The mountains are calling and I must go, and I will work on while I can, studying incessantly.

- John Muir


Learn to surf with Sligo Surf Experience's fun, structured five-day surf camp for adults at Strandhill Beach, Ireland's number one surfing beach. Meet your guide to the wild Atlantic waves, Seamus Mc Goldrick – a local surf coach and professional bodyboarder. Seamus and his friendly and engaging team of professional Irish Surfing instructors will help you progress from catching your first wave to finding your inner surfer. Learn the ABCs of surfing and enjoy daily surf lessons tailored to your group's ability. You will be provided with top of the range surfboards and bodyboards to try and super warm Tiki winter wetsuits for your structured five-day surfing program. After your daily surf lesson, Strandhill native Seamus Mc Goldrick will give you recommendations on the best local activities, experiences and attraction so you make the most out of your trip to Sligo.

Try the local cuisine and soak up the atmosphere of the authentic local traditional pubs. Re-energize after your surf sessions at a local bespoke yoga studio, Salt and Soul. Relax in a hot seaweed bath - a traditional Irish organic therapy – and learn all about the therapeutic benefits of seaweed. Hike up iconic Knocknarea Mountain to take in the panoramic view of the Coolera Penninsula and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the 5,000-year-old neolithic tomb on the sacred summit of Knocknarea, which according to local legend is the grave of an ancient warrior Queen. Experience the other activities Adventure Sligo has to offer and explore the area's scenic looped walks and sample some of the local craft beers in the best local bars where you'll also experience Sligo's famous, world-class live music scene.


This trip is completely customizable

The itinerary for this trip can be customized to suit your needs from your accomodations to what gear you need for the day.


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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we recommend connecting directly to the operator via our messaging system, to create your ideal itinerary customized for your dates.

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