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Address: Undercliff Drive | Toft Steps, Boscombe Beach,, Bournemouth BH5 1BN, England
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+44 7733 895538
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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How to describe it? I’m not sure, and even if I could, I wouldn’t do it...

How to describe it? I’m not sure, and even if I could, I wouldn’t do it justice. When you stand up on your first wave it is the uncontrollable, throw your hands in the air and scream feeling, if only for a few seconds!! Once you can ride a wave, it is the undeniable urge to go back for more, and when you are on the beach and the sun is shining it is enormous fun!! Learn to surf...the only way you can really understand what all the fuss is about is to get some gear and get wet!! That’s where we can help.

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When I went to the Surf Steps office for my pre-booked surfing lesson I wasn't excited. I was cold and it was early morning and I really didn't want to get into the cold water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I went to the Surf Steps office for my pre-booked surfing lesson I wasn't excited. I was cold and it was early morning and I really didn't want to get into the cold water. The guys in the office plied me with coffee, moulded me into a 5mm wetsuit and boots, and before I knew it, I was in... More 

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Surf S, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! Welcome to the world of wet-wetsuits and waves, which is surprisingly fun. You were a great sport on such a grim morning!!! Come back soon and we will get you riding those waves like a pro in no time. Nat and all of the SurfSteps team. More 

Frome, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a good few hours paddle boarding and Surfing yesterday.19th April.Weather was perfect.Went along to try and improve surf skills but sea was calm.First attempt and stand up paddle boarding instead to start with which was great fun. Then the surf made an appearance so became surf lesson as well.Staff are very welcoming Jack fun instructor.All in all could not... More 

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Surf S, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, and super-happy our coach Jack made such a great impression on your first paddleboard session. We look forward to seeing you back down here very soon, and hope the wave gods serve up some nice waves again for your next session! Alex Boutchier Centre Manager Surf Steps More 

Chepstow, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My sister and I booked a surf lesson for this afternoon and had a really great time. The instructor, Alex, was extremely helpful- we both had a fantastic afternoon, our surfing improved massively and will be back for more sessions very soon.

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Kiwiandyj, Owner at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi Charlie, Glad you and your sister had an awesome time and stoked you improved your surfing. Our manager Alex will be very pleased his coaching and service helped. Thanks so much for your review:-) Andy, Director Surf Steps. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A great way to spend the afternoon. Our girls (13 and 11) really enjoyed it. The wetsuits provided kept them warm on a windy afternoon. There was no surf so they did stand up paddle boarding. The instruction was excellent. There was only a small group so they had lots of help. It looked hard work but the first thing... More 

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Kiwiandyj, Owner at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi there! So pleased you're girls enjoyed their time with us! If they want to come down again you can hire or have discounted improver sessions with our coaches:-) Andy, Director Surf Steps More 

Sligo, Ireland
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64 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Did the sup on half term as part of couple. Really good fun with great instructor A definite if got 2 hours to spare Muscles a bit sore but well worth it

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SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hey Guys! So glad you enjoyed your SUP lesson! We are super proud of our fantastic instructors! Well worth it indeed! We know that achy feeling very well! Hope to see you down here again soon! Kindest Regards, Sophie More 

Bournemouth
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a beginners lesson for two 13 years olds during the half term. The lady in the office who made the booking was so friendly, explaining that if there were waves, it would be a surf lesson, if calm, a paddle boarding lesson. We turned up, having never had any experience and not really knowing what to expect. It... More 

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SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hey! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time here at surf steps! We are very proud of our fantastic team!! Hope to see you guys down here again soon! Kindest regards, Sophie More 

London
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64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

20 of us turned up onto Bournemouth Beach for a hen do, all of us left smiling. The weather put us off slightly, but as soon as we were in the water we had the best time learning how to carry a surf board (still not quite got that one down!) and eventually stand up on one (almost!). Andy, Matteo... More 

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SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, Thank you for your wonderful feedback, so glad you all enjoyed your lesson, we are very proud of our team!! Hope to see you down here again soon! Kindest Regards, Sophie More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Really well organised. Great reception (thanks Sophie), tuition was clear and fun. Good hire kit. My son and I had a fantastic time surfing and paddle boarding. It's in a beautiful location on the coast. Highly recommended.

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Kiwiandyj, Owner at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Thanks Darren! Glad you had an awesome experience and pleased you took the time to write about it:) Andy J More 

Oxford
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We tried surfing last weekend. Absolutely loved it, it was the first time for me and second for my children. Great fun, great instructor and so much fun. The weather was not so great but still had the best time.

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SurfSteps, Front Office Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hiya! So glad you enjoyed your session, we are super proud of our team! hope to see you down here again soon! :) Kindest regards, Sophie More 

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great service from moment we spoke on phone to my autistic sons experience on the day. One hour later and my autistic son was surfing and standing up... he was beaming all day and loved the whole experience. Patient dedicated and understanding staff I highly recommend to anyone.

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SurfSteps, Manager at Surf Steps, responded to this review

Hi Louise and George, Thank you so much for the review, but more importantly we're super happy to hear how much you enjoyed coming and surfing with us. Hopefully see you down here again soon! All the best, Tom More 

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