Surf and Sea San Diego: An Active Adventure With Your Grandchild

Teach your grandkid how to hang loose as you learn to surf together and discover surfer culture, and set out on adventurous field trips in a kayak and an aquarium.
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Program No. 19586RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,849 / ADULT
1,149 / CHILD

At a Glance

Hang loose, grandparents! Take lessons from Mission Bay Aquatic Center instructors, and spend four days riding the waves along the Pacific Coast of California as you introduce your grandkid to a “far out” adventure atop a surf board. Plus, take a boat ride on Point Loma to look for sea lions, and practice paddling by kayak along the sparkling waters of La Jolla.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking on sand; surfing/boogie boarding in ocean; kayaking up to two hours; climbing stairs; walking up to one mile daily.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Become a true So Cal surfer as you learn about the hang loose culture from local surfers, and take a turn riding the waves with expert instructors.
  • Paddle along the La Jolla shores in a kayak as you keep your eyes peeled for leopard sharks and harbor seals.
  • Visit Birch Aquarium to learn about the dazzling variety of marine life that inhabits the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest down to the tropical seas of Mexico and beyond.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 12-15.
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Jackie Mlekoday
Jackie Mlekoday grew up in Bloomington, Minn., and later lived and worked in downtown Minneapolis. After taking several trips to San Diego and falling in love with the city, she and her husband moved here in 2000. They currently live in Mission Valley. Jackie has been a nurse for over 30 years with leadership positions in emergency and critical care. She currently volunteers as a member of the Rose Corp in Balboa Park. Her interests include hiking, golfing and travel.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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