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Surfing in Kelpies Point, East Coast, Tasmania Australia

Offshore Winds:
East
Skill Level :
Experts
Best Period:
Winter
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.

There is a vast number of surf breaks on the East Coast that offer great waves. Kelpies Point is a point break with great views of Wedge island. Offshore winds blow from the east and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southwest. The spot is usually uncrowded and it is suitable for experts only. The best tide movement is falling tide and the ideal tide position is low and mid tide.

In summer, the wind blows offshore at 46%, in autumn the wind blows at 59%, in winter at 58% and in spring at 57%. The optimum period for waves is winter when the average maximum sea temperature is 12°C /53.6°F. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 2.5 m-3 m/8 ft-10 ft and holding up to 5 m/16 ft. Finally, apart from surfing you can visit Port Arthur that is at about 60 km/37 mi in the southeast of Hobart, the capital state and it is the most significant heritage location in Tasmania. Note: watch out for sharks, rocks and rips.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Hobart
111km/68.2mi, 1h 38mins
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. Go through 3 roundabouts. Turn right at Cole St/A9. Continue to follow the A9. Go through 1 roundabout. Continue to Nubeena Rd/B37. Turn left at White Beach Rd.
BY AIR
Hobart International Airport,
96km/59.1miles 1h 27mins drive
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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