More on Snapper Rocks (The Superbank)
Snapper Rocks located on “The Goldie”, marks the start of one of the most famous waves in the World, it’s a world-class point break breaking over-sand. Offering up heavy sections that can break for up to 100 meters, it’s generally a barreling wave where tubes cutties and lip bashing are the go. Snapper has been given a little hand by mankind when the sand pumping from the Tweed river started providing ruler edge banks all the way through Rainbow Bay and down through Greenmount to Kirra.
The wave starts from behind the rock where only the bravest take-off in search of thick-lipped cylindrical stand-up barrels. Nearly missing the backwash if you successfully navigate your way through the barrel you need to dodge the impending crowd who are keen to snag anything that comes through More...