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Address: Bushfoot House | Portballintrae Harbour, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 07796614844
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We are the first SUP Surf school in N. Ireland and are based right beside...

We are the first SUP Surf school in N. Ireland and are based right beside the world famous Giants Causeway - in the majestic and scenic port of Portballintrae, Co. Antrim.We offer SUP lessons, SUP courses, SUPfaris and team development fun.John has been instructing sport for 20 years and his passion for SUP will surely rub off on you!"I provide a safe and friendly experience, focusing on getting you on your feet and enjoying this fabulous sport."

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We booked a lesson after picking up a flyer on our campsite during a road trip in Northern Ireland a few weeks back. As strangers to the area & never having paddle boarded before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We booked a lesson after picking up a flyer on our campsite during a road trip in Northern Ireland a few weeks back. As strangers to the area & never having paddle boarded before, we were slightly nervous when we arrived at Portballintrae Harbour. Luckily, John & a group of local ladies who were also booked on the lesson, were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Four 30 something first time paddle boarders booked an introductory paddle board lesson with some trepidation. We needn't have worried. The best 2 hours craic we've had in ages. John was great, really made us feel at ease. Thoroughly enjoyed our morning. Will definitely do it again!

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Holywood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We spent a fun filled 2 hours learning the paddle boarding basics from John and the "guaranteed to stand up" promise was fulfilled! John had a fun and relaxed style and it didn't take long before we were all on our feet paddling around the harbour. A great choice of activity for anyone keen to get out on the water... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Had a great couple of hours on Saturday afternoon paddleboarding. Portballintrae is a beautiful location for paddleboarding, John was a great instructor and I would definitely recommend Surf SUP NI. I'll be back !!

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Crumlin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I chose this activity for a me and my friends as part of my 50th birthday party weekend, and a very good choice it was. John was friendly, knowledgable and pretty patient with a bunch of cackling girls when he was teaching us the basics LOL. He keep us all in check when on the water coaching and guiding all... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I booked John Bustard for both a paddle boarding lesson and tourist tour of the area with a group of people who were in the area for a corporate event. John was fantastic from start to finish. I didn't know the area or the best thing to book, and he gave me all sorts of tips to help make the... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were booked in for a session by a relative who was keen to see us fall in the cold bay!! There was a fair amount of anxiety involved, mainly concerning exactly how bad I would look in a wetsuit! We were kitted out and off we went for a superb amount of fun. Our session was... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

All of us had a very enjoyable morning 'mastering' paddleboarding - teens and parents, with John being a patient yet fun teacher. Fantastic activity to spend time with the whole family!

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

John managed to squeeze us in before we had to leave beautiful Portballintrae. Whilst the weather wasn't on our side, it certainly didn't dampen our spirits and we learned to master the Paddle-board and so much more about the bay and local wildlife! Thanks for an amazing experience Surf SUP NI! Rory & Ellie

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Brill afternoon with John. We were a family of 7 learning how to paddle board for the first time. Thanks John for a great afternoon. Highly recommend Surf SUP NI as part of your holiday.

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