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Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson

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Ventura, United States
Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Ride the waves near Santa Barbara like a pro during this introductory surfing lesson. Get the hang of surfing fundamentals like paddling, ‘reading’ waves, catching waves, and standing up as you learn on the world-famous surfing beaches of Southern California. Your knowledgeable instructors, with more than 25 years of experience combined, will teach you all the skills you need.
  • Take a surfing lesson on beaches of Santa Barbara
  • Learn to surf in Southern California, one of the world's most famous surfing locations
  • Get all the basics of surfing, including paddling, catching waves, standing up, and riding
  • Enjoy access to knowledgeable instructors
  • Great opportunity to learn to surf in an iconic surfing location
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Professional guide
Wetsuit provided according to your size
Transportation to Mondo's Beach
Gratuity for your guide(s) - While optional it is very much appreciated and to be given at your discretion in return for their leadership, expertise, and professionalism.You can tip the guide in cash or via credit card at the end of your tour as you feel appropriate.

Departure Point

Mondo's Beach, Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Hit the beaches of Santa Barbara for a fun-filled introductory surfing session. Whether you’re new to surfing or just hoping to take your skills to the next level, what better place to do it than the iconic surfing spots of Southern California?

Start your trip in the morning at Santa Claus Beach, where you’ll get an introduction to surfing technique on the sand before heading to the water. During the course of your day in the water, you’ll learn all the skills needed to become a surfing expert. Learn how to watch for wave breaks, paddle into waves, stand up and ride. No matter your level of experience, you’re sure to have a great time in the water.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Children must be at least 7 years old, comfortable swimming in the ocean and ducking under waves
  • Minimum numbers apply. Our surf lessons require a minimum of 2 participants to run. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • If you are a single traveler, please free to call our office to confirm availability
  • Sun Screen (SPF 30 or higher).
  • A full water bottle. 1 quart or greater - please help us reduce our environmental footprint by bringing a re-usable bottle
  • A hat with a brim.
  • A beach towel
  • Beach shoes or flips.
  • Sunglasses with a neck strap such as "Chums" or “Croakies”
  • Swim suit or swim trunks
  • Sweatshirt or sweater and a dry change of clothes
  • Waterproof camera (optional)
  • Lycra rashguard. (optional)
  • Neoprene booties. (optional)
  • To ensure proper equipment, please provide your heights & weights. Thank you.
  • Guests under 18 years of age MUST have a parent or legal guardian sign their release forms. If you need this paperwork sent to you ahead of time, please contact our office.
  • Santa Barbara Adventure Company . Channel Islands Adventure Company . 805-884-WAVE (805-884-9283)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Santa Barbara Adventure Company

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson?
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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What is the maximum group size during Santa Barbara Surfing Lesson?
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

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