We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

University of Surfing

Linda Mar Beach, South Parking Lot, Pacifica, CA 94044
+1 650-556-6515
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
These 3 things really set University of Surfing apart

I've had three lessons now, and would highly recommend University of Surfing. Matt is extremely... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
katierea17
,
San Francisco, California
Late and Rude

The instructors arrived over an hour late for my group. We tried to contact the company, but the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
shase908
,
San Francisco, California
Read all 18 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“surf lessons” (2 reviews)
“matt” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
Linda Mar Beach, South Parking Lot, Pacifica, CA 94044
Write a ReviewReviews (18)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2017

I've had three lessons now, and would highly recommend University of Surfing. Matt is extremely knowledgable and generous with his time in prepping for lessons and gear (wetsuits and booties are a LOT higher quality than competitors I've worked with). Matt is also incredibly easy...More

Thank katierea17
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The instructors arrived over an hour late for my group. We tried to contact the company, but the voicemail box was full. When the instructors did arrive, they appeared unprepared and dismissive. After numerous attempts to contact the company over the phone, a polite and...More

Thank shase908
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I had signed up my 13 year-old son for a group course. The instructors spontaneouslyrics invited me to join free of charge! You could tell they were really into the sport and teaching others about it. We spent about 1,5 hours in the water and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

From BC. Had a private lesson with Matt. My 10 year old daughter who had never been in the ocean was standing riding her board within the 1st 1/2 hour. Thank you Matt. Next time we are down your way again we will definitely give...More

Thank wake720
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My surf lesson with Matt was fantastic. Matt was able to craft a lesson based on my experience and ability. Matt was engaging and energetic. Matt used every moment of our lesson effectively, raising my level of expertise in many areas including how to judge...More

Thank Julian C
Reviewed 28 March 2016

My 16 year old niece had a private lesson with AJ. We were very concerned with safety prior to the lesson. AJ took excellent care of her and we felt very comfortable with him as an instructor. He was completely focused on her at all...More

Thank upnorthjodie
Reviewed 23 October 2015

I had a group surf lesson scheduled today at 11AM. I showed up at 10:30AM and waited until 12PM for an instructor to show. My first thought is that I hope the instructor is okay, my second thought is this appears to be a trend...More

2  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Me Again. I just want to say that I had a great class with Jonathan. Initially they missed my class. But he emailed me back and offered a private 1-on-1 class which was very fun. I was be able to pop up on my first...More

Thank 877tony
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I've always wanted to learn how to surf. I can't recommend this school enough. Here's why I feel University of Surfing is the BEST place to go: We practiced 10 minutes on the beach how to do pop-ups & went right into the water. I...More

Thank fluxified
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We had a great time and a great lesson. Megan had us up and surfing within an hour and the next day Matt sent us a great little video clip of us on the boards. The most surprising part was that the wetsuits actually kept...More

Thank Joshua60713
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
El Toro Loco
60 reviews
.45 km away
Salada Beach Cafe
46 reviews
.53 km away
Sharp Park Restaurant
19 reviews
.43 km away
El Grano de Oro
22 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Devil's Slide Trail
163 reviews
4.29 km away
Pacifica State Beach
75 reviews
4.15 km away
Golden Gate National Cemetery
39 reviews
5.66 km away
Mori Point
24 reviews
1.76 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from University of Surfing staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit