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RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #1 on: April 17 2007 08:04:00 »
Not, not really a good place to learn how to surf.
If you are learing than crowds are not a problem at Kuta and it's a lot safer and easier.
RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #2 on: April 18 2007 18:04:00 »
Thanks for the advice.
Is there any nice place to learn in Indo? wanted to try other places intead of Bali if there is....
RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #3 on: April 19 2007 06:04:00 »
stick to the beach breaks in bali. sand is nicer to your body than coral reef. I can't think of any other beginners surf spots in indo.
RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #4 on: April 19 2007 07:04:00 »
Definitly wouldn't class nias as a beginners spot, but i went there in febuary with only a couple of months experience and survived, plenty scary moments but it did wonders for my confidence. And if you find it too much it almost always reforms inside making nice waist high rides. Just bring booties!
RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #5 on: April 20 2007 06:04:00 »
Thanks all for the advice. Dont think I can survive nias...
Will fall back to the plan in bali then.
RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #7 on: April 21 2007 22:04:00 »
Should have mentioned theres heaps of spots in west java, reefs, point breaks and beachies, only locals and a few indos on weekend trips surfing there. As long as you arent interested in nightlife its perfect.. Beach at kuta is horrible, don't give up!
RE: learning to surf in Nias« Reply #9 on: April 26 2007 03:04:00 »
yeah, Plebuhan ratu has a good beginner spot, i think they call it pussys. A place where there rent form boards. Fun spot with only a few kid surfers.