Shell Beach Surf Shop Lessons & Rentals

Lessons & Rentals

First Wave Surf School Surf Lessons


Ready to try it? How long have you been thinking about standing up on a surfboard and riding a wave? Shell Beach Surf School is your destination for surf lessons on the Central Coast of California. Shell Beach Surf School offers surf lessons year-round primarily in Pismo Beach and Shell Beach, CA.
Our lessons place an emphasis on ensuring that you, our student, feel comfortable and safe while learning how to surf. Our goal is to make sure that you enjoy yourself and our instructors will ensure that, regardless of your skill level, you'll have a fun time in a very secure environment. We'll help reduce outside factors of the surfing experience so that you can focus on simply enjoying yourself. All instructors are CPR and first-aid certified and all instructors have at least 10 years surfing experience.
Lessons run for 1.5 to 2 hours and cost $8500dollars for a one-on-one session. We offer a tiered pricing structure based upon the size of your group.

Lesson for (1) - $85.00
Lesson for (2-4 students) - $7500 per student
Lesson for (5-10 students) - $65.00 per student
Lesson for (11 or more) - $55.00 per student

We additionally provide Stand Up Paddle lessons and Kayak Tours.

Call (805) 773-1855 for more info.


Rentals extend for a 24 hour period meaning if you rent a surfboard on Thursday at 3pm, your rental isn't due back until Friday at 3pm, meaning you'll also be able to get the next morning's surf session.

Body Boards......$15/day
Beach Cruisers.....$20/day