Continent
Africa
Country
South Africa
Next Big City
Port Elizabeth
Next Town
Van Stadens
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shower, Toilet, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Animals, Currents
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
No information

Very rough, some rip currents. Big waves, but not surfable cos they are a bit choppy.

Beach

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

Long sandy beach extending all the way to Jeffrey's bay, about 150km in total. No objects etc. on the beach.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, December
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
SE, SW
Main Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SW, WSW, W

Wind conditions can be quite strong, frequently over 35 km/h.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

From Port Elizabeth, take the N2 direction Cape Town. Exit at the Van Stadens turn-off, then carry on until see signs for Maitlands River Mouth. Follow signs until you get there.

Extra information

Rules
Other

Watch out for sharks and rip currents here. No vehicles allowed on the beach.

Nightlife

No information