Ponta Malongane

Continent
Africa
Country
Mozambique
Next Big City
Maputo, Richards Bay
Next Town
David
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Animals, Reefs, Rocks
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Real good waves in the outside and choppy water in the inside with the low tide. At some places you can't see the rocks below you, which can be rather dangerous for obvious reasons, but also because the sea urchins on this coastline are deadly. Never go walking on the rocks without your shoes.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Soft sand, loads of space for rigging.

Wind

Best Months:
August, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE, SE
Main Direction:
NE, SE

Ponto Malongane is situated in a smaller bay, and thus gets more of the sideonshore wind - the Northeaster. About 8-20 knots.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

From Johannesburg in South Africa, you should go east towards the N2 highway. Your landmark towns are Ermelo, Pongola and Kosi Bay. But if you travel from Durban (in SA) then just follow the N2 north - it ends by the SA border to Mozambique. North of Ponto de Oura.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information