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Surfing in Freshwater Beach, Freshwater, New South Wales Australia

Swell size:
1m/3ft (or less) to 2m/6ft
Offshore Winds:
Northwest
Freshwater, also known as Harbord, is a suburb of northern Sydney. Freshwater beach is a sheltered beach break between Curl Curl and Queenscliff.

This is the beach where surf was first recorded in Australia by the Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku in 1914. Nowadays, there is a statue of the Hawaiian legend on the headland at Freshwater.

The headland at the north end provides excellent surf and a good shelter from northeast winds.The beach is appropriate for all kind of surfers, but the southern end is only for advanced surfers due to large south swell. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1m/3ft (or less) to 2m/6ft. The best tide movements is rising tides. Offshore winds blow from the Northwest.

At summer the wind blows offshore at 16%, in autumn the wind blows at 21%, in winter at 19% and in spring at 18%. The best period for waves is in autumn. It is a crowded spot, especially in weekends with families and surf beginners, so be patient.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sydney
17.1 km / 10.1 mi, 26 mins
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). Turn left at the Killarney St. Take the first right onto Mitchell Ln. The Mitchell Ln turns right and becomes Mitchell Rd. Turn right at Bickell Rd. Turn left on Spit Rd / Metroad 10. Continue to follow the Metroad 10. Turn right at Kentwell Rd. Turn right on Pittwater Rd. Turn left at Oliver St. Turn right on Cavill St. Take the first left onto Crown Rd. Take the first left onto Dowling St. Take the second right onto Undercliff Rd. Turn left on Charles St. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit to Moore Rd.

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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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