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FlowRider

Winnards Perch | Retallack Resort and Spa, St Columb Major TR9 6DE, England
+44 1637 882420
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Fantastic Staff, amazing fun, great with kids

We stayed at the Resort in August 2017, my husband and our 5 year old daughter went on the Flow... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
47CazS
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Excellent Fun Away From the Crowds

This activity exceeded my daughters' expectations. From the first go they were squealing with... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
downssideup
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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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Winnards Perch | Retallack Resort and Spa, St Columb Major TR9 6DE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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

Thank downssideup
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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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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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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank ParetoOptimal
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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.

1  Thank catherine b
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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

1  Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Had an awesome day today when my dad and I went on the flow rider. Our instructor Ryan was fantastic and really picked up on little things I could do to do better and had plenty of patience. Thanks so much

2  Thank Wendy F
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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Wendy F, Thank-you for your fantastic review. I will pass on your kind words to Ryan, who will be very pleased to get a mention! Please come visit again soon. Warmest wishes, Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

We visited the flowrider whilst on my sisters hen do at Retallack Resort, a few of us had been on the flowrider before so we were seasoned pros... (fell over more than the beginners) but everyone really enjoyed the experience, the staff beforehand were a...More

1  Thank lucy h
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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear lucy h, Thank-you 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! Please come visit again soon. Warmest wishes, Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Great for beginners. Kids loved it. Staff really helpful. Fun to watch from green room if not participating

1  Thank sian g
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RetallackResort2016, Guest Relations Manager at FlowRider, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear sian g, Thank you so much for such a positive review. So nice to hear that your kids loved their FlowRider session. We hope to welcome you back to FlowRider again soon! Kind Regards, Guest Relations Manager

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