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Dread or Dead Surf Shop

Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Hastings, Barbados
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Beginners lesson

Had a beginners surfing lesson with Matthew today and can’t recommend the experience enough he had... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Dean M
via mobile
Great surfing time !

I never took the time to review when I got back from Barbados 😱but it was definitely a great time... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Jujuuuuu
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Toronto, Canada
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Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf school Surf In Barbados as well as SUP lessons, tours and hire/rental through our SUP shop SUP In Barbados.
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Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Hastings, Barbados
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a beginners surfing lesson with Matthew today and can’t recommend the experience enough he had myself and the wife up and surfing in no time. We are both in our 40s and thought it would be big ask to get up on the board...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

I never took the time to review when I got back from Barbados 😱but it was definitely a great time surfing with dread or dead surf school ! We were 2 friends and had a little spare time from a trip my friend won (I...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Thanks so much Matthew and Russell, my kids (aged 11 and 13) had a brilliant surf lesson yesterday morning. They came back exhilarated (& a little tired - there were a lot of waves to catch!) and looked like professionals by the end of it....More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

My 17 year old son and 15 year old daughter had a fantastic afternoon surfing with Dread or Dead. They have surfed in CA, HI and the Dominican Republic. Both kids said this was one of the best if not the best surfing experience they...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time all thanks to Russell and Matthew to start I didn’t think I’d be able to do it but they assisted me and helped me surf great time and great people thank you

Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Had an awesome day with Russel and Matthew. Very helpful with myself and all 11 other people in my group and we were all able to surf and get up on the board. They stayed extra time after when the waves got better before we...More

Thank Reillytom
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Russel and Matthew made all of us in the small group successful surfers! We all had a blast! Highly recommend these guys to get to know the island and a great surf lesson! Ps there are no sharks for all of you that have that...More

Thank searljen
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Bought two sticks from Dread or Dead over the last two years. Really good service. The owner even lent me a leash while I waited on mine to come in from Miami. They provide surfing lesson and stick rentals as well

Thank Kent L
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We had a great time with Russell and Ty! Learned lots of techniques, had fun. Excellent tréning, wonderfool weather , gorgeous service! 😎

Thank Laszlo T
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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Surfs up, great shop. Very easygoing and able to rent surf boards by the day and not too pricy. Staff are great and recommended good beaches nearby for beginners including pebble beach and rockley! Thanks!

Thank Madyoke2000
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Diane P
June 26, 2017|
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Response from dodgarrett | Property representative |
Hi Dian . The minimum age for group lessons is 10 years old . However if your child can swim we can start them younger , for this we do private lessons only . Thanks russell
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Diane P
May 31, 2017|
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Response from dodgarrett | Property representative |
yes we have go pro , however we only use it upon request , as we have lost a few now and for best results someone needs to monitor the camera .
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