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Dread or Dead Surf Shop

Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Hastings, Barbados
+1 246-228-4785
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SUP first timers

We met up with Russell yesterday for our first ever session of SUP. He was very calming and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KaranKM
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United Kingdom
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surfboard hire & lesson

After our board broke on the flight to Barbados, the team at Dread or Dead was super helpful in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
josefinelea
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Sydney, Australia
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Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf school Surf In Barbados as well as SUP lessons, tours and hire/rental through our SUP shop SUP In Barbados.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Hastings, Barbados
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+1 246-228-4785
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met up with Russell yesterday for our first ever session of SUP. He was very calming and knowledgeable and within about 5 to 10mins we were out on the sea. He gave us tips on how to stay safe but as long you stay...More

Thank KaranKM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our board broke on the flight to Barbados, the team at Dread or Dead was super helpful in finding us rental boards for the time we were there and gave us a good price. They were super friendly and helpful and we loved that...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Had a beginners surfing lesson with Matthew today and can’t recommend the experience enough he had myself and the wife up and surfing in no time. We are both in our 40s and thought it would be big ask to get up on the board...More

Thank Dean M
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I never took the time to review when I got back from Barbados 😱but it was definitely a great time surfing with dread or dead surf school ! We were 2 friends and had a little spare time from a trip my friend won (I...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Thanks so much Matthew and Russell, my kids (aged 11 and 13) had a brilliant surf lesson yesterday morning. They came back exhilarated (& a little tired - there were a lot of waves to catch!) and looked like professionals by the end of it....More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My 17 year old son and 15 year old daughter had a fantastic afternoon surfing with Dread or Dead. They have surfed in CA, HI and the Dominican Republic. Both kids said this was one of the best if not the best surfing experience they...More

Thank heidiashton
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing time all thanks to Russell and Matthew to start I didn’t think I’d be able to do it but they assisted me and helped me surf great time and great people thank you

Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had an awesome day with Russel and Matthew. Very helpful with myself and all 11 other people in my group and we were all able to surf and get up on the board. They stayed extra time after when the waves got better before we...More

Thank Reillytom
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Russel and Matthew made all of us in the small group successful surfers! We all had a blast! Highly recommend these guys to get to know the island and a great surf lesson! Ps there are no sharks for all of you that have that...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Bought two sticks from Dread or Dead over the last two years. Really good service. The owner even lent me a leash while I waited on mine to come in from Miami. They provide surfing lesson and stick rentals as well

Thank Kent L
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Diane P
27 June 2017|
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Response from dodgarrett | Property representative |
Hi Dian . The minimum age for group lessons is 10 years old . However if your child can swim we can start them younger , for this we do private lessons only . Thanks russell
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Diane P
1 June 2017|
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Response from dodgarrett | Property representative |
yes we have go pro , however we only use it upon request , as we have lost a few now and for best results someone needs to monitor the camera .
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