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Garden City Pier Reviews and Ratings

(South Carolina, USA)

Visitor reviews of Garden City Pier surf break

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Garden City Pier Ratings

Overall: 3.5. Based on 2 votes. Vote

Quality on a good day: 2.5

(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).

Consistency of Surf: 3.0

(1: Garden City Pier is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).

Regional Rating: 4.0

(1: Garden City Pier is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in South Carolina. 5: the best break in South Carolina).

Difficulty Level: 1.0

(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).

Onshore Wind: 4.0

(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Garden City Pier can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).

Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0

(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Garden City Pier are often excellent).

Water Quality: 2.0

(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).

Crowds: 2.5

(1: Often too crowded. 5: Garden City Pier is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).

Access: 5.0

(1: Getting to Garden City Pier requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).

Scenery: 5.0

(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).

Accommodation: 3.0

(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Garden City Pier for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).

Entertainment: 4.0

(1: Besides the surf and the solitude there is nothing to do when it is flat. 5: Garden City Pier is in such an interesting area to visit that getting wet is a bonus).

Eating: 5.0

(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Garden City Pier, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).