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Sunset Sailing Yacht Experience on San Diego Bay
Join us on board our sail yacht for a relaxing experience on San Diego Bay. Lounge in our bean bags as we sail the calm waters of San Diego Bay and sail past all the amazing sights in the Harbor, such as the Ballast Point Submarine Base, Sea Lion docks, North Island Coronado Naval Station, and the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum. White wine, sodas and water are available on board. If your planning on popping the question, let me know! I can help put you in just the right spot for an amazing moment and fantastic photos! For a private sailing experience for you and your friends only reserve 6 seats. With a orivste sailing it will just be your crew and the Captain on board. Our sailboat can accommodate up to 12 sailors, contact us to schedule a private sailing for you and your friends. If you don't see a date scheduled that your interested in, reach out! We sail daily and can usually accommodate you! Other things to note This sail yacht cruise stays in the calm waters of San Diego Bay where sicksickness shouldn't be a concern. Dress warm, it can get chilly once the sun sets!
Pasta cooking class
We will begin our classes with teaching everyone how to make pasta from scratch: ravioli, spaghetti, tagliatelle! We provide also a vegan alternative with dough without eggs. You will learn how to do 3 types of long pasta, 3 of short, and 4 different kind of ravioli. You can take this knowledge with you to your own kitchen with a copy of our recipes for you. Last but not least: bring your own bottle of wine! Cheers! At the end you’ll can taste your handmade pasta!
Marine Bio 101 Snorkel in Mission Bay!
*If you would like to book for a particular time not listed on the calendar, please message me via the "Contact host" button or make a request for a day/time! I'll do my best to accommodate you.* Mission Point Park is a great spot for beginner snorkelers and marine biology nerds! We will be snorkeling in Mission Bay, a calm, flat body of water that feeds into the Pacific Ocean. Being in the bay, we typically encounter small fish, interesting algae, and lots of invertebrates, including sea slugs, octopus, urchins, and sea stars! After a brief safety and snorkel etiquette talk, we will explore the area for one hour. I will point out and provide detailed information on the flora and fauna we encounter during the experience! *If you are a non-swimmer, feel free to book a private tour and/or message me to see if this is the right experience for you. Sometimes guests can be overwhelmed by the water, but this is the perfect place to learn! I have hosted many non-swimmers and they have all loved their time on the water, just read some of the reviews below! Just communicate with me before booking and we can figure it out! Any living animals found will be left on their own; we do not interfere, touch, or handle any living marine life, following Airbnb's Animal Welfare Policy. If you don't find a date/time that works for you, please contact me. I will do my best to accommodate you!
Surfing for All
We will meet at 708 Oliver Pl, in Pacific Beach in the morning or afternoon to talk about the surf conditions. Then we will walk down to the beach together. Next I will give a land lesson on the basics of surfing, we will practice different pop-up techniques so you're more comfortable in the water. Then we will go out into the water and I will help you get some waves and start surfing! Afterwards we'll carry the boards back to where we started. Other things to note Bring your own towel, water, swimsuit, and sunscreen! I will provide surfboards, wetsuits. Its ok if you would like to request a different time and date Gopro videos and pictures available for additional $15
Evening Chill Paddle Board Experience
San Diego is an excellent place to watch the sunset while paddling around Mission Bay. Here at WanderSurf Board Company it is our goal to provide you with the best possible paddle boarding experience. Our paddle times change throughout the year based on sunset times. Please give yourself plenty of time to arrive and get ready. You are encourage to take photos yourself if you would like. I do have some waterproof phone cases on a first come first serve basis. I will take photos for you as we paddle and air drop or email them to you after the paddle. Overview: - Arrive 10-15 mins early - Overview of route -10-15 min lesson on: What to do, How to do it, and What to Expect. - Group Photo - Paddle Tour - Photo Exchange - Bon Fire (24/hr notice Link to SunRise Paddle: https://abnb.me/zkAL9HqcaY Link to Midmorning Paddle: https://abnb.me/FlQ2uUDcaY Any questions please feel free to reach out to me : (858)877-8430 jason@wandersurfboardcompany.com Other things to note Please know how to swim and be comfortable in the water. Paddle boarding is a sport lots of people can do and enjoy. Important to dress comfortable. Change of clothes, towel, and water bottle.

Dive into local beach life

Falconry Experience over the beach
You will help us free fly our falcons on the cliffs of La Jolla at the Torrey Pines Gliderport, a National Historical Place and beloved landmark. In our Experience, offered through Total Raptor Experience San Diego, you'll learn how to call and release one of our trained birds using a falconry glove, and admire their aerial skills while they soar above the cliffs. You'll get an up-close and personal view of their mastery of flight as they perform simulated hunting behaviors, swooping, ground-skimming and diving at high speed after a moving target. At the same time we will discuss raptor flight styles and how they contribute to the diverse ecologies of different types of hawks and falcons. There will be plenty of time for questions and pictures with our birds. My hope is to send you home with a new, or perhaps renewed, love for these majestic predators and the environment. The experience is ideal for special occasions and corporate team building. For private experiences please feel free to contact us. The experience lasts 1.5 to 2 hours and there is some standing involved, we can always provide a chair, just let us know in advance. The Gliderport has a good cafe and free parking. Bring camera and sunscreen. COVID-19: we''ll follow the current recommendations from the State of California and we will provide hand sanitizer.
Surfing with a Cali Bro for Beginners - CaliBroSurfCo
PHOTOS INCLUDED The beautiful & vibrant coast of Ocean Beach will serve as your area to experience the sport of surfing. You will first begin by meeting us on the beach with a great attitude and the willingness to learn. We will provide a 8ft Soft Top Wavestorm and a Wetsuit that fits your body composition. We will begin in the interaction stage, where we will develop a better understanding of your previous experience, desired learning style, and go over any questions you may have before we start the learning process. We will begin by getting you fitted into a wetsuit of your choice. (10 mins) To change, you will use the public bathrooms provided at Ocean Beach. Once changed, We will then start the teaching process by going over safety hazards, proper etiquette, and formal technique on the sand. (10 mins) Once you are comfortable and understand the first stage of learning on the sand, we will then transition into the ocean. Once in the ocean, we will begin in shallow water by implementing what you learned on the sand, to live action. This will include demonstrating your ability to properly paddle, gain momentum with the wave, and properly stand up. We will remain in the shallow water practicing the basic fundamentals until you are comfortable and have demonstrated that you are ready to progress into deeper waters. Most important thing is to have fun and be yourself.
California vibes photoshoot, Donation Based
Please, message before booking. :) Donation based experience. I Kindly Ask if you: Like the experience and photos, donate - $125 (per person) Love the experience and photos, donate - $150 (per person) Had the best experience and photos ever - $200 (per person) * THERE’S NO FEE FOR KIDS* We will walk into the best spots of Mission Beach and secret spots as we explore the area. We start off at Belmont Park and walk over gliding through the beach style spots and the boardwalk overview. We go with the flow and your mood. Every intimate moment and experience will be captured and blended into a dreamlike sequence. Let me take care of your best moments so you can relive it again and again. P.s This is a group experience. There maybe 1 - 3 other people with you during the shoot. Other things to note Enjoy your experience, we take care of your best memories.
Incredible Slot Canyons to the Pacific
This incredible experience will start and end at the same location and has FREE parking. I am an expert guide and amatuer photographer. I will guide you into the most spectacular and hard to reach areas where others have never even heard about! We will descend into an incredible slot canyon with opportunities for one of a kind photos and breathtaking views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean. We will visit amazing sandstone slot canyons and wind caves on our trek. The hike up is strenuous at times but you will be rewarded with a 20 million dollar view as we summit magnificent cliffs. The experience will leave you with memories and pictures that will last a lifetime! Watch the 1 minute Virtual Tour Video https://youtu.be/V-dAx-2vA1g (cut and paste the link into your browser) If you can not make this morning hike the Incredible Slot Canyons at Sunset is an awesome alternative https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/341659 If you are wanting a more intimate experience with your group you can reserve the experience by choosing "private tour". I can also add custom times for your group if you like.....just ask! It is not uncommon for groups to request Sunrise tours or full moon tours. Just ask! Other things to note This is an awesome family, friends and team bonding experience. The hike is strenuous on occasion. You should be in good physical condition with no physical limitations.
Explore Marine Life in Tide Pools!
*If you would like to book for a particular time not listed on the calendar, please message me via the "Contact host" button or make a request for a day/time! I'll do my best to accommodate you.* Tide pools, or rocky intertidal zones, are small collections of ocean water trapped by rocks as the ocean level recedes. This area is covered by the ocean half of the day- during high tide- and the pools are exposed at low tide, which creates a unique, yet fragile, habitat for lots of small invertebrates and fish! At our meeting spot, I will give you a brief talk on safety and tide pool rules, as all San Diego tide pools have a strict "no collection" policy. Once we understand how to tide pool safely and respectfully, the adventure begins! Any living animals found will be left on their own; we do not interfere, touch, or handle any living marine life, following Airbnb's Animal Welfare Policy. - I can also host private/group/extended (longer) sessions, contact me for more information - Guests must wear close-toed shoes that will get wet -

All activities near Pacific Beach, San Diego

Paddle Board Yoga
Intimidated by the title of the class? Don't be! Move at your own pace! Classes are catered to all levels of ability. Class begins on the sand with a land lesson that includes brief paddle instruction and discussion how to use equipment and be on the water safely. From there once students are feeling comfortable and secure we paddle out up wind and along the shore and find a safe space to drop anchor and conduct class. Students are then led through approximately 45-60 minutes of yoga poses catered to a paddle board. Then we paddle back calmly drifting down wind back to where we began, on the shoreline.
Sunset Sailing Yacht Experience on San Diego Bay
Join us on board our sail yacht for a relaxing experience on San Diego Bay. Lounge in our bean bags as we sail the calm waters of San Diego Bay and sail past all the amazing sights in the Harbor, such as the Ballast Point Submarine Base, Sea Lion docks, North Island Coronado Naval Station, and the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum. White wine, sodas and water are available on board. If your planning on popping the question, let me know! I can help put you in just the right spot for an amazing moment and fantastic photos! For a private sailing experience for you and your friends only reserve 6 seats. With a orivste sailing it will just be your crew and the Captain on board. Our sailboat can accommodate up to 12 sailors, contact us to schedule a private sailing for you and your friends. If you don't see a date scheduled that your interested in, reach out! We sail daily and can usually accommodate you! Other things to note This sail yacht cruise stays in the calm waters of San Diego Bay where sicksickness shouldn't be a concern. Dress warm, it can get chilly once the sun sets!
Night Cooking class
Enjoy a Special Night! Choose your pasta and learn how to make it from scratch to dine with your handmade dish! Our date night is build like this: you get to choose one appetizer and one pasta from the menu, whichever you prefer no limits. we’ll teach how to make it from scratch and then cook it to have your dinner! After you can enjoy our special dessert
Surf lessons
First, I will get you situated into wetsuits, stretch and get to know about your path to surfing. Next, we typically spend the first 20 minutes on the sand talking surfing techniques, pop ups, terminology, and some ocean knowledge. Once we feel comfortable, it's our time to get in and enjoy mother nature. Beginners will start on the waves closer to shore. Intermediate-Experts we will progress towards the bigger waves. If you already have a bit more experience we can paddle out side by side. Please ask about the photo package! :) or my explore package (multiple surf spots in sd + a hike half day experience) to make this possible.. if you have fun 75$ for 90 minutes if you leave STOKED 100$ for 90 minutes and if it Changed YOUR Life 122$ for 90 minutes ALL equipment included I ask that upon beach arrival you show up with an open mind and a positive attitude, and I will promise the same. Surfing is meant to break us out of our comfort zone so lets enjoy the process. Look forward to meeting soon!
Pasta cooking class
We will begin our classes with teaching everyone how to make pasta from scratch: ravioli, spaghetti, tagliatelle! We provide also a vegan alternative with dough without eggs. You will learn how to do 3 types of long pasta, 3 of short, and 4 different kind of ravioli. You can take this knowledge with you to your own kitchen with a copy of our recipes for you. Last but not least: bring your own bottle of wine! Cheers! At the end you’ll can taste your handmade pasta!
Marine Bio 101 Snorkel in Mission Bay!
*If you would like to book for a particular time not listed on the calendar, please message me via the "Contact host" button or make a request for a day/time! I'll do my best to accommodate you.* Mission Point Park is a great spot for beginner snorkelers and marine biology nerds! We will be snorkeling in Mission Bay, a calm, flat body of water that feeds into the Pacific Ocean. Being in the bay, we typically encounter small fish, interesting algae, and lots of invertebrates, including sea slugs, octopus, urchins, and sea stars! After a brief safety and snorkel etiquette talk, we will explore the area for one hour. I will point out and provide detailed information on the flora and fauna we encounter during the experience! *If you are a non-swimmer, feel free to book a private tour and/or message me to see if this is the right experience for you. Sometimes guests can be overwhelmed by the water, but this is the perfect place to learn! I have hosted many non-swimmers and they have all loved their time on the water, just read some of the reviews below! Just communicate with me before booking and we can figure it out! Any living animals found will be left on their own; we do not interfere, touch, or handle any living marine life, following Airbnb's Animal Welfare Policy. If you don't find a date/time that works for you, please contact me. I will do my best to accommodate you!
Surfing for All
We will meet at 708 Oliver Pl, in Pacific Beach in the morning or afternoon to talk about the surf conditions. Then we will walk down to the beach together. Next I will give a land lesson on the basics of surfing, we will practice different pop-up techniques so you're more comfortable in the water. Then we will go out into the water and I will help you get some waves and start surfing! Afterwards we'll carry the boards back to where we started. Other things to note Bring your own towel, water, swimsuit, and sunscreen! I will provide surfboards, wetsuits. Its ok if you would like to request a different time and date Gopro videos and pictures available for additional $15
Surf Lessons with Videos & Photos Included - Mission Beach
SURF LESSON FOR BEGINNERS WITH VIDEOS & PHOTOS INCLUDED ON MISSION BEACH - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. I’M FLAVIO CRISI, a Brazilian Personal Trainer & Surf Coach with 30 years of experience and 2 postgraduate degrees in sports science. MY DESIRE is after just one class you will be able to buy your own surfboard and keep surfing alone! A TWO HOURS LESSON for a maximum of 3 students. Text me if you prefer to book a private lesson or a big group. A COMPLETE SURF CLASS FOR BEGINNERS: • I will teach you how to catch a wave from zero, step by step with a lot of patience. • How to read the waves. • Paddling with effective strokes. HIGH QUALITY EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: • The most stable surfboards for beginners in the world from XS to 3XL. • Beautiful & very thick wetsuits from XS to 3XL. • Besides… SURF PHOTOSHOOT: I will take dozens of videos & hundreds of photos with my GoPro 11. With that you can not only check your posture & technique of surfing, but many clients say that is the best souvenir from their trip:) SCHEDULE: I have between 4 and 6 surfing experiences everyday from the sunrise to sunset, 365 days per year. SURFING HOMEWORK: After the lesson, I will give you a document with 5 exercises which you can do in your house for preparing your body & mind for your next surfing session. You’ll also have MY CONTACT if in the future you want to ask anything about surfing & health.
Evening Chill Paddle Board Experience
San Diego is an excellent place to watch the sunset while paddling around Mission Bay. Here at WanderSurf Board Company it is our goal to provide you with the best possible paddle boarding experience. Our paddle times change throughout the year based on sunset times. Please give yourself plenty of time to arrive and get ready. You are encourage to take photos yourself if you would like. I do have some waterproof phone cases on a first come first serve basis. I will take photos for you as we paddle and air drop or email them to you after the paddle. Overview: - Arrive 10-15 mins early - Overview of route -10-15 min lesson on: What to do, How to do it, and What to Expect. - Group Photo - Paddle Tour - Photo Exchange - Bon Fire (24/hr notice Link to SunRise Paddle: https://abnb.me/zkAL9HqcaY Link to Midmorning Paddle: https://abnb.me/FlQ2uUDcaY Any questions please feel free to reach out to me : (858)877-8430 jason@wandersurfboardcompany.com Other things to note Please know how to swim and be comfortable in the water. Paddle boarding is a sport lots of people can do and enjoy. Important to dress comfortable. Change of clothes, towel, and water bottle.
Sailing Yacht Experience on San Diego Bay Small Group
Set sail with your Captain aboard our sailboat and see some of San Diego's finest highlights on our comfortable sailing yacht as we depart from Sunroad Resort Marina on Harbor Island and sail along the San Diego Skyline and enjoy a beautiful day on San Diego Bay. We often see Sea Lions and occasionally Dolphins frolicking, and we always have a fantastic time! White wine, soda, water are available on board complimentary For a private sailing experience for you and your friends only reserve 6 seats. Itll just be your crew and the Captain on board with a private sailing. If you don't see a date scheduled that your interested in, reach out! We sail daily and can usually accommodate you! Other things to note Smoking is not permitted on board.
Falconry Experience over the beach
You will help us free fly our falcons on the cliffs of La Jolla at the Torrey Pines Gliderport, a National Historical Place and beloved landmark. In our Experience, offered through Total Raptor Experience San Diego, you'll learn how to call and release one of our trained birds using a falconry glove, and admire their aerial skills while they soar above the cliffs. You'll get an up-close and personal view of their mastery of flight as they perform simulated hunting behaviors, swooping, ground-skimming and diving at high speed after a moving target. At the same time we will discuss raptor flight styles and how they contribute to the diverse ecologies of different types of hawks and falcons. There will be plenty of time for questions and pictures with our birds. My hope is to send you home with a new, or perhaps renewed, love for these majestic predators and the environment. The experience is ideal for special occasions and corporate team building. For private experiences please feel free to contact us. The experience lasts 1.5 to 2 hours and there is some standing involved, we can always provide a chair, just let us know in advance. The Gliderport has a good cafe and free parking. Bring camera and sunscreen. COVID-19: we''ll follow the current recommendations from the State of California and we will provide hand sanitizer.
Discovering the real Tijuana
Guests will be transported from a centrally-located site in San Diego county to the international border in San Ysidro. With a Permit application already completed by host from information provided by guests, crossing the border will be cut from a potential 1 hour to about 10 minutes. Along with a brief historical account and cultural explanation, the experience will include a visit to the Friendship Park, a stroll through historic Revolucion street, as well as a the visit to several iconic areas of the city which will lead to a better understanding of its development. Visitors will also explore a colorful local market, where they will interact with local vendors, learn about, and have the opportunity to sample indigenous foods. The tour will conclude with a visit to a local food court where guests will have the opportunity to savor Tijuana's fusion cuisine, also known as Baja-Med. Finally, they will be driven to the international border, picked up and taken back to the original meeting location in San Diego. The host will escort guests the entire time. Other things to note -Valid passport ** Due to the recent re-opening of the border, the wait to come back to the US has been unusually long. Please expect to wait between 1.5 - 2 hours.
San Diego Axe Throwing Experience
I'm excited to introduce you to the sport of axe throwing! This thrilling traditional Canadian backyard pastime is now bigger than ever in urban communities. Enjoy a 45 minute axe throwing session with a dedicated axe coach right here in San Diego, we're only 5 minutes away from the beach! We will provide everything you need when it comes to safety, throwing techniques and will be there to guide you throughout your entire experience. Once confident with the basics, our coach will introduce a variety of trick shots as well as facilitate games to crown a member of your group the ultimate axe throwing champion. I promise you'll be crushing bullseyes in no time and will leave feeling like the ultimate bad axe that you are! No experience necessary, all skill levels are welcome.
Surfing with a Cali Bro for Beginners - CaliBroSurfCo
PHOTOS INCLUDED The beautiful & vibrant coast of Ocean Beach will serve as your area to experience the sport of surfing. You will first begin by meeting us on the beach with a great attitude and the willingness to learn. We will provide a 8ft Soft Top Wavestorm and a Wetsuit that fits your body composition. We will begin in the interaction stage, where we will develop a better understanding of your previous experience, desired learning style, and go over any questions you may have before we start the learning process. We will begin by getting you fitted into a wetsuit of your choice. (10 mins) To change, you will use the public bathrooms provided at Ocean Beach. Once changed, We will then start the teaching process by going over safety hazards, proper etiquette, and formal technique on the sand. (10 mins) Once you are comfortable and understand the first stage of learning on the sand, we will then transition into the ocean. Once in the ocean, we will begin in shallow water by implementing what you learned on the sand, to live action. This will include demonstrating your ability to properly paddle, gain momentum with the wave, and properly stand up. We will remain in the shallow water practicing the basic fundamentals until you are comfortable and have demonstrated that you are ready to progress into deeper waters. Most important thing is to have fun and be yourself.
California vibes photoshoot, Donation Based
Please, message before booking. :) Donation based experience. I Kindly Ask if you: Like the experience and photos, donate - $125 (per person) Love the experience and photos, donate - $150 (per person) Had the best experience and photos ever - $200 (per person) * THERE’S NO FEE FOR KIDS* We will walk into the best spots of Mission Beach and secret spots as we explore the area. We start off at Belmont Park and walk over gliding through the beach style spots and the boardwalk overview. We go with the flow and your mood. Every intimate moment and experience will be captured and blended into a dreamlike sequence. Let me take care of your best moments so you can relive it again and again. P.s This is a group experience. There maybe 1 - 3 other people with you during the shoot. Other things to note Enjoy your experience, we take care of your best memories.
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