Surfing Cornwall!

Prime locations at the nearby surfing beaches of Gwithian and Praa Sands, with 99% of customers standing up on their first lesson.

There is not a better experience to share in Cornwall than surfing. Whether it’s the thrill of all the family standing up and sharing a ‘Party Wave’. Or the entertainment of watching each other ‘Wipeout’ in spectacular fashion.

Choose Your Surfing Experience

To help us to give you the best surfing experience possible, we offer both Group or Private lessons.

Group Beginner and Improver Lessons :

Our most popular surf school option for beginner and improver surfers. We pride ourselves on small beginner surf lessons with unbeatable coach to student ratios. The average beginner lesson ratio is 1:4 with the maximum being 1:8. This guarantees more 1-to-1 coaching.

The 2-hour surf lessons are also staggered throughout the day, therefore minimising the number of people using our private facilities and reducing the crowds in the surf. The customer experience is our number 1 priority. BOOK NOW

Private Beginner and Improver Lessons  :

Our private lessons are the perfect option for families, parent and child, and groups of friends. All customers will also gain exclusive use of our facilities, including changing rooms and toilets.

The 2-hour private surf lesson packages are aimed at surfers looking to increase the speed of their learning curve, this is achieved by being able to create an environment that is tailored towards a surfers specific needs. We are proud to have a 99% success rate on getting you to your feet on your first lesson with no minimum or maximum age. BOOK NOW

Surfing Equipment

We have the highest quality beginners surfboards from a local company called ‘Swell’ and use an international leading company for improver surfboards called ‘Soft tech’. On arrival You are provided with a warm wetsuit, rash vest and surfboard to match your size and ability. All you will to bring is a towel and swimsuit.

Our fully qualified coaches will run through safety procedures on the beach and explaining basic – advanced techniques based on your experience. Then it’s time to hit the water and put the theory into practice. As a minimum we aim to spend 2/3 of your lesson in the surf.

Both Group and Private lessons also include an additional 1 hour surf hire after the lesson for FREE!

Two amazing surfing beaches

We have beach front Surf School bases at two of Cornwall’s top surfing beaches. Gwithian on the north coast and Praa Sands on the south coast.

Gwithian Towans and Praa Sands

In SW Cornwall we have surf school bases at Gwithian Towans and Praa Sands; both are picturesque villages with great facilities including parking, cafes and lifeguards. We choose between these 2 sites depending on the where the waves are best for surfing. Book for a 2 hour surf lesson and we confirm the location on the day before.

Why Lizard Adventure

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Choose your Surf Lesson?

All you have to ask yourself now is what type of Sea Kayak Tour do I want to do – Group or Private? View our different surfing courses to choose from below…

Group

Surf Lessons

One of Cornwall’s longest running surf schools – There is not a better experience to share amongst family and friends than surfing. Whether it’s the thrill of all the family standing up and sharing a ‘Party Wave’. Or the entertainment of watching each other ‘Wipeout’.

  • Start Times :
    • AM either 10am or 11am.
    • PM between 2pm or 3pm.
    • (Daily start times can be viewed on the online booking system).
    • Duration – 2 hours.
  • Equipment Included
    • Warm High Spec Wetsuit.
    • High Quality Surfboard
    • Rash Vest

Private

Surf Lessons

The 2-hour private surf lesson packages are aimed at surfers looking to increase the speed of their learning curve, this is achieved by being able to create an environment that is tailored towards a surfers specific needs. We are proud to have a 99% success rate on getting you to your feet on your first lesson

  • Start Times :
    • AM either 10.30am or 11.30am.
    • PM between 2.30pm or 3.30pm.
    • (Daily start times can be viewed on the online booking system).
    • Duration – 2 hours.
  • Equipment Included
    • Warm High Spec Wetsuit.
    • High Quality Surfboard
    • Rash Vest

Kids Summer

Surf Camp

Put your pen down, close your school book, and join us for 2 days of awesome surfing fun at Gwithian beach near Hayle this summer holidays. Your summer surf camp will consist of surf tuition, beach games, learning about the ocean and beach environment, environmental awareness, mental and physical well being, and just loads of laughs. We have five ‘SCHOOL’S OUT’ summer club club slots running throughout the school summer holidays 2023, with up to 8 girls and 8 boys spaces available for each club. If conditions allow we will also include a Mega SUP session.

  • Start Times :
    • 10am – 4pm
    • Duration – 6 Hours / 2 Surf Lessons
  • Equipment Included
    • Warm High Spec Wetsuit.
    • High Quality Surfboard
    • Rash Vest