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Surf Sup NI

Beach Road, Portballintrae, Bushmills BT57 8RT, Northern Ireland
+44 7796 614844
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Wonderful relaxing and fun

I booked this for myself and the three kids, not really knowing what to expect. I knew the kids... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Epsom, United Kingdom
Excellent SUP Introductory Experience

When a sporting activity is run by some who is a) local and b) enthusiastic about the activity they... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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We are the first SUP Surf school in N. Ireland and are based right beside the world famous Giants Causeway - in the majestic and scenic port of Portballintrae, Co. Antrim.We offer SUP lessons, SUP courses, SUPfaris and team development fun.John has been instructing sport for 20 years and his passion for SUP will surely rub off on you!"I provide a safe and friendly experience, focusing on getting you on your feet and enjoying this fabulous sport."
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Beach Road, Portballintrae, Bushmills BT57 8RT, Northern Ireland
+44 7796 614844
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I booked this for myself and the three kids, not really knowing what to expect. I knew the kids would have a blast but was a bit apprehensive for myself. Shouldn't have worried! John was great with the kids, safety and equipment briefing then straight...More

Thank jenaccs
Reviewed 30 July 2016

When a sporting activity is run by some who is a) local and b) enthusiastic about the activity they are coaching then it can only be fun! So it was in this case; John, who owns Surf SUP NI, runs a safe, fun and very...More

Thank ScotspatinSG
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Thank you John! Boys had a great time, you were brilliant at encouraging them and engaging them. They loved it! Lee x

Thank Lee V
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Went with a few friends to try paddle boarding for the first time. Great craic, great weather, and you can feel it in the arms the next day!

Thank BarraDBest
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My daughter and I were looking for something different to try and this defiantly was! We were firstly greeted by by John and got our wetsuits and wet shoes on. We then were shown the basics and next to no time we were in the...More

1  Thank isabeltully123
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Great time with John, showed us the ropes and gave us some good challenges, well worth doing even though it rained! Very easy to more advanced skills throughout session.

1  Thank lukem85
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Tried this today with my girlfriend, and having never tried paddle boarding before we both throughly enjoyed the experience and would definitely do it again. The instructors were really friendly and ensured we were safe at all times. Really worth going and giving it ago!

2  Thank Kate W
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I booked the lesson for myself and my friend. Initially there was a mix up of dates which John was extremely understanding about. When we arrived, he had all the gear ready to go and was extremely friendly and chatty. He is an excellent instructor...More

1  Thank chanifin
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

John was an excellent Paddle board coach, teaching two beginners in an engaging and easily understood manner. We thoroughly enjoyed our session. The equipment provided (and included in the price) was excellent. The venue was ideal for our ability. It was fantastic value for money...More

1  Thank Gazwiztw
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Had a fantastic morning with John paddling about Portballintrae Harbour. John is a very relaxed patient teacher, and gives really good feedback afterward. I feel much more confident and will be back again.

1  Thank pauldmoriarty
ibjohneb, Owner at Surf Sup NI, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Thanks Paul - very much enjoyed your company and hopefully the progression session and video feedback was enjoyable and.. well… progressive :) See you again - best wishes John

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