Watersports in Cornwall

Nestled just a stone’s throw away from Newquay lies the crown jewel of water sports in Cornwall – Retallack Resort.

Whether you are a guest of the resort, a nearby establishment, or simply visiting the region, we extend a warm welcome to all who seek adventure and exhilaration. Our all-encompassing array of activities is designed to ignite your senses and get your adrenaline pumping, regardless of your prior experience with water sports.

White knuckle adventures await

Prepare to take on the challenges of our Total Wipeout-style Aqua Park – a true test of skill and endurance. Alternatively, dive headfirst into the exhilarating excitement of our Wake Park or catch the perfect wave on our exclusive FlowRider - Cornwall’s only year-round surfing wave. Looking for a more relaxed experience? Take a tranquil paddle on our SUP boards and revel in the beauty of the surrounding scenery. At Retallack the possibilities for excitement and adventure are endless.


Embark on an unforgettable surfing experience unlike any other, exclusively available at Retallack resort – Cornwall’s only surf simulator. Our team of seasoned instructors will expertly guide you through the techniques and skills required to conquer the waves and ride the surf in style. Riders must be at least 107cm tall, minimum age is 8+ and ages 8-12 must be supervised by an adult.


Aqua Park

Get ready to bounce, splash, and jump your way through our brand-new inflatable Aqua Park for 2023! Gather your squad of friends and family and race each other around the wild and wacky course. Brace yourself for hilarious wipeouts and cheer on your loved ones as they take on the obstacles. Don't worry, safety is our top priority, so every session kicks off with a quick safety brief.



Experience the thrill and excitement of wakeboarding at our state-of-the-art wake station at Retallack Resort, including two kickers and a slider. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or it's your first time, our expert instructors will guide you through. Riders must be over the ages of 8 and supervised by an adult.


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Indulge in the most exciting adventure Cornwall has to offer! You don't even need to be on holiday to book onto our water sports - take a look at what's on offer.

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Wetsuit hire and bouyancy aids are included for activities where needed. Please note, you cannot bring your own paddleboard to stand up paddleboard sessions. 

Minimum age for the Aqua Park is 6+ and children 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18+) booked on the session. (Ratio: 2 children aged 6-7 to 1 adult. 3 children aged 8-11 to 1 adult.)