Continent
Africa
Country
South Africa
Next Big City
Cape Town
Next Town
Langebaan
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Flat, warm water. Some wind chop through the channel but otherwise smooth. The Lagoon has several places to sail and space is not an issue.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
No information
Hazards:
Shells
Beach Users:
No information

Sandy beach, plenty of room for launching and landing. Some shells on the beach, but plenty of sand.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
SE, SSE, S, SSW, SW, NW
Main Direction:
SE, SSE, S, SSW, SW, NW

Plenty of wind and you can ride most days in the week. Sideshore winds from the left in summer and the right in winter. SE winds are the norm for summer with NW's in the winter. Our season runs from September to April, with plenty of riding in the off season.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Take the R27 North for 100kms and get to Langebaan. At the third stop street, turn right and follow the road round until you hit the water. Rent a car or use the JoJo bus to get there.

Extra information

Rules
None

We have waves down wind at Mykonos and on the Atlantic side have one of the best waves for riding on the coastline, Swartriet. The water there is not so warm. Winter brings big waves.

Nightlife

No information