Jeffreys Bay #2 Surf Spot in the World
It’s official – Jeffreys Bay is the number two surf spot in the world. The Cacadu District is home to the 7 Wonders of our World including luscious evergreen forests, incredible landscapes, gorgeous vistas coupled with superb accommodation, restaurants and activities for families, couples and experienced travelers.
Equally as wondrous, is the 4th Wonder of Our World, Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay, home to the world’s best right hand surf break that attracts international surfers and tourists the world over. In a recent study of the world’s best spots by internationally renowned news source, CNN, with the help of Surfing Magazine editors and experts alike, Jeffreys Bay was ranked number two in the world against 49 other great surf spots.
Beaten only by the incredible Pipeline of Oahu, Hawaii – Jeffreys Bay has been officially regarded as not only boasting the world’s best right hand break, but also offering “long, fast barrels off an intense point break.”
Not only this, but CNN’s report has ranked it ahead of other prestigious surf spots from Australia, Fiji, the USA(both California and Miami), Costa Rica and the Maldives. Residents and visitors alike flock to the beauty of Jeffreys Bay and surrounding areas that offer these world-renowned surf spots, as well as gorgeous nature reserves, top-notch accommodation, restaurants and unspoilt beaches. The area boasts a vineyard and wine farm, a challenging 18-hole, par 72 golf course known as the St Francis Links and is also home to the tallest masonry tower on the South African coast – the Seal Point Lighthouse with a height of 27.75m.
– The 7 Wonders of Our World include: Addo (1st Wonder), Baviaans and Gamtoos Valley (2nd Wonder), Grahamstown (3rd Wonder), Jeffreys Bay and St Francis (4th Wonder), Karoo (5th Wonder), Sunshine Coast (6th Wonder) and the Tsitsikamma and Langkloof (7th Wonder).