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Legendary Surfing Safari

Bitchin' waves be had!

"The Legendary Pacific Coast offers some of the best surfing beaches in Australia as it hugs, weaves and wraps around the pristine coastline covering nearly 1,000kms. From the Central Coast in the south to the Tweed Valley in the north, there are hundreds of beaches to surf. We are excited to share with you our top spots from the people who are lucky enough to live and surf at these destinations each day and every week!"

Trent Munro, World Champion Surfer and Instructor, Trent Munro Surf Academy.

Surfing is part of our culture and surfing is not just a fad of the 20th century. It’s actually a culture that is thousands of years old but it has only been in the last 100 to 200 years that the history of surfing and surf culture has been explored.

Here in Australia, we are so fortunate to undoubtedly have some of the best uncrowded surfing spots in the world and possess some of the surfing champions of the world and the North Coast has its fair share, Trent Munroe in Nambucca and Mark Richards in Newcastle.

If you’d like to discover the NSW beaches on the National Surfing Reserve list, you’ll find them on The Legendary Pacific Coast at Angourie, near Yamba, at Crescent Head, in the Macleay Valley north of Port Macquarie, at Lennox Head, between Ballina and Byron Bay and including the world-famous Lennox Point break. Merewether Beach is one of Newcastle's iconic surfing beaches, with the reserve stretching two kilometres along the spectacular coastline.

Take the splash and enjoy our Surfing Safari so your road trip is Legendary for you, your mates or your family. We’ve got loads of surf schools listed if you’d like to take the plunge for the first time or even for the experienced surfer! Remember, always take local advice on the waves; “give respect to earn respect".

Trail highlights

Umina BeachAvoca BeachTerrigal BeachSoldiers BeachWyrrabalong National ParkMunmorah State Conservation AreaCatherine Hill BayWallarah National ParkMerewether BeachNobbys BeachStockton BeachAnna BayFingal BayBox BeachSeal RocksBooti Booti National ParkPacific PalmsOne Mile Beach, ForsterSaltwater PointSaltwater National ParkCrowdy Bay National ParkCrowdy BayRainbow Beach, Bonny HillsTown BeachLighthouse BeachSurfaris Surf CampKillick Beach, Crescent HeadSouth Smoky BeachHat Head National ParkDelicate NobbyMain Beach, Nambucca HeadsThe Nambucca V WallValla BeachScotts Head PointCoffs Coast Regional ParkSawtell IslandPark BeachSoldiers BeachDiggers BeachArrawarraYamba Main BeachTurners BreakwallAngourie National Surfing ReservePippi BeachConvent Beach YambaFrazer ReefEvans HeadBluff Beach IlukaIluka Main BeachSummerland Surf SchoolLennox Head PointLets Go Surfing Byron BayBroken HeadSurfing the BundjalungByron Main BeachMojosurfByron Belongil BeachKingscliff/DreamtimeCabarita Foreshore Trail, Norries HeadlandNorrie’s Head (Cabarita Beach)Snapper Rocks, Rainbow Bay/CoolangattaThe Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre (HPC)Southern Gold Coast Beaches