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Surf lessons
Learn to surf in Ballybunion, fun for all the family!
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Eager to try some of the world's best waves? In Ballybunion we'll sort you out with a wetsuit & board - all you'll need is your towel!

Ballybunion Surf School is based on Ballybunion’s Men’s beach (South beach) – recognised as one of north kerry’s best surf spots for the last 20 years, its picturesque location and world class surf breaks insure your trip to Ballybunion will be one you will never forget! Surf lessons are run from our beach café where you can enjoy a hot drink and snack after your lesson and avail of our changing facilities.

With four miles of golden blue flagged beaches Ballybunion offers waves for beginners, intermediates and the atlantic cliff break provides exhilarating surf for the seriously advanced.

Ballybunion Surf School was set up in 2004 by Mark Mulvihill. An enthusiastic surfer for the past 25 years, Mark is qualified in surf instruction and having surfed some of the most popular destinations in the world. Mark still claims Ballybunion produces some of the greatest waves for beginners and advanced surfers alike!

Surf lessons at Ballybunion Surf School are geared to the Irish Surf Association structured classes and are run by fully qualified surf instructors and beach lifeguards. All our staff are regularly trained in child protection and first aid.

Our aim at Ballybunion surf school is not only to teach kids how to surf but also to promote water awareness and a clear understanding water safety. We ensure a safe ratio of one instructor to eight students.

In the summer we run Surf Summer Camps. We also cater to School Tours, ensuring your class have a day out they’ll remember for years!
So why not call down and experience the thrill of that first wave in safe and encouraging surroundings at Ballybunion Surf School.

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Mark and Ballybunion surf school are always happy to answer your questions or to chat with you about your needs. So why not email us, give us a call on 087 744 3732, or drop down in person and experience the thrill of that first wave in safe and encouraging surroundings at Ballybunion Surf School.