South African Surfing EduTour

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Enjoy surfing lessons and loads of fun under the supervision of professional surfing guides, who’ll teach you everything you need to know!
Experience the educational vacation of a lifetime through the combination of amazing scenery, exhilarating surfing lessons, and fantastic food!
Gain the skills, knowledge, appreciation for the ocean, and what it takes to surf like a pro from professional surfing guides.
Engage in rare vacation experiences, such as seeing the Supertubes in action, indulging in a South African barbecue and wine tour, and visiting the breathtaking Cango Caves!
Learn to surf in scenic bays along the stunning South African coastline!
Join us on this truly once-in-a-lifetime adventure as we tour the best breaks South Africa has to offer – including a chance to surf J-Bay! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Wheel Chairs

On an Educational Vacation unlike any other, visit majestic Cape Town, South Africa for the some of the best waves (and Professional Surfing Guides) on the planet!

Hang 10 and experience the thrill of catching the perfect wave as this 14 Day South African Surfing EduTour shows you the most beautiful spots of the country’s coast while also leaving you with the skills, knowledge, and appreciation for the ocean that it takes to Surf like a pro!

Dive in to endless fun as this 14 Day South African Surfing EduTour not only lets you learn about the sport but also about the many amazing attractions that South Africa has to offer. Experience the people, the places, the food, (and even the world-famous wine) on a Vacation that will give you so much more than just some content for your social media pages!

Surfing Lessons occur every morning of the trip from around 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM. The wonderful part about these lessons is that they’re all in a different amazing location of South Africa, so you’ll get to see them all!

After a welcome dinner on the first night, the first full day of the 14 Day South African Surfing EduTour includes a lesson at one of three glorious beaches: Big Bay, Muizenberg, or Melkbosstrand! An optional activity of paragliding concludes Day 2 of the Trip! Day 3’s surfing lesson will be at another of the three beaches followed by a visit to the majestic Table Mountain! Day 4 is at the last of the three beaches and then a trip along See Point Promenade to the Waterfront!

Your Fifth day includes a lesson at Muizenberg Beach and then a trip down to Boulders & Cape Point, while the Sixth Adventure of the 14 Day South African Surfing EduTour includes a trip the a Vineyard to taste the world-famous South African Wines and enjoy the sunset along beautiful Chapmans Peak!

Week Two is overflowing with entertainment and recreational education. Activities like Morning Yoga on the Beach and a Braai South African BBQ Dinner are {sandwiched} around more surfing lessons. Day 9 Afternoon activities include lunch at the Riverside Café after the Surfing Lesson in Buffalo Bay, while Day 10 offers the chance to go Bungee Jumping!

Days 11 and 12 of the 14 Day South African Surfing EduTour play host to some fantastic fun in Jeffrey’s Bay! Visit the Supertubes, some of the largest waves on earth, experience a Dawn Patrol Surf Lesson, and take a Cango Caves Adventure Tour!

As you can see, the trip is jam packed with surfing lessons and fun, but don’t worry! No previous knowledge is necessary because our Professional Surfing Guides will teach you everything you need to know!

So whether you’re new to the craft or an experienced surfer, the 14 Day South African Surfing EduTour will be something you’ll never forget, and never want to leave!

Typical day


Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town 

DAY 2: Surf Lesson & Camps Bay/Clifton 
DAY 3: Surf Lesson & Table Mountain 
DAY 4: Surf Lesson & Sea Point Cycle 
DAY 5: Surf Lesson & Cape Point/Boulders 
DAY 6: Surf Lesson, Kalk Bay Harbor, Wine Tasting & Chapman's Peak 
DAY 7: Two Surf Lessons & Lunch 
DAY 8: Travel Day To Sedgefield 
DAY 9: Surf Lesson & Riverside Café 
DAY 10: Surf Lesson & Garden Route Road Trip 
DAY 11: Surf Lesson & Visit to the Supertubes 
DAY 12: Dawn Patrol Surf Lesson & Cango Caves 
DAY 13: Travel Day Back to Cape Town Via Route 62 
DAY 14: Departure Day 

Free-time activities

Abseil Table Mountain
Cycle along Sea Point Promenade to the Waterfront
Two Oceans Aquarium
Sunset Boat Cruise
Kayaking in Wilderness


In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
No skills neccessary
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Global EduTours

  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Meals (as detailed)
  • Site Entry Fees
  • Quality Accommodation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Airport Transfers

Airport Pickup at Cape Town International Airport
Cape Town Int. Airport (CODE: CPT)
Twin/Multi-Share (single supplement available)
Guesthouse Hotel
Food & Beverages
Day 7 Dinner not included.
All other meals included. 
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town. We assist you to find cheap flights to South Africa.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for South Africa provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in South Africa you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for South Africa.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

Tours start on the 1st Sunday of each month.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2 - 2 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$ 4,690
2 weeks (max. stay)
$ 4,690
Average fees
$ 2,345 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Global EduTours will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Global EduTours during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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South African Surfing EduTour

Join us on this truly once-in-a-lifetime adventure as we tour the best breaks South Africa has to offer – including a chance to surf J-Bay!


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