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A short 10 minute drive from Anchor Caravan Park, you will find Jamie Knox Watersports.  This is an Irish Surfing Association approved surf & windsurfing school that has been operating for over 25 years.  This surf school runs classes everyday during the summer months that cater to all levels of technical ability, fitness and age!

Jamie Knox runs classes in surfing, windsurfing, paddle & body boarding.  There is also surf camps available, which would include a 5 day progressive lesson in your chosen watersport. Wetsuits are supplied and fully qualified instructors will insure you have the best surf experience. Your instructors will teach you the basic's on the beach before hitting the water. Most of the lesson will be done in waist to chest depth water. At the end of the lesson you'll be ready to hit the waves on your own to master the techniques.  These lessons can be enjoyed as a family too which makes for great fun.

In addition to the lessons and camps on offer, Jamie Knox Watersports hire kayaks, paddle boats and even have a water trampoline for the kids.  There is dedicated kiddies windsurfing lessons also on offer.  There is public parking available next to Jamie Knox Watersports and therefore you can easily journey from our campsite, park and return after the fun.

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Splashsports is located right next door to Jamie Knox Watersports and therefore again only a short 10 minute drive from Anchor Caravan Park.  This too is an Irish Surfing Association (ISA) approved surf & windsurfing school. Every year Splashsports runs an ISA approved surf instructors course & beach lifeguard course so as you can imagine, safety is of the utmost importance at these surf schools

Splash Sports similarly offers a wide variety of lessons, camps and packages to its visitors. You can take part in one of the mega clubs run daily or hire a paddle boat or canoe to just laze around the bay. You can enjoy one of their full size water trampoline’s and the new aqua summit slide. For the more adventurous you can have a go on a banana boat!

Given that these two watersport schools are located right next door to one another, you are spoiled for choice.  Be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment, especially during the busy summer months. Remember, parking is available making this a quick visit from Anchor Caravan Park.

Girl on SUP

Located just 20 minutes from Anchor Caravan Park, The Aqua Dome is one of Irelands Largest Indoor Waterworld's & Premier Tourist Attractions located on the Wild Atlantic Way. The Aqua Dome offers tropical temperatures all year round and is a Great Day Out for all the family whatever the weather! It is brimming with exciting features that captures the imagination of both child and adult alike.


The Aqua Dome is fun for swimmers & non-swimmers. All ages can enjoy the thrills of the Aqua Dome. The Aqua Dome is literally packed with features for the whole family to enjoy, young & old, swimmers and non-swimmers. Get fit & stay toned while exercising in our Aqua Dome Gym. Relax and chill in our Adult Only Vitality Spa and let your worries melt away in the Saunas, Steam rooms, Cool Plunge pool and heated seats and loungers. Or test your putting skills or try for a hole in one in the 18 hole Aqua Golf course

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