Netflix ‘Surviving Summer’: 5 things you need to know about Australian series

Recently there has been a huge increase in audiences globally who love to watch new types of content, be it series or movies on the platform. They continue to eagerly await eye-catching and quirky-themed series and movies that can make everyone glued to their screens. Netflix is ​​the most loved global streaming platform that keeps bringing fascinating series and movies to its viewers. All set to wow audiences, the streaming platform is bringing an all-new, out-of-the-box Australian series titled ‘Surviving Summer’.

Avid fans who have loved watching such Netflix series as ‘Dive Club’, ‘Summertime’ and ‘Elite’, will definitely have a blast while watching the long awaited surf based series ‘Surviving Summer’.


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When does ‘Surviving Summer’ premiere and where can you watch it?

The long-awaited Australian teen series ‘Surviving Summer’ will premiere globally on June 3, 2022 on Netflix at 3:01am EST.

What is ‘Surviving Summer’ about?

The series tells the story of Summer Torres (Sky Katz), a fierce and rebellious New York teenager. She gets expelled from her school in New York and her family sends her to Australia. She lives there with her friends from her family The Gibsons, in a small coastal town that is located on Great Ocean Road. She meets Ari Gibson (Kai Lewins), an introverted wallflower who is also a passionate young surfer, who returns to competitive surfing after a life-threatening injury to himself. Summer spends the next three months falling in love with surfing and would also drive Ari completely crazy with her antics.

The official synopsis reads, “Kicked out of school and exiled to Australia, a rebellious New York teen makes waves among a young surfer’s inner circle, leaving disaster in her wake.”

Who stars in ‘Surviving Summer’?

Sky Katz as Summer Torres

Sky Katz gained worldwide recognition for her portrayal of Tess O’Malley on the Disney series ‘Raven’s Home.’ She is also a singer and musician who participated in the 11th season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ (AGT). She also hosted the 2017 ‘Radio Disney Music Awards’ and rapped a song titled ‘Party With Me’ for the Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Kim Possible’. She will be seen playing the lead role of Summer Torres in the long-awaited series ‘Surviving Summer’ which premieres on Netflix.

The other actors in the cast of ‘Surviving Summer’ include Kai Lewins, Savannah La Rain, Joao Gabriel Marinho and several others.


The ten-episode Australian tween drama series is being produced by Werner Film Productions and ZDF Enterprises. The series has been created by Emmy-nominated producer Joanna Werner and Josh Mapleston.


The creators just released the official trailer for the series a few hours ago. You can also see it here.

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