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Address: 408 Topeka St, Oceanside, CA 92054-3025
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The fastest and safest way to learn how to surf. Located in San Diego and...

The fastest and safest way to learn how to surf. Located in San Diego and the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. We are a family owned & operated business offering residents and visitors of all ages & ethnicity here on Oahu and in San Diego a complete surfing experience, Our Surfing School has been sharing the aloha of surfing for over four decades.

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Michael and Milton teach more than surfing!!

We traveled to Oceanside from Ohio with four kids ranging in age from 7 to 18. We decided to get the kids surf lessons and called Willis Brothers Surfing. After speaking with them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beth C
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Geneva, Ohio
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Geneva, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled to Oceanside from Ohio with four kids ranging in age from 7 to 18. We decided to get the kids surf lessons and called Willis Brothers Surfing. After speaking with them my husband and I decided to try it too!! Michael and Milton were amazing. Their spirits are pure and they had so many life lessons to share... More 

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Thank Beth C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Willis Brothers got my teen, her friend, and me up on our boards and riding to the shore in 30 minutes. They are the greatest. They really want to teach you to surf, and it shows. I had never skied, skateboarded, or done much of anything needing balance except ride a bike. I was shocked when I rode my... More 

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Thank NEOKTraveler
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I had never tried surfing before and wanted to take lessons. I had done a lot of research on different instructors but wanted to find the perfect fit and I did with the Milton and Michael Willis! They took the time to educate me on the safety of surfing and surfing etiquette. I was able to feel confident in myself... More 

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Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went to Willis brothers in a Saturday after making a reservation via phone the previous night. Though their house does not really look like a classroom for surfing, Willis brothers themselves are very patient, helpful, considerate, and interesting coaches. For example, I remember Milton ran all the way back from beach to home as soon as... More 

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Thank Nan Z
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I returned to Southern California for winter holiday and looked up the Willis Brothers for a 'refresher' surf lesson (I went with them a year ago, and wrote a review 'positivity, generosity, integrity'). I thought we'd do just a quick session but Michael stayed with me for over 2 hours one on one, without a care or comment to the... More 

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Thank Jo Z
Broomfield, Colorado, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Visiting from Colorado and wanted to give our kids (15, 13, 10) an opportunity to learn how to surf. The Willis Bros., icons of surfing, were outstanding in their approach and passion for teaching surfers, both yound and old. A true CA experience - what could be better than learning from world champions?

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Thank Darren H
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Our group consisted of 10 children and adults, youngest 7 years old and the oldest 47 years old. We all got up on our boards multiple times, had great rides, and learned so much about the ocean and surfing. Milton, Michael and their other staff person were really good about safety and ensuring everyone felt comfortable. They were personable and... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Went out with both Milton and Michael with my dad. Both me and my dad had tried to surf before with no luck. However, after the calming walk and on beach pep-talk and lesson, we both felt much more relaxed than we had the last time we tried to surf. Then, it happened. Milton and Michael got us both up... More 

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Thank NedLR
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

I had the honor to learn from Michael. He was patient, very informative, and was determined to get me up on a wave. By the end of the lesson I had not only gotten up several times but also learned safety tips, surfing etiquette, and how to determine which wave to ride. The lesson gives you your moneys worth. I... More 

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Thank Rk102062
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 December 2016

These guys are surfing gurus. They had me standing within an hour and I have since taken up surfing as a hobby. You cannot go wrong with the best.

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