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RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« on: July 10 2008 00:07:00 »
no surf in cairns, there is somethimes, but it is pittafull
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #1 on: January 31 2009 23:01:00 »
i'm sitting in my house in manunda waiting for cyclone ellie to hit land south of us and wondering if i'm missing out on some nice beachies up north? is there still a surf crew in cairns? has anyone got the same idea i do?
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #3 on: June 05 2009 15:06:00 »
Yeah there is a secret beach were the waves go offf.. a bit rocky but its the best spot in cairns by far... but i cant tell yous.. its for our crew only..
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #4 on: September 15 2009 23:09:00 »
YEP, HEAPS OF SPOTS, YOU JUST HAVE TO HAVE LOCAL KNOWLEDGE OF WINDS, TIDES & REEF CHANNELS. THE REEFS EAST OF GREEN ISLAND ALL GET GOOD IN VARIOUS SWELL DIRECTIONS. HEARS A HOT TIP SNAPPER ISLAND & LOW ISLES REEFS. (NORTH OF PORT DOUGLAS AND SOUTH OF CAPE TRIBULATION)
AND IF YOU LOOK FURTHER NORTH AGAIN TRY LIZARD ISLAND FOR A MIXTURE OF REEF PEAKS.
THE SWELL SNEAKS THROUGH A FEW GAPS IN THE OUTER REEFS.
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #5 on: September 16 2009 21:09:00 »
Hey I' m from Costa Rica but now I'm living in Innisfail. I NEED to surf, PLEASE contact me if anyone is going to a surf trip to the outter reefs or ellis beach or that secret spot that someone secret is talking about. email@example.com
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #6 on: September 17 2009 18:09:00 »
haha there is surf in cairns you dont have to have a boat and travel to the reef breaks or have a 4wd jesus christ.... just gotta open up your eyes aye.... ratchit bays not the only place theres a few spots that us locals no of .... but then again were not gonna tell anyone you gotta no people .... dont want our secret spots crowded or kooks everywhere.... you just gotta look and stop expecting it to be like down south cause it never is
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #7 on: September 18 2009 00:09:00 »
HEY deet contact me, I'm by my own in this big island and I dont know any surfer so u dont have to worry about ur secrets spots
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #8 on: October 01 2009 09:10:00 »
Can you reccommend best surfing in the region - which is beach accessible? We can drive quite a ways... Looking for the nicest surf in within 200km... thanks!
RE: ny surf spots in cairns region?« Reply #9 on: November 08 2009 06:11:00 »
There are NO PROPER surfing spots along the coast in Cairns!!!
Windy Sloppy Chop is not surf and that is all that reaches the coastline.(including RatShit)
SAD but TRUE. (the reef stops all the ground swells)
The answer is simple.
1) get in a boat
2) travel out 50+km (east)
3)take your pick, hundred's of km of small, fickle surf!!!!
mind you, ya need the right tide,wind & swell and even then don't expect "world class reef breaks"
I regularly surf the reef and it is good enough to get ya fix but sadly nothing like the real reef breaks in Fiji or Indo.
email me for info or if you want a lift out there.
keep it REAL