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Address: Beach Road, Portballintrae, Bushmills BT57 8RT, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 7796 614844
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00

We are the first SUP Surf school in N. Ireland and are based right beside...

We are the first SUP Surf school in N. Ireland and are based right beside the world famous Giants Causeway - in the majestic and scenic port of Portballintrae, Co. Antrim.We offer SUP lessons, SUP courses, SUPfaris and team development fun.John has been instructing sport for 20 years and his passion for SUP will surely rub off on you!"I provide a safe and friendly experience, focusing on getting you on your feet and enjoying this fabulous sport."

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Superb morning in the harbour

Fantastic way to spend a couple of hours learning to paddle board. John was an excellent teacher, provided all the equipment. Can't wait to try it again!

Reviewed 3 October 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fantastic way to spend a couple of hours learning to paddle board. John was an excellent teacher, provided all the equipment. Can't wait to try it again!

Thank Alex C
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I joined a family group for an introductory lesson on a windy late summer day. Fantastic fun and a great experience was had by all. John pitched the lesson at the right level and was able to handle the varying degrees of aptitude very well. I wouldn't hesitate to do it again. A good way to burn... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We combined the SUP experience with the Giants Causeway and we were not disappointed with either. The SUP lesson was provided by an experienced, funny and entertaining man called John. It was his company than runs the lessons. The equipment was top notch. The lesson was excellent and there was

Thank Vanessa B
Epsom, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I booked this for myself and the three kids, not really knowing what to expect. I knew the kids would have a blast but was a bit apprehensive for myself. Shouldn't have worried! John was great with the kids, safety and equipment briefing then straight into the sea. Definitely recommend , we had the family lesson and the two hours... More 

Thank jenaccs
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

When a sporting activity is run by some who is a) local and b) enthusiastic about the activity they are coaching then it can only be fun! So it was in this case; John, who owns Surf SUP NI, runs a safe, fun and very comprehensive 2 hour introductory experience for first time SUP paddlers. Despite the title, there was... More 

Thank ScotspatinSG
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Thank you John! Boys had a great time, you were brilliant at encouraging them and engaging them. They loved it! Lee x

Thank Lee V
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Went with a few friends to try paddle boarding for the first time. Great craic, great weather, and you can feel it in the arms the next day!

Thank BarraDBest
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

My daughter and I were looking for something different to try and this defiantly was! We were firstly greeted by by John and got our wetsuits and wet shoes on. We then were shown the basics and next to no time we were in the water. Surprisingly, it was quite warm in the suits and comfortable. The time went too... More 

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Great time with John, showed us the ropes and gave us some good challenges, well worth doing even though it rained! Very easy to more advanced skills throughout session.

1 Thank lukem85
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Tried this today with my girlfriend, and having never tried paddle boarding before we both throughly enjoyed the experience and would definitely do it again. The instructors were really friendly and ensured we were safe at all times. Really worth going and giving it ago!

2 Thank Kate W

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