FAQs

How much are our surf lessons?

Beginner Surf Lessons
Adults €35 / Kids €25
3 x Beginner Surf Lessons
Adults €95 / Kids €70
5 x Beginner Surf Lessons
Adults €155 / Kids €110
Improver Surf Lessons
€40
Junior Surf Camp
1 day €20 / 3 days €55 / 5 days €85
Group Surf Lessons (4-8 people)
€30
Group Surf Lessons (9 or more people)
€25
Family Surf Packages (2 adults / 2 kids)
€100
Private Surf Coaching
1:1 €100 / 1:2 €70pp / 1:3 €60pp / 1:4 €50pp

 

What is included in the surf lesson?

  • All equipment (surfboards, wetsuits, booties)
  • Changing facilities
  • Transport to/from shop to beach
  • ISA approval and insurance
  • Super friendly and qualified surf instructors
  • Land coaching
  • An introduction to surfing with equipment overview, wave/sea assessment.
  • If you've already covered the basics, we'll tailor the session to suit your needs. Supervised surfing Allow 3 hours from start to finish

 

What kind of boards are used in the surf lesson?

We use soft safe ISA Approved surfboards that are easy to learn on. We also have a vast array of alternative boards that you are welcome to use... including slick bottoms, plastic, epoxy & fibreglass.

 

What kind of wetsuits are used in the surf lesson?

We are a Billabong sponsored surf school and use Billabong 5/4/3mm wetsuits all year around to ensure you stay toasty and warm. Booties are also given all year around. Gloves and hoods are used in the colder Winter months.

 

What kind of transport is used to get up and down to the beach?

We have a 9 seater mini-bus that is used to take you down and pick you up again from the beach. It has very attractive plastic pvc seat covers so that you can wear your wet wetsuit!

 

How long does the surf lesson last?

Allow 3 hours from start to finish.  This time is made up of changing into wetsuits, transport to/from beach, land drill and then approx. 1.5hrs in the water.

 

Which beach will the surf lesson be held at?

Most days our surf lessons are held at Tullan Strand (around 1min drive from our shop). But if the swell and wind isn’t right, we often use Rossnowlagh Beach (around 20min drive from our shop)

 

What time are the surf lessons?

Our lessons run daily at 10am and 2pm. More sessions may be available so just ask.

 

Do I need to book or can I just turn up on the day?

Yes you DEFINITELY need to book. Please don't just turn up because we may not be able to fit you in. We run a tight instructor/student ratio (1:8) and need to ensure that we have the correct amount of instructors for the amount of students.

 

What do I need to bring to the surf lesson?

All you need is a towel and swimsuit. We provide the rest.

 

Am I in safe hands?

Our surf instructors are fully ISA (Irish Surfing Association) qualified with a minimum in level 1 surf coaching. All instructors are qualified beach lifeguards with a certificate in child protection. All instructors are also Garda vetted. We have a small student to instructor ratio to ensure safety and the ultimate surfing experience. Your instructor will be with you at all times.

 

Do I need to know how to swim?

It is advised that you do know how to swim. You don't have to be an excellent swimmer, just competent in the water. Beginner surf lessons are held in waist depth water.

 

How many surf lessons do I need?

We generally advise 5 surf lessons to grasp the fundamentals of the sport. After this we recommend joining one of our improver courses and also renting gear before purchasing your very own.

 

Where do I need to meet for my surf lesson?

Please meet at our surf shop ‘Surfworld’. We are located on the Main Street, directly beside the Holyrood Hotel. You can't miss our massive 'HULK GREEN' building!

 

How early should I arrive down to my surf lesson?

Please arrive 15min prior to your surf lesson starting. This will allow enough time to get changed into your wetsuit and ready to hit the water on time. If you are a group of 6 or more, please arrive down 30min prior to your surf lesson starting.

 

Where should I park my car?

During the Summer months, parking is pay by the hour. There is ample parking down near Waterworld which is located on the beach front (approx. 1min walk from our shop). During the rest of the year, park wherever you like!

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