Best surfing in Cape Town

Check out the top surfing in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Muizenberg Beach
1. Muizenberg Beach
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110 local reviews
Beach Rd, Muizenberg
+27 21 480 7700
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Gerard
Muizenberg beach with its shallow, warm water is ideal for family fun. Wade, walk, jump, splash or ride a…
Alexander
Beach! Great for a walk, a swim, or a surfing lesson from Gary's Surf Shop. Well supplied with restaurants,…
The Muize
The iconic beach of Muizenberg is steeped in History. Surfers from all over the world gather here and the…
1. Muizenberg Beach
1. Muizenberg Beach
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110 local reviews
Beach Rd, Muizenberg
+27 21 480 7700
Gerard
Gerard
Muizenberg beach with its shallow, warm water is ideal for family fun. Wade, walk, jump, splash or ride a wave. Dont know how? Any one of…
Alexander
Alexander
Beach! Great for a walk, a swim, or a surfing lesson from Gary's Surf Shop. Well supplied with restaurants, an open-air 'gym' and the…
The Muize
The Muize
The iconic beach of Muizenberg is steeped in History. Surfers from all over the world gather here and the scene is buzzing with activities,…
2. Derde Steen
2. Derde Steen
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34 local reviews
Derde Steen, Cape Farms
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Dale
On its day a sublime wave for surfing - and you can walk for miles and hardly see anyone, just long flat…
Andrew
On its day a sublime wave for surfing - and you can walk for miles and hardly see anyone, just long flat…
2. Derde Steen
2. Derde Steen
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34 local reviews
Derde Steen, Cape Farms
Dale
Dale
On its day a sublime wave for surfing - and you can walk for miles and hardly see anyone, just long flat stretches of beach and a pounding…
Andrew
Andrew
On its day a sublime wave for surfing - and you can walk for miles and hardly see anyone, just long flat stretches of beach and a pounding…
3. Muizenberg
3. Muizenberg
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95 local reviews
Muizenberg, Muizenberg
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David & Amanda
This is the Cape Town home of beginner surfing and the only beach with truly warm water (well, as warm as it…
Mariamne
Warm swimming water, early bird to avoid the winds. Surfing for beginners. Shops, restaurants. Beautiful…
Tracey
Stunning seaside restaurants such as Tigers Milk, Primi and Knead all overlooking Muizenberg surf. The striped…
3. Muizenberg
3. Muizenberg
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95 local reviews
Muizenberg, Muizenberg
David & Amanda
David & Amanda
This is the Cape Town home of beginner surfing and the only beach with truly warm water (well, as warm as it gets). More of a laidback,…
Mariamne
Mariamne
Warm swimming water, early bird to avoid the winds. Surfing for beginners. Shops, restaurants. Beautiful surroundings. There are trains…
Tracey
Tracey
Stunning seaside restaurants such as Tigers Milk, Primi and Knead all overlooking Muizenberg surf. The striped horse offers pub ambience…
4. Big Bay
4. Big Bay
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41 local reviews
Big Bay, Big Bay
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Robin
A great location for Kite surfing, surfing, wakeboarding, SUP-ping (stand up paddle) and long walks on beach,…
Brendan
Big Bay Beach and its contemporary, Little Bay, are the two beaches of Bloubergstrand in Cape Town. These…
Nawahl
Get there by bus, the Atlantic. This place is famous for surfing in Cape Town. Great place for beginners and…
4. Big Bay
4. Big Bay
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41 local reviews
Big Bay, Big Bay
Robin
Robin
A great location for Kite surfing, surfing, wakeboarding, SUP-ping (stand up paddle) and long walks on beach, or you can spend your day…
Brendan
Brendan
Big Bay Beach and its contemporary, Little Bay, are the two beaches of Bloubergstrand in Cape Town. These beaches are divided by a rocky…
Nawahl
Nawahl
Get there by bus, the Atlantic. This place is famous for surfing in Cape Town. Great place for beginners and experienced alike to catch…
5. Bloubergstrand
5. Bloubergstrand
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51 local reviews
Bloubergstrand, Bloubergstrand
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Juliet
Awesome location for kite-surfing. With a constant wind off shore, if this is your sport of choice, this is…
Guy
This is the long beach where the iconic photos with Table Mountain on the horizon are taken. It is also the go…
Rixie
This is where you will see Table Mountain like you see it as a table on photos. The best place to take photos…
5. Bloubergstrand
5. Bloubergstrand
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51 local reviews
Bloubergstrand, Bloubergstrand
Juliet
Juliet
Awesome location for kite-surfing. With a constant wind off shore, if this is your sport of choice, this is the place to be. With…
Guy
Guy
This is the long beach where the iconic photos with Table Mountain on the horizon are taken. It is also the go to place for kite surfing…
Rixie
Rixie
This is where you will see Table Mountain like you see it as a table on photos. The best place to take photos of Table Mountain and also…
6. Strand Beach
6. Strand Beach
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38 local reviews
Strand Beach, Strand
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Wessel
Strand Beach have the most stunning sunsets on a beutiful evening. Ideal for swimming in the sea and have…
Oswald
New and updated waterfront with, free beach walks, free swimming and surfing, tanning, picnic, safe beaches…
Clifford
We walk this beach three times a week at the crack of dawn. It's long and wide, and gets busy in holiday…
6. Strand Beach
6. Strand Beach
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38 local reviews
Strand Beach, Strand
Wessel
Wessel
Strand Beach have the most stunning sunsets on a beutiful evening. Ideal for swimming in the sea and have great fun with family and…
Oswald
Oswald
New and updated waterfront with, free beach walks, free swimming and surfing, tanning, picnic, safe beaches with life savers, stunning…
Clifford
Clifford
We walk this beach three times a week at the crack of dawn. It's long and wide, and gets busy in holiday season. It's great for swimming,…
7. Kommetjie
7. Kommetjie
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22 local reviews
Kommetjie, Kommetjie
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Neville
Kommetjie has plenty to offer - some of the best surfing in the world - the last Victorian steel Light house…
Rosemary
There is a beautiful walk from the Lagoon along a path next to the sea past Fynbos to the Slangkop lighthouse…
Jacqui
Starting point for surfing, walks, outings to the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point
7. Kommetjie
7. Kommetjie
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22 local reviews
Kommetjie, Kommetjie
Neville
Neville
Kommetjie has plenty to offer - some of the best surfing in the world - the last Victorian steel Light house in South Africa at Slangkop - a…
Rosemary
Rosemary
There is a beautiful walk from the Lagoon along a path next to the sea past Fynbos to the Slangkop lighthouse. It is also a good surfing and…
Jacqui
Jacqui
Starting point for surfing, walks, outings to the Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point
8. Muizenberg
8. Muizenberg
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19 local reviews
Beach, Cape Town
Train stationEstablishment
Gerard
Muizenberg beach with its shallow, warm water is ideal for family fun. Wade, walk, jump, splash or ride a…
Erika
Come to Muizenburg to see the iconic colored huts along the beach or to go for a surfing lesson! The waves…
Pearl-Anne
One of the worlds most famous surfing beaches.
8. Muizenberg
8. Muizenberg
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19 local reviews
Beach, Cape Town
Gerard
Gerard
Muizenberg beach with its shallow, warm water is ideal for family fun. Wade, walk, jump, splash or ride a wave. Dont know how? Any one of…
Erika
Erika
Come to Muizenburg to see the iconic colored huts along the beach or to go for a surfing lesson! The waves here are typically very good for…
Pearl-Anne
Pearl-Anne
One of the worlds most famous surfing beaches.
9. Surfers Corner
9. Surfers Corner
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18 local reviews
56 Beach Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
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Surfer’s Corner at Muizenberg is a popular surfing spot, and is only about a 30-minute drive from the Cape…
Stacey And Conrad
Surfers corner is a local surfing spot and the start of Muizenberg beach which at 20km long is great for some…
Chelsey
Visit Muizenberg Beach front, which is rather upbeat and has many different returants to indulge in. If you…
9. Surfers Corner
9. Surfers Corner
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18 local reviews
56 Beach Rd, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Michael
Surfer’s Corner at Muizenberg is a popular surfing spot, and is only about a 30-minute drive from the Cape Town city centre. The waves…
Stacey And Conrad
Stacey And Conrad
Surfers corner is a local surfing spot and the start of Muizenberg beach which at 20km long is great for some serious beachwalking. We often…
Chelsey
Chelsey
Visit Muizenberg Beach front, which is rather upbeat and has many different returants to indulge in. If you would like to take up some…
10. Noordhoek Beach
10. Noordhoek Beach
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113 local reviews
Noordhoek Beach, Noordhoek
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Sharon
Noordhoek Beach is at the end of long beach just under Chapman's Peak, again there are wonderful waves for…
Adele
The longest and most beautiful wild beach in Cape Town. Perfect for walking in silent contemplation, surfing,…
Marike
Stunning, long sandy beach - perfect for walking, playing, horse riding and surfing.
10. Noordhoek Beach
10. Noordhoek Beach
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113 local reviews
Noordhoek Beach, Noordhoek
Sharon
Sharon
Noordhoek Beach is at the end of long beach just under Chapman's Peak, again there are wonderful waves for surfing. It is incredibly…
Adele
Adele
The longest and most beautiful wild beach in Cape Town. Perfect for walking in silent contemplation, surfing, jogging and watching the…
Marike
Marike
Stunning, long sandy beach - perfect for walking, playing, horse riding and surfing.
11. Surf Emporium Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School
11. Surf Emporium Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School
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23 local reviews
Surf Emporium Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School, Muizenberg
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 788 8687
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Elizabeth
For a unique surfing experience catering for all your surfing needs. Situated on the beach front. For surf…
Ashleigh
A friendly, fun, safe environment, professional coaches and good facilities make this the perfect place for…
Lynnette V
Surfing is Muizenberg Muizenberg is surfing the one and only Surfer''s Corner. International, world records,…
11. Surf Emporium Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School
11. Surf Emporium Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School
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23 local reviews
Surf Emporium Surf and Stand Up Paddle Board Shop and School, Muizenberg
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 788 8687
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
For a unique surfing experience catering for all your surfing needs. Situated on the beach front. For surf lessons, or hiring equipment. …
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
A friendly, fun, safe environment, professional coaches and good facilities make this the perfect place for your South African surfing…
Lynnette V
Lynnette V
Surfing is Muizenberg Muizenberg is surfing the one and only Surfer''s Corner. International, world records, full moon surf walks
12. Eden On the Bay
12. Eden On the Bay
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24 local reviews
Otto du Plessis Dr, Bloubergstrand
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Shopping mallPoint of interestEstablishment
Des
Lots of restaurants on the beach front with iconic mountain and sea views. There is often live music at the…
Tanya
This is a lifestyle centre / mall with restaurants, coffee shops and bars. There a few shops selling kite…
Eugene
Wind surfing and kite surfing destination, and regular board surfing for great waves. Kit can be hired at…
12. Eden On the Bay
12. Eden On the Bay
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24 local reviews
Otto du Plessis Dr, Bloubergstrand
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Des
Des
Lots of restaurants on the beach front with iconic mountain and sea views. There is often live music at the restaurants. For live music, go…
Tanya
Tanya
This is a lifestyle centre / mall with restaurants, coffee shops and bars. There a few shops selling kite gear, clothing, this and that and…
Eugene
Eugene
Wind surfing and kite surfing destination, and regular board surfing for great waves. Kit can be hired at Eden on the Bay at a variety of…