So, I've worked and surfed the Victorian coast for the last 25 years. I've lived in Portland, Lorne, Anglesea, the Mornington Peninsula ( where I cut my teeth ), PI, Inverloch and Foster. Sure...PI, Torquay and Mornington Peninsula are well trampled. I'm nearly 38 now. 90% of my surfs are with less than 5 other surfers. Many alone. Nearly always in high quality waves. I study forecasts and apply this to my knowlege of Victorian coastlines. I am happy to drive long hours for good waves. Nelson to the Prom. I have a problem though. I very often arrive at locations where there is no one else within cooee. I love uncrowded surf sessions. I have a young son now. Some places scare the shit out of me. 45 minute solo boat trips to surf a channel between islands. 1 hour walks to isolated beaches. Paddling across heavily tidal bars to surf solo. I wish for other surfers often.
Good to hear mate. Yeah most of the time I travel through Vicco I'm on my own - usually looking for someone to paddle out with, and/or passing by empty lineups. It's such a fantastic coast.
Ya dreamin mate, Vic is dogs balls!
It's coming into the best time of year imo down here. Just need some banks now.
Maybe get a camera with instagram to resolve the lack of crowd issue .
Thing is, NSW is also uncrowded if you're prepared to drive.
You should try surfing in Tassie, so so isolated
Sounds lovely, Boogie.
I'm a big fan of solo sessions, and even here in our capital city they are quite frequent - if you know where to look. I'd say that 50% of my surfs are solo, and another 40% with one or two good friends.
If you want more people in the water then move to byron then you kook and take your boogie with you