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Address: 2030 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1012
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They were amazing!

My two boys 10 and 7 years old took private lessons two days in a row. They love surfing now! The first day they had Mike and Justin who are just wonderful with children. My... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
kamilcasim
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

My two boys 10 and 7 years old took private lessons two days in a row. They love surfing now! The first day they had Mike and Justin who are just wonderful with children. My kids learn really quickly and they were hooked. They couldn't wait for their next lesson. The second day they had Mike again and Larry. They... More 

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

I booked at Go Surf LA after researching different companies, and so Glad I did! Mike did an awesome job teaching me my first surfing lesson and kept bringing me out to the waves, turned my board around, and said when to stand up. I had a blast! I was shocked by how patient he was. These people actually care... More 

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Thank erin d
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

I took three lessons and they got me hooked on surfing. The first two times I was alone and the third time I was with another person. The classes are very laid-back and informal, but I don`t think you can expect anything else from a California surf school ! I learned to pop-up and basics about riding waves and looking... More 

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Thank Jessica G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Awesome way to spend a couple of hours! Justin did a great job. A lot harder than it looks, but tons of fun!!

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Thank Melissa L
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed my two lessons with Mike and GoSurfLa. It's a lot more difficult than it looks on tv :) I had a lot of fun and will be renting a board soon!

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Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Even though Santa Monica does not have the best waters, the day and location we picked for the day's surf lesson was excellent. It was a great beginner's spot and at low tide the waves were gentle and excellent for me. Despite having to wear a wetsuit, I enjoyed the lesson and Mike was a very good instructor. Go Surf... More 

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Monroe Twp, NJ
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

Today my 14 year old teenagers took surf lessons with Go Surf LA and it was awesome!! We signed up for the 1 hour lesson which is one minute from Casa Del Mar Hotel..you meet in the parking lot where most of the surf instructors work out of their vans. The kids were quickly suited up and met their instructor.... More 

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Thank Laurie C
Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

We had surf lessons with Go Surf LA on Sat Feb 16 and Sun Feb 17, 2013. We were six people the first day and four of us for day two. - Emails were answered quickly. - The instructors showed up at the agreed time and we paid the agreed price. - We had three instructors (Peter, Justin, Brian) the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

We were looking for a fun family activity in Santa Monica (Bay x Ocean) - 2 healthy/active adults and our 14 year-old son. We discovered Go Surf LA - and for $80 each, we spent almost 2 hours (start to finish) with our private surfing coach, Ethan. They suited us up in wetsuits (clean and in good shape - I'd... More 

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