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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  • Parked in the main car park and wandered down to one of the many viewing platforms which made you feel like you were on top of the waves with the riders. Gave a great perspective on what Bell is reall...  more »
  • happened to chance upon a surfing weekend during Easter so very busy and extremely popular, lots of surf and plenty to see  more »
  • Beautiful coast with spectacular views. Bells Beach is a famous Aussie Surfing Beach. There are good viewing platforms if you're a spectator. Definitely worth a visit.  more »
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