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SSurf's up! Warm waters, empty beaches, world-class breaks and over 2,600km of coastline make South Africa the perfect spot for a surf trip! Today Maya, Alice and Saunders head to Cape Town's Muizenberg Beach, or ‘Muizies’ as it’s known locally, to learn how to surf with 'Stoked School of Surf'. 

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