Maroubra is a beachside suburb in south-eastern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The name comes from the local Aboriginal word for like thunder, describing the sound of the surf pounding against the rocks. In 2006, Maroubra Beach was declared a National Surfing Reserve.
Identities associated with Maroubra include:
- Peter Garrett, who is the former Midnight Oil singer and Federal Member for Kingsford Smith,
- Koby Abberton, who won the Gotcha Tahiti Pro,
- Steve Wilson, who ranked 16th on the ASP world tour,
- Kevin Davidson, who won the OP Pro at Newcastle in 1982,
- Mark Scott, who won the world amateur championship of 1980, and
- Larry Blair, who won the Pipeline Masters twice and the Coke Surfabout.