The Surf Coast

Surf Coast Beach with ocean and stairs.

Located just 22 kilometres from central Geelong, the Surf Coast stretches through the seaside towns of Torquay, Anglesea, and Aireys Inlet, all the way to Lorne.

The world-renowned Great Ocean Road officially begins in Torquay and it’s the perfect place to start Australia’s most famous coastal journey.

As its name suggests the Surf Coast has some amazing surf beaches, and it’s here you’ll find the home of Australian surfing, Bells Beach.

If surfing isn’t your jam there are cool rainforests, glistening waterfalls, breathtaking scenery, and walking trails to keep you busy.

Not to mention wineries, cafes and restaurants, adventure activities, local markets, epic festivals, and sporting events.

Put them all together and you have an incredible holiday destination.


Surf Coast Attractions

People walking along Torquay beach.
Surf museum Torquay sculpture and wall of surfboards.

17 Unmissable Torquay Things To Do

Get the most fun from your Torquay holiday with this Things To Do In Torquay Guide. We list all the most popular attractions so you can have the perfect trip.


The Amazing Surf Museum Torquay

Discover everything you need to know about the iconic Surf Museum Torquay. Find out what you’ll see and learn at this nostalgic Torquay attraction.

Where To Stay On The Surf Coast

Woman with arms outstretched at the best accommodation in Torquay Victoria.

Top 10 Best Accommodation In Torquay

Looking for the best accommodation in Torquay Victoria? You’re in luck – there are some great choices! We review all the best Torquay accommodation here.

Best accommodation Anglesea Great Ocean Road with balcony chairs and blue sky.

Accommodation Anglesea: Top 10 Places For A Perfect Stay

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Woman enjoying the view from the best Lorne accommodation.

Accommodation Lorne: 10 Sensational Places To Stay

Looking for the best accommodation in Lorne? There are some great options! We have all the answers to where to stay in Lorne Victoria here!

Sleeping dogs at Lorne pet friendly accommodation

Top 9 Lorne Pet Friendly Accommodation You & Your Pooch Will Love!

Holidaying in Lorne with your furry friend? Want to stay at the best Lorne pet friendly accommodation? We list the top pet friendly Lorne accommodation here.

Read our guides to Geelong here or the Bellarine Peninsula here.