California Surf Experience

California Surf Experience offers ultimate California surf trip, customized surf tours, private surf guiding, and classic California adventures.

  • Costa Mesa, California, United States

Speaks English

from US$1,650
from US$1,650
Price for:

7 days / 6 nights

Testimonials

  • Review by Alex C.

    "We have gone surfing many times with Ryan and California Surf Experience. Every time it has been fantastic. He is very patient and helpful with our two boys, including one who is autistic. We keep going back because of the great rapport that he has with our children. We even have taken our kids friends who are visiting (and who have limited ocean experience) and he's gotten them to stand up within the first couple hours. We can't say enough about Ryan, and we will continue to come back as our two boys continue to progress in their surf abilities."

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  • Review by a traveler

    "I took my 16-year old daughter for surf lessons with Ryan. I was hoping she would get a good first experience, and it was better than expected! Ryan was so personable and easy to talk with, he made her feel very comfortable and confident, and she was able to get up on her own after just a few tries. He is very knowledgeable about the area, the conditions, and her safety. He really is a professional and I would highly recommend him for a first time lesson. Had we stayed longer, she would have loved to go out again!"

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  • Review by Emil R.

    "Me and my friend have both been surfing for 3-4 years now and are quite experienced, but wanted a place to stay plus some local knowledge about the spots. With California Surf Experience, we got so much more than that. Ryan took care of everything. He showed us the best spots and restaurants in the area and found us a super nice place to stay. In addition to that he gave us the best coaching and filmed us so we could see the mistakes that we made. I can really recommend California Surf Experience to surfers at any level, no matter if you've never tried it before or you are experienced. Hope you're doing good, Ryan, and hope to see you in the future."

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  • Review by Simon E.

    "I went to surf with Ryan for two weeks... and it was clearly some of the best weeks in my life. I knew how to catch waves before this trip but I wasn't good at it paddling for the wrong waves with wrong paddling techniques. After the first couple of days with Ryan, I had improved much more than since I started surfing in Denmark (approximately 1 year). Ryan is really good at spotting what you do wrong and how you can do it better. I've been to a surf camp in Portugal, where I also had lessons but, the guys there weren't able to spot my mistakes and tell me how to do it right. Ryan showed me video-footage of my mistakes, went in the water with me and had a lot of tricks to get better, which made me take my surfing to the next level(s). :) I highly recommend everyone who wants to try surfing or improve it to take some time with California Surf Experience. The guys, Ryan and Bryston, are really cool guys and they're always fun to hang out with."

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  • Review by Niklas G.

    "Me and my friends had a fantastic day at Laguna Beach with Ryan and Bryston. On a day with perfect conditions, we had two set of surf and a lunch break in between. They were excellent instructors and made us beginners able to ride some really nice waves. I’m still stoked and this day will be a memory for life."

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  • Review by a traveler from Stockholm, Sweden

    "We had a great time in Laguna with Ryan and Bryston. They were excellent teachers for us beginners. I can warmly recommend them."

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  • Review by a traveler from Frankfurt, Germany

    "Ryan is an exceptional surf pro and teacher. I'm a beginner from Germany looking to ride my first wave in California. Thanks to Ryan, my childhood dream came true. I spent two days with Ryan at Newport Beach. It was just awesome. Ryan provided all the equipment. He knew the perfect beginner spots. He even brought a camera, so my girlfriend, Anna, could take some cool pictures. After warming up at the beach and some basic instructions, it was time for the Pacific. Learning by doing! Ryan showed me great surf techniques. He motivated me to ride waves directly at the beginning. I got stoked! And I'm still stoked today! Ryan did not only taught me surfing, he provided me a once-in-a-lifetime experience I never forget. Thank you so much Ryan! I'll be back soon!"

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  • Review by a traveler from Stockholm, Sweden

    "I spent three days surfing with Ryan. I agree with the others about the waves, locations, the technical teaching and the fun discovering the coast and the local towns. So many amazing things on their own which made the experience way above expectation. Above all though, what makes Ryan such a star is that he is kind, super chilled and relaxed. His zen style personality rubs off in the water and forms a really good environment for anyone to learn and challenge themselves. This makes him an great teacher and guide. And great fun to hang out with. I did some manoeuvres I'd never done before during these days. Was so happy coming back home!"

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  • Review by a traveler from California, USA

    "I use California Surf Experience for private coaching to help improve my surf skills. they also do a surf camp for adults, surf guiding, and beginner lessons too! Ryan is always finding me amazing waves and avoiding the crowds so I can get as many waves as possible to improve. The technique coaching is very good. Driving around with Ryan is super fun his truck is great for surf adventures and he lets me be the DJ! Every where we go people know Ryan. He's a local everywhere. I highly recommend using Ryan at California Surf Experience for your next California surf trip or private coaching lesson."

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  • Review by Yana S. from Moscow, Russia

    "I had an amazing time surfing with Ryan!He is pro surfer himself and he will give you all the skills and knowledge to ride your waves at different spots with different conditions. He loves what he's doing! Great instructor and guide for California surf trip! We had such a good time at Laguna! Highly recommended if you want the true taste of California waves!"

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  • Review by a traveler from London, UK

    "Very well-organized trip! I went with a group of friends that all managed to a catch a few waves each! We had a great setup by the beach, picnic table, beach chairs, drinks, yummy food. We didn't want to leave! Thank you, Ryan, an awesome experience! Definitely coming back!"

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  • Review by a traveler from London, UK

    "These guys are brilliant fun. They go above and beyond to make sure you have a great time. Guitar, bonfire, harmonica, and a successful surf. Highly recommend!"

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