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SUP SESSION

Having originally booked surf lesson for us both as have wanted to drive or sometime. The weather... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Polskidude14
via mobile
Water-sports lessons and fun beach activity day for school group

Expert tuition with highly professional staff who were fun and all our kids had a great day which... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
sealy2015
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Kent surf school is an award winning surf school and the leading provider of water sports activities in Kent. All instructors are fully trained in surf and Stand Up paddle-boarding. We offer kayak tour and hire all equipment. There is a surf shop for hardware and excellent facilities. Showers, lockers and 10 changing rooms. We are open all year round. Come and check us out.
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“paddle boarding” (16 reviews)
“hour session” (4 reviews)
“great teacher” (3 reviews)
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Harbour Street, Broadstairs CT10 1EU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having originally booked surf lesson for us both as have wanted to drive or sometime. The weather turned out to be a dream for the activity sadly the tired and wind meant we couldnt do surfing on.thid occasion. This is clearly mentioned on the website....More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Expert tuition with highly professional staff who were fun and all our kids had a great day which was educational and thoroughly enjoyable. The students are looking forward to returning next summer and voted it one of the best activities ever. I cannot rate the...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The review left by Shannon B could not be further off the truth/wider of the mark it she tried. I have had the pleasure, and I do mean pleasure, of doing activities at KSS on a number of occasions. The staff are always pleasant and...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Based on the beach and hiring all sorts of watersports and beach equipment and providing lessons this is a great facility that makes being on the beach even more fun! Its Little known that Thanet has some of the best beaches you can find in...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Having previously had surf lessons with Kent surf school, I decided to book another one for the summer. However, upon getting there I was told there was no surf lessons which I fully understand is weather dependent. To further the disappointment we where told there...More

Thank Shannon B
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Andy W, Owner at Kent Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi there Just liked to know when you booked in with us as we have been closed from September, and for yourself to write such an unsatisfactory / negative comment like this in November has a detrimental impact on my business, we deal with all...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Came to Andy for some expert tips after a year of so of teaching myself SUP. Learned much more than I expected in the first two-hour session, which will definitely improve my skills and safety out on the sea in future. Second day was an...More

1  Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great surf school with friendly and helpful staff. Having sent my boys (agreed 12 and 10) surfing in Cornwall last year, I was a bit sceptical about how Viking Bay's surf would compare...however if anything the surf here is better for beginners or near-beginners; there's...More

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Two visits this month by an 11 year old. Excellent advice and safety from friendly staff which allowed fantastic progress. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Fun day out for beginner surfers/paddle boarders, my Dad and I enjoyed ourselves and got a good introduction to surfing/paddle boarding

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

My partner and I had a beginners private paddle boarding lesson with Andy on Saturday. As it was a birthday present, I was slightly nervous as it may not have been first on my list of things to do water sports wise!. However from the...More

Thank Francoise R
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Andy W
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Response from redredrose666 | Reviewed this property |
Hi All not sure why this question came through to me?. I am not Ian!!! I wrote a five star review as I had a totally brilliant time. No criticism what so ever loved all of it. I would recommend your school to everyone of... More
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