The Rip Curl Pro is celebrating 58 years and the world’s best male and female surfers are in town to compete for professional surfing’s most treasured trophy – the Rip Curl Pro Bell.

The Rip Curl Pro is the second event on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) World Tour. The event holds a very special place in surfing folklore, as the longest running world championship level contest on the World Tour.

It's tradition that the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach waiting period includes the Easter long weekend.


Wednesday 17th April – Saturday 27th April – Rip Curl Pro (WSL World Tour Event)
Wednesday 17th April – Saturday 27th April – Rip Curl Women’s Pro (WSL World Tour Event)



The primary location is Bells Beach, Victoria about a 70-minute drive from Melbourne.

The Rip Curl Pro is a mobile event, with back up venues of Winki Pop (Immediately adjacent to Bells) and Johanna (160km from Bells Beach along the Great Ocean Road) in case surf conditions are not favourable at Bells.


Adult - $12
Concession - $5
Festival Pass (all event) - $25
Under 16 – FREE
3228 Residents (with drivers licence) – FREE
Parking - $5 Daily

*Please note you cannot pre-purchase tickets. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket booth
on site at the event only, on the day. Entry is subject to capacity, so be early.
Proceeds from the parking fee will go to the Jan Juc Cricket Club.


Check out Live Webcast from 

There will be a number of LIVE SITES around Torquay, Jan Juc, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Lorne and Winchelsea streaming the action from Bells Beach, for a full list of locations please log onto


A free shuttle bus will run at convenient locations between Torquay, Jan Juc and Bells Beach.

The shuttle will depart on the half hour every hour from the Rip Curl retail store Torquay over
the Easter weekend from 8.30am to 5.30pm, Friday 19th April – Monday 22nd April, 2019
Shuttle bus stops include:
• Rip Curl Retail Store – Surf Coast Highway, Torquay
• Peppers The Sands Resort – 2 Sands Blvd, Torquay
• Wyndham Resort Torquay
• Front Beach Café – The Esplanade, Torquay
• Bells Street Art Gallery – Bell Street Torquay
• Bird Rock Café – Jan Juc
• Bells Beach (Event Location)


The Rip Curl Pro is a Waste Wise and Plastic Free event, so we ask you to please keep the place clean this April and support us in out endeavour to reduce impact on the surrounding environment. Bells Beach is part of Point Addis Marine National Park and Surfing Reserve, so
deserves all of our respect.