If you want to improve your SUP with the best instructors on the best waves then this is the week for you. Dave Kalama and his team of expert instructors will assess your ability and give you practical techniques and tips, no matter your level. Join the scheduled sessions each day and feel free to ask for help whenever you like – the instructors are on hand to answer questions and assist anytime, in or out of the water.
Namotu’s two closest waves are ideal for putting what you’ve learned into action – Swimming Pools is a world-class right-hander and on the other side of the island you have Namotu Lefts. Watch the action at Lefts while you refuel with incredible, healthy food prepared all included in your package.
26 October – 2 November 2019
9-16 November 2019
Are not yet confirmed but will likely take place around this same time period. Weeks sell out quickly so please reach out to book 2019 or be put on a waitlist for when 2020 dates are released.
Final schedules will be set by weather and surf conditions, but a typical day at Kalama Kamp Fiji can look like this: Wake up for an early coffee, tea, juice, toast the surf, foil or SUP straight off the Island at Lefts, Pools or one of the many other breaks. Come back and refuel with a full breakfast then join a yoga class or technique session. From there it’s a delicious lunch followed by more surfing or maybe a down-winder, trip to another island or even some fishing. We work to the conditions and plan plenty of activities to keep you as busy as you like in the water or on island.
“For me, what sets Kalama Kamp apart is that you can learn at your own pace. A 2 day clinic throws a lot at you in a short amount of time and you can get overwhelmed, but a 7 day clinic gives you time to work things out and achieve a higher level of proficiency.
Another really amazing part of KK is the camaraderie and atmosphere. You have top level, supportive coaches leading the way, along with a group of like-minded participants who are all learning-by-doing in a great location. There’s a really good balance between land and water training and there’s plenty of downtime to practice what you’ve learned. And for me, one of the great, unexpected bonuses of KK were the fantastic meals enjoyed with the group. It was pretty awesome to talk story and make new friends and connections from all over the planet.”
Check Namotu Lefts, Swimming Pools and Wilkes Pass from the beach or boat just 10 minutes to surf Cloudbreak and 5 minutes to Restaurants. There are lefts and rights, fast and hollow or waves for beginners. Surf, SUP, kite, foil or sail, we have it all on our doorstep. Unlike other resorts, Namotu prides itself on unlimited use of surf boats so you can spend as much or as little time in the water as you like. You can even join the Island’s resident fisherman as he catches fish for the restaurant, all included in your stay.
The Fiji Islands enjoys a tropical climate with average temperatures in the winter months (June-August) of around 84 F or 29 C and in the summer months of about 88F or 31C. The Trade Wind season runs from May to September and generally you can expect windy afternoons and glassy mornings. Namotu is short distance from the mainland taking just over an hour by bus and boat from the international airport, making for a very easy trip from the USA, Australia, New Zealand or Japan.
20 Kampers, 5 coaches, 1 incredible week. One-on-one attention and coaching tips make Kalama Kamps the ideal trip for improving your paddle boarding, no matter your level. Dave and his highly experienced team take the time to get to know you and encourage questions throughout the week so you can keep learning outside the scheduled clinics.
*Some equipment including SUPs available but we recommend bringing your own performance gear.