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Torquay

Torquay is the surfing capital of Australia and one of the fastest growing towns in the Geelong region. Being only 25 minutes from the centre of Geelong and under an hour and a half from Melbourne people are moving to Torquay for its magnificent beaches, cosmopolitan energy and great lifestyle. The new ring road around Geelong is going to cut substantially more time off the drive to and from Melbourne, which will lead to Torquay becoming more appealing to the commuter…

About

Torquay is the surfing capital of Australia and boasts some of the world’s best beaches. The beautiful sandy shores give way to some exciting surf which has helped build a entire industry for the town with several of the world’s most recognizable surfing brands starting in Torquay. …Read more

Highlights

There’s no shortage of fun things to do in Torquay. Some come for the great beach life others come for the modern cosmopolitan lifestyle while some just come to kick back and enjoy the tranquility. Torquay being only about 20 minutes from the heart of Geelong and gateway to the Great Ocean Road is an ideal place to base your stay. …Read more

History

Even 40 years ago Torquay was a quiet seaside town but today it is a thriving and rapidly growing beach resort with one of the world’s best surfing industries and best beaches right at its doorstop. …Read more

Places to Stay

Torquay offers everything you could want in the way of accommodation from 5 star luxury right down to somewhere to plant your tent with a good selection of campgrounds. There are bed and breakfasts, plenty of houses and apartments to rent and a range of backpackers, hotels and motels …Read more

Map

Torquay is the largest of the Surfcoast towns being about 25 minutes drive from the Centre of Geelong and 15 minutes to the north east of Anglesea the next town down the Surfcoast Highway. …Read more

Attractions

The surf lifestyle is not all Torquay has to offer, the vibrant and fast growing town has plenty to do with great shopping, some amazing beaches and quite a few interesting and unique attractions close by. …Read more

Photo Gallery

Torquay is the biggest and most thriving town on along our beautiful coast line and once you visit our photo gallery you will understand why. The modern cosmopolitan township, the amazing beaches and the lovely foreshore parks and wonderful amenities make this town one of Australia’s best beach resorts. …Read more

Fishing

Fishermen love Torquay for its great fishing, whether it be casting a line of the surf beach or trying you hand at catching a snapper or couta off the shore in a boat the waters around Torquay are bound to supply something for your dinner table. …Read more

Did you know

The Torquay ANZAC day service is one of the region’s more special events and attracts thousands each year to the dawn service overlooking the southern ocean.