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Dolphin Surf School

17 Eliot Gardens, Newquay TR7 2QE, England
+44 1637 873707
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Fun & Fantastic!!

What a fantastic day!! Two adults & three kids. We had such a good time, and our instructor Tom was... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2014
Paul C
Haydock, United Kingdom
Fantastic experience

2 adults 5 kids, ages from 45 to 9, we were looked after by Alex and he was superb, never been... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2014
Jo M
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2 Sep 2014
“Fun & Fantastic!!”
24 Aug 2014
“Fantastic experience”
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17 Eliot Gardens, Newquay TR7 2QE, England
+44 1637 873707
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

What a fantastic day!! Two adults & three kids. We had such a good time, and our instructor Tom was really good getting his methods across to us all. By the end of our session, all of us managed to get stood up to some...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 24 August 2014

2 adults 5 kids, ages from 45 to 9, we were looked after by Alex and he was superb, never been surfing before and all 7 managed to stand by the end of 2.1/2 hours. Alex was especially fantastic with our 9 year old who...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Perfect every time! Mark and Paula are great hosts, and the surf school is the best I have been to, great attention to detail, classes tailored to individual needs, passionate and experienced instructors, and always great fun for all ages. I highly recommend both the...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We had an absolutely wonderful time at the Dolphin Surf School! Paula and Mark are incredible hosts: kind, friendly, and extremely helpful. The lodge and the rooms are beautiful, warm and very clean. Very close to everything (beach and town), the location is super convenient....More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 17 August 2013

The title of the review was a quote from my two boys aged 11 and 9. From a parents perspective the surf day was good value for money and the boys received professional, safe and fun tuition. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank haylesholiday
Reviewed 17 October 2012

I actually came to Newquay mostly for climbing. As I stayed in the Trewinda lodge I thought I could as well try out some surfing. So I took my first surfing lessons ever there and really had so much fun. My first lesson was with...More

Thank RH_Hamburg
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Great group, does what is says on the tin! I have two teenaged daughters and wanted a school I could trust. Mark led a team of instructors who were all v responsible and organised. We were all beginners and v nervous, we were put at...More

Thank avril s
Reviewed 24 August 2012

My 10 year old daughter really enjoyed her 3-day course with Mark and Sam. She told me it was a sport she would to take up; if we lived in a international surf capital like Newquay! All in all, great lesson, great instructors!

Thank Yolanda_Porter
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We got a good instructor, but it was clear they had not planned anything before we arrived. Being newbies in surfing we were not told to arrive at a time when the tide was right for us - we therefore only got 1,5 hours of...More

Thank Sveinis
Reviewed 15 July 2012

I enjoyed every minute of it! Me and hubby went for a half day course, and Alex is really good in teaching us, and very encouraging. Both of us managed to stand on the board and now we regret why we didn't booked a longer...More

Thank Donah Marie E
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