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Dread or Dead Surf Shop

Address: Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: (246) 228-4785
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Type: Shops, Surf Camps, Adventure
Owner description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf...
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Type: Shops, Surf Camps, Adventure
Owner description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf school Surf In Barbados as well as SUP lessons, tours and hire/rental through our SUP shop SUP In Barbados.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always wanted to try surfing, so went in to the shop and Russell recommend me to buy a 3 day course to really get the hang of it. Very reasonably priced! Went out two days at a nice beginner spot, to get the hang of it and 3rd day went to a place with bigger waves. I ended up catching... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I had such a great first surfing experience thanks to Russell! I had 3 days of 1-on-1 lessons, so I really felt like I got great tips for my personal level. Russell was extremely patient and encouraging - a natural teacher. He seems to really care about students taking what they learn from him and continuing to surf on their... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ventured over to surf with Russell and Mat on a rainy Barbados day, we are different levels and each guy supported what we needed. The waves were great and the lessons complimented what we needed to do to be better. They are great as they pick you up at your hotel and drop off with everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Have been meaning to write this ever since we were in Barbados, this Summer. Russell and Matthew are the two nicest gentlemen you could ever learn to surf with!! My 2 boys Noah and Arlo aged 11 and 9 absolutely loved learning with them and they even got me up and away on my first lesson! Russell and Matthew are... More 

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Fort McMurray, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife and i had our first surfing experience in barbados. The guys from dread or dead were fantastic. They picked us up from our hotel and took us to a few surf spots to check out how the surf was. We finally found a great spot and started our lesson. The area was crowded from other surf schools but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We booked an initial surf lesson for our little boy (then 7) last year with Dread or Dead and it was so good the minute we arrived on the island this year I went into the shop and immediately booked a set of 3 lessons. My boy is now 8 and Russell in the shop was great with him. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a great , fun and easy way to learn to surf. My son and husband were complete novices but were up on their boards within 10 minutes thanks to great tuition . They had an awesome time surfing with the most experienced surfer on the island. Great and friendly Bajan service . We're going back for paddle boarding and... More 

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Thank you to Russell at Dread or dead for giving my two boys a great afternoons surfing in Barbados. The boys are now hooked and can not stop talking about Russell and their introduction to surfing. Will definitely be back. On behalf of Liam & Sean.

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Was a great experience, well worth the price. We all learned to surf on our first day. I only wish we could have filmed it.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had traveled to Barbados shortly after a trip to SoCal where I fell in love with surfing. I wanted to grab another few lessons to really dial this craft in. Saw Dread or Dead while driving through town, the shop looked legit and it was close to the water. I instantly assumed this was the place to go. Took a... More 

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