Surfest Newcastle Australia returns in 2022

Wilson takes crown at Surfest Newcastle Pro

SURFEST Newcastle Australia is ON and its premier events have been slotted into the World Surf League’s fully redesigned Tours and Competition framework for 2022. And Surfest’s future looks bright, with backing from the NSW government’s Destination NSW having been provided for the next three years.  The unique surfing festival, held on the Hunter coastline […]

Wilson Takes Crown In New Home Town At Surfest Newcastle Pro

Wilson takes crown at Surfest Newcastle Pro

MEREWETHER NSW, March 8, 2020 It was happiness and heartbreak in Newcastle after a countback crowned Julian Wilson (AUS) Surfest Newcastle Pro QS5000 Champion over local Merewether surfer Ryan Callinan (AUS). After both surfers totalled scores of 14.27 at the end of the 35-minute final, the Mark Richards trophy was deservedly awarded to the event’s […]

Bronte Macaulay Wins 2020 Doyle Partners Women’s Pro QS5,000 at Surfest Newcastle

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MEREWETHER BEACH, Newcastle NSW /AUS (Saturday, March 7, 2020) – Bronte Macaulay (AUS) has claimed victory at the Doyle Partners Women’s Pro, WSL Qualifying Series (QS) 5000 event as part of the 35th annual Newcastle Surfest presented by Burton Automotive in challenging conditions at Merewether Beach. In an all-Australian final, the West Australian surfer took […]

Ground Breaking Performances Set Stage For Finals Weekend at Surfest Newcastle Pro pres. By Burton Automotive

Mac Callaghan at Surfest Newcastle Pro

IMAGE: Macy Callaghan (AUS) Pic by Paul Danvaro MEREWETHER BEACH, Newcastle NSW /AUS (Friday, March 6, 2020) – Merewether has once again turned on pristine conditions for the fifth day of competition at 35th annual Surfest Newcastle Pro presented by Burton Automotive. Competitors were treated to dropping but super clean two-to-three foot perfect beach break […]

Crisp Conditions Sees the Bar Raised at the Surfest Newcastle Pro pres. by Burton Automotive

Morgan Cibilic at Surfest Newcastle Pro

MEREWETHER BEACH, Newcastle NSW /AUS (Thursday, March 5, 2020) A drizzly day at Merewether Beach has brought with it light winds and great conditions for day four of the Surfest Newcastle Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 5000 event. The day was made all the more exciting by the appearance of all of […]

Aussie CT Competitors Dominate Proceedings at Surfest

Julian Wilson at Surfest

PICTURE: Julian Wilson (AUS) Pic by Paul Danovaro Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Competition continued today at the 35th annual Surfest Newcastle Pro and Doyle Partners Women’s Pro presented by Burton Automotive WSL Qualifying Series (QS) 5000 event. Merewether continued to deliver the goods with bumpy three-foot waves on offer and the event’s top seeds hit […]

Merewether Mesmerises On Day 1 of Surfest Newcastle Pro pres. by Burton Automotive

Matty Job at Surfest Newcastle Pro

MEREWETHER BEACH, Newcastle NSW /AUS (Monday, March 2, 2020) – Merewether Beach has come to life for the opening day of the 35th annual Newcastle Surfest Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 5000 event. With some of the best waves seen in the events recent history, competitors in Men’s Round 1 gorged on […]

Stage set for 2020 Lake Mac City Pro Junior as part of Newcastle Surfest

Stage set for 2020 Lake Mac City Pro Junior as part of Newcastle Surfest -

CAPTION: Xavier Huxtable AUS – Pic by Paul Danovaro COOLANGATTA, QLD/AUS (Monday, February 7, 2020) – Nearly 100 of Australia and Asia’s best junior surfers are set to hit Redhead Beach to contest the Lake Mac City Junior Pro at the 2020 Surfest this coming weekend. The two-day event will be the second of the […]

35th Surfest Newcastle Australia top seeds are Julian Wilson and Johanna Defay

35th Surfest Newcastle Australia top seeds are Julian Wilson and Johanna Defay -

6 February 2020 A WHOPPING field of 225 international surfers from 30 countries are seeking a start at the Surfest Newcastle Pro presented by Burton Automotive and the Doyle Partners Women’s Pro at Merewether beach as part of the 35th Surfest Newcastle Australia. Surfest organiser Warren Smith says the increased interest from international competitors in […]

Huge field of internationals for the 35th Surfest Newcastle Australia

Huge field of internationals for the 35th Surfest Newcastle Australia -

30 January 2020 AN IMPRESSIVE 30 countries will be represented by a contingent of 182 international surfers at this year’s Surfest Newcastle Pro presented by Burton Automotive and at the Doyle Partners Women’s Pro at Merewether beach as part of the 2020 Surfest Newcastle Australia. And those numbers are likely to rise, as competitors in […]