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Latitude 34° 7'19.84"S Longitude 151° 8'15.94"E this is in the Royal National Park, South of Sydney. Isolated but worth the walk so long as you save energy to walk out.
WalkLong walk (>30 mn)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessBy boat only
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionSouthEast, East
Good wind directionWest, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.5m-2m /5ft-6ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Park on the Bundeena Road Lat. 34° 6'11.47"S Lon.151° 6'56.98"E and walk in 45mins towards the east. Come out on the Coast Track at Lat. 34° 7'9.63"S, Lon.151° 7'44.53"E . Turn left head Northeast on the Coastal Track. At Lat.34° 7'3.66"S Lon.151° 8'0.79"E and head South East to Little Marley Beach. 5 Minute Paddle Out from the protected beach. The alternative is to walk in from Bundeena on the Coastal Track or Boat 30 Minutes from Port Hacking, Jetski is better like 10 minutes plus towing in is great here on a big swell.
This is a great short sharp right that give a decent amount of time in the green room on its day but watch the rock coming out of the water at the end of the ride on the corner of the Bay. It is virtually un-surfed 360 days a year with only a handful of Garie Boardriders and Bundeena local to have surfed it.
I won't do the walk again. Going down is OK coming back after a long surf is the pits. I will only go in on a Jetski.
This photo shows Little Marley on a flat day http://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/static.panoramio.com/photos/original/33998239.jpg
By Anonymous , 14-03-2011
Barrels memories 1976 - I surfed here a bunch in 1976, in fact it ended up being one of my most memorable spots cause nobody new about it or surfed it. The best way is to hike in and camp overnight. Mid to high tide only, but a slabby barrel. One time I tore open my knee and the hike out was way gnarly. I caught it at three to six feet usually but 76 enjoyed the biggest year in 20 years so there were some hairball days. One spooky day a giant eel floated by with a gigantic shark bite in it. Killer adventures.....
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