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 Kelpies Point, East Coast, Tasmania Australia
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.
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.