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Address: 22 Headland Road, Newquay TR7 1HN, England
Phone Number:
+44 1637 877722
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Newquay Activity Centre is a first class provider of fantastic activities...

Newquay Activity Centre is a first class provider of fantastic activities and adventures in Newquay, Cornwall. Newquay Activity Centre is home to the English Surf School, the Bodyboard School and Coastline Coasteering. Choose from surfing, bodyboarding, coasteering & other activities for individuals or groups. We are perfectly located on Headland Road overlooking Fistral Beach, a great base for all your adventurous activities!

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BRILLIANT INTRODUCTION TO WATER ACTIVITIES

Received superb instruction from the NAC Guides (Johnny, Mark, Ben & Brendan) for coast-steering and surfing. All done in a safe manner and went with the ability of the group... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
gs242017
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Received superb instruction from the NAC Guides (Johnny, Mark, Ben & Brendan) for coast-steering and surfing. All done in a safe manner and went with the ability of the group. The activities took us all out of comfort zones which made the day all the better. My group thoroughly enjoyed the experience and highly recommend the NAC for their professionalism... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful surfi lesson on Saturday, a cold winter's day, with Johnny Fryer from the centre. The surf, he promised us, was about the best it got, and watching the acrobatics of the pro-surfers in the morning I was a little nervous about taking to the waves. I certainly got tossed around in the waves, but with wetsuits... More 

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1 Thank Sarah P
Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great instructors ands guides really helpful and inspiring. I would recommend trying coasteering and SUP with these guys on hand you won't go wrong. Fabulous experience that you will only build on. Thankyou for a memory I won't forget, did this for my birthday what a great present for anyone.

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1 Thank kathfletcherward
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had a two hour lesson with Johnny yesterday, which was great fun and delivered professionally and pleasantly. As a novice I now feel I am set up with the basics to enjoy and develop my body boarding experience. Winter is a great time to have a lesson as there were only a few other surfers around, there are big... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We took part in the charity winter coasteering event organised by NAC. A brilliant morning out with Rob, Karl and the team, jumping off cliffs into the sea, exploring the tea caverns and paddling around on the giant SUP. Very informative about the marine wildlife too. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a bit of a thrill, to learn more... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I called to book here before leaving for a trip to Cornwall. I wanted to do coasteering and surfing. There wasn't any coasteering organised but there was already someone booked for the apprentice surfing lessons. I had never surfed before so was looking forward to the three lessons. I was apprehensive however, the weather was pretty bad. I'd caught the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I attended a surf-coaching weekend that Newquay Activity Centre kindly laid on for us as development for members of the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Surf Team. Two days of coaching with head-coach Johnny Fryer, a mind-boggingly good surfer and fantastic instructor. The centre is ideally located just a stones-throw from Fistral and had a good and secure changing areas,... More 

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Thank Briggsyy
Info N, Guest Relations Manager at Newquay Activity Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! It's great to hear you had such a great time on the weekend and it certainly sounds like you picked up some useful tips and tricks from Johnny! I'll be sure to pass on your comments to him. It's always a pleasure working alongside the military and we hope to see you back... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent afternoon Brendan and Joe kept us all alive and in good spirits equipment and skills all great some challenging stuff for everyone

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1 Thank johneyeter
Info N, Manager at Newquay Activity Centre, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed an excellent afternoon with our guides. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. More 

Dover, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Ben & Brendan were fantastic they made this experience safe fun & really exciting for my 8 year granddaughter and me. I would heartily recommend. Thanks guys!!

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Booked a two hour lesson for my children aged 8 and 11 during October half term. On arrival they had a quick form filling in session, then wetsuits on and straight down to Fistral beach carrying their surf boards. The beach is about a three minute walk away. Brendan the instructor started with safety and technique training on the beach... More 

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