Major Events in Torquay

Rip Curl Pro

The Rip Curl Pro is the longest running professional surfing contest in the world.

Steeped in tradition, rich in heritage and history, the Rip Curl Pro held at historic Bells Beach has become a rite of passage for World Surf League athletes to compete against themselves and fellow surfers for an opportunity to ring the bell.

In 1973 Rip Curl put up the prize money that turned the event into Australia’s first ever pro surfing contest. Every Easter trademark swells roll into The Bells Bowl providing consistent waves for the world’s best to battle it out and deliver a show for the thousands of fans lining the beach and grandstands.

Rip Curl Pro Live Sites

Don't miss a single moment of the action!

Torquay is fully connected to all the action at Bells. The competition is being streamed live into 48 official Rip Curl Pro Live Site cafés, restaurants and venues throughout Torquay, Jan Juc and the surrounding area.

So relax, grab a bite to eat and let the Bells Beach excitement come to you!