In the Portuguese island, Madeira, you can find Sao Vicente along the north-west coast. Although it's located near the coast, it is well known as one of the more sheltered hinterland. Once you visit this place, you can admire the big houses, that run you back to the XVIII century.
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Surfing in The Wall, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
Mark Occhilupo, the famous professional surfer and world champion made Cronulla beach a famous surf spot. The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbour to North Cronulla. The Wall lies in the north of the flags. It is appropriate for novice and advanced surfers alike. The best wind direction is from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest, northeast.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides. In summer the wind blows offshore at 11%, in autumn the wind blows at 30%, in winter at 44% and in spring at 18%. The best period for surfing is in summer or early autumn because the average water temperature is 21°C/69.8°F. Watch out for rips.
Finally, visitors can enjoy the magnificent view of the sea in one of the many cafes and restaurants that lie on the streets around the beach.
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.