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Surfing Activities Things to do in Perth and Surrounds

Things To Do in Perth And Surrounds


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Surfing at City Beach

City Beach is a left hand beach break that breaks off the groyne and is often crowded as it can only support a small crowd of surfers. Popular location for groms.

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City Beach Groyne works best during the winter months in easterly winds and west-southwest swells. The break is a short ride that breaks beside the groyne over a shallow sand bank and is best suited to the intermediate surfer.

 

 

Surfing at Cottesloe Beach

Cottesloe is a fairly exposed beach and groyne break that is relatively consistent all year around.

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Cottesloe Beach offers left and right-handers on either side of the groyne, with the south side being a popular break for long borders and stand up paddle boarders. The break works best in offshore east-southeasterly winds with swells coming from the southwest, on a mean tide. During summer the break will reamin relatively flat however, it will sometimes produce a small rolling wave perfect for the beginner surfer. Cottesloe is often crowded, especially when the waves are good. Beware of the reef, rocks and rips. 

 

 

 

Surfing at Lancelin

Lancelin Back Beach is a popular beach break for surfers of all abilities and ages.

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Located just 90 minutes north of Perth, Lancelin is the perfect destination for a day trip, however be prepared to get up early with the best waves being in the morning when the winds are light. There are several waves on offer along this stretch of coastline with the most popular one being Back beach. The best waves roll in during mid-tide with eaterly winds and swells coming from the west-southwest. When the waves and weather are good, Back Beach can often get crowded but if you get sick of surfing the real waves, you can head up to the dunes and give sandboarding a go. 

Surfing At Scarborough Beach

Scarborough Beach break is a popular location for beginner surfers and surf schools, with waves remaining relatively small all year round.

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Scarborough works best during Winter on all tides with offshore winds from the east and swells from the west. There is a variety of left and rights on offer along this stretch of coast and when the decent sets roll in, the crowds pick up. Scarborough beach is also a very popular spot for surf schools, with several companies offering learn to surf programs throughout the summer months. 

 

 

 

Surfing at Stark Bay

A surf break featuring exposed reef and a reliably consistent western swell.

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A reef break that provides consistent surfing conditions through the colder months whilst maintaining calmer conditions during the summer. Stark Bay is rarely crowded and is located on the western side of the island near Bovell Way and Strickland Bay. 

Image used with permission from Rottnest Island Authority. 

 

Surfing at The Fruit Bowl

A challenging but rewarding surfing break located between two beautiful bays just off the coast of Rottnest Island.

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The Fruit Bowl sits between Catherine Bay and City of York Bay, reachable via Bovell Way. It is also known as Ricey Beach West. Better suited for more experienced surfers, it makes for a more secluded surfing experience, with the break scarcely populated throughout the week and over the week-end. 

Surfing At Trigg Beach

Trigg Beach is one of Perths most popular and consistent waves, offering a fun beach and point break with both left and right handers for a range of abilities.

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Trigg is a very popular location for all surfing abilities, offering a range a waves along the coast. Trigg beach works best at all tides with an eaterly wind and swells from the west south-west. In winter, the better swells roll in and the crowds can pick up immensly. Around summer the waves die off, making the beach break a popular location for summer surf schools. 

 

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