Swell Recap
Swell Story: A Week To Remember

Swell Story: A Week To Remember

A Look Back at the Massive Swell That Smashed the East Coast of Aus

23 Jul 2020
Swell Diary: Bali 1 September 2015

Swell Diary: Bali 1 September 2015

Hayden O'neill reports from Bali where the latest swell has hit from the Southern Indian Ocean

1 Sep 2015
Video & Gallery: All Cylinders Firing, Mentawais June 2015

Video & Gallery: All Cylinders Firing, Mentawais June 2015

Broken boards and best waves of lives

24 Jun 2015
Gallery: Maldives – March 2015

Gallery: Maldives – March 2015

Where the surf ain't nothing but fun.

1 7 Apr 2015
Gallery: John John Surfs Big Papoa – Rip Curl Pro Portugal Lay-Day

Gallery: John John Surfs Big Papoa – Rip Curl Pro Portugal Lay-Day

Around the corner from the contest, J-Flow goes for a big ol' paddle.

17 Oct 2014
22 Photos From Around Australia – Easter Weekend, 2014

22 Photos From Around Australia – Easter Weekend, 2014

Gallery: A four day weekend and it was pumping pretty much everywhere.

24 Apr 2014
Gallery: Cyclone Lusi Delivers

Gallery: Cyclone Lusi Delivers

Cyclone Lusi tracked rapidly southward towards the north island of New Zealand late last week delivering thick, overhead, long – period lines right up and down the East Coast from Saturday afternoon March 15 onwards.

19 Mar 2014
Gallery: Above Ours - March 16, 2014

Gallery: Above Ours - March 16, 2014

Photographers Matt Dunbar and Ian Bird capture aerial shots from the famous Cape Solander.

1 14 Mar 2014
Gallery: Snapper Rocks Super Session, March 4, 2014

Gallery: Snapper Rocks Super Session, March 4, 2014

A Divine Comedy takes place with the world greatest and a pumping superbank.

5 6 Mar 2014
Video & Gallery: Indonesia 2013 Highlights

Video & Gallery: Indonesia 2013 Highlights

The Perfect Wave reflects on last year's epic season.

10 Jan 2014
Gallery: Hercules and Papoa, Peniche, Portugal – January 8, 2014

Gallery: Hercules and Papoa, Peniche, Portugal – January 8, 2014

Another big wave session from Europe thanks to the storm Hercules. This one's a tow session from Portugal.

10 Jan 2014
Gallery: Sydney Swell Recap – December 10, 2013

Gallery: Sydney Swell Recap – December 10, 2013

Sydney gets a dose of swell over the weekend... in December.

1 10 Dec 2013
Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap - October 2013

Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap - October 2013

Did the tail-end of the season pump? Click and daydream here. Photo: Surftravelphotos.com

6 Nov 2013
Gallery: Mick, Parko, Kelly and Dane Hit Cloudbreak, October 30, 2013

Gallery: Mick, Parko, Kelly and Dane Hit Cloudbreak, October 30, 2013

With a Title bout looming, superstars of the World Tour coincidentally score the same Cloudbreak swell.

31 Oct 2013
Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap – September & October 2013

Video & Gallery: Indian Ocean Swell Recap – September & October 2013

Gallery & Video: Dive in, it's been pumping.

15 Oct 2013
Indian Ocean Swell Recap – August/September, 2013

Indian Ocean Swell Recap – August/September, 2013

Gallery: Where in the Indian Ocean has been pumping of late? Photo: Melroy D’Bora/The Perfect Wave

30 Sep 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds - Early August, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds - Early August, 2013

Winter, what Winter? Have a flick through our mega gallery from Sydney this past weekend. Conditions were very nice indeed.

5 Aug 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast Victoria - Early July, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast Victoria - Early July, 2013

Day after day of offshores and swell, what a week it's been in Victoria. Click through our west coast mega gallery of pulsing wintery bliss. Photo: Scanlon.

8 Jul 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - Early July, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - Early July, 2013

July has begun with some stellar conditions for Sydney surfers. Click through our shots from the last couple of days to see for yourself.

5 Jul 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - June, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney - June, 2013

Winter At Last! Your thirst for photos of rippable walls and round barrels, both empty and ridden,is quenched. Click through and enjoy.

21 Jun 2013
Gallery and Recap: Western Australia - Late May, 2013

Gallery and Recap: Western Australia - Late May, 2013

Check out our gallery of a pretty dang good week in the West.

28 May 2013
Gallery: D-Bah Fun – May 3, 2013

Gallery: D-Bah Fun – May 3, 2013

Some dreamy beachbreak peaks for Fanning, Crews and Co this past Friday.

6 May 2013
Gallery and Recap: Late April Vicco Pulse – April 24-28, 2013

Gallery and Recap: Late April Vicco Pulse – April 24-28, 2013

The last four or five days have been stellar in the Garden State. Click through our gallery and see for yourself.

29 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 21-22, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 21-22, 2013

The beginning of the second week of school holidays around Sydney delivered. Click through and see for yourself. Photo: Oneshuteye

23 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 15-18, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Sydney and Surrounds – April 15-18, 2013

Autumn Appetiser: Sydney got its its first swell in weeks, click through to check it out.

18 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast, Victoria – April 13-14, 2013

Gallery and Recap:: Surf Coast, Victoria – April 13-14, 2013

Click through our photos of the best weekend on the Surf Coast since Easter. Photo: Scanlon

16 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap: Kirra - April 14, 2013

Gallery and Recap: Kirra - April 14, 2013

Sunday morning Queenlsanders woke up to the classic Autumn surfing conditions. Click through and see for yourself. Photo: Muirhead

15 Apr 2013
Gallery: Jack Robbo and Chris Ross, West Oz - April 7, 2013

Gallery: Jack Robbo and Chris Ross, West Oz - April 7, 2013

Check out Jack Robinson and Chris Ross's weekend shack-a-roo. Photo: Hankinson

12 Apr 2013
Gallery and Recap: West Oz - April 9-10, 2013

Gallery and Recap: West Oz - April 9-10, 2013

South West Oz pumps as Autumn welcomes us with its cool embrace. Photo: Dan Wyer

11 Apr 2013
Gallery: Taj and Kolohe, West Aus – March 20, 2013

Gallery: Taj and Kolohe, West Aus – March 20, 2013

Heaving Beachies On A Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Lay Day

21 Mar 2013
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