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Surfing in Wedge, Tasmania, Tasmania Australia

Offshore Winds:
North, Northwest
Skill Level:
Experienced
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. The state's capital is Hobart.

There is a vast number of great surf breaks close to Hobart. Wedge is a popular beach break between Hope beach, to the north and Rebounds, to the south. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the south, southwest. Here you can explore the waves with swell sizes from 2 m-2.5 m/6 ft-8 ft and holding up to 5 m/16 ft.

The best tide movement is falling tides and the ideal tide position is low and mid tides. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 40%, in autumn the wind blows at 40%, in winter at 32% and in spring at 38%. The site is suitable for more experienced surfers, due to the big wavelength. In addition, the best period for waves is winter when the average maximum sea temperature is 12°C /53.6°F. Wedge is usually crowded during weekends.

Finally, Hobart is home to a variety of accommodation options, exquisite restaurants, trendy cafes and bars, to enjoy after an exciting performance of your sport. Note: watch out for rips and localism.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Hobart
40.8km/25.6mi, 42mins
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. Take the South Arm Hwy/B33 to Mornington / Warrane / Rokeby. Go through 3 roundabouts.Turn right on Rifle Range Rd. Continue to Gellibrand Drive. Turn right onto South Arm Rd/B33. Turn left at Fort Direction Rd. Take the first left onto Roaring Beach Rd.
BY AIR
Hobart International Airport,
36.6km/22.1miles 38mins 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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