Water ski and wakeboard hotel offering a private beach, a wakeboard and waterski school, a beach bar, an excellent kitchen, a well-stocked wine cellar and a relaxing sun terrace. The hotel is located in St. Wolfgang in the heart of Austria, in the beautiful Salzkammergut lakes area.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Austria |
Ocean Elements Featured Site
based: London, UK
Waterskiing and wakeboarding options for all levels, from beginner to advanced rider, at Vassiliki Bay on the Greek island of Lefkada. Learn or improve your skills with sunshine and warm flat water. Morning conditions provide the glassy flat water that's ideal for novices to try their first turns and experienced skiers to get air and try carving.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Greece |
Shasta Wakeboard Camp
Summer wakeboard camps with pro rider Jaret Brantley, suitable for those aged 8 to 17yrs. Inclusive of riding and coaching, boards and boats, fuel, food, 24 hr supervision, and accommodation in houseboats on Shasta Lake.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | USA |
Waterski Costa Rica
Waterskiing and wakeboarding vacations, based at Tilajari Luxury Resort in the tropical forest of Costa Rica. These one-week vacations come complete with expert coaching, top quality equipment and video analysis; they take place on freshwater lakes in a beautiful forest location.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Costa Rica |
Water ski programs on Italy's eastern coast, with former Swedish national team member, Thomas Gustafson, providing expert tuition at all levels from beginner to expert. Coaching is in the following disciplines: beginner, slalom, trick, jump and wakeboard.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Italy |
Adventure Sports St Tropez
Learn how to wakeboard or waterski in St Tropez, courses and holidays in SE France. Also providing wake surfing and wake skating courses.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | France |
based: Sri Lanka
Wakeboarding packages in Sri Lanka; learn to ride in near perfect water and weather conditions. Offering wake board camps in Hikkaduwa and Negombo.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Sri Lanka |
Otzki Wake Experience
based: Rayong, Thailand
Watersports resort offering waterski and wakeboard camps and holidays. Including top coaching, lakeside lodges and retreat services.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Thailand |
Propaganda Wake School
Dedicated wakeboard camps at the Propaganda Freestyle Park on Liptovska Mara Lake in the foothills of the Tatra mountains, Slovakia.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Slovakia |
Ververoda Lake WaterSki Centre
based: Argolis, Greece
Waterski courses with video feedback; studio flats and self-catering apartments available just 500 m from the Centre.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Greece |
based: Andalucia, Spain
Waterskiing and wakeboarding camp in the heart of Andalucia, Spain; offering top-class coaching in a warm, sunny climate on amazing water.
| waterskiing/wakeboarding | Spain |
UK: Devon Weekend Wakeboarding Intensive
Learn to wakeboard quickly on this weekend camp in Exmouth in South Devon. This two-day intensive workshop is suitable for both complete beginners or those with some boarding experience who want to develop their technique. It's available most weekends throughout the year. The package includes instruction, video analysis, land-based sessions, eight tows, equipment and one night's accommodation.
Waterskiing and wakeboarding holidays and vacations for waterskiers and wakeboarders in the UK, the US, throughout Europe and Worldwide. Holidays to top waterski and wakeboard destinations, with board hire and tows available or included in the package price. Tows are usually by boat, but we also list opportunities with cable tows, or even a helicopter tow!
We also list learn to waterski and learn to wakeboard trips – weekend workshops and residential multi-day training camps for all abilities, from absolute beginners to those with experience looking to improve their skills. Wakeboarders: learn to carve, switch, ollie and get your tricks up to scratch; waterskiers, learn to slalom and jump, or have a go at tricks.
What's the difference?
Waterskiing is the older sport and one in which the skier is pulled through water, skimming the surface on one or two skis. It can include tricks and jumps and is undertaken on large lakes, broad rivers and coastal waters.
Wakeboarding is it's younger sibling and is now the more popular of the two. Essentially it's very similar to waterskiing, but using what amounts to a short surfboard with foot loops. It uses a mix of skills that start with waterskiing, but with touches of skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing and kitesurfing technique thrown in (see our watersports index» for more about these activities). And then there are the offshoots like kneeboarding or wakeskating ...
UK & IRELAND: Intro & taster sessions
Try out these sports as a day activity before committing to a longer trip or holiday. There are opportunities ranging from basic introductions, junior and taster experiences to extended sessions. UK locations include Scotland, Devon, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Lancashire, Buckinghamshire, Northampton, and Liverpool. And in Ireland: Co. Cork, Co. Monaghan and Co. Galway.