Welcome to Torquay
Welcome to Torquay, where the thrill of the surf informs everything we do – whether that’s chasing a wave, taking in the rolling sets while strolling along the shore, getting decked out in the latest surf gear or kicking back with a drink or a bite to eat to the soundtrack of the sea.
In Torquay there’s no dress code. When your thongs can take you from a day at the beach to dinner in a restaurant who needs anything else? In Torquay, you’re free to feel free.
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TORQUAY, THE PLACE TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN ALL THINGS SURF...
Seek the ultimate ride on world famous waves, lace up your boots for and start the Surf Coast Walk or stroll barefoot along sweeping beaches as the sand drifts in the sea breeze. Throw in a line, build castles in the sand, dine with the locals and drink their brew. Begin the journey on the spectacular Great Ocean Road… where coast and hinterland meet in a chorus of oohs and ahhs. Come visit Torquay and enjoy the lifestyle that prompts many to consider a sea change.
Located just 103 kilometres away, getting to Torquay from Melbourne is easy. If coming via a car, take the M1. The V-line train will take you from Southern Cross Station all the way to Geelong, Marshall or Waurn Ponds, then just jump on a bus and it will bring you to Torquay.
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If breathing in fresh air after a day of invigorating outdoor activities is not enough, take a few moments to unwind with the ultimate in relaxing spa treatments.
Whatever time of the day and whatever your mood you’ll find something on the menu to suit.
Food is fuel, so kick start your day with a fresh-roasted brew or a freshly-squeezed juice from one of the healthy food outlets. We’re not into fake or phoney and that’s certainly true of our fresh produce.
Keen for a pot and a parmi? Or something a little fancy? How about a seafood feast? Head out on the town to one of our many cafés and restaurants and indulge in tasty treats and homegrown specialities.
Torquay is home to some of the greatest events in the world! A big claim...but it can be backed up by visiting and seeing them for yourself. Host of the historic Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, the longest running surf competition in the world, attracting surfing world champions. In January, legendary cyclist Cadel Evans’s own Great Ocean Road Race spins through town with both recreational and professional riders taking in the spectacular scenery on their way through. See our events calendar and plan your next visit.
Active Day in Torquay
Use this guide as a planned itinerary for what you should do on An Active Day in Torquay. We believe a healthy lifestyle is about balance by mixing up some exercise with some indulgences to really appreciate the beauty and lifestyle of such an awesome spot in the Surf Coast. But most importantly, have fun!
No Dress Code
We believe a healthy lifestyle is about balance by mixing up some exercise with some indulgences to really appreciate the beauty and lifestyle. Explore the inspiring coastal landscapes on foot or by bike when you enjoy the Surf Coast Walk. Take a morning stroll along the waters edge, or have an early morning swim! Perhaps a morning coffee in one of our beachside cafes is your thing...there is no dress code! Relax and have fun!
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