we Can

Help You

Learn How To Surf With Style & Ease 

In Orange County, California




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  • Don't waste hours of your time making simple mistakes trying to learn on your own.

  • Don't allow the ocean to create uncertainty within you.

  • Don't let lack of knowledge hold you back from having the experiences you want to have.



  • Learn how to surf. Its fun and safe. Its the best way to experience Southern California year round.

  • Live the lifestyle you want to. Surfing will help you stay fit.

  • Relax and experience good vibes. Being in the ocean is a natural mood booster.

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Book A Lesson

We teach surf lessons in Orange County, CA; Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point & some San Diego beaches. We can accommodate most beaches in Orange County, CA.

How It works

Book It

Complete the booking

process by submitting

an online payment

through the services



Select a service &

a desired date, time,

& location.

Call us prior to completing

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Meet up to surf!

Just bring a towel &

a bathing suit

We will bring the

boards &


Why Choose us?

  1. We have taught hundreds of people how to safely surf.

  2. We are CPR and 1st Aid Certified.

  3. We are life long surfers with extensive ocean knowledge.

  4. We are Southern California locals. We know this region & the waves like the back of our hand.

  5. We are a small, local, family run business.



Serene Waters Surf Adventures is dedicated to helping people of all ages experince the stoke of the ocean. Our goal is to provide surf lessons that are unforgettable and life changing. We serve Orange County and offer options to explore the entire California coast.

James is the lead surf instructor and founder. He is an avid waterman and started surfing at age 7. He has surfed at many breaks around the world such as Fiji, Mexico, Hawaii, Costa Rica, & Australia. He loves the outdoors, camping, and his family. James is a father, and has 2 dogs. James began leading surf groups and instructing others in 2014. He is CPR and 1st aid certified. He has also been trained in surf instructor water safety. When He is not running surf lessons he is providing therapeutic counseling services for adolescents and adults.