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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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.

25 March 2023 4 Weeks Sri Lanka

4x4 Mozambique Surf Adventure

Explore undiscovered surf spots in enigmatic Mozambique!

20 November 2022 3 Weeks Mozambique

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!

12 November 2022 5 Weeks Sri Lanka

3 wk Coast to Coast Sri Lanka Surf Adventure

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

8 October 2022 3 Weeks Sri Lanka

10 wk Surf Instructor Course & Adventure

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

8 October 2022, 18 March 2023 10 Weeks Sri Lanka

The Original South Africa Surf Adventure

An unforgettable surfing adventure...

11 September 2022, 21 January 2023 10 Weeks South Africa

South Africa Surf Instructor Course

Combine an epic surfing adventure with serious qualifications

11 September 2022, 21 January 2023 10 Weeks South Africa

Ultimate Surf Instructor Course and Adventure

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

11 September 2022, 21 January 2023 13 Weeks South Africa

South Africa and Mozambique Surf Adventure

An action-packed surf adventure.

11 September 2022, 21 January 2023 13 Weeks South Africa

Cape Town Surf Camp

Surf and explore the Mother City!

11 September 2022 12 Days South Africa

South African Road Trip

Ride the peak swell season in the surfing Mecca of South Africa

9 July 2022 6 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, 9 July 2022 6 Weeks Indonesia

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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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