Bondi Beach, Australia
Synonymous with the surf-side good life, Bondi Beach is an iconic destination. The word Bondi is an Aboriginal name, translated as “water breaking over rocks”, and the area has long attracted a laid-back surfer crowd. The world’s first surf lifesaving club was founded here in 1907, and thrill seekers have been flocking ever since.
Bells Beach, Australia
An hour and a half drive from Melbourne, Bells Beach is recognized as one of the best stretches of Australia’s surfing coastline. The beach is a top destination for experienced surfers, with a cliff-flanked sandy beach and large ocean swells. The beach features in the cult classic Point Break, starring Patrick Swayze as a die-hard surfer whose ultimate ambition was to surf Bells Beach.
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