Learn to Surf | Taster Surf Lessons

Learn to Surf | Taster Surf Lessons

Taster Surf Lessons | £35pp (one lesson)

(Subject To Availability)




Learn to surf at our Newquay Surf School in Cornwall and prepare to get highly addicted. Our Taster Surfing Lessons introduce you to this super-cool and fun sport, teaching you the basics from beach safety to stand up surfing.

Have you always dreamed of learning to surf? Is riding the tube on your bucket list? Or maybe you’re just interested to find out what all the fuss is about with this surfing malarkey. Well look no further, visit our Newquay Surf School and prepare to get truly addicted! Here at the Newquay Activity Centre Surf School we offer an exhilarating Taster lesson for all first time surfers whatever their motivation.

Our Taster Surfing Lessons introduce you to this super-cool and fun sport, teaching you the basics from beach safety to stand up surfing. You’ll get suited up in Rip Curl wetsuits and rash vests in our heated changing rooms, with lockers to store your clothes and valuables, before hitting Fistral Beach. We use premium quality Swell foam surfboards for our Taster Surfing Lessons as they offer the most stable platform on which to learn.

“Am I too old? …I’m terrible at sport!” I hear you cry. Well in fact, it’s never too late to start surfing regardless of age, background, experience or even balance. With our highly qualified and enthusiastic coaches we’re confident you’ll have an enjoyable first blast, and sure you’ll be coming back for another fix!

Please contact us for availability of Taster surf lessons over the Winter months.

Your Taster Surfing Lesson will include:

  • Allocation of equipment, wetsuit and surfboard at the surf school
  • One two-hour surfing lesson
  • Assessment of ocean conditions
  • Beach safety talk
  • Familiarisation with surfing terminology
  • A lively warm-up on Newquay’s stunning Fistral Beach
  • Introduction to board handling
  • Introduction to prone riding
  • Jumping up, accelerating and stopping safely

Newquay Activity Centre Surf School uses a 1:8 ratio of teachers to students so that surfers receive more attentive tuition, we’re a certified English Surfing Federation Centre of Excellence and the longest established Newquay surf school.  All our surfing lessons and courses 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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