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Topic: is there any good places to surf near townsville, Queensland

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Andy

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RE: is there any good places to surf near townsville, Queensland

« on: October 17 2007 02:10:00 »

No, it doesn't suck at all, you just have to change your attitude.
If you are a serious Ocean person, not just surf obsessed tosser, you will enjoy some of the best snorkellin/diving in the world.
Did anyone mention to you that the climate is awesome.
Yeah, forget about surfing for a couple of years but have a great time anyway.

By:

Alex

RE: is there any good places to surf near townsville, Queensland

« Reply #1 on: October 17 2007 11:10:00 »

I lived in townsville for around a year due to work reasons, One coment_ Its a hole of a joint with no waves forget maggie or cyclones. I live on the sunny coast now its not the best but we get some fun waves here and there.

By:

manz

RE: is there any good places to surf near townsville, Queensland

« Reply #2 on: November 06 2007 02:11:00 »

hey, strange but its true, ive scored sum epic waves on magnetic island, during cyclone season, spent 2yrs on the island and got my fair share of waves. 5-6 ft, on occassions.just gotta pray for what no one else wants, the cyclones

By:

Kelly

10 places to surf in the world

« Reply #3 on: November 27 2007 10:11:00 »

please will you give me your top 10 places you think are brilliant to go surfing the world



By:

punker

RE: is there any good places to surf near townsville, Queensland

« Reply #4 on: June 05 2009 20:06:00 »

Gah, I too am looking at moving to townsville in a few months for study. I had been told there were good waves if you looked for em, but after reading all this... bollocks.
How far a trek are we talkin for a wave, reaslistically ?

By:

Voz

RE: is there any good places to surf near townsville, Queensland

« Reply #5 on: August 14 2013 02:08:00 »

Byfield State Forest North of Rockhampton, Five Rocks does get surf, Sometimes

By:

Peter

Yes you can !!!

« Reply #6 on: June 08 2015 04:06:00 »

I been living up here for 3 years, there is surf but the conditions must be right. Head to the other side of Maggie island. The chopper the conditions are heading over there.The more likely you can get a descent wave. long boards are the best. I had a truly epic session last Sunday. my wave count was huge, the water temp is a amazing just keep a eye out for the usal things like sharks, croc, stingers...ect ect.

Just get out there.




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