Achill Surf and Kayak School

Welcome to Achill Surf, one of the best surf schools Ireland has to offer. Offering surfing lessons and surfing courses as well as kayaking lessons for all needs, from surfing 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 surfing experience. We’ll help you build your confidence in the water, teach you correct surfing & kayaking techniques and skills while also providing transport to and from the beach every day during June, July and August!

Whether you’re a novice, intermediate or experienced surfer you’ll get the benefit of our experience and expertise.


About us: 

Achill Surf and Kayak School 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 given sports 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.


-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

We can cater for all of the following:

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"

Achill Surf