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Dread or Dead Surf Shop

Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Hastings, Barbados
+1 246-228-4785
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Great lessons

Russel and Matthew made all of us in the small group successful surfers! We all had a blast! Highly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
searljen
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Vero Beach, Florida
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One-stop Surf Shop

Bought two sticks from Dread or Dead over the last two years. Really good service. The owner even... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kent L
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Saint Michael Parish, Barbados
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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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  • Poor1%
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Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Hastings, Barbados
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+1 246-228-4785
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband loves this shop we visited it twice and thank you to Matthew who was very helpful and friendly and maybe next time I will have a surf lesson. 😎

Thank dee w
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Russell is a very very friendy and cool dude. We stayed one week at his Surf Apartment and we learned Surfing in his surf School. If you want to learn Surfing, I think it is the best spot. You can find everything what you Need...More

Thank Patrick P
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a great way to spend a few hours, keep the kids both young and old busy and to learn how to surf safely Dread or Dead is perfect. Russell, Terry and the instructors didn’t waste a minute running through the...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

A lot of great gear piled into a small, centrally located shop. The staff are very friendly and helpful!

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Took my girlfriend here for a beginner lesson and had an awesome time. Neither of us had ever surfed before, but by the end of the lesson we were riding waves all the way to the shore. Matthew was an excellent instructor- friendly, patient, knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 days during our trip with Matthew and Seb learning to surf. All five of us were up surfing in no time. Great instruction, easy to work with and perfect conditions for learning. We would highly recommend for anyone in Barbados looking to...More

Thank Amy L
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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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