Newquay, the seaside resort that is situated on the North Atlantic coast of Cornwall offers a variety of top quality activities both in and out of the water. Being considered as the surf capital of the UK, Newquay hosts visitors from around the world who hope to catch the perfect wave; and they most probably will at Fistral Beach, the venue that hosts plenty international surfing competitions.
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Surfing in Pocket, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Pocket is located close to another popular surf break, Point Cartwright and it is an exposed reef break with very reliable surf conditions. The best wind direction is from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the east, southeast. On this spot surfers are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 3 m/10 ft. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. Furthermore, the surf site is suitable for all surfers and the optimum period for waves is winter.
The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 14%, in winter at 25% and in spring at 11%. Pocket is popular with surfers and body-boarders, so it is usually crowded. Last but not least, Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips and rocks.
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.