FAQs Surfing

Whether you’re standing up for the first time, experiencing that tube ride of a lifetime or just sharing some ocean time with friends – nothing beats the good vibes, good stories and above all, great memories of the surfing life!

Try surfing and learn how to ride your first waves or improve the basics in the ideal setting along the Wild Atlantic Way. Ballyconneely is the peninsula, jutting into the Atlantic between Clifden, Co Galway to the north and Roundstone to the south, it contains some of the most tranquil, unspoilt and interesting beaches and countryside to be found anywhere in the country.

Our top class surf coaches will teach you everything you need to know to get you up, surfing and looking like a pro within a matter of a few hours. We have very small numbers in our groups (between 6-8) meaning you get the most out of your time.

All equipment is provided. All you need is a towel and swimming togs.

Session times change every day as they are dependent on the tide. The activity is 2.5hrs long. Where possible we will be running three sessions a day. please contact us for more information.

1-9 px – Adult –  €55pp  Child – €40pp

10+px  Adult –  €50pp Child – €35pp

We will meet you at the car park across from Keoghs bar and restaurant in Ballyconneely.  You need to be there 15 minutes before in your own vehicle.  From here you will follow us to the surfing beach.  If you know where the beach is we can also meet you there.

We take children from age 8 and up.  Children between the ages of 8-12 need to be accompanied by a guardian on the activities.

If we think the conditions are too challenging for the younger members of the group we will contact you in advance and offer you the option to reschedule or a full refund.

Our surf lessons take place at Doonloughan beach in Ballyconneely.  This can be a tricky place to find if you are unfamiliar with the area.  We will therefore meet you in Keoghs car park 15 mins before the start of your lesson and you can follow the Real Adventures vehicle to the beach from here.

Before taking part in an activity with us, we will ask participants to confirm that they have no symptoms of Covid-19 or been in contact with anyone who has Covid-19.

We are following all the necessary guidelines as laid out by the government to prevent any further spread of Covid-19

Please come prepared with your own personal hand sanitiser

If you cancel 5 days before your activity we can offer you a full refund or reschedule your booking. If you cancel 2 – 5 days in advance we can offer you 50% refund or book you onto another activity as availability allows. If you cancel less than 48 hours in advance we cannot guarantee that we can reschedule the activity for you and we will not refund your money. A no show, late arrival or request to reschedule within 48 hours is the same as cancelling less than 48 hours in advance and the same rules apply.

If you turn up to the activity and have a child under the age of 8 years old in your group, the instructor may turn you away and you will not be given a refund. 

If we cancel due to unsafe weather conditions, we will offer you an alternative or full refund.

If you have to cancel due to Covid-19 we require evidence of this before we can offer you a refund.