Surfing in Phillip Island, Australia

About 2 hours drive from Melbourne is the surfing treasure called Phillip Island, Australia.  This is a great place to escape the crowds and experience wild open ocean surfing.

Surf

Break Type:  Beach

Gear: Wetsuit

Ambience:  Big wide open beach.  It's very exposed to the elements so if it's a windy or rainy day expect to really feel the weather here.  On a nice day, you can;t beat it and your non-surf companions will love it here.

Main Surf Spot:  Surfers Beach

Link to current conditions:

Magic Seaweed

Logistics

Public Parking:  Yes.  Park here.  There is a parking fee.  Or you can find street parking.

Public Showers:  No.

Public Restrooms:  No.

Transportation:  Need a car.

Nearest Airport:  Melbourne (MEL)

Alternative Surf Spots

Smiths Beach.  This isn't much of a surf spot but if you have kids and if Surfer's Beach is too windy and big, this is a good alternative beach.  Park here.  Public Restrooms in parking lot.

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