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Hibiscous Surf Camp - Port Shepstone, KwaZulu Natal. South Africa

INTRODUCTION

Pumula Surf Camp Overall rating: 5 out of 5 based on 1 reviews.
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What we love about the Pumula area is the lush bush areas, the real sense of community and great village life.

 

The Surf Camp is unique in location, almost in the bush but just a short walk to the beach, our philosophy is to show people how we live our life, and for guests to feel at home and become one of the family.

 

Our staff are locals, with a great knowledge of the local surf, surf spots, and the whole area. They will take you to all the best places.

 

There are tons of hikes, nature reserves, dive sites, restaurants etc all close by. For the adrenaline junkies, just a short 40min drive away, you can do the longest, highest zipline or take a swing on the highest gorge swing. We are open all year round, as we have continuous sunshine all year, warm waters, and good waves. The average winter temperature is anywhere between 18 and 25 degrees.

 

We welcome all levels of surfing and all levels of yoga, from total beginners to advanced. Whatever your ability and even if you just want to come chill and not do anything, you are more than welcome to come check us out

THE ACCOMMODATION

Rooms

FAMILY ROOM

Queen sized bed

1 Bunk Bed

Can be used as a 4 sleeper family room or a 3 sleeper dorm room

 

PRIVATE DOUBLE ROOM

Queen sized bed

 

DORM ROOM

2 bunk beds (sleeps 4 people)

 

TWIN ROOM

Smallish, twin room, sleeps 2 in 2 single beds, can be used privately or shared

 

Facilities

  • Living area
  • Dining area
  • Free wifi
  • Movies on the hard drive
  • No bar , but we do sell alcoholic beverages
  • Lovely gatherings around the fire
  • Massive deck on the outside dining area
  • Laundry

Meals

BREAKFAST – 7am – 9am

  • Fresh fruits
  • Muesli
  • Yoghurt
  • Smoothies
  • Fresh free range eggs

 

LUNCH – 12:30 to 2pm

  • Homemade breads
  • Spreads
  • Salads

 

DINNER – 6pm to 9pm

  • Homemade chicken pie
  • Various vegetarian meals
  • Seafood barbeques, traditional BBQ (braai’s) traditional South African foods and much more. 
  • Vegetarians and vegans more then welcome, just let us know in advance.
  • You can also use our kitchen to prepare your own meals if you want.

THE ACTIVITIES

Our Summer season is from September right through to March. Winter from March through to October. Ocean conditions are great, warm water all year round, summer is the ultimate time to learn to surf, and winter is best for getting the right waves for the more advanced surfers

 

Normal Camp activities vary according to the ocean tides, our surf lessons work better on low tides, so we time camp life around surf lessons.

 

Early morning low tides: early rise, smoothie to start, off to the beach, we sometimes do breakfast on the beach and yoga on the beach, so we head to the beach early and hang out till lunch time, so surfing, yoga and eating on the beach.

 

Some mornings yoga will be done on the yoga deck before surfing. We go with the flow and see what works best for you, our customer and we figure out exact times once you are here.

 

We do surf lessons daily 1-2 hours a day, we can do private lessons or group lessons depending on what you want. Lessons consist of theory and practical. We will head down to the beach together. All equipment is provided. We do take photos of your surfing lessons so you can come home with some great shots of you in the ocean. We do surfboard rentals as well.

 

We also have more activities available:

  • YOGA
  • FISHING
  • DIVING
  • CHILLING AT THE BEACH
  • TOUR TO THE LENGENDARY WEDGE SURFBOARDS FACTORY
  • LOCAL TOURS AND ADVENTURES: Educational, Nature, Cultural, Extreme, Sports & Fitness, Health & Beauty

LOCATION & GETTING HERE

Location

Situated in the peaceful, beautiful seaside village of Pumula on the kzn south coast of South Africa.  Just a 300m walk to the lush, beautiful Pumula Beach, the nearest bar/restaurant is a short 2 minutes drive away.

 

The nearest large supermarket is 15 minutes drive away, we go once a week for the camp so you welcome to hop in. Else there is a convenience store a short walk away, they will have most things you need, even a bottle store.

Getting Here

By plane you would fly in to King Shaka International Airport in Durban City, 1 and an half hour drive away from us. There is an airport shuttle that will drop you off at our camp else we offer private taxi pick up, for an extra coast. There is not much public transport, we do have an in house taxi service

PRICES & PACKAGES

Basic Package Room only

PRICES  PER NIGHT PER 3 NIGHTS PER WEEK
DORM R220pppn R660pp R1540
PRIVATE DOUBLE ROOM R550per night R1650 R3850

Explorer Package

Bed & breakfast + Surf lesson session

 

PRICES  PER NIGHT PER 3 NIGHTS PER WEEK
DORM R540pp R1620pp R3780pp
PRIVATE DOUBLE ROOM R1190 R3570 R8330

Deluxe Package

Bed + 2meals + Surf lesson/guiding + Free board rental

 

PRICES  PER NIGHT PER 3 NIGHTS PER WEEK
DORM R670pp R2010pp R4690pp
PRIVATE DOUBLE ROOM R1450 R4350 R10 150

Extra costs

Yoga class, group 2 or more people R150pp, private class R200pp

Stand Up Paddle boarding, from R300pp for 2 hour tour

Private surfing lessons: R350pp per 1 hr

Board rentals: R200.00 per day/ R1000 per week

Guide surfing

Photo package

Tours

Airport pickup R900 on way in a private taxi

 

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