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Learn to Surf at Venice Beach (Group Surf Lesson)Surfing

Learn to Surf at Venice Beach (Group Surf Lesson)

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Learn to surf at one of California’s most famous spots during this introductory surfing class at Venice Beach. This class is suitable for all levels, whether it's your first time surfing or you are advancing your skills. Spend some time training on the beach, then hop in the Pacific Ocean for instruction in the water, followed by time for practice.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$59.00
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US$59.00
Taking safety measures

Surf LessonsSurfing

Surf Lessons

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I created this experience to be a very authentic day/morning in the life of a surfer. Not just a surf lesson. Guests and truly treated as family...Like going for a surf with your uncle Micah and really receive not only a comprehensive and thorough lesson, but also are immersed in an authentic experience that for some; create a new passion and way of life. I hope you join me for a fun surf here in Santa Barbara.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.00
Price varies by group size
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US$79.00
Price varies by group size

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa CruzSurfing

Beginner Surf Lesson in Santa Cruz

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Get wet while learning to surf in Santa Cruz, a picturesque coastal California town popular with surfers. Your 3-hour lesson starts with the basics of how to paddle out, pop up, balance, and catch a wave, along with surfing etiquette and understanding the ocean. Your instructor has you practice on the beach before accompanying you into a spot with small waves that are ideal for beginners. Includes all necessary equipment and instruction.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.00
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US$109.00

2 Hour Surf LessonStand Up Paddleboarding

2 Hour Surf Lesson

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Make like a Californian and learn to surf in the Pacific Ocean with this small-group class in Venice. Your instructor will lead you through some on-land theory and practice, then you'll hit the surf and ride some waves with your provided wetsuit and board. Beginners welcome.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$141.67
Price varies by group size
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US$141.67
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Surf LessonSurfing

Private Surf Lesson

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Pro instructors will teach you to ride waves on your own regardless of your age or skill level. We have the best surf instructors and highest quality gear of any other surf school and can't wait to get you out in the water.
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  • 2 hours
From
US$150.00
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US$150.00

Beginner Surfing in San Francisco (Pacifica Beach)Surfing

Beginner Surfing in San Francisco (Pacifica Beach)

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Learn to surf in Pacifica, a picturesque town on the California coast just south of San Francisco. Your expert instructor covers all basics so that you can begin to catch some waves. Learn how to read the ocean, paddle out, pop up, balance and ride the waves, along with the etiquette of the surf world. Start practicing on the beach and in shallow waters before heading further out, with the assistance of your instructor available throughout your 3-hour lesson. Choose a morning or mid-day lesson that suits your schedule, with all necessary equipment provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$109.00
From
US$109.00
Taking safety measures

1.5-Hour Venice Beach Surf LessonStand Up Paddleboarding

1.5-Hour Venice Beach Surf Lesson

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Kapowui, was awarded best surf school in Venice beach for the last 5 years in a row. Kapowui is a family run business and and an icon of southern California. We live, eat, and dream surfing and teach surfing because we want to share our love and stoke for the sport. This is a life choice for us and what gives our lives meaning. All of Kapowui's instructors are imbued with the Aloha spirit, live within blocks of the beach (4 of them live in surf vans), surf every day and have many years teaching experience. When we are doing a lesson with you, we are 100% focused and in the moment with you. At Kapowui we truly care about your experience. Whether surfing is a one time bucket list item or a new sport you want to pick up, we will have you up riding waves, 100% guaranteed! Additionally you will be immersed in the surf culture, giving you the opportunity to feel the true surfer vibe, while learning a skill you can use forever. ​
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100.00
Price varies by group size
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US$100.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Surfing Lesson in Venice BeachSurfing

Private Surfing Lesson in Venice Beach

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Experience the excitement of surfing with one of the top rated surf schools in Los Angeles! With our private surf classes you will get the best quality surfing lesson. All our lead instructors are certified and have years of experience teaching worldwide. The lessons are held in the remote part of Venice Beach - one of the most reknown and iconic Californian beaches. Our private classes are great for students of all levels. If it's your first time surfing or you just recently started, our instructors will provide you with the detailed land lesson and make sure that you are confortable with the surfboard before taking you in the water. If you are already experienced and are looking to advance your skills, you can go straight to the line up wth the instructor coaching and supervising you throughout the entire lesson. Quality and your safety are our top priorities. We guarantee you the best surfing experience possible!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$89.00
Price varies by group size
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US$89.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Surf lessons Surfing

Surf lessons

All of our lessons cover Safety in the Surfing Area, Safety with Your Surfboard, and Proper Wipeout Technique. The techniques covered in our lessons gives surfers the tools to progress safely at each individuals pace. We also specialize in custom tailored programs to accommodate each surfers individual need.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$102.57
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US$102.57

SURF TRIP IN SAN FRANCISCO Stinson Beach - Bolinas // // RIDING THE BRIDGESurfing

SURF TRIP IN SAN FRANCISCO Stinson Beach - Bolinas // // RIDING THE BRIDGE

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What we propose is an atypical and unique experience. A summary of California surf trip during your visit to San Francisco. With your guide, aboard your van for the day, you will discover the most beautiful beaches of the region, enjoy the joys of the Pacific Ocean and enjoy the flavors of local cuisine. You can admire this beautiful wild coast, with its spectacular views, breathtaking, and sometimes dolphins and whales. The surfboards on the roof, the combis in the trunk, The adventure while music, colors and thrills promises to be unforgettable. An activity rich in emotions open to all. Several surf trips are available to you. Make your choice and let yourself embark on the exciting surf culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.00
Price varies by group size
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US$109.00
Price varies by group size

Private Surf Lessons in MalibuSurfing

Private Surf Lessons in Malibu

Everyone who visits California wants to go surfing. It’s what California stands for. There are many places to surf in California but Malibu is on the top of the list. Surfrider Beach offers the best surfing in California and why not go to the best beach for surfing? I’ve been living in Malibu my entire life and will not only give you an awesome surf experience, but I can also give you a locals perspective on the area.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100.00
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US$100.00

Surf LessonsSurfing

Surf Lessons

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Surfing is an amazing soul sparking journey into liquid. Surf Lessons through Oceanside surf school are provided by Matthew Berry a long term native Oceanside Surf Instructor. He has various certifications on a snowboard and teaches all ability levels to obtain more than just standing on a surf board but truly riding the waves!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.54
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US$101.54

Santa Barbara Surfing Day Lesson with Beach LunchSurfing

Santa Barbara Surfing Day Lesson with Beach Lunch

Benefit from personalized instruction as you learn the basics of surfing during a half-day lesson in Santa Barbara. Your instructor teaches you how to read the water, paddle, pop up, and ride, along with the etiquette of sharing the waves. Recharge your energy with a beach picnic that is served up mid-day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$137.31
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US$137.31
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Surf LessonsSurfing

Surf Lessons

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Pismo Beach is a surfing hot spot, with riders coming from all over California to catch a wave here. While you could just watch surfers from the shore, it’s much more fun to experience the thrill for yourself with a surf lesson. Instructors will guide you through the basics and get you out into the water. Plus, there’s no need to rent equipment with a surfboard and wetsuit included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$82.06
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US$82.06

5 Pack Surf LessonsSurfing

5 Pack Surf Lessons

The 5 pack of surf lessons is perfect for people who are committed to learning to surf and want to have consistent lessons. Lessons in the 5 pack are a combo of group, semi-private and private sessions. Lessons are taught at both Stinson and Bolinas, depending upon the conditions and the level of the student.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$500.00
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US$500.00

Private Two Person Surf Lesson in Santa BarbaraSurfing

Private Two Person Surf Lesson in Santa Barbara

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Learn to surf in beautiful Santa Barbara! Your expert instructor will teach you how to stand up on your board and ride the perfect wave, offering tips on balance while ensuring your safety. All skill levels are welcome, and equipment rental is included. This Southern California city offers great outdoor activities like surfing year-round.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$85.00
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US$85.00

Learn to Surf in La JollaSurfing

Learn to Surf in La Jolla

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An easy beach break with regular, predictable waves that don’t get too big, La Jolla Shores is one of California’s best destinations for learning to surf. Join an experienced instructor and no more than four other learners on a class that’s good for absolute beginners and intermediates alike. Your class includes your board and an Everyday California rash guard top, with full wetsuits available at an additional charge.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$69.00
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US$69.00

Local Surf Guide! Dawn Patrol Surf Safari with MicahSurfing

Local Surf Guide! Dawn Patrol Surf Safari with Micah

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Because you want to surf. Honestly, for surfers that first sentence is enough, but since i have to come up with 500 characters for this site- -Because you want/need to surf like now! -Because you are on vacation with out your surfboard because your spouse told you not to bring it . lol -Because you want to surf with a Local Surfer/professional Surf Instructor and understand you will benefit from his or her incite. -Because Surfing with us is fun. because we are driving and you get to drink? (obviously not IN the car.) -Because you wanna smoke a bowl and go for a surf.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.00
From
US$45.00
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2-hour Surf Lesson in Laguna BeachSurfing

2-hour Surf Lesson in Laguna Beach

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Learn to surf in southern California with a beginning 2-hour surfing lesson in Laguna Beach. With a maximum of three students per instructor, you'll learn all the basics including how to paddle out, catch a wave, and pop up, plus you'll get tips on surfing etiquette.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$125.00
Price varies by group size
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US$125.00
Price varies by group size
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Local Surf GuideSurfing

Local Surf Guide

I created this experience to be a very authentic day/morning in the life of a surfer. Not just a surf lesson. Guests and truly treated as family...Like going for a surf with your uncle Micah and really receive not only a comprehensive and thorough lesson, but also are immersed in an authentic experience that for some; create a new passion and way of life. I hope you join me for a fun surf here in Santa Barbara.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$79.00
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US$79.00

Intermediate Surf Lessons In MarinSurfing

Intermediate Surf Lessons In Marin

This two and a half hour group follow-up lesson is designed for anyone who has previously taken any surfing lessons. In this intermediate lesson we will work on wave judgment, riding the face of the wave, angled takeoffs, trimming and paddling, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$70.84
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US$70.84

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