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Topic: Waidroka

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« on: July 12 2004 15:07:00 »

What is the story with the guys over at Waidroka?  I have been hearing plenty things about them hardly going out for surf, and that people have been having problems with them?  Could you shed some light on thise?  I ehar that they are only allowed to surf 2-3 spots, since they have been having conflicts with other groups.  Aloha



RE: Waidroka

« Reply #1 on: July 12 2004 16:07:00 »

Were did you hear that? I haven't heard anything like that before?



RE: Waidroka

« Reply #2 on: July 12 2004 17:07:00 »

I read it on the post over on website.  I was hoping that the rumor are not true.  Cause I am looking forward to a nice vacation, with lots of surfing.




RE: Waidroka

« Reply #3 on: July 22 2004 21:07:00 »

The only reason to go to Waidroka is to surf Frigates.  The other spots are only so-so, and considering how friggin remote and depressing (think lots of mud, no beach, no water at low tide), if they can't access Frigates anymore, then you're better off at Seashell or Sigatoka.  Or Tavarua if you're spanking rich.  The people that run Waidroka are divers, from Arizona no less.  They are not surfers.


Pohnpei Scott

RE: Waidroka

« Reply #4 on: July 24 2004 01:07:00 »

The problem in Fiji is that the Chiefly landowners also own the reefs, so unless the guys running the operation have permission to surf at spots other than those mentioned, they are not permitted to bring guest to other spots (e.g., you need to stay at Tavarua to surf Cloudbreak).

Sounds like the operation you are talking about doesn't have permission to surf many other spots.

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