Admit it, you wanna surf the North Shore with Kong
17 day tour with Kong up for grabs, hand-jive heavy fades at Sunset optional...
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 5 September, 2012 : - - The Surf Travel Company, together with Australia’s legendary Gary 'Kong' Elkerton, the first non-Hawaiian to win the Hawaiian Triple Crown series and a twice Hawaiian Triple Crown champion, have created a surfing and spectator tour of a lifetime. From their base at the best resort on the North Shore, KONG will take you on guided surf trips to some of Oahu’s iconic breaks, as well as join in the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Vans Triple Crown with the exclusive access that only KONG’S connections can bring.
The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is the world's premier surfing series, featuring three major professional surfing events at three of the world's most iconic venues: Haleiwa, Sunset Beach, and Banzai Pipeline located on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. “The Surf Travel Company has partnered with KONG & Ocean Promotions to provide members and affiliates of Surfing New South Wales with the ultimate surfing participation and spectator experience” says Adrian Bouris, Director of The Surf Travel Company and Surfing NSW.
Mark Windon, Chief Executive of Surfing NSW, said “This will be an unbelievable trip for both our older and younger members. It will be ideal for father and son/daughter combinations with KONG mentoring them into the iconic Hawaiian waves, plus introducing them to the professional surf fraternity and local culture and traditions”.
The 17 day tour, 29 November to 15 December 2012, will include:
• Accredited access to the Van’s House right at Pipeline, including behind the scenes private tours
• VIP seating at the: Opening Ceremony of the Invitational "Eddie” - Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau, Van’s World Cup at Sunset, Billabong Pipe Masters at Banzai Pipeline on days of competition.
• Surfing with KONG every day, conditions permitting.
BOOK NOW as this Ultimate Experience, priced from AUD 9,799.00* per person, is only on sale to 14/09/2012. Package includes: 14 nights’ accommodation at Turtle Bay Resort & 2 nights’ at Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach (twin-share basis) • Single supplement available • Daily meals as per itinerary • International economy class airfares, taxes and fuel surcharges to Honolulu ex Sydney with Hawaiian Airlines • Air conditioned coach transportation to/from airport & between hotels • Private Car SUV transportation to activities on the North Shore • Admissions to all activities & sight-seeing as per itinerary • Tipping & gratuities • Travel Insurance by SureSave (based on travelers under 61 years with nil pre-existing medical conditions ) • 2 x Tour Escorts - KONG and Surf Travel Logistics Leader. Excludes: Personal expenses • USA ESTA Visa
For more information or to lock in your place, contact Phillipa Sardelic at The Surf Travel Company by phoning (02)-9222-8872. Terms & Conditions Cost based on prices and exchange rates effective 03/09/2012. Prices are subject to change, including due to increases in airfares, taxes, itinerary components &/or exchange rate fluctuation until paid in full. Spaces are strictly limited, *minimum number requirement applies. Non Refundable deposit of $1,000.00 is required by 14/09/2012. Full Payment due on/by 28/09/2012.
Source: Surfing Australia
Author: The Editors
Tags: Hawaii, Gary 'Kong' Elkerton, Surf Travel, North Shore