The boat trip is the absolute pinnacle of surf travel dreams, but lest your dream trip should become a nightmare, there are some things you need to get right. Here are 5 factors to picking a boat trip, courtesy of the experts at LUEX.
Anyone who has ever ventured down to their local surf spot will know that they are home to a colourful bunch of people. Those who are surfers might even find themselves reading about one of the following characters thinking that it all sounds very familiar. And if you haven’t ever had the sheer joy of encountering these guys we suggest that you head on down to the beach with this guide in tow. It’s a little like birdwatching or train spotting but in our opinion far more entertaining. Enjoy!
After boasting a whopping 132 kids across four divisions at the Volcom TCT Tour 2016 Geckofish opener at Lembeng Beach in April, the Flying Fish event held at Berawa Beach yesterday eclipsed that number to push a new record of 145 contestants. The future of Indonesian surfing was definitely seen at Berawa Beach!
South Bali is experiencing a hyperinflation of tourists numbers and is therefore rapidly expanding. Nusa Dua is on the forefront of this expansion. Photos are beginning to surface on the ‘net of a rockwall extending into the impact zone of one of Bali’s quiet gems.
After an exciting Geckofish event at Pantai Lembeng (Sanur) on the 27th of April that saw a record setting 124 kids across four divisions ripping in the pumping East Side waves, now it’s time for the West Coast to show what it has to offer at the always fun Berawa Beach. So come on out […]
Surfing has always had its fiercely local breaks. It seems localism, where local surfers intimidate visiting surfers to discourage them from surfing “their” waves, doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
Continuing the Search for Indonesia’s best groms, Rip Curl kicked off Gromsearch #4 in the powerful beach break of Pantai Pajang in Bengkulu, SouthWest of Sumatra.
The sea in this area is known for producing some great waves, which are perfect for surfers. Also, the beaches are much quieter than their southern counterparts, despite most of them being located within close proximity to the large main road connecting Denpasar and Gilimanuk Port.
With that being said, here are some of the spots that you can go to if you happen to be wandering off to the western part of Bali.
Bali, the ‘Island of the Gods,’ is quite literally surf paradise: the water’s warm, the waves are plentiful and consistent, the parties are pumping, almost everyone seems to sit somewhere on the scale of hot! to downright stunning, the food is delicious and cheap, the country is beautiful, and ragging around small roads through the […]
Continuing the Search for Indonesia’s best groms, Rip Curl will be kicking off Gromsearch #4 at its most remote location yet in Bengkulu, West Sumatra. A little known hot spot for young surfing talent, Bengkulu is a fabulous stretch of beachbreaks to the south of the capital of Sumatran capital of Padang. Lying just below […]