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Address: Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1736 793938
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall.

Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering...

Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall.

Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering activities in a fun, safe and friendly environment.

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Coasteering, SUPing and Surfing

We booked the 3 above activities and it was the highlight of our holiday. As someone who hates heights, a part of me was dreading the Coasteering but we felt well looked after... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

We booked the 3 above activities and it was the highlight of our holiday. As someone who hates heights, a part of me was dreading the Coasteering but we felt well looked after, with no pressure to do any of the jumps (but the right balance of kind encouragement). We were even followed the whole way around be three seals... More 

Thank Catchingdreams87
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My 16 year old son fancied trying surfing and I decided to try it too as the weather was nice and it was our last day in St Ives. I have to admit we had great instruction from both Matt the local instructor and Kayki from Spain. I am sore from laughing at our wipe outs but we picked up... More 

Thank Susan M
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

A friend and I booked for sea kayaking but due to the weather it was cancelled. We were offered several other activity options and decided on a surfing lesson! My friend and I had never surfed before and had a great time. Ben was enthusiastic and knowledgeable and the two hours flew by. We'd definitely recommend this place! Hoping to... More 

Thank 45carinaj
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

These guys really know their stuff and genuinely want you to get the most from your time with them... My kids loved it and it was definitely one of the highlights of our fabulous time in St Ives. Well done guys 😃🏄🏽

Thank Alex37921
St Ives, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The crew at St.Ives Surf School were so professional and had so much energy, experience and knowledge that our family had such a great couple of days learning to surf with them at Porthmeor Beach. We all can't wait to get back in the water with them next time we are down. We would highly recommend this activity for any... More 

Thank Duds22
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86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Midlife crisis in full swing there wasn't a chance in hell that I was going to miss the chance to learn to surf on a trip to St Ives. I booked a few weeks in advance via email, and the process was very straightforward and efficient. Basically, tell them when and how many lessons and they'll see what they can... More 

1 Thank Trumpetnut
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Great on the water, well looked after by Ben and the guys. Well worth the drive from Plymouth to get looked after properly! Can wait to go back!

Thank Chris G
Avoca Beach, Australia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The kids had a ball with Lyndon and the guys at St. Ives Surf School. The boys really knew their stuff and had our kids on the best waves on the safest bank, standing and shredding in no time. My wife and I have no hesitation in recommending this surf school and endorsing them as one of the best we've... More 

1 Thank Kelly S
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

My son and his cousins (aged 5, 6 & 10 at the time) had one lesson in October 2014, which they all really enjoyed. We came back to St Ives for this October half term and they had another go. First thing which I think rates these guys highly - despite all the kids that must come through the school... More 

Thank JosieMills
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165 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

The school was great. It was relaxed but taught us quickly exactly what we needed to know. They had time for all 8 of us and it was a pleasure to take part. There were children and adults in our class and it was great fun. All except one person was able to fully stand up on the board for... More 

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