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Topic: Surfing in Phuket

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replies: 9

By:

Kristin

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Surfing in Phuket

« on: June 22 2005 16:06:00 »

I live in Bangkok and have surfed once in Bali for a day. I am interested in surfing in Phuket when I go down in about a week or so. Are the waves any good? Is there a surf school around? Does anyone have the time to just help me out a little on a board?
Thanks!

By:

luke

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #1 on: August 22 2005 06:08:00 »

No the waves are not good but if your a beginner you will enjoy yourself however saying that the waves could be good with a good swell its jsut that kata beach is such a short ride oh well. Never seen it at six foot though

By:

Mark sweeney

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #2 on: September 09 2005 08:09:00 »

where might one find some decent sized swell this time of year in Thailand... Or does it all happen in Nov , dec.... Heading back there soon and would love to catch some decent surf if it was going..... Yours hopefully M S

By:

Dec

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #3 on: September 15 2005 05:09:00 »

What.are you guys blind..or just missing out? Yeah the waves arent massive, nor are they a long ride..but i hav seen around 15ft waves in Nai Harn beach!! Awsome for all types of surfer! BE CAREFUL FOR SWIMMERS!! :)



By:

amorn

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #4 on: May 28 2006 20:05:00 »

hi i'm in kata beach and we have all what you need to surf , and of course i will help you ,  cheers from Amorn

By:

Magnusson

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #5 on: June 02 2006 02:06:00 »

Go to the saltwater-dreaming dot com site to get some good information on and many pictures of the surf beaches around Phuket

I was there like 10 years ago during june. I had only surfed a few days by then so I might have perceived the waves to be bigger than they actually where but the beach (Karon beach) was closed due to the currents implying the waves must have been at least more than ripples. From my memories I would guess something like 4ft.

Anyway, we had heaps of fun bodysurfing them! Without body boards of course since such things where nowhere to be found in PHuket 10 years ago...

By:

Spittfire77

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #6 on: November 10 2006 08:11:00 »

ive been in patong beach in november-december 2003 and the wave too small like 3f in the best day...maybe in kata u can find 4f...a local surfer told me to come back in september-october...suppose to be good

By:

John

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #7 on: August 18 2009 23:08:00 »

Check out <a href='www.phuket-hotel-booking.com/things-to-do/surfing/'>Surfing in Phuket</a>. They have info about the Phuket Surfing Season and Phuket's Best Surfspots. Cheers.

By:

thailandsurfer

RE: Surfing in Phuket

« Reply #8 on: September 20 2009 22:09:00 »

best to use the website in the first post....more detailed info and surfing pictures of the area....... phuket hotel booking com seems to be a paraphrased version of Saltwater website, which many websites are these days


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