Surfing Lessons at Mission Beach

Surfing Courses, Lessons and Surf Camps. Pacific Surf School Mission Beach has shaped thousands of surfers and nourished both their skill and love for surfing!





  • 2-3 People - 1 Instructor
  • 90 Minutes
  • All Equipment Included ; Surfboard, Wetsuit, SPF 50 Rashguard, and Leash
  • CPR, Lifeguard and Water Safety Certified Instructors
  • Guaranteed to stand up by the end of your lesson


  • 4-5 students to 1 Instructor
  • 90 Minutes
  • All Equipment Included- Surfboard, Rashguard, Wetsuit and Leash  (Just bring a towel, sunblock, and water)
  • CPR, Lifeguard and Water Safety Certified Instructors
  • Great for families and friends wanting to learn how to surf together
  • Guaranteed to stand up by the end of your lesson
Why choose Pacific Surf School?

Pacific Surf is the leading surf school around the world with our headquarters based in San Diego. We teach surfing lessons in many different surf locations and our top priority is providing the best surfing experience.
We have instructors from all over the world that are surf experts. They are all trained with Water Safety Courses, with over a thousand 5 stars reviews and coached to teach to all ages, specialized in beginners and intermediate students.

How do I book surf lessons?

You can book the surf lessons in our store in Pacific Beach and over the phone, but if you already figured out what surfing lesson you want and when you want to go surfing the easiest way is booking it online through our website.

How long is the surf lesson and what is included?

How long is the surf lesson and what is included?
All of our surf lessons are one and a half hours. The surfboard, wetsuit, leash and rash guard are already included.
The lesson starts with land lesson in which the surfing instructor explains about the dangers of the ocean, board information as dynamics and dimensions, what to do and not to do and the position you stand up when catching a wave. After that you enter the water with your surfing instructor to try the real thing, he will help place the board in the correct position and give you pointers.
A group lesson is an instructor for four to five people. You would be with a small group, which can make it a more fun experience!

What should I wear?

When you arrive for your surf lesson we will provide you with a wetsuit, so you just need whatever you would wear when going to the beach. Boardshorts or swimsuits for men, and bikinis or swimsuits for women.

Where do I go first for my surf lesson in Mission Beach?

Our tent is located in N Jetty Road, South Mission, by the life guard building right in front of the parking lot. When you arrive make sure you have your waiver signed before you start your surf lesson, you will receive it through SMS.
After meeting your instructor, he or she will give you a wetsuit and board and you are ready to start the lesson and catch some waves!

Where can I park?

There is a huge parking lot in front of the Jetty in South Mission, there is a great place to park and really close to our tent location.

Which beach is better?

We recommend Mission Beach as on of the best location options. It is a great beach break! The way that beach is positioned make the swell, coming from Baja, one of the most consistent in San Diego.


For the last 20 years, Pacific Surf School San Diego have developed a range of services and lessons targeting all types of surfers: high levels and beginners, women, children, tourists, parents or just beach lovers. We provide the best instructions in the world!

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Check out our programs to see what works best for you and come out and enjoy the waves with us!


Life is a Wave

Why do so many people love surfing? Simply put, because it’s awesome! To Pacific Surf School La Jolla Surfing Lessons, surfing is more than just a sport – it’s a way of life!

Pacific Surf School in San Diego is happy to open up a whole new world of opportunities for ocean lovers by giving surfing classes and lessons at La Jolla Shores to passionate surfers of all ages. We offer surfing lessons in La Jolla Shores, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach, and you can choose the type and dynamics that work best for you – private, semi-private or group lessons.

Kids are simply crazy about our camp in San Diego! We give surfing lessons for beginner and intermediate kid surfers. At our surf school San Diego, with our fantastic surfing lessons, we make surfing a fun activity for the whole family!

Learn to shred waves and enjoy the ocean with the Pacific Surf School in San Diego that has produced over 200,000 surfers since 1997.

We provide all of the surfing equipment, support and protection needed to emerge a great surfer. All you need to bring is enthusiasm! See you at the beach!

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We look forward to seeing you SURFING with us SOON!