About The Box

The Box is a thick, below sea level right-breaking mutant tube that is only for the very best, committed surfers. The Box throws out over hard flat rocks and is totally unforgiving.

Source: The Box Surf Guide

Ability Level

Advanced

Beg Int Adv

Advanced

Local Vibe

Doable

Welcoming Intimidating

Surfers who can ride this place love it, and feel a certain ownership over it. As always, a humility and respect go a long way.

Crowd Factor

Moderate

Mellow Heavy

Crowded when its on.

Spot Rating

Fun

Poor Perfect

One of the most unique waves in the world, one of which many others are compared to -- with a slabbing, intense, yet short barrel.

Shoulder Burn

Medium

Light Exhausting

Long paddle out, but not bad once out there. Getting into the wave is a feat.

Water Quality

Clean

Clean Dirty

Pristine.

Additional Information

Hazards

Getting crushed on the reef.

Access

Margs car park lookout.

Bring Your

Shortboard, gun, bodyboard

Seabed

Rock reef

Best Season

Winter is strongest, but can get surf year-round.

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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