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California Surf Adventure Holidays with The O'Neill Surf Academy

Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how...come on a surfari with US to Southern California this winter.

We'll be hopping over the pond to our favourite surf destination, to take in all the sights and sounds of this historic surfing mecca.  With one of the worlds richest surfing histories, great surfing community and some of the world's most famous surf breaks this is a once in a lifetime trip!

Camp Details

WHERE: Southern California - Dana Point, Malibu & Ventura  
WHEN: Tuesday 7th March - Tuesday 21st March 2017  (14 nights)
COST: £795 per person  - BOOK NOW
Deposit: A £250 deposit is required to reserve your spot
Balance:  Any remaining balance is due 4 weeks before departure

  • Airport Transfers from LAX (Los Angeles)
  • 14 Nights Beachfront Camping Accommodation
  • Bedding, Towel & basic supplies
  • Daily Surf Guiding
  • Daily Transport
  • 24 Hour camp hosts
  • Weekly Camp BBQ night
  • Surf Gear can be provided, or bring your own.
  • Weekly Camp BBQ 
  • Photos and Videos of your trip
  • Flights (available from as little as £300 return)
  • Food - Explore the local cafes and restaurants - eating our here is super cheap, portions are massive and the food is incredible!
  • Additional Activities 
Get in touch for our full, comprehensive brochure with further details.


Your Camp Hosts

Introducing your camp hosts Ashleigh & Mike:

Ashleigh - Owns the O'Neill Surf Academy in Cornwall and has been visiting SoCal for the past 10 years. As an avid adventurer she's spent a lot of time exploring the local area know's where to find the awesome waves, great food and fun activities on any given day! Mike calls her the non-local local!!

Mike - Lives here in Oceanside, California. He also runs the local surf shop, and has taught surfing for many years. When he's not at work he's seeking out the best burrito and beer in town....I'd stick with him for your after surf feed up! A great local surfer with lots of wisom to pass on!



This is not your typical English camping holiday - far from it! With its hot, dry desert climate outdoors is the place to be in California. Our campground locations are all just steps from the Pacific Ocean - literally roll out of bed and into the surf!

  • Large Cabin Tents - Room to stand, with private space to hang out & relax.
  • Toilets and Showers close by - Clean and excellently maintained
  • Comfortable camp chairs
  • Beach umbrellas available
  • Gas BBQ Stove for hot drinks and cooking available for use
  • Open Fire for our nightly fireside fun
  • Comfortable bed and new, cosy and comfortable bedding
Anything else you need? Just ask - our team will be happy to help!

Our Surf Surfari Schedule

We're heading on a Surf Surfari and exploring 3 of the best surfing areas in Southern California. Our trip has been carefully designed to ensure you get the very best surfing and to see as much of this awesome areas as possible during your stay.

Orange County Adventure: 7th - 13th March

After you touch down, we'll whisk you straight to our beachside camp at the beautiful Dana Point in Orange County. Just yards from the sand and waves at Doheney State beach we have a huge selection of great waves on our doorstep - names San Onofre and Trestles to our South, and Salt Creek to Huntington Beach to our North.


LA County: 13th - 17th March

A short drive through the big city of Los Angeles will take us to the base of the Santa Monica Mountain Range, where we set up camp at Leo Carillo State beach.  From here we have a huge range of surf spots to explore from Malibu to Ventura. There are lots of great activities and mountain trails with the most magnificent views to explore too.

Santa Barbara: 17th - 21st March

Our final stop is a stay at Carpinteria State Beach, with so many surf spots to explore and the beautiful town of Santa Barbara including some world classic surf spots such as Rincon nearby, we'll be spoilt for choice for the final days of our stay.



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