Achill Surf and Kayak School

Welcome to Achill Surf, one of the best outdoor education and activity providers Ireland has to offer. Offering a broad range of outdoor activities and water sports for all needs, from surfing & kayaking to hill walking and orienteering. Catering for beginners to the more advanced, we can cater for all aptitudes.

Join us at Achill Island’s magnificent 3km beach at Keel and you’ll leave us with real Outdoor experience. We’ll help you build your confidence in the water, teach you correct surfing & kayaking techniques, develop outdoor & adventure skills while also providing transport to and from Achill Island and Keel beach every day during June, July and August!

Whether you are a novice, intermediate or experienced you’ll get the benefit of our 35+ years experience and expertise in the outdoor industry 


About us: 

Achill Surf is a family business which is owned and operated by qualified teachers with our primary focus on meaningful skill acquisition and development throughout all the activities that we provide, along with developing an interest and appreciation for the sports and the outdoor environment that they take place in. There is an extremely strong focus on safety and best practice placed on all the activities that we offer. Along with being fully qualified instructors in the various activities we are also fully trained and qualified RLSS beach lifeguards which are renewed every 2 years to keep everyone up to date with best practice and research carried out in the field.

Some Qualifications:

-Level 8 Honours Teaching Degree
-Fully Trained and Qualified RLSS Beach Lifeguards 
-Emergency Medical Responder and First Aid 
-Qualified Instructors 
-Over 30 years experience in Outdoor Education Industry
-Child Protection Certs 
-Fully Licensed PSV Transport Operator

Who we cater for:

School Groups - Scouts - Stag & Hen Parties - Teams - Corporate Groups - Language School - Private Parties 

18 Seat Private Minibus available for smaller groups  

53 Seat Private Coach available for larger groups

Part of the Galway Outdoor Education Centre LTD adventure group.

G.O.E.C "Education through activity since 1979"

Rock climbing - Orienteering - Hill Walking - Abseiling - Surfing - Kayaking - Cycling - Mountaineering

Achill Surf