Lifetime surfer and longterm resident of Senegal, Francois Kirié aka Pantcho, has made the country of Teranga (Senegalese hospitality) his home for that past 20 years. With him as your surf guide you will discover all the subtleties of the peninsula of Dakar and its surroundings, including the mythical wave of Ngor and the barreling wave of Ouakam.

With thirty-years of experience surfing around the world and several championship titles in Senegal’s competitive surfing, Pantcho will accompany you throughout your surfing sessions and welcome you with the same spirit of hospitality felt throughout Senegal to our Boardriders House.

Airport is 60 kms away from surf camp you should provide 60 euros for roundtrip. (4 person max.)

Discover the best waves in West Africa ...


Surf camp + driving surf



Enjoy all the accommodations of our Surf Camp, Quiksilver Boardriders House, and start each morning with our complimentary breakfast and an early start to the day surfing with your surf guide Pantcho.

Accommodation prices + Surf Guiding

Room types



DOUBLE ROOM (1 pers.)

DOUBLE ROOM (2 pers.)

DOUBLE garden view (1 pers.)

DOUBLE garden view (2 pers.)

Price / week (breakfast included)


280 000 Fcfa
340 000 Fcfa
500 000 Fcfa
410 000 Fcfa
575 000 Fcfa

Price / week (breakfast included)

Dollars ($)

450 $
550 $
805 $
660 $
930 $

Lowered prices for group or long stays, contact us for more information.

Dinner is available at the Surf Camp at 6000 FCFA per meal.

Included in the price :


- Bedroom & Breakfast

- Surf Guide with boat and pick-up

- Free use of Boards & wetsuits

- Free use of 2 stand up paddle boards

- 1 Alaia

- Snorkeling equipment


Required : provide health insurance and repatriation

Why Choose Surf Guiding?


Upon your arrival at the airport we will be at your service to make sure you feel safe and comfortable. This is especially convenient for night flights. 

We will make sure that you are optimizing your surfing time by choosing the best spots and the best possible conditions for your level. 

The surf conditions on the peninsula of Dakar vary greatly. It is rare to surf the same spot all day. Pantcho is here to take into account the direction and size of the waves, tides, strength and wind direction in a way only someone who knows the area inside and out could measure. 

With accessible means of transport by boat and truck, you are guaranteed to surf the best waves at the best time.

We can also arrange all day surf-trips to the coast further north or south of the country, just 100 km from the Boardriders House. 



What do our services include?


You will have available :

  • A surf guide
  • A pick-up truck
  • A boat driver to access and surf safely various spots 
  • Boards & wetsuits
  • 2 stand-up paddle boards
  • 1 alaia
  • Diving mask for snorkeling


What will a typical day look like?


By early morning Pantcho has already checked the surf and is ready to take you to the best spot considering wave conditions and your surf level. The rest of the day will depend on you, we are at your disposal!


NB : For comfort and convenience, Maximum 5 surfers for surfing guiding.

Map of all local spots



With reef breaks, point breaks, beach breaks… Senegal is sure to leave a lasting impression as a world class surfing destination.


Whether you are a beginner or experienced surfer, you will discover world class waves and a culture that welcomes you with open arms in and out of the water!