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Tagesausflüge vom Surfcamp

Obwohl wir uns auf einer Insel befinden ist es sehr einfach für einen Tagesausflug aufs Festland zu gelangen. Wenn nötig helfen wir euch bei der Organisation eines Fahrers unseres Vertrauens der euch den Tag im Auto mitnimmt – einen Fahrer mit Auto zu mieten ist generell relativ günstig, auch wenn ihr außerhalb Dakars unterwegs sein wollt. Unten findet ihr ein paar Vorschläge für Ausflüge und Besichtigungen falls ihr euren Surftrip durch etwas lokalen Tourismus erweitern wollt. Fragt uns immer gerne nach weiteren Ideen oder Hilfe um eure persönlich abgestimmte Multi-Stop-Tour zu planen.

1. Visit the HLM market in the city where hundreds of vendors show off thousands of colourful fabric. Choose a design you like and get it made into a custom tailored clothing of your choice in just 3 days! Price of fabric is 1.50€ per metre. e.g. you need about 3 metres for a shirt or dress and the tailoring will cost between 10-15€.

2. ​​Just a 90 minute drive from the surfcamp is the Bandia Reserve. This animal reserve is home to some amazing wildlife and scenery. A two hour safari costs 18.50€ per person.

3. If you like staying in the water, why not try scuba-diving to see a huge variety of fish, reef floors and sea turtles? Remember, there are no sharks in Senegal, so it's alright! You can try it, even as a first-time, with the Barracuda Diving Club which is located just two minutes from the surfcamp!

4. Are you an art fan? That's great! Dakar has recently opened its Museum of Black Civilisations, a beautiful modern building filled with mesmerising collections of fine African history. As an addition, or an alternative, you can spend an afternoon at Loman Art House, enjoying the modern art in this open-house mansion which includes a café and a swimming pool!

5. Need an extra rush of adrenaline? How about going rock-climbing on the Almadies cliffs overlooking a surf spot? The Lizards of Dakar climbing group usually meet on the weekend and are always open to visitors. You can also go to their bouldering centre in the city. Climbing shoes can be rented, but it is recommended to bring your own, if possible.

These are just a few ideas. There are lots of things to see and do, including many tasty and authentic restaurants. The surfcamp team will be delighted to recommend you their own ideas, including perhaps, a secret or two!

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