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Maldives surf trip in February - advice needed« on: August 15 2005 06:08:00 »
A group of us want to charter a boat to go surfing in the Maldives in February 2007.
We think it is best to go to the outer Atolls at this time of year. Is that right and what are our chances of getting any waves?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated especially from those who have actually done this trip and can make any recommendations.
RE: Maldives surf trip in February - advice needed« Reply #1 on: September 21 2005 06:09:00 »
I too am going to the Maldives in February. SHould you get any answers as to what sort of waves to expect, pls pass them on to me. Will do the same.
RE: Maldives surf trip in February - advice needed« Reply #2 on: December 21 2005 22:12:00 »
Contact Shaun levings at World Surfaris in Queensland, Australia. Very knowledgable on all aspects of the Maldives. They organise boats to get down to the southern atolls that time of year. Likely you want to head south to the bottom (outer) atolls - much more swell, plus good with the winds for that time of year. The winds around Nth Male might still be under the NE trade influence - onshore. The southern atolls have breaks either side and are thus offshore regardless. JP
RE: Maldives surf trip in February - advice needed« Reply #3 on: September 26 2006 10:09:00 »
Hey Becky...did you find out any further info on surf trips in feb to Maldives? I have 4-6 people going there also looking to charter a boat for the week or two...drop me a line let me know if you have any info, it would be real helpful! Thanks, rollie
RE: Maldives surf trip in February - advice needed« Reply #4 on: September 28 2006 21:09:00 »
Be careful going that early in the season. I've been in early Feb and it was pretty fickle. Got a few good days around double overhead, but everything else was in the 2 foot range...I'll be there at the start of March 2007. Try worldsurfaris.com or surftravel.com.au
RE: Maldives surf trip in February - advice needed« Reply #5 on: October 14 2006 05:10:00 »
World surfaris are the go for Maldives especially southern or outer atols. Try and get on a boat with1 of the johnson brothers if there still guiding over there.