Ticket to Ride attracts Gap Year surfers of all abilities and from around the world. Specifically designed Gap year surfing programs include 10-13 weeks in South Africa and Mozambique, 8 weeks in Indonesia, up to 6 weeks in Costa Rica and 4 weeks in Sri Lanka.

15 years on and over 1000 surfing gap year surfers later, Ticket to Ride leads the way when it comes to the ultimate gap year surfing experience, that takes you around the world, teaches you new skills, delivered recognisable qualifications, forges lifetime friendships and ultimately sets gap year surfers up for many more adventures to come. 

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The Original South Africa Surf Adventure

An unforgettable surfing adventure...

22 January 2022, 11 September 2022 10 Weeks South Africa

South Africa and Mozambique Surf Adventure

An action-packed surf adventure.

22 January 2022, 11 September 2022 13 Weeks South Africa

South Africa Surf Instructor Course

Combine an epic surfing adventure with serious qualifications

22 January 2022, 11 September 2022 10 Weeks South Africa

Ultimate Surf Instructor Course and Adventure

The crème de la crème of Ticket to Ride's offering

22 January 2022, 11 September 2022 13 Weeks South Africa

Ultimate 6 Week Indonesia Surf Adventure

Enjoy the full Indonesian experience with no hassle and a touch of class...

1 May 2022 6 Weeks Indonesia

4x4 Mozambique Surf Adventure

Explore undiscovered surf spots in enigmatic Mozambique!

2 April 2022 3 Weeks Mozambique

3 wk Coast to Coast Sri Lanka Surf Adventure

Travel from the East to West Coast of Sri Lanka - surf, yoga, eat, explore, repeat.

26 March 2022 3 Weeks Sri Lanka

4 wk Sri Lanka Mega Tour

This is the ultimate tour of Sri Lanka, spending three weeks surfing both the West and East Coast, followed by a week traveling through the beautiful Hill Country, visiting tea plantations, temples and climbing the sacred 5,000ft pilgrimage up ‘ Adam’s Peak.

26 March 2022 4 Weeks Sri Lanka

Cape Town Surf Camp

Surf and explore the Mother City!

22 January 2022, 11 September 2022 12 Days South Africa

2 wk Sri Lanka Surf & Yoga Camp

Spend two weeks in the South West Coast of Sri Lanka, surfing a variety of reef and beach breaks, complimented with surf specific yoga classes, fuelled by tremendously tasty and colourful curries.

18 December 2021, 1 January 2022, 15 January 2022, 5 February 2022, 19 February 2022 2 Weeks Sri Lanka

1 wk Sri Lanka Surf Instructor Course

Stay at our Surf House in Sri Lanka and get qualified as a ISA Level 1 Surf Coach.

11 December 2021, 21 May 2022 7 Days Sri Lanka

5 wk Sri Lanka Surf Instructor Course & Adventure

We've combined the 4-week tour with the 1-week ISA Surf Instructor Course, to create our ultimate Sri Lanka Adventure and Instructor Course!

13 November 2021 5 Weeks Sri Lanka

10 wk Surf Instructor Course & Adventure

Combine an epic Sri Lankan surfing adventure with a serious qualification.

9 October 2021, 19 March 2022, 8 October 2022 10 Weeks Sri Lanka

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Certificate of Excellence 2019

  •   I definitely left a piece of my heart there! The staff is professional, super fun and friendly - supportive and patient with beginners like me.
    The house is just in... read more

    alessandragT4393IV 12/31/2019

  •   I spent two weeks in the ticket to ride surf house with an amazing group of people in October when the house had just opened.
    The house is located... read more

    partoe 11/09/2019

  •   This place is awesome! Placed right in front of the beach, high quality rooms and services.
    The staff is super friendly and they help you with everything that you need.... read more

    Álvaro R 11/11/2019

  •   We had an amazing week at the surfhouse.
    Waves just one minute from your room, beautiful location, friendly staff, good food...
    Don’t hesitate, you’ll have the best time of... read more

    Jeupoilu 11/08/2019

  •   I spent a week here, thinking I could never learn to surf.
    But the team helped me get over that and I came away the master of the white water... read more

    jobarratt4 11/07/2019

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