What's your surf level?

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Find out about your level and which surf trips are best for you!

What's your surf level? 

Around 30% of our guests never touched a surfboard before. Some are more experienced surfers looking to score good conditions with old and new friends.

Read below to find out more about your surf level and what's the right surf trip for you.

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Never Surfed Before


"I have never surfed before and I would like to stand up on a surfboard. I can swim."


Learn about surfing etiquette, safety in the water and surf equipment. Learn to stand up on the surfboard in the whitewater and progress towards riding unbroken waves!


Find the perfect surf trip & catch your first waves.

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Beginner Surfer


"I have tried surfing a few times before and would like to catch more waves, start riding them and turning left and right."


Improve your paddling skills and pop-up on the surfboard. Learn to get to pass the breaking waves to reach the line-up and start riding green waves. Work on your positioning and stance.


Find the perfect surf trip for Beginner surfers.

Advanced Beginner


"I'm starting to catch and surf green waves on my own. I'd like to improve my timing, positioning and stance and become more independent in the water."


Improve your ability to read the ocean, position yourself in the line-up and catch the waves on your own with the right timing. Gain experience reaching the line-up and being a safe and autonomous surfer in the water.


Find the perfect surf trip for Advanced Beginner surfers.

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Intermediate surfer


“I can reach the line-up and surf on my own. I can catch green waves consistently, riding the shoulder right and left in shoulder to head high waves.”


Improve your paddling and positioning in the water, master the basics like a solid bottom turn and the skills to duckdive better to get to the line-up. Start getting comfortable in different conditions by always getting in the water with experienced surf guides.


2x video analysis and “always-on” guiding.
Join the Surf Explorer Surf Trips: Fuerteventura, Mirleft, Algarve.  

Advanced Intermediate


“I am a confident surfer, can can take off in most wave conditions and I am working on my manoeuvres. I want to surf fun conditions and know the area better.”


Surf a variety of wave conditions and focus on improving your technique with 2x/week video analysis. Learn how to position yourself on the peak and generate speed on the wave, starting from the bottom turn and the top turn. Discover the area and various surf spots.


2x video analysis and “always-on” guiding.
Join the Surf Explorer Surf Trips: Fuerteventura, Mirleft, Algarve.

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Advanced Surfer


“I am a more experienced surfer. I want to surf my brains out and score quality waves.”


Score good surf with friends and discover a new destination.


Get in touch for the best recommendation.

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Take your next surf trip with full safety & flexibility!

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1. Protection before & during your surf trip

We introduced a brand new  optional cancellation & medical insurance service.
With this you can:
- Get a refund in case you get Covid-19 or if you're not able to travel due to severe illness.
- Get a refund in case you had close contact with a Covid-19 infected and have to go into quarantine before departure date.
- Get 24/7 travel assistance.
- Get medical assistance during your surf trip.

Add the optional cancellation insurance during the booking process!

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2. Book safely!

If the government of the surf trip destination decides to close its borders and prevents you from entering the country – or if it imposes a mandatory quarantine period on arrival – The Surf Tribe will be forced to cancel the trip and the entire amount paid will be returned to you in form of a ‘The Surf Tribe Voucher’ with a 12 months validity, to be used for any future surf adventure with us without any additional cancellation fee*.

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3. Reduced booking deposit

We're now giving everyone the chance of confirming your spot in advance on any of our upcoming surf trips by paying just a 100€ deposit. Balance the remaining amount 60 days before departure to complete your booking and join us in the line-up!

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4. Reschedule free of charge!

Our notice period was initially 60 days, but now it’s just 30 days. This means you can change your trip, for any reason, up to 30 days before your scheduled departure date. No hassle, no questions asked, and no charge. If you choose to amend your booking, you can select any new departure date. We’re very flexible, and will work on a case-by-case basis to ensure the best solution is found for you!

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5. Safe and reliable partners

With all our local partners we have ensured that the regulations adopted by the host country to deal with the Covid-19 situation are maintained and observed.

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6. We're here to help

We want you to have full confidence when booking any of our upcoming trips. It's easy to get in touch with us: we're always stoked to talk surf adventures and advise you on what's best for you and your friend!

Here you can check out the latest travel condition policies for Portugal, Morocco, Italy (FAQ) and Spain (Canary Islands).

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*For any other eventuality our Terms & Conditions apply.

See you soon in the line-up!
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