World Class

Surf Tuition in Newquay

Beginner to Advanced Surfers

Book online! or ring 01637 851800

Looking out directly over Fistral Beach our surf school is the best set-up for learning to surf in Newquay. With specifically designed indoor changing rooms, providing hot showers for after your lesson and secure lockers to keep your belongings safe while in the sea. We have a huge range of surfboards available to use from beginner boards for those on their first few lessons to performance shortboards for those on private development coaching sessions. Our main focus is delivering fun, professional and informative lessons, getting you up and surfing with good technique, confidence and style. We achieve this through expert coaching on a one-to-one basis or in groups.  We go the extra mile for guests of all ages; families and group bookings are welcomed.

Surf tuition takes place on Newquay’s epic Fistral Beach. We are based less than 100 metres from the South end of Fistral Beach, which means less-crowded, learner-perfect waves. Our ISA/Surfing England accredited surf coaches include British Champions Jenny Pendlebury and Holly Donnelly.

Improver/intermediate lessons

Family Surf Lessons

Why choose Quiksilver Surf School?

Quiksilver Surf School is a purpose-built surf academy with:

  • Indoor changing rooms with hot showers and lockers.
  • Indoor coaching area for safe briefing and dryland coaching.
  • Maximum instructor/student ratio of 1:8, 1:5 on improver lessons
  • Friendly, Surf England/ISA accredited, lifeguard-trained instructors.
  • The only Surfing England accredited surf school on Fistral Beach
  • Surf boards for all abilities
  • Full length wetsuits and wetsuit accessories included in lesson price
  • Video analysis (an additional charge applies).
  • Easy access to Newquay’s iconic Fistral Beach – less than 100m walk.
  • Free parking on Esplanade Road outside the surf school.
  • Two of Newquay's best hotels on our doorstep.
  • Surf hire available (so you can keep catching waves after your lesson ends!

Our ethos

The best surfer in the world is the one having the most fun. Having a good time is the cornerstone to our success. Come and learn with us, you'll be up and having a blast in no time!

Lessons can often be booked at short notice, call us on 01637 851800.

your first lesson includes:

  • Safety points about the beach, the waves and your kit
  • How to warm up properly
  • Equipment features
  • How to negotiate through the surf safely
  • Paddling and correct positioning
  • Catching waves and timing
  • Basic board control techniques
  • Different techniques to get you standing
  • Plenty of in water friendly feedback to help you improve

those taking part should:

  • Be able to swim
  • Be 7 years old or above, unless accompanied by an adult on their activities
  • Notify us of any medical conditions that may affect your safety, or the safety of other water users

what to bring:

  • A towel
  • Swimwear for underneath your wetsuit
  • £1 coin for the lockers

Surf Tuition

Group Lesson price per person

1 Lesson £35 Get it booked...
2 Lessons (1 day) £60 Get it booked...
2 Lessons (2 days) £65 Get it booked...
3 Lessons £90 Get it booked...
4 Lessons £115 Get it booked...
5 Lessons £130 Get it booked...
6 Lessons £145 Get it booked...
7 Lessons £155 Get it booked...

One-to-one private surf lessons can be tailored to your specific needs, they are an awesome way to improve, FAST. We coach all levels including offering intermediate white to green lessons. If you'd like private surf tuition, booking a course of surf lessons is a pocket-friendly way to go.

Surf Tuition

 One-to-One Lessons per person

1 Lesson £80 Get it booked...
2 Lessons £130 Get it booked...
3 Lessons £180 Get it booked...
4 Lessons £230 Get it booked...

Private surf lessons are also available for small groups so you can have a dedicated lesson just with your mates or as a family group. Check out our group bookings page for some nice discounts...


Weekend Special - 4 group lessons, morning and afternoon, Saturday and Sunday £100pp   


Quiksilver Surf School

Where to find us in Newquay?

9 Esplanade Road, Pentire, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1PS

Get in touch

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Tel: 01637 851 800

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