Header image courtesy of HK Wake School
Hong Kong is infamously known for its extremely hot and humid summers. With averages well over 30 degrees Celsius, it can be quite unbearable at times. Instead of avoiding this unimaginable heat in indoor settings such as malls, cafés, or homes, why not spend an entire day in the ocean doing something you have never done before?
Just over the recent years, wakesurfing as a sport has been growing in popularity within Hong Kong, it has easily become the new alternative to surfing and wakeboarding. This sport appeals to the younger generation due to the challenge and excitement that it brings during the learning process and actually riding the wake. So what are you waiting for? Grab a couple of friends and pick a date, because here is our ultimate guide to wakesurfing in Hong Kong.
With their first priority being safety and learning the sport correctly no matter what, Wakesurf Hong Kong is one of the first companies in Hong Kong to start teaching wakesurfing to us landlubbers. The coaches have extensive knowledge about this sport and have been doing it for over 10-plus years. Wakesurfing HK has all the best equipment on board, giving you the freedom to pick the type of boat, board, and even wetsuits if the water gets too cold. They are located conveniently on Hong Kong Island in Tai Tam Tuk Village.
Wakesurf Hong Kong, 60 Tai Tam Tuk Village, Tai Tam | (+852) 6680 5502
Yet another company located in Tai Tam Tuk Village, Wakeboard Hong Kong does more than just wakesurfing. The company teaches a whole range of water-based sports, such as wakeboarding and foiling. They also offer packages worth taking into consideration, such as the family & friends package, a three-hour session that costs $3,000. You can pick water-based activities such as wakesurfing, wakeboarding, tubing, and family boating. One of their biggest visions and goals is to spread the sport of wakesurfing and wakeboarding through the power of joy and recreation.
Wakeboard Hong Kong, 78 Tai Tam Tuk Village, Tai Tam | (+852) 9638-2069
Located in multiple locations, HK Wake School has a whole array of boats and coaches at your disposal to ride out the smoothest wake possible. Their schools are situated in Ap Lei Chau, Tai Po, and Science Park. All of their coaches are certified and have won numerous competitions, making them experienced and qualified to learn from. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced wakesurfer, they are eager to help you grow through the sport of wakesurfing.
HK Wake School, Pak Shek Kok Landing, Science Park, Pak Shek Kok | (+852) 9685 1799
Located in beautiful Sai Kung, Wake 2 Chill is a watersports company that has a range of services to offer, from jet-skiing and yachting to stand-up paddleboarding and wakesurfing lessons. Wake 2 Chill coaches are fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English, making it very convenient and efficient to learn a new sport from them and understand their instruction. They offer groups or private lessons to wakesurfers of any level.
Wake 2 Chill, Tseng Tau Tsuen, Sai Sha Road Sai Kung | (+852) 6888 0483