Surfest Newcastle Australia 2020 will feature international fields of competitive surfers, taking place at Merewether beach. Male and Female champions of the QS events will add their names to an enviable list of winners. Merewether beach is a recognised Australian national surfing reserve and home to festival patron and Australia’s most accomplished men’s world professional surfing champion, four-time world champion Mark Richards. 

Surfest is made possible through the support of Burton Automotive, the NSW Government through Destination NSW, crowd funding from the Newcastle business community, Orica, The City of Newcastle and Wandiyali.