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Surfing in Fairy Bower, Manly, New South Wales Australia

Best wind direction:
Southwest
Swell Size:
5ft – 6ft (1.5-2m) to 12ft (4m)
Best swell direction:
Southeast
Manly is a suburb of northern Sydney. Historic landmarks, sandy beaches, hidden coves and impressive National Parks are certainly parts of the charm of this destination.Fairy Bower is a little inlet surounded by rocks just along the waterfront from Shelly beach.

This site is an exposed point break that has good surf at all stages of the tide. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 5 ft–6 ft (1.5–2 m) to 12 ft (4 m).

The beach is aproppriate for experienced surfers. The best wind direction is from the southwest and the best swell direction is from the southeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 23%, in autumn the wind blows at 43%, in winter at 49% and in spring at 27%. This spot can be dived all year long. Take care of the rocks and the urchins.

Note: the beach gets crowded during weekends. Apart from surfing, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars available along Sydney’s northern peninsula.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sydney
16,6km/10,5mi, 26mins
Head north on George St towards Angel Pl. Turn left on Grosvenor St. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Harbour Bridge and enter the Bradfield Hwy. Keep right at the fork and enter the Warringah Freeway / Metroad 1. Take exit Military Road on the right Metroad 10 to Mosman / Manly. Turn right on Military Rd. Continue to Spit Rd / Metroad 10 (signs for Manly / Brookvale) Continue to follow the Metroad 10. Turn right on Sydney Rd. Turn right into Belgrave St. Turn left on East Esplanade. Take the second left into Victoria Parade. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Darley Rd. Turn left on Cliff St. Turn right on Bower St. Turn right on Bower St.You can park in Shelly's beach parking area.
BY AIR
Sydney airport,
45 minutes by car

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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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