Discussing :: Surfing at Shipsterns Bluff

Shipsterns Bluff , 'The Stern' or "shippies" has put South East Tasmania firmly on the world surfing map. The wave is considered as one of the worlds heaviest, and with good reason. Shipsterns is close to the popular town and beach of Marion Bay What makes it unique is that it is very accessible for spectators, it is just around the corner from Port Arthur. When the waves are on at Shippies anyone who is able to take on a spectacular 2 hour walk (a fabulous walk in itself) can put themselves in the line up. No more than 100 metres from this amazing wave one can watch in awe Tasmania's - and indeed the worlds best surfers take on this monster... read full article


Surfing at Shipsterns Bluff



Surfing at Shipsterns Bluff

There IS something decent in Tasmania afterall!


Surfing at Shipsterns Bluff

Not somewhere you normally think of when planning a surf holiday but definetly sounds like it would be worth a shot though...


Surfing at Shipsterns Bluff

wonder what it would feel like if the sea fell on ya? (Mitch Rawlins taking on a shippies bomb,he regularly walks the track out to the wave rather than the short boat ride,commitment)


Surfing at Shipsterns Bluff

Was in Tasmania last year. A great surfing spot.


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