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3740 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-7135
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+1 858-337-3287
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I took a surf lesson and it was great. I got up on the board a few times. The people at the shop were really friendly.

1  Thank S R
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

If you want a lesson from a Experienced Surf Instructor give me a text or call 760-889-5526 $50.00 per hour per person I offer a donation based land lesson and you go out and surf and I coach you on the land. I explain what...More

1  Thank chadives
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Well, we scheduled 2-with-1 for surfing lessons. We we're running late, and the instructor (didn't catch his name) called us a little after our appointment time to make sure we were okay. He was definitely cool and understanding about us running late. We arrived, and...More

1  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband Andy and I had our first ever surf lesson with Phil this morning. Safe to say we were both terrible but Phil was super patient, encouraging and full of good advice. We really enjoyed ourselves and would thoroughly recommend this surf school!

Thank RachBrown18
Reviewed September 20, 2017

We paid for a lesson and rental. The 'lesson' was 5 minutes in the shop. Here's the deal, it's a short lesson, but I got the gist and never fell in the water. Yeah, it's not that hard. Just kinda ticked off my husband and...More

1  Thank riceburnergrace
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

First of all, there is NOT a 5$ parking lot 2 blocks north of Santa Clara. (Maybe in the winter, but not in August) There ARE 2 10$/HOUR parking lots in that area. And all of the parking on Mission is 2hour. So for a...More

Thank alohalife
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I booked online and wish I had read the prior reviews before doing so. The website claims "1-hour of guided instruction and 1 hour of practice time when the lesson is over". The guy told us that the lesson consisted of a 5-minute on shore...More

2  Thank Ken7821
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We bought the lessons and rental. The lesson was less than 5 minutes and while it's not rocket science it would have been nice to have more detailed instructions. The boards are pretty beat up and you are expected to carry your board, paddle and...More

3  Thank shadowruns1995
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Took our 7 year old and 10 year old and were a bit worried they would not be engaged. The instructors were amazing with the kids and they were standing right away. They were very safety conscious and even though they focused on the kids,...More

Thank seamusfinn
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The first day, we had the kids take surf lessons. One was a natural, the other, not so much. Renee was patient and competent, and the kids learned a ton the first day. The price in the off season was so reasonable that we went...More

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