Joss Bay Surf School

Winner Pride in Thanet Tourism Award 'Outdoor Leisure Employee of the Year' 2015 and Overall Winner

Highly Commended Pride in Thanet Tourism Award 'Outdoor Leisure Employee of the Year 2013'

Open Easter (March) until end of October

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 paddleboard lessons. We look forward to the opportunity of being the first point of contact for something that will change your life forever!

Group Sup (stand up paddleboarding) & Surfs Lessons- You will learning as part of a group up to a maximum of 6 in a group (SUP) and 16 in a group (Surf) All your sup lesson equipment is included. The lessons consists of 1 hour and 30 minutes coaching contact time, with 30 minutes free practice at the end of the lessons. Lessons run daily from 10am - 12noon & 2pm - 4pm £35pp

Private Surf/Sup Lessons- You will be learning privately with one instructor. All your  lesson equipment is included. The lessons consists of 1 hour and 30 minutes coaching contact time, with 30 minutes free practise at the end of the lessons. Lessons run daily from 10am - 12noon & 2pm - 4pm. Please either call us to check availability for your chosen date/time or purchase your lesson and we can then discuss your requirements.

Hire- For the past 18 years we have been offering quality surf hire equipment comined with experianced sea 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.

Private Sup Tour/Group Sup Tours You will touring privately with one coach as an individual or a couple, or in a group of 2-3 people or 4-6 people. The tour lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes and will consist of a guided paddle from Joss Bay around the beautiful historic coastline towards Botany Bay. All your equipment is included. These tours are arranged around high tide and environmental conditions as safety is paramount. Please either call us to check availability or after your purchase to make arrangements. Pre-Requests: 1 formal lesson prior to tour with an accredited SUP centre. Private £80, Couple £120, Group 2-3 £150, Group 4-6 £200. 

BBQs- The Joss Bay bbq team having been cooking the famous Joss Bay sausage for over 18 years.. The team is available to cook for parties, team days out, events etc. These evenings can include surf or sup lessons, surf hire and even beach volleyball. The bbq team is registered with Thanet District Council and has a 5 Star food hygiene rating.

Facilities

  • Groups welcome
  • Coaches welcome
  • Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome