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Topic: Where to surf in India Late May?

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Tobias Ohlsson

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Where to surf in India Late May?

« on: April 26 2010 05:04:00 »

First of all i don't have a surfboard. So im looking for a place with decent waves where you can rent a board. Does that exist in India?

Im currently living in Mumbai and now im trying to arrange a surf trip for a cuple of weeks, starting in the end of May.

I've been looking att various forums without any luck. Im open for every location in INDIA except for GOA(since i've already been there once)

The combo with surfboards to hire+waves is not easy to find in India, right? That's weird in a land of entrepreneurs...

If anyone have any info at all, please share.




RE: Where to surf in India Late May?

« Reply #1 on: April 29 2010 09:04:593 »

I rented a board in Colva Goa, Varkala and Kovalam in Kerala, however at varkala they only had a body board. Colva and Kovalam I did find fiberglass surfboards, but hey it was extremely hard to find, like take a rickshaw into the hills where someone pulls out an old board with cob webs from under a house. This was a good while back so things may have changed. I did not find any commercial places to hire boards. Bring your own and explore the coast, you will be rewarded.


The Shaka Surf Club

RE: Where to surf in India Late May?

« Reply #2 on: February 22 2011 09:02:00 »

Hey you guys!

Check out THE SHAKA SURF CLUB in Manipal, Karnataka. We give surf lessons and board rentals (provided you surf with us).

The Shaka Surf Club is all about freedom in the waves, not taking things too seriously and learning to just go with the flow!

The Shaka Surf Club was started mainly to give the
students in and around Manipal a chance to experience the awesomeness, that is Surfing!!

But, we also welcome people, of all ages, hailing from all places, to come surf with us :) We can even provide non-residents a list of accommodation options in Manipal, depending on your budget.

For mpre info, Check out our Facebook page:




RE: Where to surf in India Late May?

« Reply #3 on: February 24 2011 17:02:00 »

Check, they now have a board rental center in Western India. Looks like Indian surfing starts to be less confidential.



RE: Where to surf in India Late May?

« Reply #4 on: November 01 2011 22:11:00 »

Hey there

Good news, there is a place in India with decent waves & Surf board rental. Come to Cocopelli Surfschool in Gokarna. We provide all kinds of boards. Just check out

From May onwards waves getting little bit bigger in Gokarna because of the monsoon, up to 8 ft. If your looking for smaller waves just come little bit earlier in the year or around Sept - Dec.

See ya!

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