Surfing Dee Why

Surfing Dee Why

Dee Why is well known for its famous point break, uncrowded beachies and The Strand.
Updated: Oct 10 2022

Dee Why Surf Spots

Dee Why point is a well known surf break on the Northern Beaches. Breaking over the shallow reef platform where the rock pool is, this is a fast, hollow break that can hold serious size especially during the Winter months. When its on, the take off point gets gnarly with surfers concentrated into a small area. The point is not a break for beginners still learning to navigate line ups. Learner surfers can stay on the inside of the point at Kiddies corner to ride rolling whitewater waves. Adjacent to the point, breaking into the same rip is a consistent left hand beach break. Further along there are various beach breaks all the way up to Long Reef which pick up more size on a South swell than Manly.

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Dee Why Surf Schools / Lessons

There are a couple of instructors and schools providing surf lessons at Dee Why beach.

Red Dog Surf
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Manly Surf Guide
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Dee Why Surf Hire

Line Up Surf, a short walk up Dee Why parade have boards available for rent.

Line Up Surf
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Dee Why Surf Shops

There aren't any surf shops in Dee Why. The nearest shops are Long Reef Surf and Wicks Surf on Pittwater road or a couple more options in Brookvale.

Wicks Surf
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Long Reef Surf
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Things to do in Dee Why

Dee Why is a great choice for a beach day with a nice grassy picnic & BBQ area, ocean pool and a playground for the kids. Along the Strand - Dee Why's main drag are lots of great options for drinks and food whether you are after a quick takeaway or wanting to chill with mates. Most joints have alfresco seating and upper decks with superb views of the beach.

Have your coffee and do a surf check at The Beach Shed on the Esplanade right next to the sand.

Watch the sunset at Deck 23 with its modern Japanese menu of sushi rolls, tapas and cocktails. Check out the mural by local surf artist Kentaro Yoshida while you are there.

For traditional fish & chips, Seafood at the Beach is the go to place.

Dee Why Rockpool
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Michaela Howie Playground
Beach Burrito Co. Dee Why
The Beach Shed
Seafood at the Beach
Deck 23

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