Protected Forever.
Punta de Lobos was officially dedicated as a WSR & the iconic Mirador property transferred to the local fundacion. #LobosPorSiempre
Noosa, Australia approved as 10th WSR
Noosa was chosen as the 10th World Surfing Reserve for its beautiful pointbreaks and visionary coastal conservation.
Huanchaco Granted Federal Protection
Peruvian World Surfing Reserve achieves federal protection through historic ‘Ley de Rompientes’ law.
Australia's Gold Coast Dedicated
On March 8th, 16 kilometers of the Gold Coast were officially designated as the 8th World Surfing Reserve.
Conserving the world's best surfing destinations.
World Surfing Reserves provides an innovative model for proactive coastal conservation.
Santa Cruz WSR: A True Community Effort
World Surfing Reserve launches Cowell's Working Group


World Surfing Reserves, a program of Save The Waves, proactively identifies, designates and preserves outstanding waves, surf zones and surrounding environments around the world. The program serves as a global model for preserving wave breaks and their surrounding areas by recognizing and protecting the key environmental, cultural, economic and community attributes of surfing areas.