Pro surfer Koa Smith may have the wave of a lifetime here. On a great day in Skeleton Bay, Koa rides this wave for over two minutes, getting inside the barrel eight times and traveling almost a mile across the water.

Located on the Skeleton Coast of Namibia in West Africa, Skeleton Bay is named after the vast remains of sea life and shipwrecks that are now washed up on it’s shore. While the wave is something from another world, the surrounding environment is 100% desert and not very hospitable to travelers. However, the wave itself is worth the adventure. If you are thinking about it, Skeleton Bay surfs best from May-September.

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