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Learn to Surf Holiday West Coast, Cape Town

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Cape Town International Airport

Learn to surf holiday Cape Town, West Coast

Surfing holiday for beginners

Our learn-to-surf holidays are aimed at teaching beginners more about the ocean, and the basics of surfing in a fun and relaxed environment. This trip is the perfect opportunity to experience South Africa’s culture & adventure activities, while learning a new skill. 

Research shows that time spent in the ocean helps improve mental clarity, reduce stress and increases overall wellbeing and happiness. So, what are you waiting for? 

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Solo travellers or groups
  • Complete beginner or intermediate-beginner levels

This surf trip package is based between Cape Town and Britannia Bay in the West Coast (1.5 hours drive from Cape Town). Expect uncrowded, beginner-friendly beaches and personalised coaching. 

Our standard beginner surf trip is 5 days long, and includes everything you need to have an unforgettable time.  You’ll have a surf guide, transport, ultra-comfortable accommodation near the beach, wetsuits and surfboards, and more. 

Your surf guide will meet you at your pickup point (usually Cape Town International Airport), and transport you safely to your accommodation. 

What to expect

You’ll begin each day with a hearty breakfast. Daily activities will consist of surf sessions, safari game drives, experiencing authentic South African cuisine, sea kayaking, hiking and getting to know the friendly local South African culture. 

Our surf trips are personalised, and tailored to your needs. Whether you are a laid-back traveler looking for a relaxing surf holiday; or an adrenaline junkie looking for an adventure-filled holiday, we’ve got you covered.

Customize your learn to surf holiday

Not quite what you’re looking for? Don’t be afraid to customize your learn to surf trip package with us. 

Get in touch to start planning your surf holiday with us.

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Departure & Return Location

Cape Town International Airport

Price Includes

  • Airport Transfers
  • 4 Nights comfortable accommodation near the beach
  • Experienced local surf guide
  • Daily learn to surf sessions at a variety of beaches near your accommodation
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Free wifi
  • Petrol & road taxes
  • All breakfasts
  • Refreshments & snacks while driving
  • Table mountain/ Lion's head hike (optional)
  • Safari game drive
  • Sea kayaking (optional)
  • Seafood foraging & traditional South African 'potjie' experience (optional)
  • Brewery/ winery tour (optional)
  • South Africa Surf Tours gift bags
  • Wetsuit & surfboard rentals

Bring Along

  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Hat/ Cap
  • Towel
What to Expect

If you are looking for a highly personalized learn to surf experience with true local guides, this is the place to be.” – Maxime Snick, Belgium (via TripAdvisor)

I loved every second. Thank you for teaching me so much about the ocean. I can’t wait to go on another surf with you! “ – Niklas, Germany (via Instagram)

“It was my first time surfing (ever) and my guide made sure I got the most out of it, taking me to various spots around Kleinmond and Hermanus, teaching me the technicals but also how the sea and waves work.” – Toma, UK (via TripAdvisor)

South Africa offers a wide variety of uncrowded waves that are suited for those wanting to learn to surf in one of the world’s most beautiful locations.

  • Uncrowded beaches & fun, beginner-friendly waves
  • Good times
  • Experienced, friendly local guides
  • Unforgettable experiences
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Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Cape Town, South Africa

Your surf guide will be waiting at airport arrivals to collect you, with a sign with your name on it. You’ll spend your first day in Cape Town, with your first surf session at the famous learn-to-surf beach of Muizenberg. Your friendly local guide will give you a quick tour of Cape Town’s most popular attractions, and ensure you’re checked in to your comfortable accommodation for a good night’s rest after a long journey.

(Itinerary is adjusted accordingly if flights land in the afternoon or later)

Day 2Britannia Bay, West Coast : Safari & Surf Session

Today, you’ll take the scenic 1.5 hour drive to Britannia Bay on the West Coast. You’ll stop half way for a 3 hour guided safari tour, where you’ll have the unforgettable opportunity to see Giraffes, Lions, Rhinos and more.

This afternoon, you’ll have a guided surf session at an uncrowded beach perfect for beginners. You’ll learn more about the ocean, tides, your own ability, and how to have fun while learning to a new skill.

Day 3Sea Kayaking & Surf Session

Today you’ll be guided on an ‘ocean safari’ while kayaking along the beautiful West Coast. Keep an eye out for dolphins, seals, penguins and maybe even a whale, if it’s the right time of year.

Later, you’ll continue your learn-to-surf journey with your surf guide at a carefully selected beginner-friendly beach.

Day 4Winery/ Brewery Tour & Surf Session

Start your morning with a delicious breakfast and coffee; before you head out for your daily surf session. By now, you’ll start to feel more comfortable in the water and more confident in your own ability.

Today’s surf session is followed by a privately-guided winery/ brewery tour in the famous town of Darling. This evening, we’ll share a homemade traditional South African seafood ‘potjie’, with freshly foraged mussels and seafood. Swop your surfing success stories around the fire, and reminisce on this unforgettable holiday.

Day 5Back to Cape Town: Hike Lion's Head/ Table Mountain

Today, it’s back to Cape Town for a short and memorable hike up Lion’s Head or Table Mountain. Take in Cape Town’s most impressive views before you head to the airport/ hotel for drop-off.

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Rated “excellent” by past surf travellers – we specialise in unforgettable, personalised surf experiences. 

  • We cannot rate South Africa Surf Tours highly enough, and are already planning to return.

    Marris Family
    UK
  • Ru’s local insight and knowledge of surf breaks across South Africa and Namibia is unrivalled.

    David
    California
  • Without their help we would have spent more time searching for the wrong spots, than surfing the good ones.

    Flavio
    Brazil
  • The week long trip consisted of AMAZING surf, delicious food, and experiences (such as a safari) that I will never forget.

    Jacob
    California
  • If you are looking for a highly personalised experience with truly local guides, this is the place to be.

    Maxime
    Belgium
  • It was the best introduction imaginable to South Africa and surfing. The only down side was having to leave.

    Toma
    UK

Rated “excellent” by past surf travellers – we specialise in unforgettable, personalised surf experiences. 

  • We cannot rate South Africa Surf Tours highly enough, and are already planning to return.

    Marris Family
    UK
  • Ru’s local insight and knowledge of surf breaks across South Africa and Namibia is unrivalled.

    David
    California
  • Without their help we would have spent more time searching for the wrong spots, than surfing the good ones.

    Flavio
    Brazil
  • The week long trip consisted of AMAZING surf, delicious food, and experiences (such as a safari) that I will never forget.

    Jacob
    California
  • If you are looking for a highly personalised experience with truly local guides, this is the place to be.

    Maxime
    Belgium
  • It was the best introduction imaginable to South Africa and surfing. The only down side was having to leave.

    Toma
    UK
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