When it comes to Torquay and the things to do, there is little doubt what comes first. Bells Beach is one of Australia’s most famous surfing beaches and holds the annual Rip Curl Pro Surfing competition and is the powerful point break of folklore – heard of the movie Point Break? There’s an impressive cliff face and the views from the clifftop car park are spectacular (a great spot to watch the locals surfing). The township is famous for its surfing culture and being the gateway to the legendary Great Ocean Road.
An ultimate Road Trip Adventure along the famous Great Ocean Road in Australia!. With a Rental Car, discover; Melbourne (the cultural capital of Australia); then, Torquay (the "surfing capital of Australia:, home to world famous Bells Beach and the birth place of iconic surf brand and popular day tripper town for holidaymakers); after that, is Apollo Bay (scenic coastal route and popular tourist destination with surf beaches, rainforests full of waterfalls, ferns and crystal clear streams). From here drive and visit; Warrnambool (known for its safe, sheltered beaches, its moderate climate, its parks and gardens, and Logan's Beach where southern right whales come to give birth each year between June and September); next, Portland (with historic buildings, beaches, and Portland Bay; which is ideal for boating, fishing, sailboarding and surfing); and Lorne (one of the first towns on the Great Ocean Road and surfing destination). End this unforgettable trip with a stay, again in Melbourne before heading back home. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.