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Global Boarders Surf School, Gwithian and Praa Sands.

Global Boarders is a family run outdoor adventure company providing unforgettable ocean experiences. The surf school runs out of the beautiful beach locations of Gwithian Towans and Praa Sands, highly recognised as two of Cornwall’s best places to learn how to surf.

In partnership with our sister company Lizard Adventure also offer coasteering adventures, sea kayak tours and paddleboarding lessons, enjoyed from some of Cornwall’s top locations.

We are proud to be ranked #1 for ‘Things To Do’ on Trip Advisor and Google. Rest assured you are guaranteed a memorable experience with the Global Boarders Team.

2024 marks our 20th anniversary, and we are very proud to hold the highest outdoor provider rating ‘Centre of Excellence’. The award recognises an outstanding level of coaching, equipment and facilities.

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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.

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

NEW for 2024 – 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 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 friendly 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 2024 – All coasteering adventures include FREE water photography.

£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 2024 – 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 an 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 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 guarantee it will be one of your holiday highlights.

NEW for 2024 – All lessons include an additional 1 hour surf hire after the lesson for FREE!

Group Adventures £45 per person

Private Surf Lessons

Progress faster and book a private surf lesson.

The 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.

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 private lesson to suit those in the group.

NEW for 2024 – All private lessons include an additional 1 hour surf hire after the lesson for FREE!

Private Group Lessons start 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 single and double sit-on-top kayaks that are very stable and suitable for all ability levels. You are provided with a wetsuit, buoyancy aid and helmet.

£50 per person – 3 hour Sea Kayak Tours on The Lizard

£40 per person – 2 hour Sea Kayak Tours from Hayle

Schools Out Summer Surf Camp

The boys and girls summer surf camps are back by popular demand for 2024. The surf camps will run from our base at Gwithian beach, where we are based at Sunset Surf Cafe. The surf camps take part every Thursday and Friday during the summer holidays from 10am – 4pm and are for at children from 8 to 16 years old.  The 2 day surf camp is made up of four, 2 hour surf lessons. If conditions allow we will also include a Mega SUP session and surf lifesaving skills.

£95.00 – Price for the 2 day Surf Camp

**All equipment is included**

Paddlebaord Tours

Although the idea of standing up and paddling originated thousands of years ago, this has recently become much more popular as a way of keeping fit whilst gliding over the water. Stand up paddle boards are larger than surf boards, making them more stable.

Explore the breath-taking coastline at a gentle pace, go through gaps in the rocks and into caves.

£50 per person – 3 hour Paddleboard Tours on The Lizard 

£40 per person – 2 hour Paddleboard Tours from Hayle 


What our clients say ...

I can't say enough to thank Chris and his team for their coaching and advise. 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
October 26, 2023

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