Learn To Surf | Explorer Surf Lessons | £42pp (one lesson)

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Surfing Lessons Cornwall – learn with a small group, with close quarters tuition and receive surf photography to take home with you!

Learn quickly in a laid back environment in Newquay, the home of British surfing.  With 7 beaches in walking distance to each other it’s the best place for surfing lessons in Cornwall. In a small group, you and four others will benefit from qualified advice and constructive feedback after every ride. We’re proud to say that we’re the only surfing lesson in Cornwall to offer this.

Are you new to surfing? Do you like the idea of small group coaching and a personalised service? If this all sounds familiar, then you’re in the right place. We’ve designed our Explorer Surfing Lessons in Cornwall to get the best of Newquay’s waves and maximise your fun.

The Explorer Surfing Lessons focus on catching loads of waves, effective paddling, board control, balance techniques and wave selection. Our experienced instructors will offer guidance and tuition through beach and water instruction. Plus you’ll see yourself in action as everybody receives surf photography to take home with them.

For you surf lesson, you’ll get kitted up in our heated changing rooms, with lockers to store your valuables, before heading down to the world famous Fistral Beach. We use Swell foam surfboards for our Explorer Surfing Lessons as they’re of exceptional quality and offer the most stable platform on which to learn and develop your skills. We also use three stages of progresser boards to move onto, and experiment with as you improve.

Our Explorer surfing lesson is our most popular option. With a smaller group the skills are learned more quickly. Results come fast, which increases your fun. We pride ourselves on achieving an 80% stand up rate. Trust our TripAdvisor rating; our surfing lessons Cornwall are rated no.1. We cater for hundreds of new surfers each year. Be warned though, surfing can be very addictive!

Your Explorer Surfing Lesson will include:


  • A maximum of 4 other people in your lesson. Close quarters tuition!
  • Allocation of equipment, Rip Curl wetsuit, rashie and surfboard
  • One two-hour surfing lesson
  • Consolidation of skills
  • 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 a coasteer or bodyboarding experience with us
  • 15% discount at The Boardroom and Rip Curl Concept Store
  • Official surf ability grading using the iAM Bands Scheme

Surfing Excellence

Newquay Activity Centre is the only surf school in Cornwall that uses a 1:5 ratio of teachers to students, we’re a certified English Surfing operator and all our courses and surfing lessons have been designed by British Team Coach, Rob Barber. This means when you learn to surf with us you’re guaranteed the highest level of unparalleled tuition in the industry. 

We recommend booking in advance, especially if you’re planning on visiting during peak season.

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