Surfing Mollymook

A 3 hour drive South of Sydney, Mollymook is a quiet surf town in the Shoalhaven region of the Southern NSW coast.

Updated: May 2 2022

Mollymook Surf Spots

Mollymook beach is 2.3 km long stretch with Bannisters point headland in the North to Southern Rock reef in the South. Its known for easy beginner beach breaks in smaller conditions. In the Northern end, Bannisters point gives some protection from Summer North Easterly winds with a left hander infrequently breaking along the headland. At the Southern end of Mollymook, keep your eyes peeled for a fast right hander peeling along Southern Reef. Further South Golf course reef is a consistent left hand reef break in front of the Golf course. The next beach up is Narrawallee which has similar conditions to Mollymook and is even less crowded.

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Mitchell Parade, Mollymook Beach NSW 2539, Australia
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Mollymook, NSW
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Mollymook, NSW
Mollymook Charity Classic 2016


Mollymook Surf Lessons / Schools

A couple of local surf schools conduct lessons at Mollymmok beach including one founded by former world champion Pam Burridge

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Beach Rd, Mollymook NSW 2539, Australia
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Mitchell Parade, Mollymook Beach NSW 2539, Australia

Mollymook Surf Hire / Rentals

You can hire surfboards by the hour from the Molly Beach Surf School. For longer term hire check out the Souther Man Surf in neighbouring Ulladulla.

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T7/119 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW 2539, Australia
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Mitchell Parade, Mollymook Beach NSW 2539, Australia

Mollymook Surf Shops

There are lots of shops for all your surfing needs in neighbouring Milton and Ulladulla.

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138 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW 2539, Australia
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1/137 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW 2539, Australia
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116 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW 2539, Australia
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Shop 1, Mellick's Corner, Princes Highway, Milton NSW 2538, Australia
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T7/119 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW 2539, Australia

Apres Surf

The Bogey Hole rock pool is set in a beautiful cliff side location and definitely worth checking out.

Grab a coffee and do a surf check from the Mollymook beach hut cafe which has outdoor seating and with views of the surf.

Bannisters By the Sea is a well known venue by celebrity chef Rick Stein with killer views of the ocean. There are live music events on Sundays at their Rooftop bar & restaurant.

Further inland, Milton is a known as a gourmet foodie destination where you will find locally sourced ingredients on most menus. You can pick up some nice bread, pastries and coffee from Flour Water Salt bakery. Pilgrims is a super popular vegetarian restaurant with a Mexican menu. Craft Surf is a stylish cafe / surf lifestyle shop in Milton.

Hayden's Pies In nearby Ulladalla is an institution that is worth checking out on the way to Mollymook. The award winning bakery serves Aussie favourites like mince pies and sausage rolls. Look out for their specials including kangaroo, alpaca and wallaby.

87 Princes Hwy, Milton NSW 2538, Australia
1/72 Ocean St, Mollymook NSW 2539, Australia
Level 2/87 Tallwood Ave, Mollymook Beach NSW 2539, Australia
2/166 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla NSW 2539, Australia
4/41 Wason St, Milton NSW 2538, Australia

Sydney Surf Areas

A small protected beach where Australians were first introduced to surfing by Duke Kahanamoku in the year 1914.
Surfing Bondi - Sydney's most iconic beach is a must do on a surf trip to Australia.
Dee Why is well known for its famous point break, uncrowded beachies and The Strand.
Manly is one of Sydney's best destinations for surfers of all levels with a variety of breaks along the 3km beach from Shelly Beach and South Steyne at the Southern end through to Queenscliff at the North end.
The coastal town of Jervis Bay on the NSW Southern Coast is one of the most unique surf destinations and home to the "Aussie Pipe".
A long beach on the NSW Central Coast suitable for beginner and younger surfers.