Family Coasteering, Surfing, Bodyboarding at Easter in Newquay

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Easter Activities in Newquay

With the arrival of warmer seas and sunnier weather, Cornwall is the perfect destination for exciting ocean adventures. With toasty warm wetsuits, quiet beaches and some of the best ocean conditions and spring tides. Easter is a brilliant time to head to Newquay for some family surfing, bodyboarding or coasteering.

This Easter Newquay Activity Centre are offering the following ocean activites, great for all the family:

Heritage Coasteer

Kitted out in a wetsuit and buoyancy aid, with a helmet and wetsuit boots you’ll experience Cornwall’s coastal fringe as you’ve never seen it before. Brilliant for families, friends or individuals.

Prepare yourself to be spun around in swirling whirlpools, to enjoy the rapid rides of coastal sluice currents, scramble through beautiful coves, coming face to face with the UK’s incredible coastal nature. You’ll have the option to take breathtaking leaps in to deep water plunge pools. Compose yourself for fun coasteering traverses (low level climbing) and feel the rush of swimming through fast-running gullies and exploring smugglers caves.

Through out the experience you’ll learn about the incredible heritage of Newquay’s awesome coastline. With amazing tales of smugglers, pirates, heroic lifeboatmen and big wave surfing at the UK’s premier big wave spot ‘The Cribbar’.

The heritage coasteer is pitched at a suitable level of intensity to suit each group. Just enough thrills to keep everyone excited whilst nobody is made scared or uncomfortable. An education of the regions past and an exciting expedition around the coast that will see the group learn about nature, culture, history and ocean skills.

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Family Bodyboard Lesson

Minimum Group Size: Four people
Length of Session: Two hours
Time of Day: Varies depending on tide and forecast

Learn to bodyboard with one of our qualified instructors and we guarantee that you’ll be catching your first wave within the first ten minutes of your lesson! Easier than stand up surfing, bodyboarding offers a quicker route into the adrenaline-packed world of wave riding. Using a smaller board and wearing fins your family can be ‘out back’ (beyond the breaking waves) in no time tackling unbroken waves, the perfect adventure for a fun-packed family easter.

Our Surf GB qualified, experienced and insured coaches including British Team Coach, Rob Barber, tailor your bodyboarding lessons to ensure each member of your family gets the most out of each session, whatever their ability.

Presenting a unique insight into the oceanic environment in terms of safety and looking after each other’s wellbeing, you’ll also learn basic lifeguarding skills and vital elements of beach safety.

Bodyboarding activities:

• Safety and ocean awareness
• Equipment introduction
• Bodyboarding technique and wave selection
• Bodyboarding signals and how to wipe out
• Bodyboarding terminology
• Functional warm-ups
• Awareness of other water users
• Basic surf rescues and awareness of currents

You’ll also receive photography of you in action and a progression log to grade your performance and plot your next lesson.

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Hang ten with your brood during a surf lesson in Newquay this Easter.

Family Surf Lesson

Minimum Group Size: Four people
Length of Session: Two hours
Time of Day: Variable around the tides and forecast

Newquay Activity Centre offers two-hour private surfing lessons specially designed for families where you’ll learn the fundamentals of surfing, ocean awareness, beach safety, surfing equipment and surfing terminology.

After getting kitted up in super warm Rip Curl wetsuits, boots and gloves you’ll hit Fistral beach and be taught how to catch your first waves, ride white water breakers from waist depth right to the beach and learn to stand up. Our team of Surf GB qualified and experienced instructors offer supervision and guidance throughout your lesson and you will learn quickly and safely in your own time. As well as learning surfing terminology you will be presented with water photography of you in action to take home with you and a Progression certificate which will give you a grading to reflect your performance. Family surf lessons include:

Private group surfing lesson with only you and 4 other people in your class
Allocation of Rip Curl wetsuit, rashie and surfboard at the surf school
A range of boards to use as you improve including Swell Foam surfboards for beginners
Photography of you in action
English Surfing Federation Surf Progression Log
50% discount on half-day hire of surfboard and wetsuit for practice after your lesson
10% discount for your following session to feed your addiction
15% discount at the Newquay Rip Curl Concept Store

For further information please see Newquayactivitycentre.co.uk or call 01637 877722

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