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Sunday 25th February 8:00am - 6:00pm

At Merewether Beach John Parade, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia

Cost: N/A



Categories: Featured Events

Tags: Surfest 2018 , Surfest Merewether , Surfest Australia , Surfing Newcastle , Surfest Newcastle

In 2018, Surfest Newcastle Australia will celebrate its 33rd anniversary. The event is the largest surfing festival in the southern hemisphere with over 700 national and international competitors, from more than two-dozen countries, competing in the event.

Surfest Newcastle Australia 2018 will commence on 20 January 2018 with The Lake Mac Festival of Surfing at Redhead Beach and will conclude on 25th February 2018 at Merewether Beach, where the male and female champions of the QS events will add their names to an enviable list of winners.

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