Bells Beach, Torquay

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Home to the world’s longest-running surfing competition, Bells Beach is widely recognized as one of the best surfing beaches in Victoria. At this beach you can ride waves all day, or head to the rocky cliffs surrounding the coastline, from which you can watch some of the world’s best surfers perfecting their skills. Named after the family that lived in the area in the 1840s, the beach is popular with sightseers, who walk along the cliffs looking for the best vantage points, or picnic on the sand as the sun goes down. Keep in mind that due to its exposed reef and rough waves, the beach is most suited to experienced surfers. Using our custom trip planner, Torquay attractions like Bells Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Bells beach is a stroll down a path, have a stop at the look out and watch the surfers catch a wave. The beach is a little, wide bay and it funnels the waves in. Today was perfect, the waves were good...  more »
  • It has been 8 years since I wanted to visit this beach. Why? First because I have a surfer in my family (my older kid); Second because it is the twin sister beach of my preferred beach in my home coun...  more »
  • Every time that I have an opportunity I will stop and see the surfers at Bells beach... the view is fantastic and seeing the surfers patiently waiting for a wave to ride like a tribe waiting for actio...  more »

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