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Surfing in Clifton Beach, Tasmania, Tasmania Australia

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Offshore Winds:
North, Northwest
Tasmania is Australian island state, located at 240 km/150 mi in southeast of Australia's mainland. The island of Tasmania is an ideal destination, as it offers a diverse vegetation with many unique flora and fauna species, dense forests, pristine beaches and ideal weather conditions to perform your favorite extreme activity. The state's capital is Hobart.

Clifton Beach is a town that lies at about 25 km/15.9 mi in the southeast of Hobart. Clifton beach is a very popular surf spot. It is an exposed beach break that provides good surf at all stages of the tide. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft. Offshore winds blow from the north, northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southwest.

The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide.  In summer, the wind blows offshore at 39%, in autumn the wind blows at 41%, in winter at 41% and in spring at 42%. The site is suitable for surfers of all levels. Keep in mind that, the best period for waves is in autumn that lasts between March and May. Last but not least, surfers will have much competition for waves here, as it is a crowded spot. Note: watch out for rips.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Hobart
30km/18.1mi, 32mins
Head southeast on Murray St to Bathurst St. Turn left into Macquarie St/A6. Slight left at Brooker Ave/A6 (signs for National Highway 1/Glenorchy/Launceston). At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to Liverpool St/A3. Continue to follow the A3. Take the South Arm Hwy/B33 to Mornington / Warrane / Rokeby. Go through 3 roundabouts. Turn left to Clifton Beach Rd.
BY AIR
Hobart International Airport,
25.8km/16.5miles 27mins
BY TRAIN

The spot is not accessible by train.

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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