8300 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037

South of Windansea is Bird Rock, where the surf is tricky with swells coming from various directions. These reef break swells demand respect and is better navigated by the experienced surfer. Both South and North Bird Rock bring different quality of waves, so it’s worth checking swell directions and wind conditions before you go so you know what you’re getting into.

  • Breaks coming from both directions

  • Getting in and out of the water is a challenge

  • Great respect is needed to tackle these waves

  • Local crowds are heavy and not friendly


Intermediate to Advanced


  • Experienced surfers

  • Not beginner friendly

  • Shallow reef with strong currents

  • Street parking nearby

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