Praia da Areia Branca is a beautiful vibrant small village, located in the Portuguese west coast, just a few miles north of Lisbon. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and with an amazing sandy coastline that stretches up to 12 km/7.4 mi long, this place is considered to be the European surfing mecca, having hosted many national and international surfing competitions.
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Surfing in Big Left, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west. There is a vast number of great surf sites all along this section.
Big Left or Big Joes is an exposed reef break next to Cyrils surf site. To reach the spot, park your car at the parking area, which is at the end of the Flinders Golf Course and walk for about 15 minutes. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1.5 m-2 m/5 ft-6 ft and holds up to 4 m/12 ft.
The ideal tide position is all tides. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 17%, in autumn the wind blows at 30%, in winter at 28% and in spring at 21%. The spot is suitable for experienced surfers. Offshore winds blow from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southeast. Last but not least, if you are a trekking fun then you should take a coastal walk, the Bushrangers Bay Track and get some breathtaking views over the sea. Note: watch out for sharks and rocks.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.