Did you ever play the game of dreaming up your perfect spot? We do it quite a bit, and the result is fascinating. Let’s start with the rigging area and access to the water: Do you prefer a sandy or rocky entry? What about a grassy rigging area with some shade (so you can place […]
Category: Surfari Trips
What can possibly go wrong? Lost, delayed or damaged equipment Unless you are based on the Australian East Coast, travelling to New Zealand includes at least one long-haul flight. Travelling half way around the world from Europe it is usually 2-3 flights or more, with various stop-overs. Every time you change plane, so does your […]
We just finished our inaugural Canterbury Lakes Discovery Trip. And all I can say is “Wow, it’s been an amazing week!” There is always a fair bit of nervousness before a Surfari Trip, especially a Surfari to a new destination. Is everything going as planned? Caterer, rental van and trailer, accommodation,…..? Will we be able […]
If we had to pick our Top 3 for the most epic windsurf and wingfoil spots, this here would be our list.
Starting out wing-foiling or just keen on nice flat water to improve your skills? Here is our pick of 5 great flatwater spots in New Zealand. Wing friendly entry, deep water without walking for miles, with steady wind.
Labour Weekend – time for the annual trek to Taranaki from all over the country. Usually the Taranaki Wave Classic, New Zealands biggest and oldest windsurfing event, is happening over the long weekend. This year, it was more of an informal format. Nothing official organised, yet plenty of watersport enthusiasts made the most of the […]
Water Nomads are proud to announce the first international Surfari Trip – Tonga! The Wind and Waves Expedition Trip is an action packed 14 days, half on the Whale Discoveries catamaran ‘Wildlife’, and the other half at Kitesurf Tonga Resort in the Ha’apai group of islands, Uoleva Island. Wingsurfing, Kitesurfing, even Windsurfing. No matter whether […]
Our two Surfari Trips to Northland this winter were a great success. Windsurfing, winging, kitefoiling, windfoiling,… mix it up, keep your options open!
Winter is wind-time, at least in Northland. During our Surfari in August we definitely scored. Windy every day, a different spot to experience each day, tired and hungry in the evening – what more can you ask for? Those arriving early on Friday afternoon did get rewarded with conditions that improved by the minute. Light […]
Saturday morning, the swell dropped heaps from the day before, and the wind was supposed to pick up again. It was only the direction that wasn’t perfect for the usual spots around New Plymouth. But that’s why you are in Taranaki, an exposed 270 degree coastline that offers cross-offshore conditions in nearly any wind direction […]