Watersports North Devon


Watersports North Devon

Push your boundaries and discover how wet, exciting and wild North Devon can truly be. Watersports in North Devon are becoming increasingly popular with visitors aiming to get their next water fix! 

North Devon is renowned for being one of the top hot spots in the UK primarily for surfing, but there are a variety of other water sports here for you to explore. Experience the thrill of open water diving, fly along the water in a speedy dinghy, stand up paddle boarding (SUP North Devon). Some of the UK's best all year-round water sports are here and all set in stunning locations along the North Devon coast line.

If competing against family members or a group of friends inspires your competitive side try the adrenalin pumping magical thrill of The total wipeout course is the perfect choice for you, this was inspired by ITV's series "Total Wipeout" where the aim of the game was to complete a grulling and tiresome assult course in the best time.  But if the thought of jumping over "big red balls" is too much excitement for your relaxed holiday then North Devon offers some sedate watersport activities such as boating, canoeing and even cruises to the spectacular Lundy island from Bideford Quay. 

Coasteering in North Devon provides a real adventure that is set within the natural landscape of the coast as you navigate the cliff fronts and jump from rocks right into the sea, what better way to explore the often unseen parts of your favourite area than Coasteering in North Devon. Give it a go, this is definitely an experience not to miss!  

SUP North Devon for short, or otherwise known as stand up paddle boarding has been popular for years - If you think you have great balance and co-ordination then this will be an excellent challenge for you to take on, as an offshoot to surfing SUP North Devon tests your endurance and stamina as you stand on the board and paddle your way to explore the local coastline, sea cliffs and the various coves and beaches. 

Yes, yes we know, Surfing in Croyde is North Devon's biggest attraction, and we know it cannot be left unmentioned, so much so that we felt it was best to dedicate an entire page on our website to offer the best guidance we can to you all. 

In our view the best cottages for those who like to take on water sports are  Mill Farm and  Streamways, both of these well appointed properties have the added benefit of outside showers which are perfect for rinsing off after a sea salty dip, not only that Streamways has the benefit of a hot tub and Mill Farm has a sauna - Both great for warming yourselves back up !

So the question is are you ready to take on Water sports North Devon????




Waterski and wakeboarding - Croyde  - Point breaks

Learn to waterski, wakeboard and surf with Point Breaks on the beautiful Taw and Torridge Estuary. We can train boarders and skiers with a range of abilities. All equipment is provided, including buoyancy aids, very warm wetsuits, waterskis, mono-skis and wakeboards for every level of ability.

We have kid's waterskis, mono-skis and wakeboards with quality bindings - everything you need to learn the right way first time.  Minimum aged around 11 years old.

Point breaks also offer surfing in Croyde and are a trained North Devon surf school.

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Inflatable rides - Croyde  - Point breaks

Fancy being dragged behind our super-fast Piranha Sunburst speed boat? Enjoy the thrills and spills of our ever-popular Super Screamer ride! Non-wakeboarders and waterskiers can try the Super Screamer or one of our other ski boat rides - awesome fun and more extreme than you might think. Screaming guaranteed!

Go on, challenge the driver and see if you can stay on!

Point breaks are also a North Devon surf school.


Coasteering - Croyde  - Point breaks

Coasteering in North Devon is a mixture of scrambling and climbing around cliffs, through hidden sea caves, traversing rocky outcrops, swimming through ocean carved channels and jumping off headlands into sea pools and gullies, all the time being toyed with by the ocean swells. Coasteering with Point Breaks is an exhilarating sport that explores the stunning North Devon coast.

Coasteering in North Devon can be as challenging as you want it to be, some of our jumps are only six foot high and others are over 20 feet but none are compulsory therefore you can choose whether you just want to have a scramble around the coastline, or face your fear as you gaze over a vertical drop that will make you think at least twice.

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Stand up paddleboarding(SUP) - Croyde  - Point breaks
Stand up paddleboarding (SUP North Devon), is an ancient form of surfing originating in Polynesia. More recently it has been growing in popularity as a fun and accessible way to enjoy both the surf and flat water.

An SUP is like an oversized surfboard that you stand on from the start and hold a single bladed paddle to move yourself forwards. It's easier to learn than surfing because you start by standing up and the boards are big and stable.


Kayak Tours - Croyde  - Point breaks
We offer numerous lifeguard assisted tours, super-chilled-out experiences for families or Stags on Sunday mornings! For those up for a challenge we can take you out into the surf to ride some serious waves.


Raft building  - South Molton  - Rock & Rapid centre
A classic and good fun half day challenge! With basic parts and lots of rope, your group will compete against each other to build the ultimate raft.


Canoeing - South Molton  - Rock & Rapid centre

Try your hand at Kayaking, Canoeing or both! These are both great activities for young people to master and are both great fun! Participants can try their hand at paddling a kayak on their own, or getting a team together to try and master the art of getting a canoe to go in a straight line. One thing is for sure, everyone will get WET!!!

Rock & Rapid centre in North Devon can cater for surfing enthusiasts..... You could try your hand at the new SUP experience (Stand up paddleboarding) or even coasteering but which ever you choose be prepared to get wet and wild! 

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Kitesurfing - Various  - BKSA School
  North Devons only British Kitesurfing Association Approved School covering Westward Ho!, Saunton and Woolacombe beaches.all year round by arrangement and at a time to suit. Beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate kitesurfing lessons to meet your requirements. 


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The ultimate wipe out Zone - Bideford

The total wipeout course UK is designed with a range of action packed water and land based obstacles to challenge and test all ages and abilities.

Take on the High, the assult with its wipeout balls, surfing, coasteering and even zorbing!

can your adrenaline levels take it!?

You have seen it on TV, wanted to have ago.........

Now is your chance....to try the total wipeout course UK



 The North Devon Wake Park - Bideford (Nr Milky Way adventure park)

Located in the stunning landscape of North Devon and only 10 minutes away from the coast, North Devon Wake Park boasts the best of both worlds. 

Cable Wakeboarding is similar to skateboarding and snowboarding, but your feet are strapped in and it is on water. Also, you hold onto a handle so that an overhead cable can pull you along.