Porto da Cruz is a small village, in the municipality of Machico, in the northeastern side of Madeira, a Portuguese island. It's enclosed by the mountains of Paul da Serra. Pico do Larano (765m/2509ft), Pico da Suna (1040m/3412ft) and Pico da Maiata (766m/2513ft) are the highest points. Its name derives from a cross (Cruz), that the explorers placed on a loch, that once used as a port (Porto).
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Surfing in Wedge, Tasmania, Tasmania Australia
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.
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December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.