The Best Surfing in Australia

Looking for the best surfing in Australia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Australia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top surfing spots in and near Australia

  • Bondi Beach, New South Wales

    Hike the Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

    4.3
    4.1 mi / 700 ft gain
    The Basics: Australia's pristine beaches and coastlines are probably its main tourism attraction, and one of the most famous beaches is Bondi Beach in Sydney. It is only 45 minutes by train from Sydney Intl. Airport, or 2-3 train stops from Downtown Sydney. From Central Station, take the T4 line ...
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  • Fingal Head, New South Wales

    Photograph Australia's Giant's Causeway

    5.0
    Just an hour and a half drive from brisbane you will find the little town of Fingal Heads. Park at the end of the Lighthouse Parade Rd and follow the Fingal Lighthouse Track out towards the water and explore from there.Some of the most beautiful beaches Australia has to offer are just along here,...
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  • Seal Rocks, New South Wales

    Camp and Surf in Seal Rocks

    5.0
    Just a three-hour, 280km drive north of Sydney is the sleepy town of Seal Rocks. Meandering round the tight bends to the end of the headland, you’ll find yourself a 10-minute walk from the picturesque lighthouse, which offers views up and down the deserted coastline.There is a small holiday park ...
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  • Noosa North Shore Beach Campground, Queensland

    Weekend Getaway to Double Island Point

    Starting in Tewantin, a mere two hour drive north of Brisbane on the outskirts of Noosa, drive north on Moorindil St. onto a barge which takes you across the Noosa River, delivering you a short 2 miles from the beginning of your adventure! After driving off the barge follow Maximillian Road and a...
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  • Noosa Heads, Queensland

    Surf Noosa Spit Recreation Reserve

    4.5
    Just a 5 min drive or 10 min walk from Noosa Heads main beach you'll find the considerably less busy soft sand of Noosa Spit Recreation Reserve. Its a perfect spot for beginner surfers. Lessons are offered daily. Or If you prefer doing your own thing boards can be rented by the main beach and a q...
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  • Agnes Water, Queensland

    Surf Agnes Water

    Located between Bundaberg and Gladstone on Queensland's Coast, Agnes Water is one of the best spots to learn how to surf but also a great spot for people of higher surfing skill levels to check out as well!  The drive to Agnes Water is a scenic one, winding through a lot of farmland and a view of...
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  • Boranup, Western Australia

    Relax at Redgate Beach

    The best times to go are either during a big swell so you can admire the waves crashing against the rocks, a bright sunny day so you can admire the red rocks and beautiful turquoise water, or at sunset where you can admire the sun setting over the Indian Ocean. To be honest, it would be hard to f...
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