From boards to booties and wax to hoodies, you’ll find all the surf equipment you could possibly need at any of the many reputable local surf shops in Cape Town.
Where to buy Surf Equipment
Cape Town boasts a line-up of top surf shops allocated close to most of the main beaches. And as they’re run by surf enthusiasts, they’re your best bet should you have any questions about the local breaks and surf equipment needed to enjoy it to its fullest.
You’ll find every size and shape surfboard here whether you’re looking for:
- a shortboard,
- hybrid or
- body board.
You can also conveniently buy other branded surf apparel like:
- fins and
- board bags here.
Why buy Surf Equipment in Cape Town?
Buying your surf equipment in Cape Town makes good sense (or should we say cents).
Besides allowing you to travel light, you’ll also save loads.
Cape Town’s surf shops sell the world’s best brands at much lower prices than you’d pay in Europe or the States.
The weak South African currency (Rand) also makes the exchange rate favourable for tourists, giving you exception
al value for your money. What’s more, you can claim VAT back on any of your South African surf shop purchases when you return home.
Many tourists buy new surf gear when they get here and sell it online on www.gumtree.co.za before they leave. As there is a big market for second hand surf equipment in Cape Town, you can expect to get most of your money back.