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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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We're sending a trio of UK celebrities on an epic South African road trip. Join us as we take TV presenter Maya Jama, Instagram sensation Alice Liveing and travel blogger Saunders Carmichael-Brown , aka Saunders Says on an unbelievable 10 day road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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In episode 9, we give Maya, Alice and Saunders a true South African bushveld experience.

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In episode 8 we explore the exquisite scenes of the Tsitsikamma and paddle in an inflated rubber tube down the river rapids!

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