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Address: | Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
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+1 246-234-2361
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Learn to surf when you visit Barbados at Ride The Tide Surf School.

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Learn to surf when you visit Barbados at Ride The Tide Surf School.

Get the BEST value surfing lesson on the island! Our GoPro cameras film every surfing lesson so you can re-live all of your surfing action and laugh with your mates or analyse your surfing performance.

Ride The Tide Surf School Barbados offers surfing lessons, surfboard & SUP (paddle board) rental or hire & guided island surfing tours for the experienced surfer.

A mobile surfing service we can collect and drop off at any location and surf at any surfing beach island wide. This guarantees that you will get to surf the best possible waves and conditions on the day.

We only offer the very best in surfing equipment and surfing lesson coaching techniques. Our instruction and coaching is concise relative to your surfing level so that we can spend the majority of our time in the water surfing those waves!

Light refreshments are included in all surfing lessons.

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Kawa-bunga!!

An excellent day at the beach with the main man Jay and Noah. It had been 9 years since I last surfed, but they got me going again like it was yesterday. They were also extremely... read more

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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An excellent day at the beach with the main man Jay and Noah. It had been 9 years since I last surfed, but they got me going again like it was yesterday. They were also extremely helpful and attentive to my 8 year-old daughter who was trying surfing for the first time and was rather nervous - she wants to... More 

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1 Thank LFergusson
Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a super fun experience with a great team of instructors. I had a blast and felt safe all the time. That's how surf lessons should be! Can't wait to be back to Barbados and have another surf session with these guys.

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East Ginstead
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never thought that I would ever know how to surf let alone stand up on one from the first lesson! Jay (the owner) is so lovely kept us all at ease and even picked us up and drip us off from the hotel! Noah, our instructor made it all possible! It was so much fun and we Loved every second... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous as always! Thanks for a great session yesterday Noah and good luck in your move to Europe! X

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our three children (ages 16, 14 12) loved surfing with Jay! His instruction on shore and in the water was excellent and the kids loved it! I would highly recommend surfing with Ride the Tide in Barbados. Jay was a great communicator and wanted our kids to love surfing. We will definitely surf with Jay again!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was initially quite scared, very under confident and had only agreed to go as I'd had a few rum and gingers the night before! Jay was so welcoming and instantly calmed my nerves, everything was provided - board, go pro even a rash vest and water bottles. Instructions where clear but he lets you go at your own pace and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time surfing and had a blast with Jay and Noah. Excellent instructors are very welcoming and fun.Also very well organized and prepared to any unexpected situations. Would highly recommend them to anyone who wants to try surfing. Thanks Jay

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jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! It means a lot to us and helps spread that love. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I took surf lessons from Jay and Noah last week during our getaway to Barbados. It was everything we could have hoped for, both Jay and Noah were very attentive to the students in the class in the water and made sure everyone knew the safety tips before we entered the water. They were both very patient... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had wanted to try surfing for a long time and finally had my chance in Barbados. A friend recommended Ride the Tide. After a quick land lesson with a charming and funny Jay, we were in the ocean. Everyone in our group got up on the board easily thanks to Jay's instruction and a little push. Jay was personable,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was only in Barbados for a day and surfing with Jay was the best thing I could have opted to do! As a complete beginner I found him a captivating and effective teacher. Not too much beach side work and straight into the sea, what better way to learn! Very attentive and there to give instruction in the water,... More 

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