Surf Lessons in Orange County, California

Make learning to surf easy with a group or private surf lesson at some of the best beaches in the “OC”.

Below is a list the best surf schools and camps in Orange County (AKA, the OC), California. Beginner surfing lessons can found in Dana Point, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and San Clemente.

Girl in the Curl Surf Shop

Our surfing school is insured and all instructors are trained in CPR, First Aid, Water Safety and Fun. We specialize in youth classes and also teach clinics and private surfing lessons for women, special occasions, and birthday parties. We provide patient professional instruction, excellent equipment and the best waves possible. With private lessons you will learn the basic elements of surfing and gain the confidence you need to pursue surfing on your own, on a one-on-one basis. Instructor guarantees to get you up!

34116 Pacific Coast Hwy
Dana Point, California 92629
Hours: 10AM – 5PM
Phone: 949-661-4475


Your unique California surf experience. Great atmosphere, well trained surf guides, and a clean camp will give you memories that will last a lifetime. California is the place where surfing lives. Discover with us public and secret surf spots from locals, have great food, and exciting trips around Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Call for a surfing lesson

24800 Dana Point Harbor Dr
Dana Point, California 92629
Hours: 8AM – 6PM
Phone: 949-289-8274

Banzai Surf School

Open year-round, we provide surf lessons including: experienced instructors, surfboards, wetsuits, and all the sand you can eat. We offer t-shirts, group deals, and photos of you surfing. Enjoy our best location for beginners.

22355 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, California 92646
Hours: 7AM – 7PM
Phone: 714-813-2880

Corky Carroll’s Surf School

We provide an exciting, safe, surfing-lesson experience for any skill level. We achieve this by combining ocean awareness with expert knowledge and proven techniques in a fun, educational environment to help every student become a better surfer.

Lifeguard Tower 18
Huntington Beach, California 92648
Hours: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Phone: 714-969-3959

Clint Carroll Surf School

Clint Carroll surf school offers private and semi-private surfing lessons. We provide world Class instruction for all ages. All equipment is included in lessons.

22017 Bushard St
Huntington Beach, California 92646
Hours: 9AM–6PM
Phone: 949-355-7285

Learn to Surf HB

We are unlike any other surf schools that provide surf lessons in Southern California from Santa Monica in Los Angeles all the way down to Mission Beach in San Diego. We believe that in order to provide the best surf lesson possible, you must have the highest level of qualifications in safety. That is why our founder has successfully completed so many certifications in water safety and puts all instructors through a demanding training program. Learn to Surf™ is the obvious choice when selecting who to choose for surf lessons.

21601 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, California 92646
Hours: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Phone: 714-313-4577

Caliblu Surf School

Caliblu Surf School is taking Huntington Beach surf lessons to the next level. We offer a two-hour surf lesson taught by a top-notch surf instructor who will get you riding waves your first day. We also offer an opportunity to continue to come back and use our great boards, wetsuits, and instructors for an entire year!

Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, California 92649
Hours: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Phone: 855-787-3454

Surf Lessons Newport Beach

You will learn essential fundamentals & various surf techniques on getting to your feet and riding a wave for the first time! You will also learn the basics of positioning, paddling, surfing etiquette, ocean knowledge, and water safety. After paddling out together, your surf instructor/water safety guide will be there to coach and guide you into the rides of your life! As well as focus is on correct wave etiquette, style, technique and safety. Come meet us for a surfing lesson.

367 Old Newport Blvd
Newport Beach, California 92663
Hours: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: 949-554-7512

Newport Surf Camp

Whether or not you have ever surfed our camp will provide you with hands on instruction that will have you up and surfing in no time at all. We paddle out at 28th St. in Newport Beach, CA. We are contracted with the City of Newport Beach Recreation.

28th St
Newport Beach, California 92663
Hours: 8AM – 3PM
Phone: 760-473-0688

Endless Summer Surf Camp

Learn to surf or improve your skills at the Endless Summer Surf Camp. Since 1992 we have been making surf dreams come true. Our instructors specialize in all levels of surf instruction so whether you want to catch your first wave or take your surfing to the next level they can help you reach your goals.

Street address not provided
San Clemente, California
Hours: 8AM – 4PM
Phone: 949-498-7862