Surfing in Pondalowie Bay, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia Australia

Skill level:
Wave direction:
Right and left
Marion Bay is on the doorstep to some of the best beaches in Australia that host a rich maritime history. The main surf break at Pondalowie Bay is a popular quality wave. The wave is a combination of left and right peak that break over a reef and sandy bottom.

The left peak is good up to at the 4th min of surf riding. The right peak starts to become good between 3′ and 8′ or plus. The Pondalowie Bay is definitely a destination for a consistent fun long right ride that handles large swells. It also breaks on the left which is of better quality when it is of a small size. The location is ideal for medium skills practitioners.

A second smaller right hand reef break known as ‘Richards Reef’ is located at 250 m/820 ft further in the north along the beach. It was named after Mr Richard Thomas, a famous local surfer and resident of the area. Accommodation options and leisure activities are located around the spot and the wider Marion Bay area, while the Innes National Park gives you a good chance to redefine your touch with nature.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Adelaide
175.2 mi / 282 km, 3 hrs 25 mins
From Adelaide, head North along Port Wakefield Road, following the signs to Port Wakefield Continue onto Port Augusta – Port Wakefield Road, Continue on Port Wakefield Road, Take a slight left towards Copper Coast Highway , Continue straight onto Copper Coast Highway, Turn left at Yorke Highway , On the left you will see a ‘Welcome to Yorke Peninsula’ sign, Continue on Yorke Highway, Turn right to stay on Yorke Highway, Slight right bend to stay on Yorke Highway, Turn left at Maitland Road, Continue onto Main Street, Continue onto Minlaton-Yorktown Road, Slight right at Yorke Highway, Turn right at Main Street, Continue onto White Hut Road, Turn left at Stenhouse Bay Road, Turn left at Willyama Drive, Take the first right on to Templetonia Crescent, Turn left at Waratah Avenue and you arrive at Marion Bay.
Adelaide International Airport,
170.8 mi / 175 km from Adelaide

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Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
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Summer/Autumn 2016-2017


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River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

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