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Alive Surf School

Ballywillan Road, Portrush BT56 8GJ, Northern Ireland
+44 7935 952532
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Portrush
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: 'Winner - Best Family Activity Provider in Northern Ireland 2011, 2012 adn 2013 ! 'Alive Surf School is the longest running surf school in Northern... more » Owner description: '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! « less
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

That's the words of my 11 year old grandson Lawson. I was very impressed with all the instructors and the rapport they quickly established with all the aspiring surfers. The sessions started with warm up activity and safety instructions. Once in the water each child was given individual help and encouragement. The look on the faces ,when they managed to... More

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic day out for all of the family, rain, hail or shine. I would recommend this surf school to everybody. The instructors are excellent, with super teaching methods and great warm-up techniques.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

My daughter and I went out for a lesson with Greg last Sunday and we had such a good time even though the water was pretty flat at times. Greg was a great instructor he provided us with clear and concise safety instruction and above all we had fun in the learning.A big thank you and we cant wait to... More

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Portrush, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Fantastic week surfing with Alive surf. Both kids enjoyed surf school very much. Great instructors, well qualified, very safe.......great fun. Many thanks to Ricky who bought all the kids an ice-cream on the last day. If your interested in learning to surf in a safe, fun environment then this is the place to go.

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Portrush, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My daughter had her birthday party with alive surf school. Ash was fantastic with all the kids. Most had never tried it before and all are now bitten by the surf bug! My daughter now wants to go back for lessons. Couldn't have asked for better. The setting was just perfect for a birthday picnic after the surfing. Would highly... More

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Omagh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went out on Saturday with Ash and Greg/Craig (sorry) and have a brilliant time. We knew before we started that the water was pretty flat but the lesson was informative and safe. I learned loads and we still had a great time in the water! Massive thanks guys

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Alive surf school - great name! Because after you try this you will certainly feel Alive!! From the simple booking process, to the friendly qualified staff (our instructor was Hano) we couldn't have had a better experience! We learnt so much in a 2hour time slot! I had researched surf schools in the area and choose Alive due to the... More

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Despite nearly no surf to work with the folks at Alive gave us a brilliant lesson today! We learnt the basics and definitely feel up to taking on some actual waves next time, and then we paddled out to a nearby cave (upper body strength helpful but not totally required, as it turns out), and played a few games, all... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Thank you so much to the instructors at the Alive Surf school. My daughter (13) and son (10) had an absolute ball this week on the 4 day summer surf school. Not only were all instructors friendly and informative but obviously very skilled and knowledgeable about safety in the water. I would highly recommend Alive Surf School to anyone going... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Ive just completed the 4 day surf school, amd what a week! I had an absolute ball, Ash & Greg are thee best crack and i learned loads! Id highly recommend Alive to anyone of any age to start their surfing journey! If i could give them better than excellent i would! Thanks guys for an amazing week, im off... More

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