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Extreme Academy

On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AB, England
+44 1637 860543
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Second time visiting, second 5 star review

My previous review gives more detail, but this is the second time that I’ve visited Extreme... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam L
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
via mobile
So so poor

I am an experienced in surf sport so I thought I would test out the various schools available on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
spoony42
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London, United Kingdom
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Right on the beach at Watergate Bay we are an accredited school teaching surf, kitesurf, traction kite, waveski & SUP. Our purpose built facilites provide you with changing, hot showers, lockers and hire equipment. You can find us on Sea Lane next door to the brilliant Beach Hut restaurant & Shop on the Beach.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My previous review gives more detail, but this is the second time that I’ve visited Extreme Academy, in unison with a second visit to Watergate Bay Hotel. Simply to say that, once again, Extreme Academy, specifically Pete, is fully worthy of a five star review!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am an experienced in surf sport so I thought I would test out the various schools available on the Cornish north coast - please note. Want to learn to surf avoid this school. The staff strut around as if they own the bay and...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic, amazing location and facilities. Pete the instructor was amazing he had my two children standing up and riding waves in no time, my wife and I also managed to catch a few. His instruction and guidance were first class. We can't thank you enough...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

With 7-9 foot waves, me and my boys fancied taking an unplanned crack at Watergate Bay and Extreme Academy came up trumps. Quickly fitting us all out with wetsuits, boots and boards we were out and into the surf mayhem in no time. My 9...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My daughters have surfed the last two years at watergate bay with the help of the team here. They are always very informative, helpful and teachers in the lessons who make you feel very comfortable. Good simple services at their small office as well, especially...More

1  Thank PJM1968
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MarkWGB, General Manager at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Hello, thank you for the review. It’s great to hear your daughters continue to enjoy the surf lessons. I will pass on your feedback to the Extreme Academy team. Kind regards, Mark

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I booked this lesson for my sons 21st birthday to share with his brother.from the time of booking to thee finish of their experience the customer care was really good .The facilities are good plenty of hire kit ,showers and towels and lockers for those...More

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Judi B, Brand director at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Mltrampolining, Thank you for the five stars. We are really pleased you and your son enjoyed your kite surfing lesson. Karl certainly loves kite surfing. Hopefully we will see you back at Watergate Bay soon. Kind regards Judi

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Thank you Extreme! Our 13 &16 year old had a great time in their lesson this morning.. great instructors and lots of fun. Money well spent and would highly recommend!

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Judi B, Brand director at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hello yvonnenotley, Thank you for taking the time to review the Extreme Academy and for the recommendation. Its great to hear that your children enjoyed their time with the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Judi

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We've just returned from several days at Watergate Bay. The highlight was undoubtedly the several surf lessons we had. Nick, Pete, George and the team go the extra mile to ensure everyone had a good time and managed to stand up. It must be one...More

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Judi B, Brand manager at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hello Lemesmer, It's great to hear that your surf lessons were the highlight of your holiday. We will certainly pass the comments onto the team. And, hopefully see you back at the Extreme Academy soon. Kind regards Judi

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I hired a wetsuit for myself and my five year old son, and a body board to share between us. The hire couldn't be easier, and after two hours we came back in to return the items. Then to my pleasant surprise, I found they...More

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Judi B, Brand director at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hello lwilson, Thank you for the review and five stars. We are glad to hear that the equipment hire worked well for you and you were able to make get in the showers. They do make a difference after a surf! Kind regards Judi

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend booked a 2-hour 'Improver' lesson as part of my 30th birthday. I've had a few lessons at different beaches and sites in the UK. It would have been a group of 8 or so, but it turned out to just be me and...More

1  Thank Adam L
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Judi B, Brand director at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Hi Adam L, It sounds like you had a great one-to-one surf lesson with Pete. He certainly does love his job! Well done on riding those waves. See you soon. Kind regards Judi

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