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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 Torquay History Walking Trail.

About

The Torquay History Walking Trail was developed by the Torquay & District Historical Society to preserve old Torquay’s architecture, surf culture and many more iconic locations of significance. Starting at the Colonel Price House in Charles Lane the walk passes the Torquay & District Historical Society, winds through town before continuing along the Esplanade to Point Danger.

Learn about Torquay’s name change back in 1892, discover the town’s original homes, memorials and points of interest. Collect your trail map from the Torquay Visitor Centre or download the Torquay History Trail Walk here.

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, 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.