Padstow, PL28 8AQ


Wavehunters Surf and Marine Company was established in 2002 and has become the go-to providers of boat trips, private charters and surf lessons in and around Polzeath, Rock and Padstow. They know North Cornwall better than anyone and their mission is to share it with you.

For over a decade, they’ve been helping adventurous souls to discover this spectacular stretch of coastline from Port Isaac to Padstow. They’ve developed a range of immersive surf and marine adventures that get you up close and personal with the breath-taking beauty of the Atlantic Ocean, whatever your age or ability. So whether you’re feeling the exhilarating power of the waves beneath your feet for the first time or the fiftieth time; or exploring the beautiful, marine-life rich waters by boat; or enjoying a moment of serenity on a stand up paddleboard, you’re in good hands with Wavehunters.

Boat Trips & Charter

Wavehunters’ exhilarating and magical Cornwall wildlife spotting and sightseeing trips and charters from Padstow, Rock and Port Isaac will be the highlight of your holiday. Explore hidden coves, learn about the sealife, spot dolphins, puffins and seals in their natural habitat while cruising our turquoise waters. Whether you are booking as a couple or larger family/bubble, they’ve made it more affordable than ever to get on board and take to the sea in a safe and fun way. Choose between their Semi Private Sea Safari and Private Charter and a 2 hour boat trip combining the perfect family friendly duration at sea with exclusivity and extra comfort on the boat. They also offer longer private charters by arrangement and 2-hours trips at certain times daily.

Surf Lessons

Wavehunters teach surfing for all abilities on Polzeath beach. If you’ve never tried it before and are keen to take the first leap to your feet or you’re looking to master a manoeuvre or perfect your style, they can help. Their experienced surf coaches will tailor their instruction to your individual needs. They’ll start by showing you the essential ‘pop-up’ before hitting the waves. You’ll have fun paddling the turquoise waters and catching waves as they head to shore. You’ll soon catch the surf bug and will be throwing shakas before you know it!

Surf Hire & Delivery

Wavehunters have a wide range of surf equipment available to hire from their base on Polzeath beach. They also offer a delivery service straight to your door. We highly recommend you pre-book your gear, however they also have a wide range of surfboards, wetsuits and apparel on Polzeath beach, so you can also just grab and go. The surf hire and delivery service means that you can get all your surf gear delivered direct to your door. No more getting changed on the beach! They are able to deliver to your hotel, holiday home, or place of residence within the PL27, PL28 and PL29 postcode areas.

Water Taxi

The Wavehunters Water Taxi operates between Padstow and Rock across the Camel Estuary. The service operates every evening from 6.30pm in the spring, summer and autumn months and is a convenient way to hop between the two popular destinations. The 10 meter jet-powered catamaran is fully licensed for 12 passengers and has outside seating, alongside a comfortable heated inside cabin. There is no need to book ahead and you are able to track the water taxi’s location on the Wavehunter’s website, so you’ll never miss it again! The taxi will save you a 45 minute drive around the estuary and runs every 10/15 mins in high season (check with Wavehunters for their frequency during low season).

Fitness Lessons

Whether you want to maintain your fitness or this is the start of a new fitness journey, Wavehunters have something for you! Their classes range from high tempo intervals, cardio and resistance, through to rewarding and revitalising yoga and core, all on Polzeath beach. Also available are private sessions at a time and location to suit you.

For more info please go to the Wavehunters website or email.