N'GOR Surf Lodge, Tours, Surfaris & Surf Camp - Dakar, N'gor Island. Senegal
The surfcamp is is located on the tiny island of N’gor, Africa’s westernmost point just off the coast of Dakar. Five hundred metres long and another five hundred from the mainland, this spot has become a trendy place and a surfer hideaway. Home to Senegal’s most famous wave, the right at N’gor beach, featured in “Endless Summer”.
The surfhouse enjoys a privileged location overlooking the break. Surrounded by a large, flowery garden, it offers clean, bright and airy accommodation with a cool surfing atmosphere and a breezy terrace to chill out. Guided surf tours in van or boat are organised daily to the best spots on the island and Dakar’s peninsula, including the world class right a Ouakam.
The surfhouse enjoys a privileged location on N’gor island, just in front of N’gor famous right. Large, clean an bright surfhouse with views over the Atlantic from every levels and surrounded by a large garden. Double and triple rooms as well as dorm of five. Large terrace to chill out. Breakfast and lunch at the surfhouse.
Kitchen facilities available for cooking dinner and two green groceries within walking distance. Local restaurants on the island. Barbecues and bonfires with music on the beach are regularly organised by the surf camp. If there is no swell, which hardly ever happens, fishing, snorkelling, water skiing and boat trips are organised.
Daily guided surf tours to the best spots on the island and Dakar peninsula by boat. The best wave on the island is the right N’gor and on the mainland, Secret Spot and the world class Ouakam right.
The camp is run by a Frenchman assisted by good local surfers with inside knowledge of swell conditions. At Africa’s westernmost point, Dakar Peninsula has a swell window ranging from the South East round to North – a surfer’s paradise ! November to March is the best time with the winter swells coming in from the north. The swells can be expected to be in the 2-10 ft range, offering good conditions for surfers of all levels. August to October has smaller yet consistent swells in the 3-6 ft range.
LOCATION & GETTING HERE
Cool and peaceful atmosphere on the island. A few restaurants with local specialities, bars to hang out and beaches to laze out in the sun when not surfing. The mainland is connected day and night by shuttle boats, so it is always easy to go to and get back from Dakar, the country capital. Senegal is one of the most stable democracy in Africa and is the cradle of internationally renown musicians such as Youssouf N’Dour – Peter Gabriel is a regular visitor here in search of new World Music talents. The capital, Dakar, is the busiest port in Western Africa and main stopping point for flights between Europe and South America.
The climate is tropical, the water warm and the weather dry most of the year, except for the odd showers in summer (July, August and September). The dry season is dominated by the hot Harmattan wind. Water temperatures: 18º in winter + 26º rest of the year.
Isla de N’gor Shuttle boats from N’gor island to the mainland every 15 min, day & night (5 min. crossing)
Dakar International Airport (DKR) (Air Afrique, Air France, Alitalia, Iberia, Tap, Sabena, Swiss Air)
Malaria and yellow fever vaccines recommended. Visas are not required for EU, USA and Canada citizens (90 day stay max.) Official language is French.
PRICES & PACKAGES
- 7 nights Surfhouse accommodation
- Halfboard (Breakfast & Lunch)
- Guided surf tours to the best spot on the island and Dakar peninsula by boat
- Airport Transfer
|All year||Per Week||Per Day|
|Single Room||400 EUR||60 EUR|
|Double Room||350 EUR||50 EUR|
|Triple Room||300 EUR||45 EUR|
|Dorm Room (4 pax)||250 EUR||35 EUR|
Rates are per person and do not include the material.
Board Rental = 105 EUR/week or 15 EUR/day
Rates : 150 EUR for 6 DAYS
- Surfboard and wetsuit
- Transport to the spot
- 4 hours of surf daily, broken into 2 sessions
We recommend 2 weeks to make the most of your trip !