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Address: Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AB, England
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+44 1841 520052
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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If you're going to learn to surf, or you've already got some great skills...

If you're going to learn to surf, or you've already got some great skills you'd like to improve on - head to The O'Neill Surf Academy at Watergate Bay. Our professional and experienced surf coaches and incredible facility just yards from the beach is not to be missed! We offer a range of surfing lessons for children aged 6+, Adults, Families and Individuals with both Group and Private Tuition available year round.

Our convenient location at one of the UK's very best surfing beaches. Our fantastic facilities include: Indoor heated changing

Secure storage

Surf shop and hire

Restaurant, cafe, bar

Shower facilities

We also offer a fantastic selection of accommodation with our Surf N Stay breaks, with camping, luxury lodges, backpackers/surflodge and luxury Self Catering options.

Join us at Watergate Bay for the surf experience of a lifetime!

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Excellent instructor kids loved it

Thank you so much to everyone, our kids loved the morning surf lesson. Matt was a wonderful instructor and made time for the kids during the group session. We will be back to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stacey c
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much to everyone, our kids loved the morning surf lesson. Matt was a wonderful instructor and made time for the kids during the group session. We will be back to try a family session next time. Love life guys x

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Thank stacey c
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby booked this and the Staff called to say the surf might not be great did he want to reschedule? As time was limited we went for it. Wow what an afternoon! Perfect weather and just right for this 54 year young at heart to learn. Brilliant tutor easy and so encouraging safety at the foremost. Can not praise him... More 

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Thank Pamela C
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Easy to book, fantastic staff really good with the children. All equipment & wetsuits were provided. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Victoria J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We booked our boys (one 12 yrs old and the other 9 yrs old) in for 5 individual sessions. The boys had not done surfing before, but quite quickly were riding the waves and enjoying the experience. As each session passed they became more and more confident, really enjoying the experience. All the staff were fantastic with the boys, providing... More 

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Thank Mike R
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very good instructors.... Felt safe, entertained and given lots of good tips. Decent wetsuits and other equipment. Brilliant experience for me and my teenage children.

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Thank avrilmooney
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Thursday 18th August My 8 year old & 12 year old children attended surf school with Sammy. Simon at base is very helpful and friendly. £20 each for 90 minutes. Wetsuits supplied if required, short walk to beach from hut which is opposite toilets near car park for Watergate Bay beach. Lots of information on their website although West Coast... More 

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Thank Victoria J
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This morning my son attended the kids only surf lesson it was brilliant! He is 6 years old, it was his first time and he really enjoyed himself. The instructors Lucy and Joel were very good with the children. My older son attended the afternoon surf lesson and also had a great time we will choose this surf school again... More 

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Thank DonnaEN1
westcoastsurfari, Owner at O'Neill Surf Academy, responded to this review

Thanks for your fantastic review - Im glad they both had so much fun yesterday - despite the rain! We look forward to surfing with you all again in the near future. Ashleigh @ The O'Neill Surf Academy More 

London, UK
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My 7 year old daughter had a blast learning to surf in the lovely setting of Watergate Bay.This is a great set up for kids to learn to surf and at £20 a lesson,very reasonable too, compared to competitors. Give it a go!

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westcoastsurfari, Owner at O'Neill Surf Academy, responded to this review

So glad she had a wonderful time at Kids Only Surf School with us! We look forward to surfing with again soon. Ashleigh @ The O'Neill Surf Academy More 

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

A little last minute trip away was helpfully and easily accommodated by the O'Neill team. Simon kindly found me a great place to stay just up the road with no notice and no hassle! My 3 surf lessons were held by 3 different instructors over 3 days, giving me the chance to learn slightly different hints and tips from them... More 

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Thank JenMck
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My children, 7 & 8 joined O'neils for their first surfing lesson. They were both made to feel very welcome, the lesson was good fun, their instructor relentlessly encouraged them and kept them safe. I really can't recommend them highly enough and the kids can't wait to come back! Thank you so much for a fantastic afternoon.

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Thank Gemma B

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