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Wind Surfing in Somerton Beach, Adelaide, South Australia Australia

Swelling rate:
1 m / 3 ft
Wind speed :
10-20 kn/18.5-37 kph
Adelaide, the liveliest city in Australia, is the capital of South Australia state. The city is situated on the Adelaide Plains and more specifically at the north side of Fleurieu Peninsula. The city is built next to Torrens River and is surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent. The climate is considered to be Mediterranean, with dry and hot summers when temperatures can reach up to 42°C/107.60°F, and humid and cool winters with frequent rainfalls.

Adelaide is a popular destination for the lovers of windsurfing offering a great number of beaches suitable for this extreme sport. Somerton Beach, situated on the southwest side of the city, is a popular spot for the local windsurfers of all levels.

The winds during summertime are usually South South-Easterlies and have speeds from 10 to 20 kn/18.5-37 kph, whereas water temperature ranges between 20-22°C/68-71.60°F. Swell rates are usually no more than 1 m/3 ft.

Note: Windsurf on low or medium tide. On really windy days and high tide it gets pretty dangerous.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Melbourne
727 km / 452 mi, 7 hrs 50 mins
Take the National Highway A8, continue onto National Highway M1 and then follow the National Highway A1.
BY CAR FROM Sydney
1408 km / 875 mi, 14 hrs 35 mins
Take the M5 Freeway and continue onto Hume Motorway and then onto National Highway 31. Follow the National Highway 20 and then NH A20.
BY AIR
Adelaide International Airport,
6 km/3.7 mi from the city center
BY TRAIN

Great Southern Rail offers daily services to and from Adelaide.

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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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