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Surfdock Watersports

30 reviews
Dublin, Ireland
About Surfdock Watersports
Surfdock is Dublin's No 1 Watersports Centre and surf shop. Based in the Grand Canal Dock, we are a short stroll from Dublin City Centre. Learn to paddleboard, windsurf and kayak, join a SUP yoga session or rent a paddleboard or kayak and explore the Grand Canal Dock on your own. All equipment provided or available to hire, you only need swimwear and a towel. Facilities include changing rooms, showers, toilets and lockers for valuables, all free of charge. Located only a short stroll away from O’Connell Bridge and close to the Grand Canal Dock DART or The Point LUAS station. Or hop on a Dublin City bike, the nearest station is only 100 meters away.
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Watersports Adventure Weekend
$169.74 per adult
We are super excited to be introducing our Watersports Adventure Days for the 2019 season! Think Summer Camp but for adults – a mix of different watersports activities all packed into one or two days, right here in the Grand Canal Dock and on surrounding beaches. Sign up on your own or with a group of friends – you don’t need to have any experience and all equipment will be provided. Just pack swimwear and a towel and you’re good to go.
Try your hand at a mix of paddleboarding, kayaking and wakeboarding (ringo rides), a unique combination of activities you won’t find anywhere else in Dublin. Day 1 is a full day of activities with plenty of time to get a good introduction to all three sports with plenty of breaks to recuperate. On Day 2 we will be building on our first day’s experience by taking a paddleboarding trip at a location in Dublin Bay, giving you the chance to explore Dublin’s coastline on a board. Round off the weekend with a trip to Harbour Splash, in Dún Laoghaire Harbour.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"Really enjoyable. The instructors were very helpful and polite. Have the ability to teach people new skills. Very cool" The PLs

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 7thTroop
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

I’m just finished an SUP afternoon with Surf dock and I cannot recommend it more.The facilities, our teacher, the whole experience is really top class and so enjoyable.If your reading this you are obviously interested so do yourself a favor and give it a go.Nothing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LorraineC1972
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

First visit to Surf Dock for our 10 year old’s Birthday party. Arrived for 12:30 After getting wetsuits, helmets, and life vests on, the girls were split into three groups to partake in three different fun water activities each with a dedicated instructor. Kayaking Group...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank criofans
Reviewed May 1, 2018

I decided to go for the easiest option to get a fun day in the water. So instead of doing hours of bus, we stayed in Dublin city center and we had a fantastic time. The staff was very professional and friendly and the activities...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Pierre C
Reviewed July 19, 2017

I have visited this attraction twice, once on a company day out doing the wakeboarding, I snowboard so got the basics pretty quickly. I really enjoyed this activity and would highly recommend it. We then booked a birthday party for 17 children. The children had...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank crottyjo
Nina H, Manager at Surfdock Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Hi crottyjo, Thank you so much for taking the time and leaving us a review. We're delighted you had a good time both times you were out. Hopefully see you on the water again soon. Best wishes, Nina

Reviewed July 3, 2017

Thanks so much for a fantastic 10th birthday party for my daughter and her friend and their 17 classmates, they had "the best party ever". The guys in Surfdoc are extremely professional and excellent with the kids. It couldn't have gone any better. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank crottyh
Nina H, Manager at Surfdock Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Hi dancysmiley, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted the kids had a good time on the water with us. See you again soon, Nina

Reviewed May 22, 2017

Had a fantastic taster session of Kayaking and SUP at the docklands festival yesterday. Great experience. A half an hour wasn't too short either, we'll definitely do it again. We had a blast. Nina was so friendly on the phone when we called a few...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sillybillly
Nina H, Manager at Surfdock Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Hi sillybilly, Thank you so much for taking the time and leaving a review. We are delighted you had a good time at the taster sessions and look forward to seeing you on the water again soon. Best wishes, Nina

Reviewed April 3, 2016

Surfdock is a terrific facility. I did a two hour SUP intro lesson and was delighted with the experience. Having only done SUP randomly while on holidays in the past, it was really useful to get some proper instruction. I highly recommend Surfdock and the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Eddie C
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I was in Dublin and ended up needed a wakeboard handle at short notice. I purchased a fantastic handle from the SurfDock show and explained my situation. Colin replied and arranged for the handle to be hand delivered to my hotel (as I couldn't make...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2015

I organised a trip to SurfDock for Stand Up Paddleboarding as part of a team event with my work. 8 of us went, none of us had any SUP experience previously so we were a little nervous about it! James was our instructor and he...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AislingWalsh
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