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Extreme Academy

On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AB, England
+44 1637 860543
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Brilliant!!!!!!

My two children 15 and 12 totally enjoyed the experience. We booked them both in for body boarding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
steviejaythedj
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Surf school

The best surfing lesson taken by George in the most awful weather conditions! Both my boyfriend and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elise G
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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On the Beach | Watergate Bay, Newquay TR8 4AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My two children 15 and 12 totally enjoyed the experience. We booked them both in for body boarding lesson 2.5 hours. Excellent value for money. The staff were extremely friendly and professional. The facilities superb. Will definitely visit again.

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MarkWGB, General Manager at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stevie, what a great review! I'm very happy to hear your children loved their body boarding lessons. I will pass on your kind comments to the team. See you all again soon. Kind regards, Mark

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best surfing lesson taken by George in the most awful weather conditions! Both my boyfriend and I were standing and making simple turns by the end of the lesson. Despite the weather George managed to make the lesson our best surfing experience and we...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Can't fault this place - highly recommended! Knowledgeable, friendly staff and reasonable prices. Best place for rentals down there.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

First time surfers - got up the first day thanks to awesome George. Fabulous conditions, great coaching and superb team and facilities. Can’t wait to come back.Thanks everyone. Cheers Jim Alcock Pat Duffy

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MarkWGB, General Manager at Extreme Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hello Jim and Pat, I'm delighted to hear you had a great first surf lesson. I will certainly pass on your feedback to George and the team. We hope to see you both again soon. Kind regards, Mark

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 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

Thank Adam L
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

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 16 April 2018

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

Thank Ryan J
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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

Thank Bryan J
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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

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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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