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Address: Ballywillan Road, Portrush BT56 8GJ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 7935 952532
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'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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Awesome day for autistic teen !

My teenage son who lives with autism is a great water enthusiast and had a fantastic time learning to surf with Hanno at the Alive surf school in Portrush . All the equipment was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My teenage son who lives with autism is a great water enthusiast and had a fantastic time learning to surf with Hanno at the Alive surf school in Portrush . All the equipment was provided and the lessons are carried out in a fun but safe environment . All the staff were very friendly and helpful and we look forward... More 

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my 8 yr old (Jessi) for her first surf lesson this week with alive surf school , she was super excited and wasn't dissapointed, these guys (hanno, Catherine and Nick are fabulous with kids, Jessi will be talking about this for a long time, in jessi's words BEST HOLIDAY EVER, thanks guys 🙂🙂🙂

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HannoWindisch, General Manager at Alive Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks Janine for taking the time and leaving your review. It was really good to have Jessie in the camp with us. She was doing well, enjoying herself and always in a good mood. Thanks again for coming and we are looking forward to seeing you and Jessie again. All the best and wishes to Jessie :-) Hanno More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we took a group of 38 11-16 year olds from our community summer scheme to Alive surf school and they had an absolute blast! The instructors Hanno, Catherine and Nick were brilliant and had everyone involved. One of the best trips we have been on and the kids talked about it the whole way home. We will definitely be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best time out paddle boarding and snorkelling with some friends today! We went out with Hanno and had so much fun in some great weather 😊 had so much fun and would definitely recommend it!!

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ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our 7yr old son had his first surfing experience through Alive Surf kids summer school and he is hooked....the instructors were brilliant at helping him feel at ease and he got plenty of supportive instruction throughout the 2hr sessions ..the smile rarely left his face..in fact he loved his experience so much he said 'its better than climbing trees' which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend lessons with Alive Surf School. It was a bit windy when we arrived but Hanno went out of his way to find a sheltered spot for us to practice and it was so much fun. Do yourself a favour and get booking!

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Thank Lisa C
HannoWindisch, General Manager at Alive Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time and leaving such a positive review :-). Very appreciated, what a beautiful day that was, paddling and working on our tan at the same time haha. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time paddleboarding weather was windy but Hanno took us to be sheltered spot and was fantastic... Had a Ball I would highly recommend alive surf school to anyone get it booked you won't be disappointed...thanks Hanno top dude :)

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Thank Marty A
HannoWindisch, General Manager at Alive Surf School, responded to this review

Hey Marry, thanks a lot again for coming out with us and also for leaving a great review. Next time we will get you into one of the caves ;-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time, kids absolutely loved it!!! Went out of his way to meet us early the next day for a session because we had to leave but there were no waves unfortunately. Still, appreciated the effort made for the kids!!! Totally recommend!!! Hope to come back soon!!!

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HannoWindisch, General Manager at Alive Surf School, responded to this review

Hi Lynn, thank you for taking the time and letting us know you had a good experience. Would be great to see you again :-) More 

Portrush, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a Stand Up Paddle board lesson with board and wetsuit hire through Alive Surf School. Hanno was our instructor and our group consisted of 4 adults and a 13 year old - all with no SUP experience!! Hanno was great at explaining the techniques and ensuring everyone was happy before getting in the water. Due to windy conditions... More 

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HannoWindisch, General Manager at Alive Surf School, responded to this review

That was a fun paddle tour with you guys. Thanks a lot for leaving your review. Hope to see you again and we show you the magic of the caves. More 

northern ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a lesson as a surprise for my boyfriend and he had an absolute blast!! Hanno was very friendly and easy to deal with and Catherine took the lesson. She made him at ease and explained everything brilliantly. Fantastic value for money and great fun. Even though the weather wasn't great, he had a great time.

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HannoWindisch, General Manager at Alive Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, we appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know that you guys had a great experience with us. Have a good day and hopefully see you soon again. More 

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