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Pacific Surf School

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Address: 707 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
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+1 858-488-2685
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Pacific Surf School. A surf school created to teach beginners the...

Pacific Surf School. A surf school created to teach beginners the experience of surfing and water safety.The Best Surf School in San Diego. Locations in Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach/ Mission Beach and Ocean Beach. Easy Booking online. Book online is required .

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Great instructors we surfed on the first try!

They set up right in front of blue sea beach hotel where we were staying. You need to book online 24hrs ahead ideally and 9am is a great time. The instructors are great and we are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
FunTravelerXOXO
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They set up right in front of blue sea beach hotel where we were staying. You need to book online 24hrs ahead ideally and 9am is a great time. The instructors are great and we are both beginners and Kevin got us both surfing! Hydrate well as it is definitely a great workout. Just book it you won't regret it.

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New Hudson, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The class meets right on the beach, look for red tent near hotels, restaurants, and stores. Daniel our instructor was very personable, knowledgeable, and very motivated. My daughter (19) and I opted for a group lesson and had two other girls in our class with the one teacher. Being December, we wore wet suits which were provided at no additional... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a solo surf class in November. Erik was my teacher, he spoke French so it was perfect for me. He was really nice and gave me some really good advice. I succeed to take some wave, thanks to him. I had a great time. The photo package wasn't really good unfortunately, but it still nice of those memories.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Had a semi-private lesson for two on Pacific Beach. Our instructor was super patient as we had some pretty rough waves during our lesson. He took us to different parts of the beach to ensure we were able to catch some waves. Awesome service!

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PacificSurfSchool, Manager at Pacific Surf School, responded to this review

Hey Claudia, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent surf lesson with us! You rocked out there on the waves! We are delighted you enjoyed your lesson and we hope to see you surfing again soon. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Kevin was fantastic! Great instructor - patient and encouraging and a blast to work with! Highly recommend!

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PacificSurfSchool, Manager at Pacific Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Angie, Thanks so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Kevin is one of our longest serving instructors and is extremely experienced so we are glad you enjoyed having him as your instructor. We hope to see you surfing again soon! Mahalo More 

Colorado Springs, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

There were 5 of us, visiting from Colorado and did the group lesson with Kevin. Ages 42 to 9, we all felt comfortable and had a great time in the water. Kevin made sure we all had equal chances to "catch a wave" and multiple attempts to get up on the board. He sure worked hard! Kevin provided lots of... More 

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PacificSurfSchool, Manager at Pacific Surf School, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your surfing lessons with us. We really appreciate your feedback as it allows us to improve our services. We are thrilled you and your family enjoyed your lessons with Kevin. We would have loved to assist you with buying a t-shirt or souvenir...we bring these to the beach by... More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I did a surf course together with to other people. There was a very land back atmosfere and Tyler, oud surf teacher, gave very clear instructions on hoe to surf. After a short ~20minutes theory part we went into sea to try to surf. Although we were with the three of us Tyler divided his attention so that we all... More 

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Hey there! Thanks for taking the time to review your surfing lesson with us! We are delighted you enjoyed having Tyler as your instructor - we have to agree with you, he is pretty rad! We hope to see you surf with us again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My girlfriend gave me this wonderful experience as a birthday gift. We didn't know what to expect, but as soon as we met Ryan, we knew we were in good hands. He was very patient and clear when instructing, and you could tell he was passionate about this job. 30 minutes of basic instruction on the sand and then 1... More 

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review your surfing experience with us Michael! We are thrilled you enjoyed it and that you loved surfing with Ryan! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Eric was an awesome teacher. He was very patient and knowledgeable and also very easygoing and fun to have as an instructor! I very much recommend getting him as a teacher!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review your surfing experience with us! We are so glad you enjoyed having Eric as your instructor. We hope to see you surf with us again soon. More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Took a private lesson with Anton Super friendly and chill staff overall Right on the beach Good explanation and coaching on the aand then off in the water Was really great and super fun ! Anton was really good at explaining and corrwcting me after each wave so i could adjust and finally catch a few waves and get that... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review your surfing experience with us on Pacific Beach! We are so glad you enjoyed your surf lesson with Anton. We have to agree with you, Anton is pretty rad! We hope to surf with you again soon. More 

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