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    POINT SINCLAIR, WHICH IS LOCATED ABOUT 86 KILOMETRES FROM CEDUNA, CAN PRODUCE SOME OF AUSTRALIA'S BEST SURFING WAVES: Photo - Neale Winter, courtesy of South Australian Tourism Commission
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    POINT SINCLAIR IS A POPULAR STOPPING POINT FOR THE ADVENTUROUS, EXPERIENCED SURFER: Photo - Adam Bruzzone, courtesy of South Australian Tourism Commission
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Point Sinclair surfing locations (86km east of Ceduna)


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Point Sinclair (Cactus)

Located 86km from Ceduna (turn off the Eyre Highway at the tiny town of Penong and it is a further 21km south of here along a dirt road).

This is one of Australia's best known surfing spots and is a regular stopping point for the adventurous surfer crossing the Nullabor. It is home to quality breaks ranging from powerful left-handers, hard breaking rights and exceptional barrels. The whole area works in a variety of tides and best in westerly to south-westerly swells. Suitable for experienced surfers only and beware of sharks, as this place is renowned for having plenty.

Supertubes

  • This is a powerful offshore right reef break, that is full-on. The wave breaks over a very shallow reef bottom and works best in 2 - 3 metre south to south-westerly swells.

Crushers

  • A powerful left reef break, breaking over a very shallow reef bottom. Works best in 2 - 3 metre south to south-westerly swells.

Caves

  • Classic right reef break, breaking over a very shallow reef bottom. Works best in 2.5 - 3.5 metre south to south-westerly swells.

Castles

  • A powerful left reef break, breaking over a very shallow reef bottom. Works best in 2.5 metre plus south to south-westerly swells.

Cactus

  • This is the wave that gave this place its name. It is a left reef break, breaking over a sand-covered reef. Best in 1 - 2 metre south to south-westerly swells.

Cunns

  • A powerful left reef break, breaking over a rocky reef bottom. Works best in 2 - 3 metre westerly to south-westerly swells.

Backdoors

  • This is a powerful right reef break, breaking over a very shallow reef bottom. Can be inconsistent, works best in 2 - 3 metre south to south-westerly swells.

Witzigs

  • A powerful left reef break, breaking over a very shallow sandy reef bottom. Works best in 2 - 3 metre south to south-westerly swells.