Explore Local Attractions

Things to see and do:

  • Beaches
    Torquay is considered to be the surf capital of Australia. The Torquay 
    Surf Beach is within walking distance of the park, while world-famous
    Bells Beach is just around the corner at Jan Juc. Whether you’re after a
    surf lesson, a paddle in the shallows or sunbake on the sand, our clean
    and beautiful beaches are perfect for the whole family.
  • Surf World Museum
    Located on the Surf Coast Highway and walking distance from our park.
    The world's largest surfing-beach culture museum and home to the 
    Australian Surfing Hall of Fame. surfworld.org.au
  • Famous Surf City Plaza
    Once you’ve finished learning about the surfing history of Australia,
    buy some surf gear or your own at Surf World Plaza. Visit the massive
    stand alone stores of brands such as Quiksilver, Billabing and Rip Curl,
    just to name a few.
  • Shopping
    We are located on Bell St which is home to great restaurants, cafes, Bells
    Bakery and The Torquay Hotel. Local supermarkets and other shopping
    centres are within walking distance.
  • Surf Coast Walk
    Offering natural beauty and easy access the 44km Surf Coast Walk lets you 
    relax and enjoy a world-class walking destination at your own pace. The
    walk connect you to Great Ocean Road towns of Torquay, Anglesea and Airies Inlet.
  • Golf
    Golf is an experience you can indulge in to your hearts content in the surf
    coast region. For more information click here
  • Tigermoth World
    For something a little more adventurous, Tigermoth World offer a wide
    range of air-experiences including scenic joy rides over the area and to

    the twelve apostles, or aerobic flights for those a little more daring.
    Sky-diving is the one on the menu for the wild at heart, or you can
    simply drop in to thr Moth Balls Museum and view the original 1930's
    open cockpit Tiger Moth.

  • Playground for the kids
    Kids need entertaining? Located on the Esplanade, they’ll love the
    amazing Elephant Walk Playground with its myriad of swings, bars, 
    decks and slides. 
    Click here for a full list of playgrounds on the Surf Coast.
  • Wineries
    Those with quieter (and finer) tastes will enjoy seeking out the wineries
    in the area. The Minya and Mount Duneed Wineries are located just north
    of Torquay and produce an impressive range of red and white whines.
    Offering tasters and diners beautiful views and pinic facilities, both
    wineries are open every weekend. 
  • Fishing
    For more information click here

Torquay is also home to spas, restaurants, cafes, markets, craft shops,
retail stores and golf courses. For a full listing of the area’s attractions
and facilities, go to www.surfcoast.vic.gov.au