In 1999, Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Shop opened its doors to introduce Southern California’s first surf school. With San Diego and the Pacific Ocean as the classroom the Ocean Experience Surfing School offers top quality training, technology and surf equipment. 

OBSS embodies the Southern California lifestyle while providing the essential needs to surfers and skateboarders alike. 

  • Voted “Best Surf Shop” in 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • "Best Skate Shop" in 2016 & 2017 By San Diego's City Beat Magazine's Best Of
  • “Gold-medal winner” of The Peninsula Beacon’s 2012 & 2016 Readers Choice Awards for “Best Skate Shop,” 


Ocean Beach Surf and Skate Shop   

4940 Newport Avenue San Diego, CA 92107   

Ph: 619.225.0674

Ocean Experience San Diego Surfing School and Ocean Beach Surf & Skate Shop take pride in providing positive and meaningful experiences to all clients, patrons and associates. OBSS conducts all business with the highest standards of service, integrity and quality. We are a great place for the pre and post session hang-out. OBSS offers custom surfboards, skateboards, stand up paddleboards (SUP's) wetsuits, sandals, boardshorts, bikinis, apparel and more. 

Many San Diego skateboarders know about the great selection of skateboarding equipment and accessories offered at Ocean Beach. So stop by, come in, look around and get the inside track on all the latest and greatest surfing and skateboarding supplies available in San Diego. Call Us at 619.225.0674. 


Adventure Beyond Borders - Experience Natural Wonders in Baja, Mexico

Ocean Experience is one of San Diego's oldest travel adventure companies, offering all-inclusive, eco-cultural adventure tours and guided service to secure locations throughout Baja, Mexico.

Travelers enjoy adventures in surf, stand up paddleboard (SUP), kayak, and more.  Clean, comfortable lodging and healthy, delicious meals welcome worldly travelers who come to experience Mexico's warm culture and natural landscape.  Book a private party or join a tour to breaks along the Pacific Coast.  SUP/kayak/snorkel the Sea of Cortez, or enjoy mountain vineyards and desert hot springs.  Great rates on all-inclusive adventures; group discounts.  

Channel 4 News came out and did a segment on our surf camp. Check it out! We hope to see your kids at camp next summer!

The sport of surfing can benefit your body and mind... plus it's lots of fun. Some lucky San Diego students got to experience summer surf camp - learning about the ocean and how to hang ten. and