Dakhla Surf Safari, 7 Days, Surf Expedition, Morocco
From: CHF 860
Experience the Dakhla Surf Safari, where the Sahara desert meets the Atlantic Ocean, the wild and rugged coastline north and south of Dakhla hides secret barreling waves, deserted longboarding point breaks, A-frame slabs, virgin beaches, and no surfers.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging Adventure Holidays
Group Size Small Group
Dakhla Surf Safari
Join our Dakhla surf safari. With a spectacular coast, there are countless surf spots and epic waves to make this surf in Sahara an unforgettable lifetime surf experience. Where the Sahara desert meets the Atlantic Ocean, the wild and rugged coastline north and south of Dakhla hides secret barreling waves, deserted longboarding point breaks, A-frame slabs, virgin beaches and no surfers.
Explore and uncover the secrets of the Sahara with us. We have done over 50 Dakhla surf tours Safari before, we know where to go so that you’ll score the best waves for the conditions we have. Be ready for a lifetime surf adventure.
This trip is all inclusive from the moment we pick you up from Agadir or Dakhla Airport till the moment we drop you off. Camel kebabs are a typical Saharan food, delicious and healthy and there’s plenty of fresh fish, perfect for a post-surf beach barbecue. Our chef makes the most delicious barbecues and tajines.
Situated on the north-west coast of Africa, Morocco is exposed to the frontal lows coming off North America, pumping out solid north and north-west ground swell that charges the Moroccan coastline. While the winter storms in the northern hemisphere give Europe rain, cold temperatures and strong on-shore flow, in Morocco the sun shines and the surf is going off.
The coastline of Morocco looks like it’s been drawn by Picasso with a density of breaks and a variety of surf qualities, providing unreal surf potential. There is more to the surf in Morocco than one may think, from long 500-metre peelers to shallow death-defying slabs, there are waves that suit all ability levels. Our knowledge of the Moroccan coastline gives us the advantage to score the best waves with the conditions we have on any given day.
There is surf in Morocco all year round but for those seeking heavy barrels or long carvable peelers, the main surf season starts from October to March.
Surf In Sahara
Top world-class waves, Un-surfed and secret spots scattered along over 1500 km of coast. There is a big chance that you will be the first ever to surf some spots. Empty surf, good and bad. If you see a surfer in the Sahara you feel like you want to have a chat. Generally, you’re pretty much guaranteed to have the waves to yourself. There is a variety of quality waves – beach-breaks, reef, slabs and point-breaks. Sahara is not an easy surf trip – expect long drives and hikes in the desert to get to surf spots. Hot weather in the day and cold temperature at night. People in the Sahara are friendly and welcoming. As you travel south through towns and villages you feel like travelling back in time. Surf is unpredictable, it is similar to a game of hit and run where experience makes all the difference. Surfing the Sahara desert coast is truly a lifetime surf experience.
Getting To Morocco
These surf trips start from Agadir. To get here you can either fly directly into Agadir airport, which is well served by budget airlines from across Europe, or you can fly into Marrakech, which has a greater range of direct flights. We recommend using Momondo or Sky Scanner to find the best flight options.
Transfers to and from Agadir airport and bus station are included in all packages. Marrakesh airport transfers are included for groups of four people or more.
If you have an EU, US, Canada, AUS or NZ Passport then, so long as your visit is for no more than ninety days a visa is not needed. Your passport must be valid for three months from the date of entry into Morocco. South Africans will need a visa – you can get this from your nearest Moroccan Embassy.
Travel Insurance is essential and you are responsible for making sure you have adequate travel and health cover for your stay in Morocco. We do not accept any responsibility for surf injuries, loss or damage to property during surf trips.
Activity Level: Challenging
This trip is suited to intermediate to advanced surfers. If you’re not a good surfer, you will still have an amazing time but will not be able to take advantage of the amazing, often remote waves that we will be searching.