Cape Town Surfing with Tropicsurf

We are incredibly excited to announce that we are working together with Tropicsurf, who offer unique surfing experiences for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers.

The art of luxury surfing

Welcome to our dazzling array of outstanding partner and family- friendly holidays where you can enjoy five star hospitality, authentic experiences , expert guiding, water safety, coaching, philanthropy… all the ingredients of an exclusive surfing holiday. Regardless of your age or ability, with Tropicsurf you can enjoy surfing’s ultimate buzz in style, comfort and safety.” ~ Ross Phillips, Founder and Director.

Mark Twain famously urges us all to step out of comfort zones and ‘explore, dream , discover’ new horizons. This Tropicsurf motto ensures our emphasis on providing unique and authentic experiences. Enjoy the richness and diversity of travel in meaningful ways. Gain priceless memories to cherish forever.

DREAM – Beginner / half day ‘learn-to-surf’ package

Cape Town offers some ideal beginner surf beaches. Combined with expert advice from a senior instructor and quality equipment, novices don’t have to be skilled to succeed. With your personal teacher in the water by your side, you’ll learn and feel comfortable, experiencing the thrill of standing and gliding on your first wave.

Duration:  Approximately 5-6 hours

We offer 8:00 or 13:00 start. Sunset sessions available on request.

  • Private pickup & return transport by your personal surf coach.
  • Quality wetsuit & booties.
  • Quality soft & safe surfboard.
  • Change rooms with hot shower & lockers.
  • Private instruction with 2 – 2.5 hours water time.
  • Towels, sunscreen & bottled water.
  • Morning or afternoon tea & cake at local coffee shop.
  • Discount on any goods at surfshop.
  • Sightseeing along Chapman’s Peak on return trip.

If surfing is a bit too extreme for you, try our SUP experience (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) where we take you flat water paddling at one of Cape Town’s safest SUP locations….

STAND UP PADDLING – Beginner/ Waterfront Canals

Stand up paddling is the coolest way to explore Cape Town waters while enjoying a subtle core and balance workout. This traditional Hawaiian activity is like walking on water and provides the perfect complement to anyone keen to become a fitter, stronger waterman or water woman. No experience is required. It’s very easy to learn.

Duration: Approximately 2 – 3 hours

  • Advanced wave riding & Sunset sessions available on request.
  • Private pick up & return transport
  • One hour Stand Up Paddling (SUP) session with your private Tropicsurf Instructor, in and around the safe, calm waters of the Waterfront Canals
  • Quality equipment & Sunscreen
  • Fresh towels & bottled water

PERFECT WAVE – Intermediate / advanced surfers only.

Allow our resident surf guide to show you a side to Cape Town surfing that only locals in the know get to experience. Our half or full day tour packages provide complimentary transfers, expert guiding and an assurance that you will end up at the best or least crowded breaks commensurate with your goals. Or why not try a road trip to the fabled Elands Bay when the swell is up. Surfing discovery has never been easier than with Tropicsurf.

Duration: Approximately 6-8 hrs 

  • Private pickup & return transport by your personal surf coach.
  • Quality wetsuit, booties & surfboard (if required).
  • Access to the best possible surf available on the day (according to capabilities).
  • Towels, sunscreen & bottled water.
  • Morning or afternoon tea & cake at local coffee shop.

RIDE – Intermediate / advanced surfers only.

Ever desired to be a better surfer? You’ll be amazed at what you’ll learn in a Tropicsurf RIDE Clinic. Your performance will be scrutinized against our ten-level skill progression to plot you a course to rapid improvement.

Duration: Approximately 6-8 hrs 

  • Private pickup & return transport by your personal surf coach.
  • Quality wetsuit, booties & surfboard (if required).
  • Access to the best possible surf available on the day (according to capabilities).
  • Ride booklet, video analysis & expert coaching.
  • Towels, sunscreen & bottled water.
  • Morning or afternoon tea & cake at local coffee shop

All Tropicsurf guests are well taken care of and most Tropicsurf packages offer a Tropicsurf gift pack, which includes your trusted sunscreen among other goodies!

So, when was the last time you did something for the first time? Contact us for more information or to book your Cape Surf experience today!