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Perranporth Surf School

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Perranporth Surf School
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Catering for the individual needs of surfers(-to-be), since 2004, providing fun and informative lessons for all abilities, ages 7yrs and upwards. Whether it's your first lesson, or you just need a few tips on improving your skills, you can be...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Perranporth Beach, Perranporth TR6 0JL, England
+44 7974 550823
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All reviews surf school these guys great teacher two hour lesson great place to learn private lesson booked lessons whole week see you next year learn how safe hands brilliant experience great afternoon gavin beginners session tuition
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We were very lucky to stay in Perranporth for nearly a month over the summer holidays and between all of us - family of 4 we had around 30 surf lessons. The guys at the school made us all feel at ease, delivered great lessons...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allyson M
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

At my tender age I decided to give it a go. Booked 2 lessons and enjoyed both and even though I will never be great at surfing but I was given confidence to keep going. I now have my own board and will pop back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

What an amazing group of people! We booked online and then communicated by email, just to make sure we were definitely on the beginner's course and not the pro-surfer's. All communication was quick, clear and concise. Arrived on the first day and were kitted out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FordFamalam
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I took myself and my 2 teenage sons (13/15) for a surfing lesson to try and find the glory years form the 1990's myself! Both of my boys were surfing by the end of the first lesson, they had never tried long boarding before. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richard h
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

As beginners trying surfing for the first time, we all learnt and enjoyed the experience. Ruben our instructor was very supportive and encouraging. He even showed interest in us making improvements and changed my board when I accomplished the first stage. One of our group...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 950tonib
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Suprise holiday activity with our swimming girls, booked before coming down on a personal recommendation. What a fantastic school, office on the beach, friendly staff great instructors. Both our girls are competitive, synchronised & open water swimmers but took to the careful guidance of Dylan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jonn S
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

It was the first time our family tried surfing together and im so pleased I went with Perranporth surf school. Dylan our instructor was brilliant, especially with our kids (7 and 9). Even when Dylan was busy the other instructors from the school helped them...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nik D
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a brilliant surf school for people of all abilities and the guys & girls at the surf school really are all fabulous people. From the girls on the front desk dealing with everyone turning up at the same time and getting them booked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin R
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t rate the instructors highly enough. My 8 year old daughter had two lessons this week and was particularly nervous after previously being caught by another board whilst in the water. The instructors gently encouraged her but never pushed her out of her comfort zone,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jennie083
Perranporth Sur... S, Manager at Perranporth Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Hi Jennie, Thank you for thanking the time to submit your review! We are very grateful! It’s great to hear that your daughter enjoyed her lessons and that our instructors were able to regain her confidence! We look forward to seeing you back again next...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

I took my grandchildren surfing for the first with this school. What a great afternoon. They absolutely loved it. The instructors are so friendly and nothing is too much. Even the youngest one who is ten caught the waves, and has not stopped talking about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark L
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Liz M
March 8, 2016|
Response from Gavin W | Property representative |
Hi Liz, See reply to your other post. Thanks for getting in touch.
Liz M
March 8, 2016|
Response from Gavin W | Property representative |
Hi Liz, Yes, although you can learn to surf during all tides at Perranporth, wave characteristics are generally more forgiving on an incoming or higher tide. During our low season (Oct-May) we will operate either a morning... More