Surfing is part youth culture in Fort Dauphin. beautiful beaches fringed with foam surround the town and 2 or 3 surfing schools train children to surf on Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Galleon Bay, more commonly called, the Ankoba Bay.

Several spots are renowned for surfing, beginners should prefer to take lessons or renta long board with Samson on the Ankoba beach, while the experenced surfers can "ride" the waves of Bishop-bay, by south winds and Vinanybe by eeastern-blowing winds.

Lavasoa provides surfers with weather information and guides and/or vehicles to get to different spots. Please contact Lavasoa for additional information. For enthusiasts, Surfing "Trips" can be organized to Lavanono, one of the best waves in the South.

Surfing at Monseigneur Bay Surf course with Samson
Surfing in Fort Dauphin Surfing in Fort Dauphin

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