Ventura Point Reviews and Ratings
(Ventura County, USA)
Visitor reviews of Ventura Point surf break
June 23, 2010
gil crabbe from United States
There can be hundreds of people at Ventura Point, and only two single stall toilets, and they do not open until 7 a.m. Good luck.
Ventura Point Ratings
Based on 3 votes. Vote
Quality on a good day: 4.0
(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: 4.3
(1: Ventura Point is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).
Regional Rating: 4.5
(1: Ventura Point is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in Ventura County. 5: the best break in Ventura County).
Difficulty Level: 2.3
(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).
Onshore Wind: 3.5
(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Ventura Point can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).
Other Options: 3.0
(1: If wind or tide conditions are poor at Ventura Point, it will be poor everywhere nearby. 5: other locations nearby provide a rich variety of wind and swell exposures).
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Ventura Point are often excellent).
Water Quality: 3.0
(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).
(1: Often too crowded. 5: Ventura Point is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).
(1: Getting to Ventura Point 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).
(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).
Local Attitude: 3.0
(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).
(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Ventura Point for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).
(1: Camping at Ventura Point is not possible. 3: Camping tolerated but no facilities. 5: A nearby camp ground has excellent facilities and a good vibe).
(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Ventura Point, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).
(1: Alcohol is not allowed in the country. 5: There is an excellent pub near Ventura Point where you can stay or park a camper van overnight).