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Whitlock Surf Experience

2601 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1627
+1 760-994-0506
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Above and Beyond!

We cannot say enough about Whitlock! They made our time in Oceanside feel like home. By the first... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Jennie M
,
Seville, Spain
via mobile
Incredible lesson!

While on vacation in Carlsbad I got connected to this business. They were going through some... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
TravellingMatthieu
,
Edmonton, Canada
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2601 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-1627
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+1 760-994-0506
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We cannot say enough about Whitlock! They made our time in Oceanside feel like home. By the first lesson, we were standing up, and by the second, we were surfing independently! Karl, Jorge, and Matthias were incredible instructors for us, and they continued to encourage...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

While on vacation in Carlsbad I got connected to this business. They were going through some transition with their shop so booking was a little complicated. BUT...the lesson was amazing. Instructor was great at teaching. Don’t miss getting into the waves!

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

My brother, son and I got to go out with these guys in Oceanside. They were so funny and such amazing teachers! We all surfed and had a great time. Thanks guys!!

1  Thank Tina A
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Our two daughters, ages 14 & 11 had a great experience!! Everyone was awesome, from the shop staff to the instructor! We couldn't have asked for a more experienced, fun, friendly and caring group of people. The instructor was so enthusiastic and praised the girls...More

1  Thank mandyjc4
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had so much fun learning how to surf with Rich and Shawn!! All of us stood up and caught waves by ourselves within the two hour lessons. Would definitely do this again!! So much fun!! Even the wipeouts were fun!!

1  Thank Lori F
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

My sons and niece surfed here and had a great time. Whitlock Surf is family owned and operated. We felt the kids were safe and in good hands. They had a quick lesson on the beach and then went surfing. They all were able to...More

1  Thank Paula D
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great place to walk jog or even swim, Some areas are less rocky, Sand clean & water a beautiful sade if blue

1  Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

If this is your first time surfing then this is a great introduction. The instructors are nice and personable. I went with a 16, 12, and 9 year old and they all had a good time. I only wish they had had more of the...More

1  Thank Sal M
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

These guys are awesome! Just very friendly, patient and down to earth which makes learning to surf with them that much more fun! So positive and fun to hang out with for a couple of hours. They are fantastic instructors and will get you up...More

1  Thank rcw5192
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We live in Carlsbad and have been familar with Whitlock for years. We have also hosted several international students and Whitlock Surf has never dissappointed. The reality is they are not right on the beach but they provide a wonderful experience from the minute you...More

1  Thank Kendall H
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