Marrawah, Tasmania

Tassie's big surf, big wave paradise is at Marrawah. A record west-coast wave was measured at 19.5 metres and the wind and surf roll in uninterrupted for almost 17,000 kilometres.

The National Wave Sailing Championships, a $22,000 annual five-day event is held in February of each year. It combines wind and wave surfing skills. The West Coast Surf Classic, an amateur surf carnival has been going for the past 30 years and is held on the March long weekend.

Explore the Wilderness experience on the Tarkine coast.

Apart from the surf there's cray fishing, abalone diving, cruises on the Arthur River and night tours to see Tasmanian devils on King's Run wildlife reserve.

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