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FlowRider

Winnards Perch | Retallack Resort and Spa, St Columb Major TR9 6DE, England
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Excellent experience and brilliant staff!

My son absolutely loved the flowrider, he went on twice during our stay and the staff were amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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A great experience builder

A great experience builder and fun too for all ages. Great tuition from Joe and in the spirit of... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
David L
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Bishopthorpe, United Kingdom
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No need to worry about the surf report when you come to Retallack. Now you can surf the perfect wave every day of the year on Cornwall’s only FlowRider. FlowRider brings the waves to you. Combining the experience of surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding, this is the coolest new sport around. By generating a sheet of water no more than 3 inches deep, the FlowRider’s waves are safe and easy to ride, giving you a chance to learn to surf in totally safe surroundings. Our instructors will have you standing up in no time and riding the waves like a pro.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Winnards Perch | Retallack Resort and Spa, St Columb Major TR9 6DE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son absolutely loved the flowrider, he went on twice during our stay and the staff were amazing! He can't wait to come back to cornwall and go on again.

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank-you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you all had such a great time. I will pass on your kind words to the team! We look forward to welcoming you all again soon. Warmest wishes, Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A great experience builder and fun too for all ages. Great tuition from Joe and in the spirit of having a blast too! Good facilities and wet gear A must do for all budding surfing dudes.More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David L, Thank-you for your lovely review. The FlowRider is great fun for all ages and I am so glad you enjoyed it. I will pass on your kind words to Jo, who will be very pleased to be mentioned! Please come visit again...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very good for Dad’s and children very well organised .the instructors are really nice people and when ever you get hurt they will look after you and get you to your parent to me I like it and it’s a really good ,fun and amazing...More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Sophie G, Thank-you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you had such a great time. 'Best place I've been in a long time' is such a great compliment and I will make sure to pass on your kind words to the team!...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We stayed at the Resort in August 2017, my husband and our 5 year old daughter went on the Flow Rider. Given that our daughter was the only child in a group of adult men the instructor was amazing with her, he really made this...More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear 47CazS, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a kind review of your time with us, it really did make us smile! Being described as 'best day ever' is such a compliment and I can't wait to share your review...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This activity exceeded my daughters' expectations. From the first go they were squealing with excitement and beaming from ear to ear. The tutor is experienced and thorough and everyone's safety is paramount. Groups are kept small so it is essential to book ahead at peak...More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear downssideup, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave these kind words. I’m so pleased your daughters had such an excellent time! It’s really important to us that everyone gets the same amount of time on the FlowRider and our instructors really...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience & lots of fun. Initially £25 pp for 1 hr, seemed a lot of money, but it was well worth every penny. There were a maximum of 10 people & the instructor was amazing. Unfortunately, didn't get his name. Each person...More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear jebbin, Thank-you for your lovely review. The FlowRider is amazing fun and I am so glad you enjoyed it. I will pass on your kind words to the team, who will be very pleased with your review! Please come visit again soon. Kind regards,...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Plenary of parking, book ahead as gets busy, wetsuit hire available, bar and hot tub for those taking part to keep warm in. Really enjoyed this and good for spectators too!

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear jon c, Thank you so much for such a positive review and for letting future guests know what to expect before they arrive, we really do appreciate it. We hope to welcome you back to FlowRider again soon! Kind regards, Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent fun with good tuition to help you see improvement. Worth every penny. Easier than it looks

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear ParetoOptimal, Wow! We couldn't ask for a better review than this. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Excellent, great on rainy day, kept us entertained. Only two of us on there so had all the help as I had never done it, great instructor. Great position too being able to watch from restaurant.More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear catherine b, Thank-you for you taking the time to leave this review. We are so delighted you had such a excellent time. I will pass on your kind words to the team who will be so pleased to hear your feedback. Please come visit...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We took a punt and booked this up as a last-day-of-holiday surprise treat for our children (7/11/13/15). The middle two were both a bit worried about the whole prospect but once they got the wet suits on they were fine, the initial scepticism of our...More

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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear Chris P, Wow! Being described as brilliant is lovely. Thank you! So pleased the children had such a great time especially when you can capture the best wipe out moments on camera! I will pass your kind words on to the team, who will...More

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