9 and 11 y.o.]), we booked for a private group lesson. Everything was very well organized. We had two super nice and skilled instructors for us (thanks!). A lot of fun and great time!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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889jdd103 wrote a review Aug 16
Seattle, Washington1 contribution2 helpful votes
I had a great time - the instructors were kind and supportive, even for a middle-aged lady who couldn't get into her wetsuit and got seasick. Instructor Sam was sweet and helped paddle me out. It was a beautiful day - but maybe take dramamine first!
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LAWRWARR wrote a review Aug 11
Francisco, Indiana1 contribution1 helpful vote
This was an amazing experience... I signed up for the individual lesson to hopefully be able to catch a wave for the first time. This was my very first experience with surfing and Sam was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and encouraging. With his help and instruction, I was able to achieve my goal and ride a wave in standing up!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Elen wrote a review Aug 9
Denbighshire, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
Loved every minute of the 2-on-1 surfing lesson with our instructor, Auggie! We learnt so much and felt very safe, whilst having a great time. This experience was the highlight of our California trip and I’d recommend everyone to go here! We enjoyed it so much that we’re going to start surfing lessons back in Wales. We felt a bit nervous as beginners but the nerves disappeared as soon as we got going. Expect to be absolutely knackered afterwards as you’ll do a lot in those 2hrs. The lesson is definitely worth the money! Staff are extremely friendly, helpful and you can tell they have a real passion for the sport. Thanks for making our holiday🤙🏻
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Date of experience: July 2022
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