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Joss Bay Surf School

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People have been riding waves at Joss Bay for over 40 years and it is by far the most popular surf spot in South East England. Since being established in 1998 we have given thousands of lessons to both young and old, abled and disabled, and pride ourselves on delivering professional and friendly surf and stand up paddle board lessons. We look forward to the opportunity of being the first point of contact for something that will change your life forever!

Available Surf Lessons: Group lessons start from £40 (Large groups welcome)

All lesson included equipment and are 2 hours long.
1.Group (max 16 in a group)
2.Private 1 on 1
3.Private 1 on 2
4.Private Family (2 x Adults x Children)

Available Sup Lessons: (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) Group lessons start from £40

All lesson included equipment and are an hour long.
1. Group (max 10 in a group)
2. Private 1 on 1
3. Private 1 on 2
4. Private Family (2 x Adults x Children)

Surf/Sup Hire- For the past 21 years we have been renting quality surf hire equipment combined with experienced beach safety advice. All hire sessions are overseen by qualified Joss Bay Surf School staff who hold beach lifeguard qualifications. These hire sessions are set in beautiful surroundings on the South East's premiere surf beach.

Surfing England Accredited (National Governing Body) and ISA Qualified (International Surfing Association, the world governing body of surfing)

KEiBA Kent Excellence in Business Awards: Finalist – SME Business of the Year Highly Commend 2013

Tourism South East – Beautiful South Awards: Small Business Category - Highly Commend 2008 and Sports Tourism Category - Highly Commend 2011

Pride in Thanet Awards:
Outdoor Leisure Employee of the Year 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2016 Winner
Overall Winner of the Pride of Thanet Awards 2012 and 2016 

Coast Magazine: Nominated for National Water Sports Provider of the year 2012


Group Surf & Sup Lessons from £40pp (incl equipment) for 2 hours


Joss Bay Beach Josa Gap Road Broadstairs
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Opening Times

Open from Easter to end of October

Groups welcome

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