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Surf & Stay - Pumula Surf Camp in Port Shepstone, South Africa

Surf camp package

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

What is included:

7 Surf Lessons or Surf guiding
Including all equipment for the lesson/guiding
7 Delicious Breakfasts

EXTRAs available:


from $229.17

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Our surf house is situated in Pumula, which means "peaceful resting place" in isiZulu, one of our national languages. We are surrounded by indigenous bush and mangrove forests, see the fish eagles soar and hear them call, the bushbuck come grazing in our entrance, lots of stunning birds and wildlife.
The beach is a short stroll away, Pumula beach is great for fishing, surfing, diving, snorkeling and just chilling. It has stunning rock pools and abundant sea life. Pumula is a small seaside village in a great community. Check out the Nivonia shipwreck on Pumula Beach.
There are plenty of waves to choose from, waves for all levels.

The Place

An old fisherman's cottage lovingly converted into our Surf House, a short walk away is our stunning, uncrowded, beach, waves for all levels, we can accommodate 12 people, weather is sub tropical, sunshine, warm water and waves all year. We offer surf lessons and surf guiding for all levels. A variety of beaches and waves to choose from. Our Surf House is super chilled, we have a huge garden overlooking the stunning indigenous mangrove forest. Relax on our large deck, have a barbecue with friends, dinner under the stars. Amazing sunset views. Surf Lessons, learn to surf, or progress to the next level, yoga sessions and SUP tours. We are the longest running surf school in our area, established 2009.
We have stunning uncrowded beaches, great surf, great diving spots, lots of adventure sports close by and amazing hikes.We also do yoga sessions on our stunning deck overlooking the forest, listen to the birds chirping and the river running while you stretch, breathe and inhale the fresh seaside air. Stand Up paddle board tours are done on one of our stunning estuaries. A great, relaxing but muscle building way to see the beauty, and enjoy the tranquility.
We run Surf, Sup Yoga weekends, as well as Surf n Skate weekends. Free mangrove walking tours, and free tour to local surf factory. We also offer a variety of other tours. So, book a spot with us and come experience true beauty in our little piece of heaven.
We have a pack of friendly dogs and some cats on the property


  • Bath Towels
  • Beach Towels
  • DVD
  • Kitchen
  • Parking (free)
  • TV
  • WIFI (free)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Free shuttle bus to town centre
  • Laundry
  • Massage
  • Sundeck
  • Surfboard hire
  • Surfboard Storage Area
  • Washer
  • Westuit storage area
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Breakfast (additional)
  • Breakfast (included)
  • Dinner (additional)
  • Honesty Bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Skateboard hire
  • Snorkeling
  • SUP
  • Surf school
  • Yoga

Getting there

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We provide Airport Transfers from and to Durban and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: R1200.00
  • Price for more than 4: R900.00
  • - Nearest Airport: Durban
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 140km
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 1.5hrs
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Surf Lessons Available


Justin Maisch

Having surfed in many places around the world, I decided that home is where the heart it, I started my surf school and surf camp in my home village, a stunning chilled seaside village. We have great waves. Its a gem of a place, sunshine all year round crystal clean warm water. average temperature in winter is around 24 degrees

Main Surf Beach: Pumula and Umzumbe Beach

Surf Lessons we offer:

Kids Surf Lessons

We offer lessons for kids aged 6 years old and up, our instructors will find the best and safest location for the kids to learn, parents must be close by. Board and rash vest included, waters are warm so not much need for suits. Max instructor to kid ratio is 4

Beginner Surf Lessons

Our lessons are 2 hours per day and include surfboard and wetsuit, student ratio 1:6, the beginners lessons are taught in waist deep water, you will learn everything from standing techniques to turning and finally paddling to the outside and learning how to catch the right wave.

Intermediate Surf Lessons

We will take you to the best waves for your ability and the best location, lessons are 2 hours long and include surfboard and wetsuit (if needed). Instructor to student ratio 1:6 You will learn how waves are formed, how weather conditions effect the surf and be given step by step guidance that will have you up and riding the right waves in no time

Advanced Surf Lessons

Private Surf Lessons

We do one on one private lessons too, please inquire at The Surf Camp

Surf Guide

We have very experienced surf instructors that can be you surf guide to wherever you desire to go, please inquiry at The Surf Camp or via email


We offer yoga twice a day either on our outside deck, on the beach or inside the surf camp house

SUP Lessons

SUP tours on our stunning naturally beautiful Estuaries

Surf conditions in Port Shepstone


  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due at check in.


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