Best answer: Where is the surf spot Skeleton Bay?

Why is it called Skeleton Bay?

The coast owes its name to the many whale skeletons. Which unfortunately were mainly the result of whale hunting. But it also owes its name to all the shipwrecks. Caught by offshore rocks and fog.

Where can you surf without sharks?

So, where can you surf without sharks? France and Portugal have the best waves, with Spain, Ireland and the UK also good options. Nowhere is without sharks entirely, but Portugal and Ireland have 0 shark fatalities on record (300+ years) and the last in France was in 1700!

What do you do if you see a shark while surfing?

If you do see a shark when you’re surfing, please exit the water immediately. You don’t need to thrash around and panic, but if you do see a dorsal or you hear somebody say that they saw a shark, you should leave the area.

Can you swim on Skeleton Coast?

Namibia’s Skeleton Coast is certainly not for swimmers. The cold Benguela Current flows besides the coast and makes for strong waves and the current can take you well over 100 miles. However, it is a perfect destination for surfers who want to test these waters and swim among marine life.

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