Student Surf Trips


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Are you a group of weekend warriors on a student budget? The Student Surf Weekends are for you!

You’re a pure adventure and fun seeking person. Get off the beaten track, far away from the crowds. Get into the epic landscape of the north-west coast of Ireland. We will bring you on our tour bus from Dublin City Centre direct to Bundoran and back again - easy!

Ride a wave in the Atlantic Ocean, Let the waves hit your feet, and the sand be your seat.

After your surfing adrenalin,  rest and relax in our top rated hostel accommodation situated in the heart of Bundoran town in Donegal Bay.

You can also head out at night to sample some of the best Guinness in the north-west and check out the many live music events held in the town’s pubs and clubs.

You will be staying at TurfnSurf Lodge in Bundoran town in county Donegal. TurfnSurf Lodge is a family run business established in 2006. We provide dorm and private ensuite rooms with continental breakfast included.

The Lodge offers a range of services including sea views, linen & towels, TV in most standard rooms, free WiFi, full kitchen facilities, chill out room, changing rooms for activities and outdoor chill out areas. Your accommodation is located in the centre of town close to all shops, restaurants, bars and other services.

We pride ourselves in providing you a personal service in a safe and secure environment. All of our staff live locally, know the area well and will be able to help you with any of your queries. All our activities are fully accredited by the various governing bodies; we are a fully insured and accredited activity and bus tour provider.

What’s the cost?

€79.00 pps excluding transfers 

€109.00 pps including transfers 



Offer is valid for full-tme students in college or university. Minimun of 10 pax per group

Price is valid for groups staying from November 2019 - April 2020 

Send us an email to book your college/student trip 

What’s included?

  • Bus transport direct from Dublin City Centre to Bundoran town county Donegal
  • Off the beaten track adventure
  • A different experience of Ireland
  • Great value and affordable bus tour to suit anyone up for an exciting adventure
  • Small group numbers and personal service
  • 2 nights hostel accommodation including breakfast each morning
  • 2 surf lessons
  • All equipment for activities is included.
  • 4x4 Land Rovers to bring you to and from your activities.
  • Accommodation includes; all ensuite facilities, linen and towels, free WiFi, full kitchen facilities, chill out lounge with DVDs & Playstation, changing rooms for activities and wet room storage.
  • All taxes and entry fees included


What do I need to bring?

We provide all equipment for your activities. You just need to bring a swim suit for wearing under your wetsuit for surfing. You might also want to bring a towel so you can keep the one you get in the hostel clean for your shower later on.

Remember be sure to bring a sense of fun & adventure too!

Can anyone do the activities?

You do not need to be an extreme sports person to try our activities. The activities are suitable for most people from ages 7 to 70 years old. You will just need a very basic level of fitness. For surfing it is best if you are comfortable in the water and have a very basic swimming ability. Our instructors are very experienced and all activities are conducted in a safe environment. If you have any concerns please email or call us and we can answer specific queries.

Typical Itinerary

Travel from Dublin to Bundoran. Check into accommodation. Chill out in the Lodge – free time.
Breakfast provided in the Lodge. Do activity in morning. Chill out in the Lodge – free time.
Breakfast provided in the Lodge. Do activity in morning. Return to Dublin City Centre, departing in the afternoon from Bundoran.

  • Get away from the tourist crowds & experience the real Ireland.
  • Explore the Atlantic Ocean, sea cliffs, mountains and golden sandy beaches of Ireland’s beautiful north-west coast.
  • Bus direct from Dublin City Centre to Bundoran 
  • Great value and affordable way to explore Ireland’s west coast.
  • Two surf lessons.
  • Feel the thrill of standing up & surfing your first wave in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Stay in clean, comfortable backpacker accommodation in the centre of Bundoran town.
  • We’ll direct you to the best night-life and live music going on in the town.
  • Walk the beautiful sea cliffs around Bundoran. Afterwards pop into a local café for a cup of tea and a chat.
  • Friendly, personal and safe service.
  • All of our instructors are fully qualified and accredited. All our bus drivers are fully qualified. All activities are fully insured.