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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3 Week Coast to Coast Sri Lanka Surf Adventure

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

21 September 2024, 17 May 2025 3 Weeks Sri Lanka

Boutique 2 Week Sri Lanka Surf Instructor Course

Staying at a private villa with a pool, spend one week of surf training with Ticket to Ride, followed a 1-week ISA Surf Instructor Course and you've got a cracker of a Sri Lanka Surf Trip with a Qualification at the end!

16 November 2024, 17 May 2025 5 Weeks Sri Lanka

3 Week Mozambique 4x4 Surf Road Trip

Explore undiscovered surf spots in enigmatic Mozambique!

16 November 2024, 5 April 2025 3 Weeks Mozambique

10 Day Jeffreys Bay Surf Camp

Ride world-class waves

28 September 2024 10 Days South Africa

Sri Lanka 10 Week Surf Academy

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

21 September 2024, 29 March 2025 10 Weeks Sri Lanka

10 Week South Africa Road Trip & Surf Instructor Course

Combine an epic surfing adventure with serious qualifications. 

7 September 2024, 25 January 2025 10 Weeks South Africa

13 Week Ultimate Road Trip & Surf Instructor Course

The crème de la crème of Ticket to Ride's offering. The Ultimate 13 week Road Trip and Surf Adventure through South Africa and Mozambique.

7 September 2024, 25 January 2025 13 Weeks South Africa

10 Week South Africa Surf Road Trip

An unforgettable surfing adventure...

7 September 2024, 25 January 2025 10 Weeks South Africa

13 Week South Africa and Mozambique Surf Road Trip

An action-packed surf adventure.

7 September 2024, 25 January 2025 13 Weeks South Africa

4 Week Indonesia Surf Adventure | On The Go

Improve your surfing in amazing waves!

13 July 2024, 10 May 2025, 12 July 2025 4 Weeks Indonesia

Ultimate 6 Week Indonesia Surf Adventure

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

29 June 2024, 26 April 2025, 28 June 2025 6 Weeks Indonesia

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  • star rating  I stayed with TTR in SriLanka for a week and absolutely LOVED it. I was genuinely surprised by how much learnt in just 1 weeks stay. The instructors are incredible,... read more

    May 27, 2022

  • star rating  The place to be if you like to focus on your surf!
    Just in front you have 5 spots to surf in walking distance.
    Each morning you can... read more

    Martin D
    April 28, 2022

  • star rating  Joined for a week to progress or better said relearn what I thought I already knew how to do. The surf coaching is beyond outstanding. The team has developed a... read more

    Krisztina C
    April 13, 2022

  • star rating  The vibe is always high at the TTR house, with a great team behind it to carry this throughout your stay!

    Location is spot on, super close to... read more

    Chris M
    April 12, 2022
  • star rating  I had the most amazing time during my stay at Ticket to Ride. It would be impossible to progress my surfing as much as I did here without the great... read more

    April 12, 2022

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