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“Surftastic!!!”
Review of Dexters Surf Shop

Dexters Surf Shop
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US$35.04*
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2-Hour Open Group Surfing Lesson in Scarborough
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US$16.82*
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Full Surfing Kit Rental in Scarborough
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US$21.02*
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Eight Man Paddle Board Experience in Scarborough
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Learn how to surf and have surfing lessons at Dexters Surf School, an Surfing GB accredited surf school, located at Scarborough North Yorkshire. Operating from Scarborough's North Bay, Dexter's Surf Shop, School & Hire Centre provides surf lessons, surf hire, hardware, accessories and clothing to surfers and beach goers across Scarborough and UK. Opened in 2011 the surf shop has 30 combined years of experience in the surfing craft. Lessons are provided by highly qualified ASI accredited instructors holding surf rescue and first aid qualifications. Dexters Surf School offers group and private surfing lessons, beginner to intermediate surfing certificate courses, surfing awareness, for kids, adults, parties, girls only, hens and stags groups, kids parties, youth groups, kids summer camps and corporates. We can accommodate for larger groups for school groups, stag / hen parties, birthday parties and corporate events! The surf shop stocks a wide range of hardware and clothing. Both shelf surfboards and custom boards are available so you can be sure to get the right gear to suit your surfing style and ability. Our location for learning to surf in Scarborough takes some beating. North Bay, one of the 2 cleanest beaches in Yorkshire, is a beautiful relaxing beach with plenty of parking and refreshments, and our iconic seaside chalets. It is also recognised as one of the safest beaches in the area, being lifeguarded May-September by RNLI beach lifeguards. We are the closest surf school to the beach for surf lessons all year round, and also we are the biggest surf school in the area to have a base right on the beach offering you secure storage, changing facilities and Hot showers.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 10 May 2014

What a fantastic shop and 1st surfing experience! My 10 year old daughter decides she wants to go surfing on one of the coldest days in the year; I was a little aprehensive but needn't have worried. The team here are real pros. and very friendly. The instructor Andy was outstanding. Experienced, proffesional and wonderfully kid friendly. Lofty, who supervised the kids in the water was equally superb. What a wonderful experience thay gave my daughter and husband, thank you. Lesson was fun for all including the adults, yet informative with sfaety paramont. All kit supplied, which was high quality and all brand new for the 2014 season. Daughter said she wasn't a bit cold, unbelievable but true and that it was the best day she had ever had! Husband had a fantastic time, they are both hooked and can't wait to return.
100% reccommend. If you think you can't do it, yes you can! They were both standing up before the end of the lesson.

Superb value for money. Will definitely be returning as soon as possible.

Thank rdad
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Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Booked the all-day surfing activity which consists of breakfast, surf lesson in the morning, use of the surf boards (& other equipment) in the afternoon & an evening meal & drink in the restaurant next door. For £60 it is amazing value & considering we were the first stag do they had ever done, they really looked after us.


The staff are really laid back & friendly & I'd have no hesitation in recommending them if you were looking for an activity in Scarborough.

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Can highly recommend - booked my two teenage sons in for first surf lesson - other members & staff really friendly and made us all feel welcome - facilities are great - brand new wetsuits - was an evening lesson in April but kept them warm - instructor was brilliant and my younger son was standing up by the end! Will definitely be back - also bar that does food next door for parents or apres-surf drinks.

Thank Clare D
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Had a great day surfing everyone was very friendly and the surf lesson instructor great definitely going again.

Thank Jordanbrant
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

Very friendly, helpful & encouraging. My daughter, aged 14 had her 1st ever surf lesson on Good Friday & loved it. Shes defo hooked. Instructor Andy, v. professional, likeable & made the lesson great fun- well worth the money. Fab new wetsuits too-said she was toasty warm. We will deffinately be back.

Thank Paradisechic1
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