The Ultimate San Diego Surf Lesson at Ocean Experience Surfing School Call us at 619.225.0674. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.