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Ride The Tide Surf School

Open today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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The ONLY Surf School based at Freight's Bay Barbados ALL winter long (Nov- Easter) for surfing lessons & surfboard rentals. Freight's Bay guarantees the BEST waves all winter for beginner, intermediate & seasoned surfers & don't forget South Point...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Atlantic Shores, Barbados
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+1 246-234-2361
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great group of instructors who made sure we had fun but also kept things casual and relaxed. They just wanted to make sure we had a good time. Noah and Zack were both super chill, encouraging, and full of great advice about how to improve...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kmgroom
Reviewed yesterday

Thanks to Noah and Zac who helped me learn how to surf. Starting from the basics on land - how to get up - to helpful tips once in the water, Noah stayed by my side the whole time help to pick the best waves...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Getaway47377683950
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with us. Zac and Noah are great fellas and even better surf coaches, I am glad you enjoyed your time with them and you Surfing lesson with us. See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time surfing with Ride the Tide! It was only the 2nd time I’ve surfed and Noah really made me feel at ease. He was an awesome instructor, super helpful and knowledgable. The whole team were really friendly, the location was great and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kirsty D
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for the review and thanks for surfing with us. The boys are great especially Noah, a top surfer and even better surf coach. I feel very lucky to have such a great team at Ride The Tide Surf School Barbados. The Gopro's...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went here for my first ever surf lesson and they were fantastic. They are all friendly. Noah was my surf instructor and he was a great teacher. He is very patient. If you want a good surf experience I would go here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ashleylengel
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the review and thanks for surfing with us. Noah is a great guy and top surfer, lucky to have him on the team. Thanks again and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to take my son out surfing for the first time. Zack and Jay where super cool and accommodating. Zack took my son out and showed him the ropes.The fact that my son would do it again is a testament to what a great time...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bryan M
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with us. Zac is a great guys and takes good care of the little ones. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I only had time for a 1 hr rental today, but I'll definitely be back for full days. Jay had me signed up and in the water very quickly, but also made sure to give me safety tips before heading out (my 1st time at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katie L
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for surfing with us and thanks for the review. We try our best to help anyone surfing at Freight's Bay to get the very best out of their time in the water surfing. If you're renting a surfboard from us we're already...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality surf boards for all levels, greatly located near Freight’s bay uncrowded spot. We did not take a lesson, but the guys we rent the board from were really nice and chilled.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tibo n
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review and thanks for getting you Surfboard Rentals from our rental quiver at Ride The Tide Surf School.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Jay, Noah and the team: Simply the best for riding the tide in Barbados!!!!!!!!!!Great boards, great coaching, great feelings.... and gorgeous spot!More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Journey47687315609
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with us. It's nice to hear that yourself, and a few other surfers, notice the new additions to the quiver and notice that we really do put in the most amount of effort to stay on top...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This surf school is awesome! I would highly recommend ride the tide! My instructors were amazing! I felt safe and well taken care of the entire time!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alyssa M
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the review and thanks for surfing with us, sound like you joined in one of our surfing lessons maybe beginner or intermediate. The boys, Zac & Noah, are truly amazing and ahead of their years. Their surf skills and surf coaching...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just rented boards from them but they were very easy to work with, had good equipment and gave us some valuable pointers for surfing Freights Beach in Barbados (we are all beginners). Keep in mind they don't have an actual brick and mortar location at...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cgtidd
ridethetidebarbados, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for getting you surfboards from us. Bricks and mortar are coming... I am told by the end of the week or maybe beginning of next week. There will be a minor change in location. We will move to the...More

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Simone K
10 October 2018|
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Response from ridethetidebarbados | Property representative |
Simon, Hello buddy. I am so sorry not to reply to you sooner. This msg did not appear in my notifications, thanks TA with you updates and changes. I imagine you’re not in town anymore. Apologies again for missing the msg... More
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drtld
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Response from ridethetidebarbados | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for the msg. We'd love to have you join us for a surf. On the day you'll have to meet us on location, all port passengers have to make their own way to us. Location wise, TA doesn't show our true location... More
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