best place to learn how to surf in Cape Town?

If you are a beginner or new to the area you might be wondering where is the best place to learn how to surf in Cape Town? Below we cover all the best and most visited surf spots and best places for beginner surfers and surfing lessons in Cape Town.

Best beginner surf beaches in Cape Town

If you are a beginner or new to the area you might be wondering where is the best place to learn how to surf in Cape Town? Below we cover all the best and most visited surf spots and best places for beginner surfers and surfing lessons in Cape Town. 

Muizenberg:

Muizenberg is one of the best places to learn how to surf in Cape Town. This long flat beach provides perfect beginner-friendly waves for any surfers that are learning the art of surfing. Majority of the time there are hundreds if not thousands of people surfing this location and most of them are also learning, whether it be alone or with a surf school in Cape Town.

Blouberg/Big Bay:

Blouberg beach is well known for its long, gentle and sand bottom waves. It is a picture-perfect beach with Table Mountain in the background and perfect waves in the front. Sometimes the wind and swell can pick up but there are usually other areas near Blouberg such as Big Bay beach that can handle the surfing conditions a bit better.

Melkbosstrand:

Melkbos is a very popular beach for people wanting to surf. It is a relatively small area that provides conditions for both beginner and intermediate surfers. More advanced surfers will paddle out at a wave called tube wave and beginners should stay at Orca as the waves are softer. 

Still unsure of the best location to begin your surfing lessons?

If you are still unsure of where the safest place for your surf lessons is, then feel free to contact us regarding your thoughts on learning to surf in Cape Town.  If you would like to book a surf lesson in Cape Town you can do so by clicking the button below, we offer private surf lessons, semi-private surf lessons, 4 lesson package and intermediate lessons. Book now