Margaret River

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Thirty-mile stretch of coastal area on the southwest corner of Western Australia, 145 miles south of Perth, renowned for its powerful reef waves, translucent Indian Ocean water, and bucolic beachfront settings. Dozens of good to world-class waves are located in the area, including Margaret River (often called "the Point"), a left-breaking reef located just west of the small town that gives the are...

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