WAVES for Development

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WAVES for Development believes that surf travel should benefit the people and communities where it happens.

WAVES stands for what we believe in W-ater, A-dventure, V-oluntourism, E-ducation, S-ustainability.  We are registered as legal nonprofits in Peru, Switzerland and the US.  All direct-service programming takes place in Northern Peru.

Surf Voluntourism in Northern Peru. Plug into ongoing Education programs such as English, Environment and Entrepreneurship classes. Surfing and swimming, too.

Lobitos, Peru

Glorified homestay. You'll stay in the home of a local family that converted their home into a rustic and rootsy surf abode.

Program Requirements

  • 18 and older
  • Good health
    • Spanish language ability is helpful, though not required
    • No previous surf experience needed.
Organization Type:
NGO (Non-Governmental Organization)