+27 82970 9989 info@saffasurftours.com
+27 82970 9989 info@saffasurftours.com
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The Ultimate Surf Trip.

South Africa Surf Tours specialises in surf trips and bodyboarding holidays guided by experienced, friendly local wave-riders. We’ll show you the places you can’t find in guide books. 

 Our surf packages are charged at an affordable daily rate including comfortable accommodation at a surf lodge, transport, food and daily surf sessions at pumping, uncrowded waves. We also offer a wide range of optional adventure activities. 

Our surf trips are tailored to your surf ability, and wave-riding preferences. Our holidays are suitable for: 

  • Surfers: Beginner, Intermediate & Professional surfers.
  • Bodyboarders: Intermediate to Professional. 
  • Families 
  • Couples
  • Friends 
  • Corporate Surf Getaways

Want to find out more? Get in touch below.

Local, Experienced Surf Guide

South Africa Surf Tours specialises in surf trips and bodyboarding holidays guided by experienced, friendly local wave-riders. Our surf packages are charged at an affordable daily rate including comfortable accommodation at a surf lodge, transport, and daily surf sessions at pumping, uncrowded waves. We also offer a wide range of optional adventure activities. 

Our surf adventures are tailored to your surfing level and wave-riding preferences. 

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Get In Touch

We love hearing from you. Shoot us a message.

Why Choose South Africa Surf Tours?

Since the start of South Africa Surf Tours, we’ve had the privilege of guiding a range of ocean-enthusiasts on their dream surf trips in South Africa and Namibia. Whether they were surfers, bodyboarders, girls, guys, professionals, intermediates, families, friends or solo travellers – we’ve had a helluva good time! 

Experienced Local Surf Guides

Never miss a wave. Our surf holidays include daily surf sessions at a variety of waves along the coast. Our surf guides are masters at reading surf conditions and have travelled the African coastline in search of its best waves for over ten years. 

Comfortable Accommodation

Our packages include accommodation for the duration of your trip. Expect ultra-comfortable private rooms with all amenities and a happy, laid-back environment.

Personalized Surf Trips

Unlike many other surf travel companies, our surfing and bodyboarding holidays are tailored to suit your surf ability, preferences and budget.  Your trip, when and how you want it. 

South Africa & Namibia

Our surf lodge is based in the Overberg region (1.5 hours from Cape Town International Airport) and our surf holidays extend between the Overberg, West Coast, Cape Town and Skeleton Bay, Namibia. 

Worry-free Planning

As with any surf travel experience off the beaten path, finding the best surf spots on the right days can be tricky. With aspects like transport, directions, accommodation and board rentals adding to the mix, it can become a bit of a headache. Our trips include accommodation, transport, a daily surf guide, adventure activities and more – saving you time and money. 

Immerse Yourself in Local Culture

Immerse yourself in the South African ‘Saffa’ surf culture, with local surf lingo, traditional food and a group of friendly local wave-riders to guide you. You’re in for one helluva good time!

Wide Range of Extra Activities

Safe and hassle-free bookings of extra adventure activities (like wildlife safaris, zip-lining tours, guided hikes, wine & beer tasting tours and more) makes using a surf guide in South Africa a no-brainer.

Surf & Volunteer at Animal Shelters

VOLUNTEER AND SURF TRIP

Cape Town International Airport
Overberg, Western Cape

This surf trips combines our love for waves with our love for animals. Your chance to volunteer at animal shelters, while experiencing some of SA’s best waves.

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WSL Approved

This experience is hand-picked by the WSL, home of the world’s best surfers. See more here. 

Rated 'Excellent'

Our personal goal is to ensure our surf trips exceed our visitors’ expectations. That is why our previous guests have rated our surf guides and surf trips ‘excellent’ on TripAdvisor and Facebook. 

Featured on Lush Palm

We’ve helped Lush Palm (California) create surf destination guides for both South Africa, and Skeleton Bay, Namibia. Check them out here. 

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About Your Surf Guide

Hi there! We’re Ru & Tracey, the founders of South Africa Surf Tours. We’re a South African couple with a passion for the ocean, people, nature, and animals. We started South Africa Surf Tours with a vision to help surf travellers experience the best that South Africa has to offer. It’s been a wild ride, and we’ve enjoyed every minute of it.

South Africa is world-renowned for its variety of pumping, uncrowded and consistent waves – but, like most other untouched gems of the world, it’s not always easy to find the right wave on the right day. That’s where we come in. We specialise in finding the best waves in Africa

Today, we’re still involved in the day-to-day running of every single surf trip. It’s our personal mission to ensure that our guests have the best time possible. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us, we love hearing from you! 

  • I can’t think of a better way to experience South African surf than using the services of South Africa Surf Tours. The surf you will experience is incredible. Big, pitching waves with howling off shores that will make your favorite break back at home seem boring. Not to mention, you will have it all to yourselves. I can’t speak highly enough of the hosts, Ru and Tracey, who do everything to make you feel right at home. South Africa Surf Tours is where it is at!

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    Jacob Rouse
    California
  • Sick waves. Amazing places. Ruan is an absolute legend and showed us a whole lot more than we could possibly of seen flying solo. Lekker times.

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    David Grannery
    Australia
  • My mates and I had the best time staying with Tracey and Ruan, who were incredible hosts! We got to surf a new spot everyday which always featured big waves and no one else in the line up! We could not have done a proper surf trip without their guidance and local knowledge! Would 10/10 recommend them to anyone considering to take a surf trip of a lifetime!

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    Rob Rosenast
  • Thx Tracey and Ruan! Was a blast being your guest, I am really happy about everything you planned for me to make my trip in South Africa so unique and priceless. I’m really impressed with how passionate you are about showing your guests a good time and how you specifically planned my trip with everything I was up to. Everything was about fun and seeing beautiful, local and unknown places. I’m gonna miss you all. You made me feel so comfy, can’t thank you enough for the great time I had!

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    Yuki Tschopp
    Switzerland
  • I stayed with the team for a month in Cape Town. South Africa completely exceeded my expectations and the trip in general was just non-stop good times and an all-round amazing experience.Ruan and his crew of mates are absolute legends and had really good local knowledge of when and where to get waves.Over the month we consistently surfed a range of quality waves.

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    Jake O'Donnel
    Australia
  • We got treated better than in a 5-star hotel. The breakfast is topclass, the rooms are cleaned every day, and you find yourself in an incredible area with tons of activities to enjoy. Best thing, the hosts! A young couple that travelled around the world, ready to tell you their story on how they quit their job to start their surf business. Giving them the opportunity to enjoy a lifestyle one can only dream of. Cool to hear as only few people are brave enough to pursue dreams like they do.

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    Julien Gregoir
    Spain