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Latitude: 34° 6.591' S
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Can't miss it, drive across to the other side of the peninsula, its all well signposted. to 'Muizenburg'.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, SouthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week-end crowdUltra crowded
- Rips / undertow
Go pretty much right out to the back (as long as your not scared of the sharkies!), unles s you're just fooling around on a longboard. Generally a beginner and longboard area. But it can cough up some pretty kiff waves for shortboarding. There is also a board and wetsuit rental place (Gary's surf school) literally across from the beach.
Muizenberg Corner webcam: www.thecornersurfshop.com/webcam
By MSG , 21-10-2010
lame - Mak,if you "hate" Berg so much, why even paddle out?
You'd be helping alot with the crowd situation by staying out the water and not writing crap about our spot. Thanks.
As for the "commercialism"; this spot is the stepping stone for Cape Town surfer's. Don't believe me? Then come watch the local groms surf. Those laaties probably surf better than you!
I agree with Nick. This place has got some decent waves when it's on. Clearly all of you that have negative comments about this spot have only surfed it because there was nothing else going at the time.
This place has dedicated locals who tear the waves to sh!t, yet remain chilled under the crowd pressure. They are the ones who are here everyday, checking out the line up. Don't like what i have to say? Tough. Don't paddle out and give the "beginners" more space in the water!
By Anonymous , 17-11-2007
Try False Bay Mike.. - No bru, not quite, head to the false bay side not the atlantic.. Muizenberg is just before Kalk Bay, at the end of a long stretch of beach that leads almost all the way to Strand, which in my opinion is a better spot for beginners. Check a map out, cheers, J
By email@example.com , 06-11-2006
- hey is this spot close to Bloue burg strant im comeing to cape town for christmas and i want to know where to surf which isnt completly impossible because i have just started to can u let me know pls thx mikey
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