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Global Boarders Surf School, Gwithian.

Global Boarders is a family run outdoor adventure company providing unforgettable ocean experiences for all ages and abilities. You can find our surf school at the famous beaches of Gwithian Towans , where we are based at the Sunset Surf Cafe and at Praa Sands.

At Global Boarders we also offer Coasteering Adventures, Sea Kayak Tours, Standup Paddleboarding, Mega SUP and Rock Climbing. These activities can be enjoyed from Gwithian, Hayle, Praa Sands, Mousehole and The Lizard.

2023 marks our 20th anniversary, and we are very proud to hold the highest surf school rating ‘Centre of Excellence’. The award recognises an outstanding level of coaching, equipment and facilities.

Ranked No.1 for ‘Things To Do’ on Trip Advisor at Gwithian, Mousehole, The Lizard and Praa Sands you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience with the Global Boarders Team.

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Beginner Surf Lessons

Our beginner surf lessons are the perfect choice for families, friends, parent and child and couples.

We pride ourselves on our unrivalled customer experience. This is achieved with unbeatable coach – student ratios, guaranteeing each surfer more 1-to-1 tuition. Our coaching team has a wealth of experience teaching all ages and abilities, our head coach Chris holds a lead coaching role for the British National Team.

Enjoy our private facilities including, changing rooms, toilets and onsite food and drink courtesy of our friends at Sunset Surf Cafe.

NEW for 2023 – All lessons include an additional 1 hours surf hire after the lesson for FREE!

£40 per person for a 2-3 hour lesson.

Coasteering Adventures

Ignite your adrenaline and find out why coasteering is the fastest growing outdoor activity in the UK. Your instructor will guide you at your pace along one of Cornwall’s most spectacular stretches of coastline, during your 2-3 hour adventure you will experience jumping, sea swimming, climbing, bouldering, exploring  huge sea caves, floating through gullies and you may even get to swim with one of the local seals.

Our coasteering routes from Mousehole, Praa Sands and The Lizard are a perfect option for adventurous families, friends, parent and child and couples.

NEW for 2023 – All Coasteering Adventures include FREE water photography.

Prices from £45 per person for a 2-3 hour adventure.

Family Surf Lessons

There is not a better family experience to share in Cornwall than surfing. Whether it’s the thrill of all the family standing up and sharing a ‘Party Wave’. Or the entertainment of watching each other ‘Wipeout’ in spectacular fashion.

At Global Boarders safety is everything, all our instructors are trained lifeguards each with over 20 years surfing and lifesaving experience. Our wetsuits are all winter thickness and surfboards are kept to the highest standards and are no more than 2 years old.

NEW for 2023 – All lessons include an additional 1 hour surf hire after the lesson for FREE!

£40 per person for a 2-3 hour lesson.

Family Coasteering

Coasteering is the perfect option for a family looking for a true adventure activity. Experience Cornwall’s rugged coastline like never before under the safe and fun guidance of one of our highly trained coasteering guides.

The 2-3 hour session will be tailored to your families age and water confidence. Whether it’s discovering and learning about the local wildlife, being brave enough to swim to the back of the ‘Ghost Cave’ or having your photo taken doing one of our big jumps, we can promise our Family Coasteering Adventure will be one of your holiday highlights.

Locations – We have coasteering routes from Mousehole, Praa Sands and The Lizard

FREE Adventure Water Photography!

Group Adventures £45 per person

Private Adventures from £50 per person

Private Surf Lessons

Progress faster and book a private surf lesson.

The 2-3 hour private surf lesson packages are aimed at beginnerimprover surfers looking to increase the speed of their learning curve. This is achieved by being able to create an environment that is tailored towards a surfers specific needs. We are proud to have a 99% success rate on getting you to your feet on your first lesson with no minimum or maximum age.

Whether it’s helping your child stand for first time, enjoying party waves with a group of friends or having your sessions filmed and running through video analysis afterwards, we will personalise every lesson to suit those in the group.

NEW for 2023 – All private lessons include an additional 1 hour surf hire after the lesson for FREE!

Private Group Lessons from £50 per personBook Now!

Sea Kayak Tours

Glide through emerald seas to explore hidden bays and caves. Learn about the local wildlife and natural history, as you view the coast from a completely different perspective.

We have top quality sit-on-top kayaks that are very stable and suitable for all ability levels. You are provided with a wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet.

Our fully qualified guides will run through safety procedures on the beach and explain basic paddling techniques. Depending on where you launch you may visit islands, go into caves, go through gullies, see seals and other wildlife.

Choose between a 3 hour sea trip on The Lizard, or go to the more sheltered Hayle Harbour for a 2 hour session.

3 hour Sea Kayak Tours on The Lizard £55 per person

2 hour Sea Kayak Tours from Hayle £45 per person

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What our clients say ...

I can't say enough to thank Chris and his team for their coaching and board hire. It's our second year with them and can't wait to catch up with them again next year. They provide all you could ask for - support, advice, flexibility and all with a friendly smile! Thanks so much!

Tim B
February 25, 2022

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