Surf school booking software

Running a surf school,
minus all the running.

Imagine a world in which your surf school runs itself. Gone are the days with endless phone calls to customers and staff to (re)schedule. At Viking Bookings, we know how vital the sunny days are to your business, so we’re here to help you through the rainy ones.

  • Be amazed by the surf school specific features, like tidal scheduling

  • No more endless phonecalls and emails, save a lot of time

  • We understand you - we operate a large school in Holland ourselves




Scheduled Lessons


Years of Experience

Does this sound familiar?
You are glued to your phone and email with your current solution, calling and texting all day to keep track.
Your customers can't see your up-to-date availability, let alone (re-)schedule  lessons themselves.
You find 'personal attention' very important, but at the end of the season you rather take some time off.
Try Viking Bookings:
  • Customers book and pay multiple lesson packages directly from your website

  • We've made it super easy to make last minute changes to the schedule, with an intuitive drag & drop tool

  • Customers are updated when they need to be updated, with automated email flows

Scheduling software for water sport centers

Why customers love Viking Bookings

  • They can book anytime without human interaction
  • Always informed in a timely and clear manner
  • Professional appearance leaves a lasting impression
  • They are more excited for lessons because of online theory

Why schools love Viking Bookings

  • Huge time-savings for planning
  • All your bookings in once place
  • It's much easier to scale the business
  • An intuitive interface that's easy to work with
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Surf school reservation software

Tide & wave dependent planning

With VIKING reservation and registration software you can plan your surfing lessons when there are actual waves. Because this management app is built by and for surfers, we understand your business. Last call, no waves? No problem. With the click of a button you can reschedule all the surfing lessons to a different time and/or date slot.

Sell more with packages

Selling lesson packages is not time consuming when using Viking, we helped surf schools sell a lot more surf lessons to the same number of clients.

Your agenda, available 24/7

Customers book their lessons to your live availability, directly from your website. Did you know most bookings come after opening hours?

Customer portals

Your customers pay, (re)schedule, access lesson theory and sign waivers in the portal. This makes your planning a breeze.

Tide & weather

Viking, created by school owners for school owners, leaves surf schools amazed with its super specific features during demos.

Instructor accounts

Every instructor gets their own account where they can add availability, change students level, leave messages to students and much more.

Automated communication

With Viking you can ensure that all the necessary information is conveniently available to your customers when they need it.

The perfect match for your surf school

Say goodbye to the challenges of running a surf school with VIKING software. Our powerful automation tools help you save time and drive growth effortlessly, leaving you free to focus on delivering the best possible surfing experience for your customers.

  • The only booking software built specifically for surf schools
  • Sell lesson packages, let students schedule all lessons themselves
  • Do you work around the tides? Get to know the only software with a tidal planner
  • Every instructor gets their own account to manage their agenda and prepare for lessons
  • Your student can book 24/7 to real time availability on your website
  • Every student gets their own account after booking
  • Weather dependent management software: Schedule according to tides and / or teaching conditions
Different ways to communicate

Learn more:

Every feature that you need

Browse all features





Multi language

Find & mail


Expiration reminder

Payment reminder

New theory availabile






All optional

Custom fields

Emails per category

Planner message

Updated when needed

Prebuilt templates

FAQ pages

Milestones theory

Customer account

(instructor) messages


Release courses ('give back strips')

Change day

Change time

Start time changer

Choose what product is tide dependent

Tides per product

General availability

Prevent overbookings

Check availability

Manage availability

Daily overview






Student level

Resend emails

Continue planning

Send notifications

Duplicate bookings

Phone, on location and online

Group bookings

Cancel courses

Quick search

Approve courses

Download schedule excel

Automated planning


Block availability

Add customers


Sign waivers






Attendance toggles


Email support

Phone/ Zoom support

Ticketing system

Start using Viking



System manager

Head instructor




Student level tracking

Build your own milestones

High quality content

Pre filled

Change pre-filled templates

Milestones per sport

QR code waivers

Validity per waiver

Multi language

Waiver per product

General waiver

Sell PDF gift vouchers

Special personal codes

Groupon & personal flyers

gCal / iCal

Generic codes

Other websites

Wordpress plugin

Messagebird SMS


Payment platforms

Facebook tracking

Adwords tracking

Tracking of campaigns

Discount codes

Gift vouchers

Mobile optimised

Auto upsell

Find & mail

Newsletter opt in

Wordpress plugin

Track per bookingform

Easily embed


Multi language

Dedicated booking forms

Set currency

Track partial payments and refunds

Set timezone

Language per user

Set general language


Payment settings

Accept on-location payment

Accept online payments






Combined products

Rental prebooked

Rental on location*

Check cash at end of day

Automated repetition


Multiple day

Single day


Camp participant export

Lesson schedule

Overview of hours

Change hours manually

Automated hour tracking



Reports per source

Occupancy rate







Multi language

Find & mail


Expiration reminder

Payment reminder

New theory availabile






All optional

Custom fields

Emails per category

Surf school reservation software

Unlock the full potential of your surf school with our advanced reservation software. Designed by surfers for surfers, our system understands the unique needs of your business. Say goodbye to manual planning and overflowing mailboxes. Embrace automation, save time, and regain control over your surf school operations.

Tide & Wave dependent planning

With our web based management app, you can plan your surfing lessons based on actual waves. No more last-minute cancellations due to unfavorable conditions. Effortlessly reschedule lessons with a click of a button and accommodate your students at a different time or date slot. Stay flexible and provide the best surfing experience possible.

Efficient Surf school booking system

Bid farewell to constant phone calls and manual coordination. Our online booking system empowers you to manage your surf school from anywhere with an internet-connected device. Gain back control over your time and focus on what truly matters. Simply set your availability, and customers can securely book whenever they want. If changes occur, rescheduling is a breeze with just a push of a button.

Benefits of surf school software

Beyond saving time and money, our surf school software offers numerous advantages. Experience smooth sailing as tedious tasks are automated, freeing you to focus on growing your business. Monitor crucial aspects of your company effortlessly, from tracking instructor hours to analyzing the impact of bad weather on session rescheduling. With a simple click, access the insights you need to make informed decisions.

Streamline your surf school operations with our powerful reservation software. Embrace tide and wave-dependent planning, manage bookings online, and enjoy the benefits of automation. Sail smoothly towards growth and success while easily monitoring your surf school's performance. Take charge of your time and efficiency—discover the possibilities with our surf school software today.

The advantages of Viking

Viking is not a software that is for everyone. Viking is specifically made for water sports centers. We’ve been there, so we built Viking for ourselves.

  • Finally a software that ticks 9/10 boxes with industry specific features.

  • We setup Viking specifically for your center, so you have a ready to go custom system

  • Save a lot of time & streamline your business.

  • Grow your business with automatic upselling & smart conversion tracking features.

  • Get the support you hoped for. Personal onboarding, online training to get started, knowledge base and fast email support.

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What our users say
about Viking Bookings

We are impressed!

"Viking saves so much time and effort for us! We’ve only been using the management software a few months and it completely changed the face of our surf school."

Dave Melmoth - Joss bay surf school

Great personal service!!

“With Viking, we offer a highly personal level of service, with minimal effort from our side”

Roel Avenhuis -

What a gamechanger

“Viking Bookings creates less stress and less e-mail traffic. Since switching to the software, we receive more bookings while spending less time organising.”

Emieck de Goede - Jibe City

Why didn’t we start sooner?

“Using VIKING Bookings still makes our jobs easier every day. In the beginning we were hesitant to make the switch. The guys from VIKING helped us every step of the way, and we love the platform. A great system that helps you save a lot of time in your kite school!”

Sjors van Leeuwen - Pepsports

Our customers love it!

"We never miss out with communication anymore! And we are not losing that personal contact, because our customers are updated when they feel they need to be updated"

Jeannette Melchior Hansen - North Sea Watersports

Not time consuming at all

"Changing the structure of the day is not time-consuming at all. As a result, we have time to focus on other things during the season because the planning is done by the system."

Lyndsey Young - Escape surf school

Clear communication for all

"Viking Bookings offers a clear overview and a clear communication between us the instructors and the students. We can’t imagine anymore what our school would look like without Viking Bookings."

Rob Verdaas - Natural High

Best possible service for guests

"It is easy for guests to make bookings on the website without complications. We’ve had only positive reactions."

Matthijs Kalsbeek - Hartbeach

My customers love it

"My customers say that booking online like this is an advantage for them also. Because they just open their phone and see our availability. And for me it’s perfect for short-term bookings where I cannot be reached anymore, people are still able to book."

Simon Hiemer - Avid Kiteboarding

Solved many challenges

"Great system and great service. Solved many of our business and operation challenges, it continues to improve regularly too. Highly recommend"

Chris Burke- Poseidon Watersports

Explore Viking:
live demo and Q&A

We’ll share our screen in a video call and walk you through Viking. You can ask questions and see if Viking suits you.

  • Made for people, no need to be a tech person

  • Save time, get structured and sell more

  • You'll receive premium support along the way

‘Answering calls and e-mails for at least 8 hours a day used to drive us crazy. Now with Viking, we have reduced this to 2 hours. Students schedule their lessons themselves!’

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Frequently asked questions

Can Viking accommodate different surf lesson types and packages?

Is Viking customizable to match my surf school's branding?

Can Viking  handle scheduling based on tide and wave conditions?

Can Viking handle rescheduling due to weather conditions?

Can Viking Bookings increase my revenue?

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