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Why You Should Surf In Africa


When talking about surf Africa we see that few people consider this continent. Although you might believe otherwise we are in front of a continent that can give a great surfing experience. The only popular destinations are Senegal, Morocco and South Africa and even they stand out as not documented properly. Unfortunately Africa travel time can translate into a problem. This does keep some surfers away. It does take a lot to travel especially in regions around the equator.

Fortunately for tourists there are countries like South Africa and Morocco that are containing this problem. Simply put, these two countries should be considered in the event that you want to surf in Africa and do not want to be faced with possible complications. If you are among explorers and want to travel to places that are not that explored you can try Ghana, Mozambique, Cameroon or Angola. Every country listed offers a minimum of 3 surfing locations. Marocco features over thirty while South Africa over ninety.

The one real problem with Africa surfing is high crime levels. For instance South Africa, although a perfect surfing destination, has a really high crime incidence. Basically we mean that you do need to be careful whenever you are visiting. The car’s doors have to be locked while driving and you do want to travel light, without valuables. On the other hand tourists are really well protected by authorities. We do recommend a lot of attention to pockets and consider avoiding places like Hillbrow and Hoannesburg. Morocco is safer although talks about terrorist acts do exist. Similar to South Africa there is a need to being careful.

Even if concerns for highlighted problems have to exist the surfing quality that we see is definitely impressive. You will not be in any problem if you do not stand out of the crowd. You just have to travel light at all times and leave valuables at home. The hotel where you stay can provide safety for them. All people that did surf in Africa were surprised. You can too.


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