South Africa

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

South Africa's kaleidoscopic 1,800-mile coastline is bordered to the east by the Indian Ocean and to the west by the South Atlantic Ocean, and is trimmed with first-rate surf breaks of every description. South Africa is also home to the oldest and best-established surf culture outside of America and Australia. The country can be divided into four main surfing regions: 1) The warm KwaZulu-Natal C...

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