Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Fishermans Beach, Collaroy, New South Wales Australia

Best Wind Direction:
Northeast, Southeast
Skill Level:
Intermediate-Advanced Kiters
Collaroy is a suburb in the northern Sydney, at about 22km/13mi in the north-east of Sydney's CBD (central business district). It is a small village, built in a stunning setting with some good cafes, bars and restaurants.

Fishermans beach is situated at the south side of Collaroy beach and it offers good conditions for kite-surf. The spot is appropriate for intermediate and advanced kiters.

The swell size starts working at 3 ft (1 m) to 8 ft (2.5 m). The best wind direction is from northeast, southeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 12%, in autumn the wind blows at 14%, in winter at 10% and in spring at 9%. The ideal months for kite-surfing are January, February, March, November and December. The average water temperature is about 21°C / 69.8°F.

Note: The beach is small and gets crowded during weekends, so keep a distance off of people sunbathing and swimming and stay away from the golf club area. Last but not least, there are kite-surf schools close to the spot, in case you need.