Enchanting set of tropical right-breaking Australian point waves located inside Noosa Heads National Park, 150 miles north of Brisbane, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. "Noosa" is a local Aboriginal word meaning "a place of shade."

The coast here faces almost due north. From west to east, Noosa's five breaks are as follows: Main Beach (or First Point) and Johnson's, a pair of sheltered small-wave spots; National Park, Noosa's premier surfing break, with a dramatic takeoff at a section called ...