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Go to the penguin parade on Phillip Island.You can only go there between 9 am and 4am
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Good spot when Wooli is to big and chopped out. Needs a big swell to be good.
Great spot no-one out most the time. It's a bit shallow so watch out for the rocks.
Great spot. Experienced surfers only, watch out for the penguins and sharks can be a problem round here due to being pretty close to the nobbies.
By Anonymous , 02-07-2007
- why does it say u can only go between 9 and 4? its talking bout the track from the top of the cliff that aint to do with the penguin thingo
By boogerbros , 27-06-2007
Can be a classic - Summerlands, had some epic sessions there, especially when the swell is big. Can hold quite a big swell, plus when it is big, the reef in the centre of the bay (Centre Crack) breaks. I had an epic session there about 12 years ago it got up to 10ft(face), I was only 15 at the time, so it probably wasn't that big, but it was basically a big take off with a bit of a barrel, then it turned into shorebreak, which gets quite hollow, and eventually closing out. This place works well in a westerly wind (can't remember who said it before), usually everywhere else is crap, YCW used to be ok, but it's just a big closeout now. So we went off to Summerlands :DBefore the Penguin Parade built the bloody boardwalk there was a river that ran out into the sea, which made the shorebreak a lot better, and it put some sand on the point.The island used to be a lot better than it is now. Is there anyone out there who agrees?
By One third of the hot ones , 23-05-2007
A reward for patience - Get to know this wave and reap the rewards. When its big and lining up she will show you her best, but you have to get to know her - tubes, shoulders to play on and a great reform shorebreak tube on the right day - if you know how to pick the right wave, and you ride it right. The centrebreak is fun too - a sucking, jacking takeoff, and a fun wall into an inside-out shorebrak - holds up to 2.5m at low tide, but be quick to your feet or meet the reef. And yeah I've seen sharks, especially a monster one out there (25'+) over 30 years ago, but they don't eat people, there's too much other good stuff for them around the area.
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