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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Departure Point
    Mondo's Beach, Pacific Coast Hwy, Ventura, CA 93001, USA
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Surfboard
    • Wetsuit provided according to your size
    Exclusions
    • Booties
    • 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.
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    Additional Info
    • 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 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We were visiting Santa Barbara from the UK with our 7 and 8 year old children. We had a surf lesson with Marc and everyone loved it. My youngest was standing on his surf board straight away and my daughter pretty soon afterwards. A great success- thank you!
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    I came with our 17 year old daughter, we stayed at Hotel Milo and drove to Mondo’s Beach for the surfing lesson. We had a great time!! Instructors were very helpful with all of the gear and were very friendly and patient. Our daughter had an awesome time surfing and would love
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    We actually did two activities with this company and both were great fun with awesome guides. We had done a surfing lesson with another firm the day before near Venice Beach and the Santa Barbara Adventure Company was way better. Pablo and Piers were excellent instructors and
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    My wife set up a father-son trip to Santa Barbara and signed us up for surfing lessons. Pablo and Rachel were fun and helpful teachers. They kept us focused and we had some success by the end of the class. Great memories for us both.
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    Really good experience surfing in Santa Barbara with great instructor's. We came by car and changed location during the session, but that just gave us the opportunity to see more of the great beaches.
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