Beginner


Book

Book your place at Festival Wakeboard Park to secure your slot.

Arrive

Arrive 30min before your booked session to allow yourself or group suffient time to change and listen to our skilled instructor.

Ride

Starting out with a One-on-One tuition from our highly skilled and trained instructor, we will have you riding in no time.

It's as easy as that!


We can teach from the age of 8 years old, all you will need to bring is your swim suit and a towel, we supply all the necessary equipement including: Board, Buoyancy Aid, Helmet and Wetsuit.

Bring Friends, Family and Partners along to view and record your session at Festival Wakeboard Park, and see your wakeboarding skills come to light.  

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WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR ME?

RINGO RIDE

15 Minutes on our Beginners Cable. All the necessary equipment is included so all you need to bring is a swimming costume and a towel. Ringo Rides are great fun for participants that want to get out on the water but feel wakeboarding may be a little to intimidating for them. Ideal for 8 - 10 years old (but not limited to)
£20 per person 

TASTER SESSION

15 Minutes on our Beginners Cable with one to one tuition. All the necessary equipment is included so all you need to bring is a swimming costume & a towel.

Ideal for first timers.
£20 per person

BEGINNER SESSION

15 Minutes on our Beginners Cable with one to one tuition, followed by 1 hour 15 minutes on the Main Cable to put to practice what you have just learnt. All the necessary equipment is included so all you need to bring is a swimming costume and a towel. Perfect for those who have tried before but wanting to improve the basics.
£30 per person

*£20 if you participate on the Aqua Park

PROGRESSION SESSION

6 Individual sessions on our Beginners Cable with one to one tuition. All the necessary equipment is included so all you need to bring is a swimming costume and a towel. Set up to help those who want to improve their skills or learn new tricks.
£100 per person

Alternatively, pleasesee our Slow Hour session detailed below

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Ringo Rides

Ideal for
(but not limited to)
8 - 10 yrs

Taster Session

Ideal for
(but not limited to)
1st Timers

Beginner Session

Ideal for
(but not limited to)
Beginners
  • Time on S2: 15 min
  • Time on Main Cable: 1h 15min
  • £30 per person
  • *£20 if you participate on the Aqua Park
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Progression Session

Ideal for
(but not limited to)
Beginners
Anyone who completes a Beginner Session will receive free equipment hire on the Main Cable for their next 3 sessions.

For anyone who has been on the Aqua Park in 2018, you receive the special price of £20 for a Beginner Session.

S2 = System 2.0 This is a straight line Beginners Cable system.

Slow Cable


In addition to the above dedicated beginner sessions, we also slow down the Main Cable on weekends between 10am and 11am. This session is designed for participants who have perfected the Beginners Cable and want to give the Main Cable a try for the first time. Running slower, the Main Cable becomes a lesser challenage than at normal speed and is ideal for children and beginners of all ages. We also offer FREE equipment hire during this session!!!

Find Us

Festival Wakeboard and Aqua Park is located to the side of Festival Leisure Park, just off Cranes Farm Road, Basildon - only 5 minutes from either the A127 or A13. Just follow the brown signs for Festival Leisure Park, where there is ample parking for you to use free of charge. Please park here and walk through the main entrance by the cinema. Our complex is straight ahead in front of you overlooking the lake. We look forward to seeing you!