Get Involved, Go Surfing

Experience surf travel done differently. Surf great waves while interacting with the local customs, history, and the environmental issues as a volunteer.

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WAVES Lobitos believes that surf travel should benefit the people and the communities where it happens.

Find deeper meaning to your surf trip by volunteering alongside the local Peruvian people while experiencing an unfiltered look into the everyday culture and life.

We designed our trips to feel like you’re on the road with your friends

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We provide transportation, food, accommodation, equipment and local knowledge. You just show up!


Whether you’re a new transplant, young professional, or family we designed this all inclusive trip for you to afford.

Safe & Reliable

Staying in locations that are private properties with guides that are CPR and First Aid Certified, and Surfing Instructor Safety Training Certification.

Authentic Fun

Develop lifelong friendships. Our trips are designed to make you feel
like you’re family.

We connect the dots between volunteering, traveling to surf, community-based tourism and grassroots initiatives.

WAVES Lobitos is a non-profit organization, which with the support of volunteers, private and collective contributions, contributes to the collective and individual development of the people and youth of Lobitos, Peru.

Lobitos is a small surfing town on the desert coast of Northern of Peru. With year-round swells, miles of empty coastline and breaks to choose from, plus friendly locals and thriving culture this is Peru’s hidden little gem.

Read all the details in our information pack

*Volunteer Program Costs Start At $423 USD Per Week


Whether you’re a beginner or expert surfer, you can find consistent waves to ride in every one of the beautiful locations.

Give Back

Each day collaborate with the local community and assist on projects. That way once you leave, you’ll leave something behind.


From homestay to five star resort, WAVES provides home cooked meals and accommodation to make you feel at home.

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