Dee Why Point Reviews and Ratings
(New South Wales – Sydney North, Australia)
Visitor reviews of Dee Why Point surf break
March 07, 2010
Pete from Australia
Dee Why Point is also home to Australia's Oldest Sufboard Riders Club, Dee Why Surfing Fraternity (DYSF) Established 1961 and still charging!
Dee Why Point Ratings
Based on 6 votes. Vote
Quality on a good day: 3.8
(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
(1: Dee Why Point is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).
Regional Rating: 4.0
(1: Dee Why Point is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in New South Wales - Sydney North. 5: the best break in New South Wales - Sydney North).
Difficulty Level: 3.7
(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).
Onshore Wind: 3.0
(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Dee Why Point can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).
Other Options: 3.8
(1: If wind or tide conditions are poor at Dee Why Point, it will be poor everywhere nearby. 5: other locations nearby provide a rich variety of wind and swell exposures).
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Dee Why Point are often excellent).
Water Quality: 4.0
(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).
(1: Often too crowded. 5: Dee Why Point is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).
(1: Getting to Dee Why Point requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).
(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).
Local Attitude: 3.0
(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).
(1: No convenient places to stay indoors. 5: A wide variety of accommodation near Dee Why Point for all budgets from hostels to luxury hotels).
(1: Camping at Dee Why Point is not possible. 3: Camping tolerated but no facilities. 5: A nearby camp ground has excellent facilities and a good vibe).
(1: Besides the surf and the solitude there is nothing to do when it is flat. 5: Dee Why Point is in such an interesting area to visit that getting wet is a bonus).
Equipment and Repairs: 5.0
(1: Nothing can be sourced, not even wax. 5: Quality surfing equipment can be purchased or hired. Major repairs can be fixed too).
(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Dee Why Point, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).
(1: Alcohol is not allowed in the country. 5: There is an excellent pub near Dee Why Point where you can stay or park a camper van overnight).
Based on 6 votes. Vote