About Us


Christopher Kurtz | Founder

A former NCAA Division I swimmer at the University of Tennessee and Del Mar, CA Lifeguard has turned his passion for Stand Up Paddling into a lifestyle. Chris is a true “Waterman” in every sense of the word. With his years of experience and knowledge of the ocean…. you are in good hands with Chris…

Paddle Surf Malibu is the Premier Stand Up Paddle Lesson Company in Malibu, California in Los Angeles County. We feature top-of-the-line equipment like Laird SUP’s and Carbon Fiber lightweight Paddles. Our options include photo and video packages as well as private lessons & group events (up to 10 people). Our focus is to give you a truly amazing and fun paddling experience in historic, Malibu. We like to focus on you and your time with us on the water.

Our goal is for you to come back often, refer your friends and become part of our Paddle Surf Malibu Family. We welcome you to read our 5 Star reviews on Yelp, and hope to see you soon!

Weather & Conditions permitting:
Operating hours
Saturday – Sunday 8:00am to 12:00pm
Monday-Friday: Call for availability

All Lessons are by appointment only.

We book up very quickly in the summer months so plan 2-3 weeks ahead of time for group events.