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Surfari Surf School

3740 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-7135
+1 858-337-3287
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No Lesson

We paid for a lesson and rental. The 'lesson' was 5 minutes in the shop. Here's the deal, it's a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Santee, CA
He DID learn to surf but...

First of all, there is NOT a 5$ parking lot 2 blocks north of Santa Clara. (Maybe in the winter... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
via mobile
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3740 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-7135
Mission Beach
+1 858-337-3287

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Reviewed 20 September 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

Thank riceburnergrace
Reviewed 16 August 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 24 July 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

Thank Ken7821
Reviewed 15 June 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

2  Thank shadowruns1995
Reviewed 14 May 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 25 October 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

Thank DDLee10
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Oh man, what could be better than a surf lesson, on a beautiful beach, with a professional surfer? My kids ages 14, 12 and 7 all surfed, and did fairly well. The instruction was great. Will do this again.

Thank Sheila R
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We vacation in Ormond regularly and visit Surfari every time. The instructors are patient and have gotten us all up on boards from day one.

Thank PaigeWestHartford
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My son and I reserved paddle board lessons for two. The guy (never got his name) who met us at Halifax basically got on the board, showed us how to go from knees to standing, asked if we had questions, then left. We had never...More

Thank FoodieCook1978
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Due to poor weather, we had to cancel the day before -- the cancellation was dealt with smoothly by the owner/manager. We'll definitely rebook with Surfari the next time we are in San Diego.

Thank mmcgrath
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