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Address: Ballywillan Road, Portrush BT56 8GJ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 7935 952532
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Description: 'Winner - Best Family Activity Provider in Northern Ireland 2011, 2012 adn...
'Winner - Best Family Activity Provider in Northern Ireland 2011, 2012 adn 2013 ! 'Alive Surf School is the longest running surf school in Northern Ireland and has taught over 11,000 people of all ages, shapes and sizes how to surf! Our simple philosophy is to 'be safe and have fun', we excel at both of these goals and our lessons start from only £20 per person.All lessons last for 2 hours and include all equipment, a drink and snack for afterwards there are even free hot showers at the beach. Our instructors are all fully qualified beach lifeguards, surfing instructors and some have even surfed for Ireland......Book you place now for a really awesome day out!
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Amazing!!!!

Can't express enough how amazing out first ever surf lesson went.. Ricky was fantastic! ,explaining everything,helping catch those 1st waves and getting me up on my feet on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Can't express enough how amazing out first ever surf lesson went.. Ricky was fantastic! ,explaining everything,helping catch those 1st waves and getting me up on my feet on the first lesson.. Will definitely be back again and again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great instructors and well run. Went with 2 kids and they loved it too. And the water wasn't too cold with the wetsuits boots and gloves

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My teenage son visited Alive O for his first ever surfing session, supported by Autism Initiatives. This was a very positive experience for him. The wetsuit, boots and gloves were provided and all I had to do was make sure he had sunscreen on. The session was very relaxed and the instructors had 'a great way with them'. The surfing... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My son who is 12 went for a 2 hour surf lesson the instructors were excellent and he enjoyed it so much that we have booked for the summer camp.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My teenage daughter had a great time. The instructor Ricky made the lesson fun and challenging. Highly recommended!

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Took our sports team for team bonding. It was a fantastic experience from Ricky and Jonny, so welcoming, got everyone involved and stunning location. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great surf school, beautiful location and run by Ricky....absolute top bloke! Have had a few lessons and each one has been varied with brilliant tuition and encouragement, and haven't felt cold once! Definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had a great time with Ricky and the crew for a friend's stag do. The lesson was well organised and great fun:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous! Great day. Kids came home wet, sandy & tired. Portrush was stunning, weather great & Ricky was great with the kids

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you've never surfed or think the water is too cold, forget that, I'll be back ASAP, great lesson, the beach is staggeringly beautiful and the waves are big!!! We're booking again this summer :)

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