San Diego is absolutely inseparable from surfing culture!
With dozens of beaches and the perfect year-round sunny and clear weather, it’s no surprise that surfing became so popular on the West Coast, Southern California nor that it found a home in San Diego in particular. Neighborhoods like La Jolla, Point Loma and Encinitas serve as hubs for wave enthusiasts, but you can find excellent spots to surf just about anywhere you go in San Diego.
If you’re a beginner surfer, you’ll find beautiful and manageable waves at many of the best beaches in San Diego. If you’re more experienced and confident in your abilities, however, you’ll find that there are plenty of opportunities to put your skills to the test at local beaches.
Check out some of the best point breaks, reef breaks and beach breaks San Diego has to offer, many of which are nationally recognized for their incredible surfing conditions.
Surfing conditions are affected by the weather just as much as they are by the location.
Both beginners looking to spot local legends and experts in search of a challenge can benefit from investing in a Go City San Diego Pass, which offers discounted rates on surfing lessons and board rentals. The Go City Pass is also a great way to see various attractions for cheap, so make sure to grab a pass with our exclusive promo code for an additional discount.
Consider going on the San Diego beach tour to get the lay of the land, or learn about marine life at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, both part of the pass!