Perfect surf. Great swells. Stunning sunrises and sunsets. And the only locals that drop in on your wave are dolphins…

Check out the photos on this page, captured by South African surf and lifestyle photographer TYERELL JORDAAN, of “epic days of surfing” around Jeffrey’s Bay and the Wild Coast, Eastern Cape.

“The South African coastline is defined by a variety of points, bays, and beach breaks that at any time of the year can be absolutely perfect with no one out,” says Tye, who is based in Queensberry Bay. “Most breaks in this region get quite good in the winter. However, in addition to the phenomenal weather, we received a few rare summer swells this year…”

Surfing South Africa…

[vc_button title=”1″ color=”default”] “I live four hours from Jeffrey’s Bay. Sometimes it’s worth the drive.”


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[vc_button title=”2″ color=”default”] “The point…Fun and empty like most winter days.”

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[vc_button title=”3″ color=”default”] “The locals love dropping in on Nathan Gernetzky.”

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[vc_button title=”4″ color=”default”] “Take the leap, jump off at the point.”

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[vc_button title=”5″ color=”default”] “Simon Fish carving at Tokolosh ledge.”

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[vc_button title=”6″ color=”default”] “Nathan Gernetsky on the point. So many good waves around here.”

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[vc_button title=”7″ color=”default”] “Shaper and shredder, Simon Fish, boosts in the heart of the Wild Coast.”

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[vc_button title=”8″ color=”default”] “This point gets good in the winter. This was a rare summer swell and former WCT surfer Greg Emslie was killing it.”

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[vc_button title=”9″ color=”default”] “Kelvin Zemkhe putting on a show for the groms at the left in the bay.”

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[vc_button title=”10″ color=”default”] “Local grom first out at Wild Coast Point. Winter offshores.”

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[vc_button title=”11″ color=”default”] “Simon Fish locked in on the point. It’s super powerful wave that comes from deep water and throws itself over the reef.”

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[vc_button title=”12″ color=”default”] “Simon Fish ready to smash the points inside the bowl.”

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[vc_button title=”13″ color=”default”] “Greg Emslie in the slot on an early morning point session.”

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[vc_button title=”14″ color=”default”] “It gets solid in the winter here. Stuart Fowless is one of the only guys mad enough to risk it.”

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[vc_button title=”15″ color=”default”] “Long farm roads can lead to gold.”

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