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Address: 4940 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3113
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+1 619-225-0674
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Ocean Experience is one of San Diego's oldest travel adventure companies,...

Ocean Experience is one of San Diego's oldest travel adventure companies, offering water sport and travel adventures throughout Southern California & Baja, Mexico since 1990. Surf, stand up paddleboard, kayak, and dive San Diego’s scenic coastline. Take a surf trip to breaks along Baja’s Pacific Coast. Dive with whales & sea turtle adventures in the Sea of Cortez. Enjoy a Baja mountain or desert tour. All-inclusive, eco-cultural adventures offer safe transportation, secure lodging, healthy, delicious meals, and all adventure gear and instruction. Ocean Experience guides are trained in cross border navigation, and our lifeguards are certified water professionals.

We also specialize in providing quality surf and skateboarding camps for children ages 6-16. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Your kids will get the chance to receive instruction on how to safely practice surfing and skating while progressing from beginners to intermediate or advanced level surfing and skating. It's all about fun, being outdoors, getting exercise and making real connections with other kids and instructors.

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Great first time surfing!

Booked the 3 hour surfing lesson for my 13 year old daughter. She had an awesome time and Tim was a great instructor! Highly recommend them!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
HezyMcRoberts

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Booked the 3 hour surfing lesson for my 13 year old daughter. She had an awesome time and Tim was a great instructor! Highly recommend them!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

My friend and I flew into San Diego for the weekend to take a surfing clinic. We had never surfed before but we loved every second of it and had the best time. The first half of the lesson was land instruction which was really helpful. The instructors then took us out to catch some waves and we had a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

When I was in san diego I had to try surfing. I found ocean experience and I couldn't be happier with the surf lesson. It was a really comprehensive lesson. We worked on land with the instructors for about an hour before putting wetsuits on. The entire group lesson is about 3 hours long. Enough to wear me out. I... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

My daughter and I just finished two days of lessons with Ocean Experience (located inside the Ocean Beach Surf Shop). Things you should know -- both of our instructors were really great. They started by teaching us many things while on land. This is hard but clearly necessary. Then we donned our wet suits and headed out into the surf.... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

SO, I'm a little late on writing this, as I took a lesson with my boyfriend in July but....better late than never. These guys were AWESOME. I'm not the most athletic lady on the planet, but they gave us the basics and I was able to get up on the board. I would recommend this to couples, families, individuals and... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

My partner and I took surfing lessons this summer, and were ultimately happy with our choice in surf school. We booked last minute (less than 24 hours notice) after our travel plans changed, but were easily accommodated. The group size was fairly large, 16 people I think, with two instructors. One instructor seemed inexpierenced at teaching, but was friendly and... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

My son and I took the beginner group lesson with Ocean Experience. We have taken surf lessons a couple times and these guys were among the best we have experienced. I was very impressed with the quality of the instruction and the time we spent on fundamentals which made the time spent on the water productive and enjoyable. We spent... More 

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