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Address: Undercliff Drive, Bournemouth BH5 1BN, England
Phone Number: +44 7733 895538
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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How to describe it? I’m not sure, and even if I could, I wouldn’t do it...

How to describe it? I’m not sure, and even if I could, I wouldn’t do it justice. When you stand up on your first wave it is the uncontrollable, throw your hands in the air and scream feeling, if only for a few seconds!! Once you can ride a wave, it is the undeniable urge to go back for more, and when you are on the beach and the sun is shining it is enormous fun!! Learn to surf...the only way you can really understand what all the fuss is about is to get some gear and get wet!! That’s where we can help.

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Definitely recommend it 👍

Came here with a friend when we where visiting the area on holiday last week, we where both completely new to surfing and both rather nervous about it all but once we met the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Briony M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a friend when we where visiting the area on holiday last week, we where both completely new to surfing and both rather nervous about it all but once we met the staff and our instructor we felt so welcome. We had SUCH a good time!! Our instructor was so friendly and helpful and gave us all little... More 

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1 Thank Briony M
SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi Briony, Thank you for your lovely review! Were so glad you enjoyed your lesson with us! Hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Sophie More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to my first lesson and I wasn't let down. The team were really friendly and easy going, the instructor was excellent and I had an absolutely brilliant time!!

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1 Thank SarahJRobson
SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback Sarah, We are glad you enjoyed your lesson and hope to see you again soon! :) Sophie More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hen party activity, got to surf and paddle board! Friendly and helpful instructors. Highly recommend for beginners and people of all ages.

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1 Thank Holly S
Kiwiandyj, Owner at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thanks Holly for your review! Glad you had an awesome time, we aim to give a great experience for all. Really proud of our team, they're the best:) More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We went paddleboarding last weekend and whilst it was great fun, the facilities were good as too was the equipment, having a instructor was a complete waste of time. I have never done this kind of thing before and after having a quick run through on the beach, our instructor quite literally picked up his board and floated off into... More 

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Thank Vicki K
SurfSteps, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback; customer feedback is very important to us and is always much appreciated. As you say SUP is reasonably easy to pick up for most people and so once all lesson participants are comfortable the instructors are mainly there for your safety, but following your feedback we will ensure our instructors engage more with... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I booked this lesson for a hen do, there were eight of us and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. The original intention was for paddle boarding, but because the weather wasn't great it became a surf lesson. Luckily the group of girls are all sporty and literally threw themselves into it. The instructors were patient and clear. We felt like we... More 

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SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome feedback! We're so glad you enjoyed your lesson! hope to see you again soon!! :) Sophie More 

Oxford, England
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I booked a one to one surf lesson with Andy Joyce, a director of Surf Steps. This was my first lesson and Andy was amazing. Patient, full of excellent advice, encouraging. I loved the lesson and would definitely return. You can hire equipment, use the facilities and enjoy group lessons as well. Many thanks Andy ! Marc aged 53 and... More 

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Kiwiandyj, Owner at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi Marc, Stoked you liked our session together, give me a shout whenever you want to do it again! All the best, Andy:-) More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My daughter and I had a great 2 hr lesson at Surf Steps last week. The surf hut was easy to find with parking close by.The friendly staff soon had us kitted out and warming up on the beach before entering the water with the qualified instructors. There were 12 people in our group and the majority of us were... More 

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Thank Matt J
SurfSteps, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi Matt, We're super happy to hear you 2 enjoyed yourselves and can't wait to see you again for some improver sessions. Tom More 

bournemouth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Been here a few time but recently took the kids for a group birthday party and they loved it. would highly recommend !!

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Thank peterBournemouth
SurfSteps, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your positive review and we hope to see you back here in the future. Tom More 

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56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

I went with the hope I'd piggy back a SUP lesson. Sadly it didnt work out but the crew suggested I take out a board and try it out. Gave me some salient pointers and were fully supportive of me trying it out. Loved it, got unlimited rental until end of June and have made the most of it...going out... More 

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Thank coadred
SurfSteps, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the great review and we're super happy to hear you appreciated the help and advice. Can't wait to see back down here soon!! Tom More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited today, the weather held quite nicely, the swell was pretty good, and kit and equipment was pretty good, the staff were friendly and got to try both surfing and sup. Thanks for having us guys! Recommend.

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Thank Alex T
SurfSteps, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the positive reveiw. We hope to see you back here in the future. Tom More 

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