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Topic: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban
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Topic: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban
Views: 8742 Replies: 6

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Jules

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Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban

I'm coming to South Africa this June mainly for work but have some time off at weekends (one in Cape Town and one in Durban). I have surfed a bit in the UK (I have a 9'2 board) and would love to try surfing out in South Africa. Can anyone please recommend a surf school in either location. Also, where is a good place to meet like-minded people to hang out with in Durban/Cape Town?
Thanks for any help!
Jules



By:

Carl

RE: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban

Fish hoek and muizenburg (in Cape Town) are the places most people start, but they're also the places most people get eaten by sharks. Shark attacks happen every three months or so, so if you're perpared to take the risk, good luck. It's still safer than driving. Unfortunately I have no idea about durbs, just ask around.   Cheers

By:

Helena

RE: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban

there is also a local shark watch operating at the moment -
manned lookout post over the bay to warn about sharks



By:

Cliff

RE: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban

Hi! Im Cliff.I live in sunny fun loving Durbs.If you keen to join me and my like-minded surfers,give me a call any time?

By:

Lucho

RE: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban

shark attacks every 3 months ?

what the @#$@ is wrong with you ? there hasn't been one since i can remember... , maybe 2005 ?

please give facts otherwise don't comment.

muizenberg is allright for a longboard, sharks swim outside the bay towards danger beach and st.james.

hang around Kalk bay is allright, nice people, otherwise the old known long st. in the city bowl is full of chilled bars.

give a shout if you are down here....

By:

Tim

RE: Beginner surfing in Cape Town and Durban

Not being funny, but he did write that in 2005....cheers!!

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