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How's the serenity? How to slow down in Torquay

To me, the ultimate family summer holiday in Australia, is putting the keys on the fridge, forgetting about your cares and just...

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Fishing in Torquay

With a beach called Fishermans, you would expect some good fishing around here… and you’re not...

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Family Activities in Torquay

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Hiked, biked or camped? Recover in style in Torquay

If you’re heading to the airport, or home to Melbourne after a road trip on the Great Ocean Road, make sure you stay a night or...

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Walks in Torquay

Start your journey on the Great Ocean Road Walk in sunny...

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Beaches around Torquay

Life is better at the beach. There are so many reasons why the beach is good for you – the fresh sea air in your lungs,...

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Swimming in Torquay

Torquay and around the Surf Coast has some of the most pristine beaches ideal for swimming. Cosy Corner is a very popular beach...

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Surfing in Torquay

Surf’s up at the local surf breaks around Torquay, the home of surfing in...

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Golf in Torquay

Magnificent golf courses with ocean and bush land views, luxury accommodation, day spas and fabulous food…you can live it...

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Shopping in Torquay

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Australian National Surfing Museum

Discover the fun, fear, colour and beauty of riding waves in the world’s largest surfing...

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October to April is berry picking season

Spring is such a great time of year.   It’s time to shake off those winter blues and get outdoors.  The air is fresh, the...

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Bells Beach

The Rip Curl Pro (formally the Bells Beach Surf Classic) is the longest running surf contest in the world, starting way back in...

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Shaping up for surf in Torquay

I started surfing when I was eight or nine years old and shaped my first board at...

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See The Sea From Above

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Q & A With Local, Ella Bourne

Ella Bourne is a model and actress who grew up along the Great Ocean Road and now resides in Los...

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Torquay: A Cafe + Shopping Hub On The Great Ocean Road

Our final stop on the Great Ocean Road was a beautiful one when we...

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Escape To Torquay

Get up early and watch the sun rise over the water, salt in the air, surfers catching their first waves of the morning, all to the sound of the ocean...

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Couple and dog at beach with surfboard and towel

How To Spend Time In Torquay With Your Four-legged Friend

With some of Victoria’s most pristine beaches, the Great Ocean Road is a great place to visit at any time of the...

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How I Learned To Surf In Torquay

Boasting the world-famous Jun Juc and Bells Beach surfing beaches, Torquay is where Australia’s surf culture...

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