Bongani Mathe

(Surf Instructor)

Bongani has been an activity coach at Ocean Ventures for the last 10 years. Originally from land locked Lesotho, Bongani made his way to Durban via Johannesburg. Moving between family and friends he found himself working at the car park at South beach. A chance meeting with a local surf coach and lifeguard began his career as a waterman. He was taught to love and respect the ocean as well as being showed the joys of surfing and ocean kayaking.
Bongani is now a qualified lifeguard and accomplished surfer and stand up paddler. He takes kayaks out in the biggest surf and a well known face on the Durban beach front.