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Come to the headland at south west rocks.
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessPaddle > 20mn or Boat
Alternative name horshoe
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouth
Good wind directionNorth
Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
This is a multiple wave spot where you can easily go from spot to spot. The occasional rip will come along yet it is very weak.
Well there are multiple spots in this bay.
a good 7 foot face is held on the left of the bay about 10 metre ride before you should get out of it otherwise you'll end up on the rocks.
The point break is sick on big days but very dangerous if you don't know what your doing.
it is a very good spot to begginers to pros it all depends on the swell. Don't piss off the locals.
A great spot.
By aidan m , 01-03-2008
heaps good - hey this wave is mad except a big crowded , i where up here in chrissy holidays when the cyclone came in frasier island and big swell hit mid north coast. just off the headland in front of rocks where massive 10 foot waves so friggen big and hectic locals where rippin!
By Anonymous , 19-02-2008
Up Horseshoe - seriously What's the fuss Creso and the rocks both have their advantages and disadvantages.
Horseshoe is different every damn swell and tide. No surf there is the same.
The locals are cool unless you do something to piss us off, don't be a dickhead and you'll get mad surfs there.
Some tourists really need to pull their fucking head in though.
By smitty , 06-06-2007
rocks magic - used to travel from QLD to visit my bro at the rocks in the 80's.Had some classic surfs with dick & fordo all around there,smoky cape to name but one.
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