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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.


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KEY FACTS

  • 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

STATS AND DEMOGRAPHICS

  • 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

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

  • 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.

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Wavescape on Twitter

Wavescape
Thu Apr 19 21:30:19 +0000 2018

The shark "debate" (with lank hate) continues in the wake of the @wsl decision to can the #MargaretRiverPro.… https://t.co/oER96ufPD0
Wavescape
Thu Apr 19 21:17:53 +0000 2018

Shark huggers, cull callers, brazen Brazilians, angry Aussies, cynical sceptics and all manner of couch clowns are… https://t.co/gXoQgOV5hY
Wavescape
Wed Apr 18 17:27:05 +0000 2018

RT @sogoldschmidt: A difficult decision, but surfer and staff safety are paramount to the @WSL . The situation in Margaret River is unique…
Wavescape
Wed Apr 18 17:24:28 +0000 2018

RT @Oceana: Use your voice this #WhaleWednesday to help protect #whales, dolphins and other marine mammals. Tell your member of Congress…
Wavescape
Wed Apr 18 13:11:23 +0000 2018

What do you think of the WSL's decision to cancel the #MargaretRiverPro after two shark maulings 6kms from the cont… https://t.co/xkoY8arAms
Wavescape
Wed Apr 18 07:26:38 +0000 2018

In another bid to stave off what surely is inevitable - a proper shark encounter - the WSL has cancelled the Margar… https://t.co/J6RQVG2nCD
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