Get Schooled: 5 San Diego Surf Lessons

Are you one of those locals who lies to your out-of-town friends about knowing how to surf? Well summer's almost here (and so are the couch-surfing friends), so it's time to suit up, hang ten, and learn the basics. Here are five San Diego surf schools that we can vouch for.

Updated: May 06, 2009

Get Schooled: 5 San Diego Surf Lessons

Surfari Surf School

3740 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Former lifeguards and school teachers comprise a staff teaching kids and adults surfing lessons, surf camps and exotic surfing trips across the globe.

Kahuna Bob's Surf School

2526 Woodlands Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

Licensed surf school provides lessons and equipment for all ages. A variety of packages from weeklong camps to overnight and three day Baja excursions.


11658 Carmel Mountain Rd Ste 132, San Diego, CA 92128

Sure, they are known for brand name apparel in surf, skate and snow gear, but they cna also hook you up with private or group lessons to actually learn the sport.

San Diego Surfing School

4071 Mira Costa St, Oceanside, CA 92056

Surf lessons, classes and camps for all ages and skill levels, plus corporate team-building and private event instruction.