Everything You Need To Know About Surfest Newcastle!


Newcastle has a proud surfing history and what better way to celebrate it, than in a National Surfing Reserve at the largest surfing festival in the southern hemisphere!

Surfest Newcastle

In its 34th year, Surfest Newcastle is the largest surfing festival in the southern hemisphere with over 700 national and international competitors, from more than two-dozen countries, competing in the event.

The Finals are held at Merewether Beach, a national surfing reserve and Newcastle icon. In a first of its kind in tour, CoastXP will travel to the stunning Merewether Beach on the final day of the surfing festival (Sunday 17th March). The ‘Exclusive Surfest Tour’ is not to be missed!

This year, twenty-three of the best surfers in the world will be joining the event, with visitors from all around the world coming to Newcastle to witness the surfers compete. See Merewether from a different perspective, and watch some of the world’s best surfers battle it out at Merewether Beach in front of thousands of fans onshore.

Surfest Surfer Image

Sit back and relax onboard our custom built boat as the tour passes some of Newcastle’s greatest sights including Nobby’s Lighthouse, Newcastle Ocean Baths, the Bogey Hole, and the ANZAC Memorial Walk to name a few!

To book onboard, the Exclusive Surfest Tour, Click Here.

Jacko Baker Surfest