Santa Barbara Surf School - best surf lessons in Santa Barbara


Learn to surf guaranteed!

The Best Surf Experience in Santa Barbara!

What we offer at Santa Barbara Surf School®:

Beginner and Intermediate:

• Private, Semi-private & Group Surf Lessons
• Stand up Paddle Board - SUP
• Day Camps, Week Camps, Surf Safaris
• After School Programs
• Special Occasion Surf Experiences
• Ocean Awareness & Wave Knowledge
• Surf Photography Available

Gift Certificates Available

Licensed and CPR Certified.
Wetsuits and soft boards provided.

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Call 805-708-9878


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Surf Rentals

$50/day includes a wetsuit, leash and board. Each additional day is $25.

We carry soft top and epoxy longboards with a few short board epoxy options.

Surf Lessons

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Lessons are held daily at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm.

1-2 people: $85 each
3-4 people $75 each
3-4 people $75 each
5-6 people $65 each

Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Rentals and Lessons

Located at our West Beach stand.

We have a large fleet of SUP rentals in Santa Barbara. If you're a beginner or an advanced paddle surfer we have the stand up paddle board for you.


1-2 person SUP Lesson - $85 ea
3-4 person SUP Lesson - $75 ea
5-6 person SUP Lesson - $65 ea

Santa Barbara Surf School®, has over 12 years of teaching experience and has personally taught thousands how to surf in one easy lesson. Greg's patience and surf experience make you feel safe and comfortable. Greg and his crew of trained and CPR certified instructor/surfers are committed to providing guests with the highest level of service and experience.

Surf Directions

Mondos - Driving Time from Santa Barbara - 22 Minutes

3680 California 1, Ventura Ca 93001

1. Head South on the US-101 Hwy. 15.6 miles
2. Take the Pacific Coast Hwy exit (also labeled Seacliff) .3 miles
3. Turn right onto CA-1 Pacific Coast Highway or Seacliff) 3 miles
4. The break is a cove 100 feet passed the address listed above. Look for a white a white Toyota Tundra with a camper shell or a silver Ford Flex.

Santa Claus Lane - Driving time from Santa Barbara - 8 Minutes

Santa Claus Lane, Carpinteria, CA

1. Head South on the US-101 Hwy 7 miles
2. Exit Santa Claus Lane .2 miles
3. At stop sign go straight, you'll see a tiny dirt parking lot on the right about 100 meters up and cars parked along the side of the road; we'll meet you there. Look for a white a white Toyota Tundra with a camper shell or a silver Ford Flex.

Haskells Beach - Driving time from Santa Barbara - 18 Minutes

8301 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117

1. Head North on the US-101 Hwy 12 miles
2. Take the Winchester Canyon Road exit. At the stop sign go straight .3 miles
3. Turn Left onto onto Cathedral Oaks (over the bridge) .1 miles
4. This dead ends into a golf course. Turn right onto Hollister, drive 1/2 mile and pull into the tennis court parking lot on your left. If the road dead ends you've gone too far. From the tennis court parking lot there's 1 dirt path that heads down to the beach. At the end is a building labeled the Beach House; we'll meet you at the front of this building; we have storage here.

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