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Address: School House School House Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland
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+353 71 916 8483
10:00 - 20:00
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This is a great experience for anyone wanting to try out surfing for the first time, or who has surfed a few times before. Strandhill has great waves, which makes for a really... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Ronan O
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a great experience for anyone wanting to try out surfing for the first time, or who has surfed a few times before. Strandhill has great waves, which makes for a really exciting experience no matter what level (or lack) of skill is yours! Tutors are great and are in the water with you the whole time, quick to... More 

Thank Ronan O
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went here with wife and 13 year-old kid on a family holiday. Booked the beginners surfing lesson, and have to say that I was more than pleased with it. The instructors do give you all you need to actually be able to stand up on the board - the rest will be up to personal skills, and that'll vary from... More 

Thank EmersonLoureiro
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My 12 yr old had the best time. First time surfing. Beach at strandhill is fab. Great value for 2 and half hrs. Very friendly staff and enthusiastic. Well definitely go again. Heading there again next week.

Thank Sarragh M
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Harry is a great surfing tutor for novices. Thanks to his fun loving approach to teaching we all felt confident to give it a try. An exhilarating experience with plenty of falling in adding to the fun.

Thank Geraldine C
Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

We had played a match in Sligo the day before so we were looking forward to having a fun day in the surf. We were all kitted out very quickly and efficiently, divided into 2 groups and led into the ocean. The surf waves were incredible and non stop. It looks a lot easier than it is!!!! The instructors were... More 

Thank MariaGalwayIreland
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is great fun and a relatively inexpensive thing to do if you're visiting Sligo. We had a beginners lesson, and spent most of the time in the water, the theory part on the beach doesn't take too much time and the instructors give great individual attention in the water. We booked a week before and the weather was perfect... More 

Thank Silverstork
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Three teenagers had the time of their lives surfing for 3 days with this surf school. We had glorious sunshine and gentle waves on the first day - perfect for beginners. The instructors gave good guidance and then after a while on the beach practicing they were out on the waves. They were itching to go out, so glad it... More 

Thank mckeownc
Dunmore East, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Recently visited Strandhill and had a great day at the Surf School.Neither myself or my kids had tried surfing before.Paul was very pleasant and very safety minded,which is reassuring when there are novices and kids involved. The instructors were all very patient,professional and good fun. If only we didn't have to go back to work!

Thank DesKennedy
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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Myself and my family are regular visitors to strandhill and we were very lucky to have called into Paul on the beachfront a wealth of knowledge on the sport,What a fantastic experience,a very professionally run surf school which gives you a great insight into this amazing sport a couple of lessons with Paul and his crew and u will be... More 

Thank Jon G
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The instructors are really friendly and sensitive to different people's levels. The wetsuits are in great condition and keep you warm throughout the 3 hour lesson. There's loads of time to get the hang of things and enjoy a stunning part of the Irish coastline. Amazingly good value.

Thank Rachel N

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