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Sandboarding Jeffreys Bay

1. Sandboarding Jeffreys Bay

Come and experience some thrilling fun in the sun and sand! The dunes around Jeffrey's Bay are ideal for sandboarding, from gentle slopes for beginners to steeper dunes for the brave. The area offers beautiful views of the St Francis Bay and if luck is on your side you may be able to see whales and dolphins playing in the Bay. Sandboarding is a board sport similar to snowboarding. It is a recreational activity that takes place on sand dunes rather than snow-covered mountains. This board sport is beloved by people who love the sensation of surfing but aren’t too keen to head out into the big blue sea. Your skilled instructors will give you clear, detailed directions for the best and easiest way to learn how to fly down the dunes. Whether you’ve done this before, or are brand new to this, by the end of your session you will be confident in sandboarding. Not up to standing? Enjoy the sand surfing boards. Kids love these! You can sit or lay down on these boards as they surf down the dunes ‘super-fast’. Under your instructors watchful gaze, the kids (and the more cautious adults) will wear themselves out running up the dunes to sled down the dunes over and over and over again. The dunes need to be dry to be boarded down so this is weather dependent. People of all ages are welcome to join for a dune-tastic experience in the best (sand) surfing spot in Southern Africa.

Jeffreys Bay: Private Surfing Lesson for Beginners

2. Jeffreys Bay: Private Surfing Lesson for Beginners

Hit the waves and experience the thrill of surfing on this beginners course. Learn how to paddle, catch waves, stand up, and ride the wave towards the beach for the first time. Enjoy instruction at Jeffrey Bay's oldest surf school in the company of qualified, professional coaches. Practice your first moves on the beach, as well as waist-deep in water. Learn skills and techniques to achieve the ultimate goal of the surf lesson: standing up and riding a wave. At the conclusion of the lesson you will be equipped with the necessary skills to practice basic surfing on your own. Take home souvenirs of your first surfing experience, as photographs will be taken throughout the session.

Jeffrey’s Bay: Improver Surf Lesson

3. Jeffrey’s Bay: Improver Surf Lesson

Catch bigger waves with greater confidence in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa, one of the greatest surf spots in the world. Take a surf lesson tailor-made for those who have mastered the beginner’s “learn to surf” level and are ready for the next step. With these intermediate or “improver” lessons, the surf coach will help you take the next step in your surfing life. There is an ideal, fun, and intermediate-level surf break out the front of the surf school where your surf coach will paddle out, assisting you in getting onto those beautiful long green waves.  After a beach briefing on the setup of the surf break, the coach will guide you out in the channel to the backline. Once out, the coach will point out lineup spots and swell indicators. As the wave approaches you will be guided into the perfect take-off zone to then paddle into that awesome green wave. After the ride, you will paddle back to the coach along the indicated paddle path and you’ll receive feedback on the ride and tips on how to improve. For the entirety of the two-hour session, the coach and his advanced knowledge will be available to help make sure you get where you want to be.

Jeffreys Bay: Learn to Surf Group Lesson

4. Jeffreys Bay: Learn to Surf Group Lesson

This learn-to-surf program is an all-inclusive lesson plan for beginner surfers. Follow a five-step program, with the ultimate goal of the lesson being to paddle, catch the wave, stand up and finally ride the wave toward the beach. For these lessons to be successful, groups are kept small so that each individual learner gets the necessary attention they require. Steps one to three are first explained and demonstrated on the beach, following this, they are put to practice in the ocean (in waist-deep water). Once steps one to three have been practiced successfully, you'll once again return to the beach with your instructor and go through the final two steps. Return to the ocean and practice these steps in order to achieve the ultimate goal of the surf lesson; standing up and riding a wave. At the end of the lesson, you'll be equipped with the necessary skills to practice basic surfing on your own.

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What people are saying about Eastern Cape

Super friendly, great shop and extremely nice teachers. I would love to come back and I can only recommend this experience to everyone, if you are ever in Jbay, you should take a leap on the board! It is worth it ..