Our Indica Surf School Headquarters and main base, where it all started from, is just outside of Mangalore, Karnataka. Our Surf School is location in beautiful Mulki, a short distance from the center of Mangalore City. Come join us in our beautiful Mulki surfing, SUP and aquatic sports location in amazing Karnataka!

Our Indica Surf House is located in the beautiful quiet rural surrounds 1.5km from the centre of Mulki town itself. We are surrounded by fields and rice paddies with views to the Shambhavi River. A mere couple of minutes walk from our House is our riverside property where we launch all our water sports from. It is also a perfect place to relax. Just sitting and watching the water is an excellent way to unwind and forget the rest of the world, especially watching one of the magic sunsets!

We are blessed with the most amazing aquatic playground on our doorstep. We have the flatwater of the Shambhavi River immediately in front and then the surf beach on the other side of the river. There is the river mouth a short distance away where the Shambhavi and Nandini Rivers meet and flow into the ocean.

For our flat water activities, we can head along either of the rivers and enjoy the backwaters of these pristine areas. Our flat water SUP and prone paddle sessions, kayaking, towing activities, backwater boating and just frolicking in the water happen here in these waters and there are plenty of areas to explore. We can venture to the Mulki Bridge on the Shambhavi, tour around Nadikudru island, follow the backwaters along the back road or explore the Nandini River behind Sasihithlu


Our main base is our Mangalore Surf School. We do use a number of beaches to teach on but most of the time, we use the beaches around our Mulki Indica Surf House Accommodation as much as possible.

Sasihithlu is where we have our main base for teaching surf lessons at our Mangalore Surf School. This is very close to our Surf House. There are generally always great teaching banks for learners as well as outside banks for intermediate and above surfers.

As Sasihithlu Beach also extends to the river mouth where the Shambhavi River meets the ocean, there can be some excellent performance waves as well to be found at the river mouth. We are also fortunate that when we find better conditions for different levels of surfer, we can be mobile with our Surf Van. Our Mangalore Surf School can move around along the Mangalore Coast with lessons also occurring at Panambur and Mulki Beaches. There can also be some great waves at Surathkal, Chithrapura and Hosabettu Beaches as well.

Indica Surf House

Finding Us

We are based in Mulki, in Kolachikambla, a stones throw from the Shambhavi River.

We are located in a very easy to get to and convenient location, whether you are coming from close, from anywhere in India or even from abroad, flying into our International Airport in Mangalore which is only about 35km away

To reach us from Mangalore, you can drive or take the bus. If you take the bus, be sure to get an EXPRESS Bus and get off at the Mulki Bus Stand. You can either walk which is about 15-20 minutes or take a short ride with the rickshaw to come to us. Just tell them Indica Surf School, 59 Kolachikambla, Bappanadu.

If you are driving from Mangalore, you need to drive north out of the city on National Highway 66 (NH66). Depending on where you are starting from in Mangalore, we are about 25 kms north with an easy 30 – 40 minute drive.

If you are coming from Udupi, Manipal or from the north, you simply need to drive south on NH66

For exact location, use 59 Kolachikambla Bappanadu in your GPS or phone Maps or stop at the Mulki Bus stand, give us a call and we can help direct you.
Download direction and a map here.

To get to Mangalore, you can fly into Mangalore International Airport, get a train from all over India or a bus also from all over India. There is also our Mulki Train Station too which is only 5km from us, so depending on where you are coming from, you might be able to get a train straight to Mulki as well

Whether you are staying with us or not, the best place to meet us for your lessons will be at our Indica Surf House. If you would like to meet us where we are surfing, please ensure you get the exact details of the location. As an added bonus, when you surf with us, starting from House Indica, you will get an additional boat ride as an extra treat!

Surf Lessons

We offer a range of options, a range of packages and number of types of lessons to ensure we can provide comprehensive surf lessons to all of our surfers. We have our Surf School bases in Mangalore, Karnataka and Dapoli, Maharashtra and would love to welcome you in one of our schools.
Beginner Surf Lessons

Learn To Surf

Experience the thrills of surfing with us. We offer Indian Surfing's best, most fun and comprehensive lessons!

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Intermediate Lessons

Once you have learnt the basics, it is time for you to get out there and practice. Surf, surf and surf some more!!

Advanced Coaching

Advanced Coaching

Mix it with the best Indian surfers. Keep training with us and doing our high performance surf coaching program.

Beginner Surf Lessons

School Camps

We offer comprehensive educational camp options for students that can lead to internationally recognized qualifications.

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Stand Up Paddleboarding

SUP is a sport that anyone can take part in. We include flatwater, surf, racing, downwinding & SUP Foiling

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Learn To Foil

Experience the most insane addictive new aquatic sport of foiling. Feel what it is like to fly on water.

Our Mangalore Surf School is where Indica Surf School started. With plenty to do around Mangalore (or Kudla as it is known in the local Tulu language), amazing South Indian food including Mangalore specialities like Mangalore Buns and Neer Dosa, it is definitely a place you need to come and visit.  Mangaloreans are uber friendly and have a fantastic laid back lifestyle and way of life. In and around Mangalore there are plenty of temples, churches and museums to visit, the fruit and vegetable markets in the centre of the city, the fish markets, flower markets and plenty of other places to visit.

Mulki also has many things to see with the famous and well renowned Bappanadu Shree Durgaparameshwari Temple on the banks of the Shambhavi River as well as the powerful Shree Venkatarama Temple. It is a great town, very welcoming and excited to have visitors and home to our Surf House.

A little further north, for those that want to venture to see some other areas there is Padubidri, Udupi, Malpe Beach plus a plethora of other places to visit to all easily reachable by car, rickshaw or local bus.