Australia's South West is world famous for its spectacular coastline and the huge surf that has long been a drawcard for visitors. With over 75 major surfing breaks located between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin alone, and many more along the southern coastline, anyone from the novice to the experienced surfer can enjoy the ultimate surfing experience in Australia's South West. Spectacular coastal lookouts provide vantage points to watch those taking on the ocean.

Don't know how to surf? Then, hire a surf board and master the art and technique of surfing with lessons at one of the many surf schools in the region. Check with the local visitor centre for further information. Alternatively, see the experts in action at one of the major surfing events such as the Margaret River Pro held in Margaret River each year.

Surf Breaks in the Australia's South West

  • Yallingup Beach
  • Shallows
  • Rocky Point
  • Bunker Bay (Farm Break)
  • Windmills
  • Three Bears (4WD access)
  • Smiths Beach
  • Super Tubes
  • Injidup Point
  • The Gallows (4WD access)
  • The Guillotine (4WD access)
 Margaret River
  • Huzza's
  • South Point
  • North Point
  • Margaret River Main Break
  • South Side
  • Lefthanders (4WD access)
  • Grunters
  • Redgate Beach
  • Boodjidup Beach
  • Lights Beach
  • Ocean Beach
  • Nanarup Beach
  • Muttonbird
  • Middleton Beach

Major Surfing Competitions

  • Drug Aware Margaret River Pro - International surfing event held at Margaret River's Surfers Point around March/April each year.
  • Margaret River Classic - Last full weekend of November annually.
  • Yallingup Classic - Longboarding competition held on the first weekend in December.

Beach Safety Tips

Australian beaches are among the best in the world.  We hope you enjoy them, but please take a moment to read the Surf Life Saving Western Australia page about coastal safety tips and Beachsafe to make sure your visit to a South West beach is a safe and enjoyable one.


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