ABOUT SAFARI SURF ADVENTURES
Safari Surf Adventures is an intensive, hands on coaching tutorial program dedicated to “intermediate” skill level surfers. Our surf camps take surfers to remote locations with high quality point break surf options which are optimum for enhancing one’s surf level.
There is a time in every surfer’s learning curve, when they get to a point where the need for actual “experience” in certain waves types, conditions, and situations is the only way to not only comprehend those various situations but learn how to act and react to those situations. SSA’s goal is to expedite the learning curve of these surfers through real time surf experiences with high end surf coaches on hand to guide them.
Your Safari Surf Adventures surf camps will be led by our experienced and passionate trainers. Our trainers will guide you to level appropriate waves and employ the unique SSA training curriculum in and out of the water.
A key component of our surf camps’ teaching philosophy is video and photo reviews, helping to track your progress and giving you focussed goals to work on throughout the program. All progress tracking, photos and videos we take of you are yours to take home at the end of your SSA adventure, giving you a great reference for continued progression whenever and wherever you surf.
Our coaching program is aimed at the intermediate level surfer. To us, ‘intermediate’ level means; a solid general grasp of your equipment, relatively strong paddling skills, enough wave knowledge to put yourself in position to and actually catch an open faced wave, basic bottom and top turns are easy for this surfer to achieve.
We run performance camps to relatively remote locations with world class surf ~ focussing on point breaks – rock, reef, sand. We aim to help our clients experience real surf progression under the watchful eyes and tutelage of our high end surf coaches (ISA — International Surf Association — Level 2 or equivalent & Lifeguard as well as first aid). We also ensure our clients quality, established accommodation at ever location allowing guests to relax and enjoy their vacation and surroundings.
The ocean is our playground. As surfers, we are exposed to the frontline between a diverse, clean and thriving aquatic world, and the increasing impact that our species is having on the environmental balance.
The last few decades alone have seen huge increases in marine pollution, floating marine plastics and a correlated decrease in biodiversity and healthy marine life. Safari Surf Adventures was founded with an absolute commitment to being part of the solution as opposed to being part of the problem.
"Andrew and I are so grateful we had the opportunity to experience Rote with SSA. I thought the accommodation was amazing. The SSA coach's professionalism, organizational skills, surfing ability, creative and therapeutic yoga skills and local knowledge was what made our surf trip so successful." ROTE ISLAND, INDONESIA ~ 2017
"The trip was super great. The adventure I had hoped for. I went in with no expectations so everything was a delightful surprise. The staff are exceptional in every way. I loved the SSA coach so much! Our pro mentor was fun to be around and inspirational." ROTE ISLAND, INDONESIA ~ 2017
"SSA's help with flights and logistics was great. Overall it was one of the best surf trips I have done the people and the place were amazing." ROTE ISLAND, INDONESIA ~ 2017
"The coaches were truly excellent, as was the hotel and the hotel staff. The coaches truly helped me to understand wave selection and direction better than I had ever before. I am very happy that you put this trip together and that I went with you. I was considering taking the trip on my own, but believe I could not have overcome the language barrier nor understood the wave nearly as well on my own." CHICAMA, PERU ~ 2017
"It was a really great week – the organisation was great, the small size of the group worked really well, the surf instruction was really helpful and very tailored to each of our needs and the resort was comfortable, laid back and very enjoyable. I had a great week and would definitely consider going on another SSA adventure (and have already started looking!)." CHICAMA, PERU ~ 2019
"Dirk and gang. Thanks for sending the pictures and videos. It made me very "homesick" for our time in Chicama. We had a great time and what made it extra special was getting to know each of you and spending quality time together. Hope to see all of you sometime soon." CHICAMA, PERU ~ 2019
Indeed it was a brilliant surfing and human experience! It has been hard to shake the memories and return to the much less thrilling everyday… Thanks so much to you Dirk for a seamless organisation, Dani, for yoga and support in and outside the water, and Javier for top notch surfing instructions. And for everyone for the camaraderie and the fun! PERU, CHICAMA ~ 2019