Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers. Melbourne, Victoria's capital and one of the most populous cities in Australia, lies on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay.
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Surfing in Freshwater Beach, Freshwater, New South Wales Australia
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.
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.