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Youth Groups and Language Schools

img 5966Fun and adventure group activities. At Oceanics not only do we have showers,indoor and outdoor chillout areas but students also have full use of kitchen facilities for lunch or tea/coffee.. Day trips are available for youths aged 8 to 18 years. There a many options available to fill your day …

Foróige/ School Completition Groups / Summer Projects

Where youth groups have small numbers we offer restricted 2 hour Surf Lessons where a small group can book a time slot just for their group only. Certificated courses can also be booked for these group sizes.

Surfing Activities:


Surfing Lesson

A fun based surfing lesson with our qualified and experienced instructors.Concentrating on surfing while building confidence in waves through fun and instruction. Includes land and water based tuition, and beach safety.Wetuit, booties, foam board (gloves and helmets in the Winter) are all included, 2 hours from €20 per person.

2 Hours
From €20 per person depending on group size

Surfing Certificate Courses

Learn about wave formation and how to harness the energy to ride the Ocean Waves! Choose an option to suit your group size - timetable or itinerary. These courses along with our summer surf camps have been used by Irish students for the "An Gaisce - Presidents Award Ireland" and for our Overseas students for the GCSE Practical Grade.

Option A.

An Oceanic's Introductory Surf and Sea Safety Certificate.

Surfing lesson with qualified and experienced instructors, land and water based instruction, provision of wetsuit, booties, foam boards, etc. Sea safety awareness with RNLI Helmsman.

Certificate of completion presented to participantss.

1/2 Day (3 Hours).
From €30 per person

Option B.

An Oceanic's Beginner's Surf and Sea Safety Certificate

Course includes all Option A plus:

  • Basic beach safety
  • Surf awareness
  • Weather forecasting and wave prediction
  • Surf etiquette
  • How to get to your feet i.e. The 'Pop Up'
  • Turning left and right on a wave
  • Evasive action
  • Surf board and wetsuit maintenance
  • Certificate of completion presented to participants.

Full day (5 hours),"For those that want to surf all day."

Day trip 5hrs or two half days (2 x 2½hr sessios)
From €40 per person

Option C.

An Oceanics Intensive Surf and Sea Safety Certificate
Course includes all the above plus:

  • Progressive Surfing Techniques
  • Paddling
  • Getting to feet
  • Bottom Turn
  • Trimline
  • Time:
  • 2 Days (8 Hours) - Usually with an overnight stay or book 4 x 2 hour half days
  • Cost
  • From €80 per person
  • Beach Activities

At Oceanics we offer programmes based on team building & challenges and environmental & ecology coastal walks and hikes.

Our challenges are designed to educate, promote teamwork and stimulate healthy competition. The eco walks and hikes offer a unique learning oppurtunity to explore our natural coastal environment.

2 hours, minimum 10 persons, Cost from €15 per person

Discovering the Seashore is an adventure for all ages. We offer two 2 hour long Beach Hikes from which to choose from:

Option D

Team Building & Challenges
Our Cryptic Challenge is a blend of street orienteering and treasure hunt with a twist. While out Team Building programmes are creative challenges and games with a set number of Aims and Benefits

  • To involve as many people as possible
  • To provide everyone with a challenge
  • To encourage teamwork and co-operation
  • To Have fun
  • Relaxation
  • Develop co-ordination, skills, dexterity
  • Promote physical fitness
  • Provide good opportunities for success & teamwork

Option E

Our hikes were compiled by Eanna Ni Lamhna for Oceanics and further developed by Field Ecologist, Grace O'Sullivan, this guided environmental and ecological sea-shore walk allows participants to become Beach Detectives as they explore the uniqueness of Tramore's Sand Dunes and Saltmarsh areas. (1 Supervisor to 20 participants is required to accompany group).
A fun quiz-sheet is available on return to surf school base.

Option F

The rockpool exploration is an opportunity to learn more about our rocky seashore allowing participants to become Rockpool Explorers as they peer into the many varied tidal habitats and natural touch pools with their guide(s). N.B. Only certain dates and times will be available due to tidal differences. (1 Supervisor to 20 participants is required to accompany group).

Oceans of fun for everyone, combined with surfing is ideal for groups wishing to spend the day on the beach!

Tramore Activities

There are many other activities for kids and teenagers in Tramore to choose from such as:

  • The Climbing Experience
  • Splashworld Indoor Pool & Gym
  • Seapaddling
  • Tramore Amusment Park
  • Pedal Boats
  • Laser Blast
  • Horse Riding
  • Copper Coast Mini Farm
  • Tramore Tennis Club
  • Runamuck Indoor Play Center
  • Bicycle tours
Check out our educational section and links page for more ideas.


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