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Wavescape - Surfing in South Africa
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Tue, 28 February 2017

Wavescape Media CC runs wavescape.co.za - the oldest surfing website in South Africa. We publish marine forecasts, adventure content, and provide beach cams for our users. We also run the Wavescape Festival in Cape Town and Durban.



  • Our readers are top LSM decision makers with active lifestyles and high income
  • Wavescape Ocean Watch provides ocean forecasts, analyses, and streaming cams
  • Syndicated forecasts to clients that have included DSTV, Quiksilver & Red Bull
  • Founder and sender of the famous "Spike" surf report since 1998
  • In business for 17 years


  • 440,000 monthly page impressions
  • 40,000 unique visitors per month
  • 7,000 newsletter subscribers 
  • 21,700 Facebook Likes and 7,000 Twitter followers
  • 97.2% of our audience reside in South Africa
  • 81% audience is male
  • 47.2% earn R25,000 to R69,999
  • 14% earn more than R70,000
  • 12% aged 15-24
  • 56.88% aged 25-44
  • 25.68% aged 45-60
  • 77% have internet access at home


  • Banner ads that wrap around surfing features and news, photo galleries and slideshows, videos, beach cams, surf reports

  • Section sponsorships of Surf Reports, Beach Cameras, Galleries, Videos

  • Surf report email to 7,000 (news items link back to website)

Please contact us

Please talk to us about sponsoring sections of the website (our live beach cams that includes stills and live streaming, photo slideshows, forecasting section) or partnering with us for the Wavescape Film Festival, syndicating feeds, reselling marine forecasts or developing other partnerships.

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio

Wavescape on Twitter

@SurferBuzz The horse bolted a while ago already
@MattiTaylor This is from guys who surfed it. Wasn't big but definitely long period NW direction
Lakey Peterson and Julian Wilson have won the Roxy Pro and Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in pumping 6-10ft barrels at K… https://t.co/mXiKE20MsU
How's the mystery NW swell that's running down the west coast right now? Cape Town surfers have been enjoying some… https://t.co/v4xRPAISUn

Wavescape friends and partners Isiqalo Foundation DIFF CSIR Isiqalo Foundation Surfing  South Africa Save Our Seas Shark Centre Isiqalo Foundation Red Bull Media House DIFF National Sea Rescue Institute Shark Spotters ASP Africa