australia's surfing coast

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Beach Culture

Beach Culture - // Australia's surfing coast //

From seaside family holidays to national surf events and festivals, beach culture is a big part of the Australia's national identity. Some of the world's top surfers and leading brands, including Ocean & Earth, all hail from our sunny shores.

Like any culture, Australian beach culture has its own history, customs, language, rituals and costumes.

Here's a quick beginners' guide to help you navigate the waters.

Beach and surf safety
Movies, books & magazines
Sun safety
Surfers code of conduct
Surfing lingo
What to wear