Outdoor Activities

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Walking

Torquay isn't just the beginning of the Great Ocean Road... It's also the start of the Surf Coast Walk and many other great...

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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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Fisherman at surf beach

Fishing in Torquay

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

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Surf Coast Walk

Start your journey on the Great Ocean Road with the Surf Coast...

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Pet Friendly Walks & Beaches

A holidays destination for the whole family… including...

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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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Rip Curl shop at Surf City Plaza in Torquay

Walk back in time with Torquay's History Walk

Take a stroll around Torquay, visiting 28 historic markers and discover the rich history of this iconic Victorian town on the...

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Point Addis Marine National Park

The Point Addis Marine National Park features spectacular scenery above and below the water line. Featuring wide sandy beaches,...

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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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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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Australian National Surfing Museum

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

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Foreshore Trail

Discover Torquay’s rich café culture, ship wreck history and iconic esplanade with the Foreshore...

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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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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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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.