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Enticing Surf Camp Senegal

Are you curious to see how exotic Senegal is? Come surfing with Quicksilver Boardriders Dakar and you will witness the paradise of Senegal. With the experienced surf guide, Pantcho, you will discover all the subtleties of the peninsula of Dakar and its surroundings, including the mythical wave of Ngor and the barreling wave of Ouakam. These are the things you cannot miss!

Highlights

  • Surfari tours
  • Daily surf with surf guide
  • Free use of surf boards & wetsuits
  • Free use of 2 stand up paddle boards
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily breakfast

Skill level

  • Beginner

Styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

The Boardriders Surf Camp, situated behind the Quicksilver Shop, operates as a hostel / B&B. Just a 5-minute drive from the airport and conveniently located between the best surf spots in Dakar, you can make the most of the Senegalese capital’s waves, scenic beaches, and sightseeing. The house consists of 5 single rooms, double bed with mosquito net, and air conditioning. They also have 4 bedrooms, 1 with fan and private bath.

Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • 3 bikes
  • Basketball court
  • Ping pong table
  • Slack-line
  • Mini skate ramp
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pétanque
  • Various sports equipment

Note: Dinner is available at the Surf Camp at 6000 FCFA per meal.

Quicksilver Boardriders Dakar Surf Camp in Senegal Program

Upon your arrival at the airport, they will be at your service to make sure you feel safe and comfortable. This is especially convenient for night flights. They will make sure that you are optimizing your surfing time by choosing the best spots and the best possible conditions for your level. Start each morning with their complimentary breakfast and an early start to the day surfing with your surf guide Pantcho.

He has already checked the surf and is ready to take you to the best spot considering wave conditions and your surf level. With 30 years of experience surfing around the world and several championship titles in Senegal’s competitive surfing, Pantcho will accompany you throughout your surfing sessions and welcome you with the same spirit of hospitality felt throughout Senegal to the Boardriders House.

Instructors

Francois “Pantcho” Kirié
Lifetime surfer and longterm resident of Senegal, Francois Kirié aka Pantcho, has made the country of Teranga (Senegalese hospitality) his home for that past 15 years. With thirty-years of experience surfing around the world and several championship titles in Senegal’s competitive surfing, Pantcho will accompany you throughout your surfing sessions and welcome you with the same spirit of hospitality felt throughout Senegal to our Boardriders House.

Location

With reef breaks, point breaks, and beach breaks, Senegal is sure to leave a lasting impression as a world class surfing destination. The surf conditions on the peninsula of Dakar vary greatly. It is rare to surf the same spot all day. Pantcho is there to take into account the direction and size of the waves, tides, strength and wind direction in a way only someone who knows the area inside and out could measure. With accessible means of transport by boat and truck, you are guaranteed to surf the best waves at the best time. They can also arrange all day surf trips to the coast further north or south of the country if you'd like, just 100 kilometers from the Boardriders House.

Food

On this retreat, breakfast will be served every morning. Daily, visitors are welcome at the bar for a drink, swim in the pool, or lunches from 12 p.m. to 15 p.m. Every Sunday, brunch is held from 10.30 p.m. to 13.30 p.m. You can go to the bar near the Boardriders House that opens during the opening hours of the shop. Breakfast is included while dinner is available at the Surf Camp at 6000 FCFA per meal.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Attend L’Ecole Surf Attitude Surf School
  • Visit and shop at Quicksilver Boardriders Dakar Surf Shop

What's included

  • 1 alaia
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • A boat driver to access and surf safely to various spots
  • Airport transfers
  • Boards and wetsuits rental
  • Daily breakfast
  • Diving mask for snorkeling
  • Free use of 2 stand up paddle boards
  • Pick up truck
  • Surf guide with boat and pick up

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
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