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Address: Maes Dyfi, Aberdovey, Snowdonia National Park, Wales
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+44 7947 526678
09:00 - 17:00
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Life’s all about having fun and learning as you go. Thats why as well as...

Life’s all about having fun and learning as you go. Thats why as well as our regular kite courses we offer learn to kite holidays right here in Wales. Learn to kite, try kitebuggy, land kiteboarding and stand up paddleboarding while you chill out with great company over a few drinks and a BBQ.There’s lots of options to choose from. Have a go at the exhilarating sport of kitesurf, Kite Buggy, Landboarding or Powerkiting with Coastriders kitesurfing in West Wales. We’re open all year and run courses 7 days a week.Coastriders is based in Aberdovey which is just north of Aberystwyth. We generally use the beach just north of Aberdyfi, but as we are a mobile school we use both the Aberdovey and Borth beaches, whichever gives us the mos suitable wind conditions on the day. This enables us to use coastline that has miles of never ending flat beach for landboarding and buggying as well as the safe shallow lagoons for you to learn to kitesurf in.

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Kite buggy taster

Managed a last minute booking onto a kite buggy taster session for my 3 teenage sons. They had a great afternoon in a lovely location and made good progress thanks to the coaching... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2014
Rosie O
Aberdovey, United Kingdom
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Aberdovey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Managed a last minute booking onto a kite buggy taster session for my 3 teenage sons. They had a great afternoon in a lovely location and made good progress thanks to the coaching they received. If we're back over this way I've no doubt they'll be looking to have another go or try their hand at kite-surfing. Thanks Liesa

1 Thank Rosie O
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

I went on the course this week with my son aged 13 and Nephew aged 20. I have done a previous course with another company and the comparison was huge. I felt that Lisa was able to communicate exactly what needed to be done in order to have a successful day out. It's not easy having to deal with such... More 

1 Thank doodyj
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Booked onto the VIP 1 day course-having only done a 1 hour taster session before - by the end of the day I was up and riding! Amazing experience which would not have been possible without a fantastic coach! The instruction and equipment was first rate - Lisa really has an eye for identifying what you are doing wrong, enabling... More 

1 Thank Lily B
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

I bought £180 worth of gift vouchers from this company as a present for my two sons. They tried to arrange for the lessons but Coastriders were never able to offer lessons on the dates my sons tried to book, on a number of occasions, because of adverse weather conditions. You would think that a business like this might be... More 

Thank Peter H
LisaKitesurf, Owner at Coastriders Kitesurfing, responded to this review

Peter H's sons, was in fact just one son who was repeatedly asked by us starting in January 2013 at the start of his voucher date to please confirm some dates to start his course with us, He was never rescheduled by us due to bad weather as he never actually booked a date with us in the first place.... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

I was appalled at the poor level of customer service shown by Coastriders. After receiving 2 days tuition for a 21st birthday present I tried on numerous occasions to book on to redeem the vouchers only to be to given a range of excuses as to why they weren't able to teach at that time. "Open 7 days a week... More 

2 Thank Angus H
LisaKitesurf, Owner at Coastriders Kitesurfing, responded to this review

Angus H first contacted us in 2011! to arrange a kitesurf lesson, during this period he never actually got around to booking anything, subsequently his Father bought him a voucher in Jan 2012. Angus was immediately emailed and asked for some advance dates for his lesson, to which we got no reply. A few more emails passed backwards and forwards... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2013

We booked this up as part of a boys reunion and had a great time. Being a bunch of middle agers with only a day to spare we went for the kite buggying and this turned out to be a good call since we all pretty much got up and running quickly enough to enjoy ourselves and even managed a... More 

Thank happy1966
LisaKitesurf, Owner at Coastriders Kitesurfing, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it, and I'm a nice lady, that makes me sound like a middle ager too :-) Having some fab weather so get down here and enjoy the sea its like a bath now. More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2013

I thought I was too old to try kitesurfing - how wrong I was! The tuition, the location and the experience had me smiling for days and just wanting more. I highly recommend Coastriders, Lisa and Liesa are enthusiastic, patient and technically great instructors. The location is just perfect for both beginners and advanced riders - shallow lagoons as the... More 

Thank Andy D
West Midlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2013

I was really enjoying my kiting with L&L. They have fantastic couching skills and are enthusiastic towards getting you to reach your potential. I learnt new techniques in a very calm and relax way !! Thanks a lot girls! I would highly recommend your couching without reservation. A.

Thank AKPWestMidlands
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2013

Been kitesurfing with the girls a couple of times now and loved it every time. Location is great for begineers - unfortunatley cannot comment on what its like for experts but hope i will be able to after my next set of lessons! Lisa & Liesa are both great teachers and are extremely patient which was exactly what was needed... More 

Thank David P
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 February 2013

Great tuition , great value for money, very knowledgeable, always safety first, great fun, give it a go try something new today kind regards Dave Goulden aged 56

Thank Dave G
LisaKitesurf, Owner at Coastriders Kitesurfing, responded to this review

Hey dave, waters lovely and some seabreezes in the afternoon try and get down soon for practice. More 

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