Surfest Newcastle Australia

Sporting Events

20 Jan 2018 to 25 Feb 2018

Surfest Newcastle Australia 2018 is Australia’s biggest festival of surfing and provides a wide array of action in and out of the water for locals and visitors.

The 33rd year of the festival sees 11 different surfing events with more than 800 competitors launching in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens local government areas.

Action gets underway with the Lake Macquarie Festival of Surfing on January 20. The main surfing events – the Burton Automotive Pro and the Grandstand Physio Women’s Pro – are World Surf League endorsed events set down for Merewether beach from February 19-25 .

Action out of the water includes markets and entertainment at Merewether on February 24-25 as well as meet-and-greet the surfer sessions from groms young and old.

Entry to all events is free.


Beaches & Surf Broadband Internet Access Cafe Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for vision impairment Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Kiosk Major Events Non Smoking Paid Wifi Parents Room Public Toilet Restaurant Shop Sports

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