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Dread or Dead Surf Shop

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Address: Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: (246) 228-4785
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Description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion...
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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Outdone by the kids

As complete surf novices we went with Dread or Dead to get us out on the waves. Mathew was brilliant at getting us over that hurdle. The kids were stood up riding the waves in no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

As complete surf novices we went with Dread or Dead to get us out on the waves. Mathew was brilliant at getting us over that hurdle. The kids were stood up riding the waves in no time at all and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Would definately recommend this place for anyone looking to do the same.

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Lincroft, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Once again the shop and staff didn't disappoint .. forgot my leash, no problem so many to choose from, not to mention they just received shipments form Dakine and Rip Curl ... which meant I had to pick up a few "tings" and a couple of Dread or Dead t's ... them I got my local surf info, and was... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was my first time surfing and I could not have asked for a better experience with Russell and Matthew. They were extremely friendly, knowledgable and helpful!! The price was very reasonable as well. My friend and I had an amazing experience overall. Definitely the most memorable of our vacation! Would absolutely go right back to dread or dead on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Had a great lesson, great knowledge and generally had a good time. I was taken to the other side of the island due to the best waves for me being there and surfed some of the cleanest waves I've ever seen.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This company took my son and I surfing to the opposite side of the island. Prompt pickup, great advice, great coaching and very impressive local surfing knowledge. Everything you could need in their shop if you wanted to buy surfing or skate gear and clothing. Had a great experience.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My friend and I were interested in squeezing in a surf lesson before our flight out of Barbados at 3pm. We called Russell the day before and we easily set up a time to be picked up the following morning. I had surfed a little previously, but my friend had not. In short, Russell was amazing! He was patient, kind,... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I had a surf lesson with Russell yesterday and had such a great time. He is patient, encouraging and great to talk to. He even organized transportation for me which was a huge help, and his son Tai came along to take some pictures. I only had time for one lesson, but I will definitely be coming back the next... More 

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Cresco, Iowa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We purchased lessons for our 2 teenagers and they both learned quickly even though we are from US Midwest, not used to the ocean, and had boards for a second day of fun. Great instructors! Russell and Matthew said they overcharged us for the lesson so gave them boards for the second day along with transportation to and from beach... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Hadn't planned on surfing during my recent first-time trip to Barbados. Saw the school and thought I'd give it a go. Took about half an hour, but got up and was on the waves! Loved it so much, I surfed another 3 days in a row! Absolutely hooked! Thanks to Russell and Matthew - great school, great guys, great attitude,... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We toke surf lesson during our honeymoon, teacher (Matthew i think) was really nice, and even we were first timers, we did manage to stand on board and surf couple of times :)

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