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RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« on: January 20 2009 04:01:00 »
Hey I was just there and the place is not only under new owners but had new managers. They are all about the good times and the surfing and I had a wicked time there surfing frigates with three people head high. Daryl and Julie the new managers went out of the make sure the surfing part was awesome and the beers were better afterwards!
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #1 on: February 17 2009 20:02:00 »
I went to Waidroka Resort, NEW MANAGEMENT, julie & Darryl were just great, so forget about all the bad comments, the place is great, they will bring you to the break if you want, and they will do whatever it takes to make your holidays a success.
Best time ever with them: surfing, diving, fishing.
Good staff, personalised service, just good people!
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #2 on: February 18 2009 08:02:00 »
Good for the new management!
But as long as the profit of the resort still goes to the owners which are the biggest A**hole couple I have ever encountered I am not going there.
If they are 100% out of the resort I might reconsider
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #3 on: March 09 2009 03:03:00 »
i wouldnt say that all is changed, waidroka bay resort are now advertising for a new management couple. my partner and i were the managers of the resort for three months in 2006. i have never met such hideous people, they dont care about surfers or divers, their only concern is money.
they are also extremley racist towards the fijians, and un-accomodating to their guests.
as long as they own the resort, i strongly suggest that you avoid wasting your money and time there.
head on up to the blue pearl or any other resort for that matter!
the problem with this resort is that they go through managers every few months, and this cycle will never stop. they really are just awful people.
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #4 on: March 20 2009 14:03:00 »
Went to waidroka in 1999. from feb 1 - Mar 1. There were the original owners there from Arizona, I forgot there names, they were very nice. They built the place. They were trying to sell the camp and the land to my friend for 500k, with the boat and everything. To bad he didnt buy it, I would probably still be there. Looks like they sold it. Got really good waves, frigates is Gnarley, Be careful, nobody will save you, you are 15 miles out to sea also. Surf at your own risk! good waves on the inside reefs also. Is Lasaro still the boatman? Good fishing also.
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #5 on: April 05 2009 15:04:00 »
Does NOT suck.. I stayed at Waidroka Bay July 2008 and had a blast. I read all of the complaints about the owners and all before I went and have to say that those who have bad things to say must have some personal grudges they won't let go. The owners were very nice and accommodating to whatever we wanted to do. Surfed Frigates and Pipe and had a blast. Not an exclusive surf resort - but they don't advertise to just surfers. Great diving and snorkeling also. As always if you are looking for somewhere to stay do some research - call around and talk to the resorts to see if what they offer suits your needs. I would love to go back!
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #6 on: April 05 2009 17:04:00 »
Ok, ok, so the owners must be great.
Where there's smoke there's fire.
A surf resort with owners that don't surf? hmmm doesn't sound very good.
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #7 on: April 06 2009 16:04:00 »
Hey Scuba Charlie - as far as I am aware of you where fired from the resort for your own crap, which included getting into a fight with my friend Ponti the best boatman around the Coral Coast. Stop trying to slam old employers and trying to put your your own problems on others. I was there whilst you where there with your English girl and the both of you have a lot to learn about other cultures and behaving appropriate, especially you who seemed to have a constant chip on your shoulders about how great you are and letting the Fijians feel that constantly, up to the point of physically fighting with them...
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #8 on: April 06 2009 20:04:00 »
Funny: " you have a lot to learn about other cultures and behaving appropriate, especially you who seemed to have a constant chip on your shoulders"
Since that is what I would have to say about the owners
RE: Waidroka Bay Surf Camp Sucks« Reply #9 on: May 03 2009 01:05:00 »
No idea what the new managers are like, but I can confirm that the owners are absolute a$#holes, rude, racist, you name it. I urge everybody reading this not to support such an operation. I wish the place was owned and ran by the Fijians themselves, who are truly the nicest people ever.. then it would definitely be worth supporting!