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Waves School of Surf
South Africa: Garden Route
Surf the renowned South African waves on the Garden Route with adventurous side activities including shark cage diving and game drive looking for the big five.
If you’re looking for a fun, adventure filled surfing getaway, come to Mossel Bay! We have beautifully mild weather all year round and great surf in almost all conditions.
Here you can see and do it all. In the morning you could see the Big Five on a Game Drive and be back in the water by midday - or you could go and see the Big Four by sea - whales, sharks, dolphins and seals.
As well as continuous coaching, either from the beach or in the water while surfing, all sessions will be videoed and analysed on the big screen in our class room. This combination has been proven to be the most successful form of surf coaching. For this reason, and to ensure safety, groups will be limited to four people – it also prevents crowding the line up which shows respect for the locals.
Mossel Bay was discovered by Bartolomeu Diaz in the 1700’s and has been South Africa’s best kept secret ever since. It is one of only four of South Africa’s coastal towns that face north, giving it the warmth of the African sun from morning to night. Mossel Bay was nominated town of the year in 2007 and it’s a known fact that we have one of the mildest climates in the world – second only to Hawaii.
Travelling east, Mossel Bay is the start of the Garden Route but is often overlooked by those driving along the National road. It is roughly half way between Cape Town and Jeffreys Bay and is the ideal for a stop for a leg stretch - and a surf! It’s also great to see what the swell is doing as “The Point” is an excellent indicator for conditions in Jeffreys Bay. In addition, there are many natural sights to see on a regular basis, including whale and dolphin watching.
On your arrival we go surfing at the best spot of the day to see how you surf and to wash off the “dust” of travelling. For a small additional fee, we can pick you up at your preferred airport - either George or Cape Town.
Every day will start with a surf check and a surf spot decided on for the day depending on surfing ability. Today at some point if the waves are not cooperating we will go shark cage diving.
Surf check! Let’s go surfing! What’s the wind doing? What’s the tide doing? What’s the swell doing? Where are we going to surf today? We can also visit the Museum today too and take a look at the caravel.
Up at dawn with the birds to check the conditions. Surf permitting, we can go visit the big cats for feeding time at nearby Jukani Predator Sanctuary.
We surf all day again and that afternoon go to Garden Route Game Lodge for the night. The next morning we go on a game drive and meet the other “locals”
After breakfast and a game drive we head back to Mossel Bay for a final surf to end to off a great week. Transfers to your next destination can also be arranged in advance.
We can add a couple days to the trip and include a couple surfs in Jeffreys Bay only half a morning’s drive away
The 6 day tour is for the real surfer at heart and is the most jam packed, adventurous tour you could ever imagine. Six days of exploring, surfing and sightseeing.