Frequently asked questions

Do i need to know how to surf?

No, not at all, as the NorthShore learning program is adapted to your level. Whether you don’t know anything about surfing or you already have some experience, the courses are adapted to your current level.

Do i have to know swim?

Preferably you should know how to swim in order to enjoy the surf lessons to the fullest and to minimize the risks during the supervised free swims, but it is not compulsory that you know how to swim. However, you will always be under the supervision and care of our surf instructors who will ensure your safety at all times in and out of the water.

What documents do i need to bring?

You need to bring your ID/PASSPORT and health card. A printed copy of the pack booking voucher. For foreigners and non-residents in Spain, it is compulsory to bring the European health card (European Community citizens) and/or travel insurance for those who do not belong to or are citizens of the European Community.

Will i be able to use the equipment whenever i want?

You will always have all the equipment you need for your surf lessons. Depending on the pack you have chosen, you will also be able to use it outside of class hours.

What equipment is available at the camp?

You will have at your disposal all the necessary material for the practice and learning of surfing (surfboard, wetsuit, rash guard, rash guard, invention). You will have at your disposal a wide and varied stock of boards of different sizes and wetsuits of different thicknesses depending on the time of year and water temperature. We also have scooters, longboards, skateboards and Carver surfboards and SUP paddle boards and paddles. Also everything you need for your free time and beach games such as balls, paddles and rackets, etc.

What do i need to bring?

You don’t need to bring much as you will be spending most of the day on the beach. You can basically bring the normal things for a summer holiday on the beach: swimming costume, sweatshirt and wind and rain jacket, long trousers for the sunset, trainers and a spare pair in case they get wet. We recommend bringing comfortable clothes and sportswear especially as you will be on the move a lot. Sun cream, toothbrush and personal hygiene items, sunglasses, beach towel, flip flops are essential. You can bring some money in case you want to visit the village or go around.

Which is the minimum age?

The minimum age is 18 for all Surf Camps.
Except for the JUNIOR SUMMER PACK, which is for under 18s (13 to 18 years old).

What is the accommodation like?

You can find an extensive description and photos of the accommodation on the page of each pack. We have two very similar types of accommodation. Our main accommodation is in our Surf House and we also have our partner Surf Hostel.


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    Nafarroa Kalea 25 A, bajo
    (Malecón de Zarautz)
    20800 Zarautz (GIPUZKOA)
    País Vasco (SPAIN)