Continent
Africa
Country
South Africa
Next Big City
Port Elizabeth
Next Town
Colchester
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon, River Mouth
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Flat water in the lagoon and wave riding on the ocean.

Beach

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

Long, sandy beach with no obstacles. Lots of space for setting up, launching and landing.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Normal

Air temperatures around 21-30°C in summer and 15-24°C in winter. Water temperature ranging from 14-23°C depending on the season. The water in the lagoon is a couple degrees warmer.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
SE, SSE, S, SSW, SW
Main Direction:
No information

Best when blowing SE, S and SW for the lagoon. 12-35 knots several days per week.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Head out of Port Elizabeth towards Bluewater Bay and Grahamstown. It is about 50 km outside of PE.

Extra information

Rules
Fees

R35 per car to enter the reserve/camp grounds. Because there is an entrance fee it is very safe.

Nightlife

You need to go to Port Elizabeth. None at this beach.