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watersports at Newquay activity centre

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October 31, 2017

Newquay provides one of the best locations for Water Sports, so get your wet suit ready!


Cornwall is the ideal location for those hoping to get out in the fresh air and enjoy what the outdoors in South West England has to offer.
Newquay itself boasts eight stunning beaches that all play host to a variety of waves and wildlife making it the perfect location to dust off that surfboard or paddle board and head out into the sea to take part in some water sports.

Newquay Activity Centre is the longest running activity centre in Newquay, it’s won a variety of awards for its extensive array of water based activities and offers some of the best water sports from Surfing to Coasteering.

We’ve put together a list of some of the amazing thrill-seeking water sport sessions available so keep reading to find out more…



For those of you who have always wanted to learn how to surf, Newquay’s Activity Centre is the ideal place to start. The experienced team of ISA, Beach Lifeguard and Surf England qualified instructors deliver only the best surfing lessons providing tuition from the sand to the water and work hard to tailor every session to suit the individual.

A Taster Surfing Session will include a two hour lesson with an introduction to board handling and prone riding and much more. You’ll also be allocated all the equipment you need to get riding the waves in style!

Taster Surfing Lesson: £35pp



Bodyboarding is the perfect water sport for the whole family to try! The Newquay Activity Centre is the only UK specialist Bodyboarding School and the team have over 20 years’ experience of the sport.

All bodyboarding lessons are designed by British Team Bodyboard Coach, Rob Barber and your Taster Lesson will include a two-hour session where you’ll learn all you need to know on Bodyboarding from beach safety to warming up, paddling out and learning to ride those waves.

Taster Bodyboarding Lesson: £38pp



Be prepared to get yourself kitted out in a wetsuit and hard hat to take part in an adrenaline fuelled water sport. Coasteering offers a unique and thrill-seeking challenge and allows you to take part in sea cliff jumps, clamber through caves, and tackle rapids and whirlpools whilst keeping an eye out for the amazing marine life!

You can choose the intensity level suitable for your group and an experienced team will then take you on a route which is compatible with the group’s abilities. You’ll be taken along the Cornish Coastline so you can see some breath-taking parts of Cornwall in a way you have never seen them before!

North Coast Challenge Coasteer (high tide): £45pp


super stand up paddle boarding

Grab a few of your family members or a group of some of your most daring friends to explore the beautiful Cornwall coast all from a giant stand up paddle board.

The Newquay Activity Centre will kit you out with all the equipment you need to take to the sea and you’ll be able to explore some of the jaw-dropping Cornwall Caves, practice your best paddling manoeuvres and then stop to play some fun games.

Super Stand Up Paddle Boarding quirky activity but full of fun!

Super Stand Up Paddle Boarding: £40pp

For those looking for an unrivalled experience and want to be slightly more daring then why not combine a stand-up paddle session with the thrill-seeking coaster. It’ll provide the ultimate water sport experience with stunning views of the Cornwall Coast along the way! Speak to a team member at Newquay Activity Centre for full details and prices.


enjoy plenty of water sport fun along the beautiful Cornish coastline…

For more information on any of the activities check out the Newquay Activity Centre website or call 01637 877722.

If you’re heading to Newquay to take part in the thrill-seeking water sport activities then why not book a holiday break at our five star Piran Meadows Resort & Spa which is just 15 minutes away from Newquay Activity Centre.

Piran Meadows Resort & Spa will provide the perfect relaxation experience, not only does it have luxurious self-catering accommodation, there is also a restaurant on site!

Have fun and enjoy!

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