Get your surf on: Essential surf gear
Catching your very first wave is an unforgettable experience. Not only is surfing a great way to move your body and be fit, but it allows you time by yourself, immersed in nature surrounded by the big blue ocean. For surfers, it truly doesn’t get any better than that. South Africa has some of the best beaches for surfing around the world but before you hit the beach, let’s unpack all the sports equipment you would need. If you are a beginner, there is plenty of gear which you would need to invest in before you hit the waves, it is always helpful to be prepared and have all the essentials to make your first experience as a surfer memorable. If you’re someone who loves being prepared, you’d be delighted to hear there are many sporting goods stores in Cape Town which will have exactly what you’re looking for. Read our top tips below which will ensure that your first surfing experience is phenomenal.