Wednesday, October 10, 2007

FAQ's- Outdoor Sports Equipment Rental

Outdoor Sports Equipment Rental FAQ

Do you have equipment for rent?
Yes, we have bicycles, surfboards, wetsuits and sandboards for rent.


BIKE RENTAL
How much does it cost to rent a bicycle?
It costs R100 for 24 hours. If you rent it for a week it will cost R600.

What kind of bicycles do you have?
The bicycles we use are high performance Giant mountain bikes with 24 gears & front suspension.

Do I have to pay a deposit for the bicycle?
No cash deposit is needed, but you will need to bring your credit card along

Do you also provide a helmet and a lock?
Yes we can provide helmets and locks at no extra charge, and a spares kit if required.


SURF RENTAL
How much does it cost to rent a surfboard?
It costs R150 for 24 hours. If you rent it for a week it will cost R900.

What kind of surfboards do you use?
At DHA we use NSP epoxy mini-mal surfboards?

How much does it cost to rent a wetsuit?
It costs R80 for 24 hours. We use Reef 4/3mm wetsuits.

Do I have to pay a deposit for the surfboard?
No cash deposit is needed, but you will need to bring your credit card along.


SANDBOARD RENTAL
How much does it cost to rent a sand-board?

It cost R450 for 24 hours.

What kind of boots do I need?
You don’t have to bring boots. You can tell us your size and we will provide you a pair of snowboarding boots.

What is the best place to sand-board?
The Nature Reserve at Atlantis dunes which is a 45 minutes drive from the city centre, is the best place close to Cape Town. Betties Bay on the way to Hermanus has a great dune, but with the downside being its 1-2 hours drive and is a good hike up and down the dune! You will require permits to enter each location. We can provide you with permits for Atlantis when you come in to see us.

Do I have to pay a deposit for the sand-board?
No cash deposit is needed, but you will need to bring your credit card along.

Can I bring the rented gear back during the weekend?
You can bring the gear back on Saturday between 08:30 and 13:00. If you need it over the weekend we offer weekend rates as we are closed on Sundays. This is usually Sunday half price!

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FAQ's- Surfing

Surfing FAQ

How often do we run trips?
A-DHA runs half and full day surfing trips on an almost-daily basis. We also have our combo sand boarding & Surf which we can run in conjunction with our half & full day trips.

Is there any previous experience required?
A- No previous experience of surfing is required, as we give full instruction. If you already have some ability, we will show you how to improve and give you plenty of freedom to develop your skills and to enjoy the variety of waves that the beaches of Cape Town offers.

Where do we do it?
We usually go to Big Bay near Table View, which offers a great range of waves, spectacular views of Table Mountain, Robben Island, and a shark-free environment. If the waves are better at the False Bay side we will go to Muizenberg.

What equipment do we use?
At DH we use either special foam boards for beginners or epoxy boards for those with a bit of experience (all mini-mal length).
We have a large range of wetsuits to fit all sizes. The water in Cape Town usually requires you wear one, but they make sure you stay warm and comfortable for the whole experience.

How Cold is the Water?
The Oceans around Cape Town can be pretty chilly, and normally require a 3-4mm wetsuit.

What do I need to bring?
Sun glasses and sun block in summer, swimming costume, towel and plenty of enthusiasm and energy.

Do we get anything to eat?
We provide a lunch on a full day trip. If you want a special lunch because of religion, being vegetarian or allergies we can arrange a lunch suitable for you.

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