Half Moon Bay Surfing
Mavericks International and More
The best in Half Moon Bay surfing is just one-half mile off the coast at Mavericks International. This world-famous big wave break invites elite riders to test their limits with its 50-foot waves and giant winter swells across the Pacific. Since the 1990s, this renowned Half Moon Bay, CA surfing spot has become an epicenter of big wave surfing. The celebrated Mavericks Surf Contest® is held on just 24 hours notice depending on the waves. Stay at our conveniently located hotel near Mavericks Surfing, Half Moon Bay Lodge, for easy access to the action.
Other must-surf spots include Surfer’s Beach, Ocean Beach, Sharp Park, Pedro Point, Montara and Princeton Jetty.