Ride South Africa's best-known wedge wave with conveniently located surf rentals - right on Plett beach!
A surfer's paradise, Plettenberg Bay offers big barrels and clean, regular surf all year round. Renowned for the Plett Wedge - a hollow and powerful beach break that can reach record heights during the winter swell, this world-class shoreline is worth the dawn patrol - lookout for clean and glassy conditions at daybreak.
Situated in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, Plettenberg Bay is a 2hr drive from Port Elizabeth on the eastern cape. Part of the Robberg Nature Reserve World Heritage Site on the Garden Route, a mecca for international watersports nomads thanks to over 1km of world-class surf.
Surf In Plett offers wetsuit and surfboard rentals on a per day basis on Central Beach Plettenberg Bay. Suited to skill level and preference, choose from industry-standard equipment including springsuits, steamers, foamie boards for learners, funboards for intermediates and performance shortboards for advanced riders. Their knowledgeable staff will point you in the right direction, making sure you get to the best surf spot for that day's conditions and weather. They also offer tips on ocean safety and line-up etiquette.
Conditions & Spots:
- Plettenberg Bay - The Wedge
A short but zippy barrel can provide lots of fun in the right conditions. Gets insanely big at times on winter swell.
An exposed beach break, getting epic on small, clean swell with no wind. Share the lefts and rights with a school of local dolphins in stunning scenery.
- The Wreck
Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south-southeast. Ideal winds are from the west-northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights.
- Lookout Beach
Waves just as likely from local wind swell as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south-southeast. The best wind direction is from the west-northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popular wave that can sometimes get crowded.