Torquay

Torquay - Great Ocean Road - Victoria

The resort town of Torquay is hailed as being home to some of the best surf beaches in the world with Bells Beach, 5 kilometres south west of town, being its claim to fame. The impressive surf coast runs from Torquay to Eastern View as surfers from around the globe converge on this surfing mecca to push their boundaries and challenge their bodies. Two of the most recognisable names in surfboards were born in Torquay, Quiksilver and Rip Curl, in the 1960's and 70's. It is with a history such as this, that a memorial to surfing should exist in the name of Sun City Plaza featuring the world's biggest surfing museum.

The reason for these massive waves is due to the sunken reef where encountering some of the best surf in the world is fair reason for the Rip Curl Pro surfing competition to be the longest running comp, luring top names in the game to the Victorian coast. For those who can't surf or want to tweak their style, you have come to the right place with surf programs available for all capabilities.

Fisherman, fear not, there is a great fishing spot at none other than Fishermans Beach with a sheltered swimming beach for everyone else keen for a cool off. Plane buffs will enjoy the Tiger Moth Biplanes dating back to the 1930's at Tiger Moth World and with cafes, restaurants, markets and festivals there is whole lot more on offer in the popular resort town of Torquay.


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Lorne Great Ocean Road
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