5 of the top surf spots in the world

Now the Christmas holidays are over, its time to plan a surf break somewhere in the world. These are five top destinations to choose from.

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Feel in the mood to hit the waves and enjoy a little surfing? The following are considered to be the top five surf destinations in the world [VIDEO].

First, we head to Oahu, Hawaii and its famous Pipeline. Then it's off to [VIDEO] South Africa and the famous Supertubes in Jeffrey's Bay. Head to Tahiti and Teahupo'o with its great waves, then stop off in beautiful Bali. Number five on the list is P-Pass, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

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Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii

The Banzai Pipeline in Oahu, Hawaii, or just Pipeline, is a popular surf break just of Ehukai Beach Park on the North Shore of the island. This is a reef break which is notorious for its massive waves that break in the shallow water close to shore, allowing surfers to tube ride.

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Supertubes, Jeffrey's Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Jeffrey’s Bay stands among five of the most famous surf destinations and hosts the annual World Surf League surfing event in July. This is where famous surfer Mick Fanning managed to fight off a great white shark during the J-Bay Open in 2015 and lived to tell the tale.

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Teahupo'o, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Teahupo’o is a small village on the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia which is best known for its surf break and heavy offshore waves, which often reach up to 6.6-9.8 feet. The annual Billabong Pro Tahiti surf competition is held here each year.

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Uluwatu and Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

Bali in Indonesia offers a range of surf spots, ranging from the more advanced surf breaks to more gentle waves. Beginners and experts can find their best wave on the island!

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P-Pass, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

Paliker Pass, or P-Pass for short, is well known for its incredible right-hander. According to surfers, there are flawless, reef-pass tubes. The area is pretty quiet as it is very remote and it costs quite a bit to get there.

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