Era Adventures Surf School & Coasteering

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www.era-adventures.co.uk Era Adventures
Cornwall PL27 6SS
01208 862 963 info@era-adventures.co.uk

Era Adventures

The purpose of era-adventures is to offer a full range of outdoor activities in water, land, air & snow. It will also provide a comprehensive emergency rescue medical school, Beach lifeguard & ISA Surf Coach awards along with training & qualifications in a range of our activities.

Era means time in all languages, and we realise that time is short in our busy lives, so what little time we do have for ourselves needs to be quality time, enjoying life to the full and exploring new adventures.

RLSS (NBLQ) & SLSGB (NARS) Beach Lifeguard Awards

We deliver (ILS) Internationally recognized Beach Lifeguard awards ranging from junior Life Saving through to advanced surf lifeguard awards. The Era Adventures lifeguard training school is based in Polzeath and operates on both Fistral and Tolcarne beaches in Newquay. The school also offers the unique service of a mobile unit to offer lifeguard training across the UK and Worldwide.

We are a team of experienced Lifeguards and Trainers. We have worked on many beaches world wide and have had first hand experience in dealing with rescues, drownings, resuscitations and first aid which we apply to your training.

This course is not for the faint hearted, the training involves running, swimming, rescuing and dragging casualties through the surf zone and up the beach using rescue boards and rescue tubes. The course also covers Lifeguard and First Aid theory, Basic life support and spinal management. Candidates must be over 16 years of age, physically fit and able to swim 400 metres in under seven minutes, thirty seconds for the NaRS Lifeguard Award and eight minutes for the RLSS Lifeguard Qualification.


ISA (International Surfing Association) Level 1 & 2 Surf Coach Awards

The surf instructor course from the International Surfing Association (ISA) is the official qualification required for working as a surf instructor or surf coach in this country and Worldwide. The ISA qualification allows you to seek employment at hundreds of surf schools in Britain and in countries all over the world. The course covers all aspects of surf education including surf safety, surfing & coaching techniques along with group management. Successful trainees go on to work as professional surf coaches, introducing beginners and helping improvers enjoy wave riding or take their surfing to the next level.

The ISA Level 1 Coach will demonstrate that their personal surfing ability is of an acceptable standard along with good communication skills with delivery of a lesson to peers on the course. They will further demonstrate that they are competent to coach beginer surfers over 20 hrs logged coaching experience with a recognised ISA/SGB Surf SchooL All Awards are valid for 1 year from the date of the Coaching Accreditation Course whereby an annual registration fee is payable to the ISA or until the relevant lifesaving qualification expires (whichever is earlier).



Coasteering is a new developing sport that involves swimming, climbing and jumping along a section of coast line. Set coasteer routes explore caves and gulleys; jump from shear rock faces into deep water; Boulder/traverse along sections of rock and play in the moving water around rocky features.

As experienced Lifeguards and Coasteer instructors we will offer a range of coaster routes to suit the conditions and the client’s ability. These routes have been accurately risk assessed to ensure a balance between exhilaration and safety. Join us to experience the natural beauty of this coastline from a unique prospective.


Guided Rides

The guided rides are great packages designed for the family, groups or anyone looking for the thrills that off road mountain biking can offer, we know the best trails in Cornwall from groomed to off road single track. We will cater the ride for the ability of the group and all prices include the use of a Kona bikes and safety helmet.

Why not try our night ride’s seeing the other side of Cornwall’s nocturnal wild life… Looking for more adventure? Then maybe our expedition package is for you. 1 & 2 night excursions out into the wilderness of Bodmin, Dart moor or other catered expedition packages that will satisfy the explorer in you and truly make for a life long memory.



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