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RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« on: July 01 2007 22:07:00 »
I meant to say when you get tired of Kuta Bali go to Kuta Lombok. Check lonely planet or any of the surf guide books. Kuta Lombok is a nice slow place.
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #1 on: July 21 2007 04:07:00 »
Hey Oz, I don't know where you heard that from but I had nothing but clear waters last time. I'm only familiar with East Bali. I found Sanur to be a great spot to hit, especially early in the mornings. Just gotta be careful of the reef. I got cut up bad on the stuff. Didn't notice any dead fish while I was down...
Waves tended to be consistent around 6+ feet. Nice power to them too. Heard the waves there can sometimes reach over twice that size. I went in January. Nov-March is the best time for the East Side.
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #2 on: July 22 2007 06:07:00 »
wow your tough
talking it up to all the beginers when i bet you proberbly ride a lid you little fag. im from nz and have been surfing bali for years and the sufers who really rip over there are the locals and aussies not wanna be try hards so like you so piss off back to kasikstan or where ever your from and stay out of bali the good people there dont need wankers hanging around.......you suck.
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #5 on: July 13 2008 13:07:00 »
dudes why are you all so aggresive to each other..... i would just like to say to all you newbies coming to bali for the first time..... "not everyone one is a knob head out there on the water" to be honest with you i have been like 7 times and i have never met any anger in the water. just make sure you follow the un written rules when your in the water and mind your manners and you will not get any hassle. dont go droppin in on anyone and they will not kick your ass........... if its your first trip to bali you will fall in love with the place, its like paddling out into a video. only surf kuta reef if its small as when it gets up its gnarly and can get quite heavy if your not used to reefs.
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #6 on: July 13 2008 13:07:00 »
i think the main beach in kuta, medawi and dreamlands is a good place to start and if your up for it then try the reef. do not surf padang padang or bingin as you need to know what your doing. a good reef for you to surf on mid tide is a place called impossibles, this is not to shall and still breaks well on mid/high tide.
good luck to you all and have great surf trips.
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #7 on: July 17 2008 14:07:00 »
Don't go try to surf Ulus or Bingin or any other good waves. You will only get hurt and in the way of others. I just got back after 6 weeks down there and would see beginners trying to surf decent sized waves and getting worked. It was very dangerous for them and others in the water...I actually got hit by some guys board and it cut me good.
Stick to Kuta Beach or Legian or go up to Balian or Medewi.
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #8 on: June 07 2009 20:06:00 »
So many tossers on this page, you will be fine learners. Just ask your local surfers on the beach where is going to be good to learn. Nusa Dua if it's small, Medewi, Balian, Legian, Airport Left, Keramas, Dreamland.
Don't be scared, charge hard, everyone gets cut up at some stage in surfing uwill deal with it,it's all part of it. Also if the swell is a tad smaller give the good spots a go, just know the rules and etiquette of surfing. Just because you shred doesn't mean you own the waves, take turns. If you want, paddle out at padang and have a look at the wave, but stay out of everyone's way. Will get you a better feel for the big stuff and it's heaps better than a spectator on the sand!
RE: Bali / Surfing Virgins« Reply #9 on: June 05 2014 01:06:00 »
If you want to learn surfing in Bali, I know a good school : BALI OCEAN SURF. It's a French school (but instructors also speak English and Indonesian). I learnt to surf with there, last month. I took 5 courses and can say now I can surf. Instructors are very professional and they make you at ease. Try it !