Australia is renowned as one of the world’s premier surfing destinations. Situated between the mighty Pacific Ocean and the volatile India Ocean, this island with its 16,000 miles coastline is a magnet for waves among its many beaches, reefs and point breaks that will challenge the most experienced surfers. Some of the world’s most renowned surfers regularly travel to Australia to take advantage of its world-class waves such as Bondi Beach, Manly Beach, Byron Bay, Margarete River, Bells Beach, Noosa, North Narrabeen, Snapper Rocks and Rainbow Beach just to name a few.
The land ‘Down Under’ is home to a number of champion surfers, both female and male. However, our list consists of the
Top Female Surfers from Australia.
Sally Fitzgibbons was born on December 19, 1990 in Gerroa, New South Wales, Australia. Sally is a natural-born athlete as you’ll see in her accomplishments. Before her professional surfing career, she was a national champion in middle distance running by … Read More
Stephanie Gilmore was born January 29, 1988 in Murwillumbah, Australia. Stephanie has dominated women’s professional surfing since she entered the scene in 2007 – winning a world title as a rookie and following with five titles in as many attempts … Read More
Nikki Van Dijk was born November 11, 1991 in Phillip Island, Australia. Raised on the beautiful shores of Phillip Island, 87 miles south of Melbourne, Nikki learned to surf in the frigid waters of southeast Australia. Nikki began her professional … Read More
Laura Enever was born November 11, 1991in Syndey, Australia and began riding waves at age four. At the age of 10, after an early childhood detour into gymnastics, she began surfing seriously and competitively. Enever was twice a world junior … Read More
Tyler Wright was born in March 31, 1994 in Culburra Beach, New South Wales, Australia. She learned to surf as a toddler, charging into the shorebreak with her 5 siblings (including older brother and future world tour star Owen Wright), … Read More
Felicity Palmateer, nicknamed “Flick or Floss”, was born on August 4, 1992 in Perth, Western Australia. She spent her childhood on the beaches of Western Australia surfing with her father and two younger brothers. She was only 12 years old … Read More