Carmel Surf Lessons - Surf School - Monterey Bay, CA

Surf Lessons in Monterey Bay, CA

Surf Lessons in Monterey Bay, CA

Noah Greenberg, Surf Instructor

Since 1986

 Since 1986, this is the Original Surf School of the Monterey Peninsula.

Noah Greenberg and his trained, professional staff provide instruction, professional grade surfboards & wetsuits in some of the most beautiful and ideal scenic locations on the Monterey Peninsula. We choose low crowd surf breaks in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Pacific Grove and the Monterey Bay.

 We offer private one-on-one lessons, daily group rates, corporate team training and customized birthday parties for all ages.  Each lesson includes a customized soft-top surfboard and wetsuit to your height, weight and experience.

Noah not only teaches surfing, he also lectures in the Kinesiology department at California State University Monterey Bay. He is a licensed clinical social worker and busy raising his three boys. Noah focuses his lessons on safety and fun. His background in adaptive sports and counseling allows for many special opportunities to occur while you are surfing. You can trust that this operation will take care of you.

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Surf Lessons in Monterey Bay, CA

Surf Lesson Rates

Group Surfing Lesson Carmel Surf Lessons


$100 per person

We offer these daily. Any one can join our groups. Just ask what time. All we need is your height and weight so we can bring the right gear for you. All levels welcome even first time surfers. All equipment included.  1:4 – 1:6 Instructor to Student ratio


$200 per person

1:1 – Instructor to Student – (based on availability)

If you wanted a private instructor let me know we can arrange that. This is a 1:1 Ratio. Your private lesson includes a custom fit O’Neill wetsuit, custom soft surfboard.


$150 per perspon

Instructor to Student Ratio of 1:2 – (based on availability)

So often couples want to experience surfing together for the first time. Regardless of your experience if your a couple that want to have your own instructor to guide you through your surfing session we offer that. Lessons includes a custom fit O’Neill wetsuits professional grade safe surfboards and your own instructor. Make an appointment to meet us at the beach.



We rent GoPro cameras, or bring your own and well mount it on one of our boards. When you rent our cameras it will be mounted atop your surfboard to video your entire experience. The video chip is yours to take home following the lesson.


Team training is often the key to success for large corporate companies. Break aways and trust building workshops can now be achieved in the water with Noah Greenberg and his staff. Enjoy a morning, afternoon or evening surf session with your co-workers and management team learning the waves of Carmel Beach. Each group experience is customized to the clients needs and experience. Following your 2 hour surf session, your group will enjoy the beach with custom catered food and drink offered by Ashleigh Elizabeth Catering. Please call for availability & rates. We can safely accommodate groups up to 20 people.


AGES 4 – 16

Let’s Celebrate in the Water! Surf birthday parties have become a great option for the groms growing up here on the Monterey Peninsula. Surf, boogie board, swim & build sand castles with your friends. We are excited to offer this new custom package to Carmel Surf Lessons as we partnered with a local caterer. Custom package includes surf lessons for up to 10 kids with a custom O’Neill wetsuit, soft-top surfboard, plenty of boogie boards and a 1:3 ratio of instructor to student insuring safety and super fun for all.

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Surf Lessons in Monterey Bay, CA

Surfing Gear - Carmel Surf Lessons

All wetsuits and surfboards are included in your customized surf lesson

Noah has been working with equipment manufacturers to develop the professional gear needed for each lessons safety and fun. Equipment is customized for individuals from 30 to 300 pounds. We have over 100 surfboards at any one time to match your needs and the current surf conditions. You will be surprised how successful you are on the waves!

Carmel Surf Lessons uses the most current O’neill wetsuits for all lessons. O’neill Surf Company is an innovative leader in the surf industry. We purchase brand new wetsuits each year offering our clients the latest innovations from O’neill. All clients will be outfitted to match their gender, height and weight. All wetsuits are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized between each use. You will find them to be super comfortable, soft, flexible and warm. We often brings several sizes just in case one doesn’t fit to your liking.

Carmel Surf Lessons is always happy to assist you in the purchase of the gear to your liking. Learn to surf with us and ride tons of different types of boards before you buy one.

Carmel surf Lessons has a new partnership with Gopro! Cameras can be mounted to any board during a lesson. Bring your own or rent one of ours.


Our Brands

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INT Surfboards
Superbrand Surfboards
Surftec Surfboards
Totah Surfboards
Santa Cruz Surfboards
Route One Surfboards
Channel Island Surfboards
O’neill Wetsuits


Call or text 831-915-4065 for more information

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