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Surfing

Surfing

Surfing is both a sport and way of life in Australia. With countless beautiful beaches around the country, there are surfing conditions for surfers of all levels from beginners to professionals.
It is difficult to choose the best surf beaches in Australia but here are a few to start with.

Margaret River is a multifaceted region known for its wine production and surfing. Maybe less well-known in Japan, but it plays host to a famous surfing competition on the World Surfing Tour called the Margaret River Pro. Surfers come from all over the world to ride these waves.

Surfing at Boodjidup Beach, Margaret River.

With 70 kilometres of beaches, the Gold Coast in Queensland is world-famous as a surfing destination. Surfers and spectators can enjoy the surf with the stunning city scene in the background. The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast are events on the World Surf League held every year on the Gold Coast.

Kelly Slater, Quiksilver Pro 2014
Snapper Rocks, Quiksilver Pro 2014

Bells Beach in Victoria is known as the historic and spiritual home of surfing in Australia. The country’s oldest surfing event, the Rip Curl Pro, has been held at Bells Beach since 1962. The famous waves at Bells Beach, which can reach up to five metres, attract surfers from around the world.

Bells Beach, Great Ocean Road

 

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