Visit our favourite Torquay accommodation in the popular beach holiday resort on the Bellarine Peninsula Victoria and you’ll find out why day trips and bed and breakfast, hotel, motel and caravan park stays have been a mainstay since the late 19th century.
With a primary focus on the beaches, from your Torquay accommodation you can enjoy some of Victoria’s best coast including Bells Beach, Fishermans Beach (great for fishing, sailing and has picnic grounds), Jan Juc Surfing beach and the Torquay Surf Beach. Events include Surf carnivals (summer), Easter Surfing Championships, the High Tide Festival (December), the Australian Strongman Triathlon (February) and the Ripcurl Pro Surfing Classic. Shopping at Surf Coast Plaza includes some of the most famous Surf shop supplies like Piping Hot, Ripcurl and Quicksilver which are based here. In fact Torquay is known as the ‘Surf capital of Australia’ and even boasts the Surfworld Australia Surfing Museum.
From your Torquay holiday rental or hotel resort you can keep up the fitness and explore the area with a range of tourist walking activities ranging from The Surf Coast Walk (27 km – get a map from Surfworld Museum), The Point Impossible Walk (Torquay to Thompsons Creek estuary), The Point Addis Walk (cliff-top views), The Spring Creek Walk (4 km begins at the Torquay Surf Life Saving Club) and the Deep Creek Walk. Other points of interest during your accommodation stay are the Bellbrae Carriages (museum of early Australian horse-drawn carriages), the huge ceramic Sundial (featuring Aboriginal motifs), Southern Rose (eight-acre formal rose gardens), Minya and Mount Duneed Winery plus cycling, horseriding and Berry Farm. There’s also the Torquay Golf Club if you can’t help yourself!
Special mention during your accommodation getaway in Torquay must be given to visiting Tiger Moth World and Adventure Park (fly in a 1930s Tiger Moth biplane) which can include flying along the coast to the Twelve Apostles and skydiving…also the Adventure Park caters with a huge range of tourist activities like the Jolly Roger, ten-pin bowling, bocce, flying fox, mini golf, paddleboats, the Islands of Surprise, playpark, volleyball facilities, giant board games, the Volcano Maze and much more.
With such an exhaustive list of to-dos in this famous beach holiday destination on the Bellarine Peninsula, you’re sure to have a good time when you stay at one of the many Vic Torquay hotels, holiday resorts, motels, bed and breakfasts, beach house rentals or foreshore caravan parks.
A Bed and Breakfast in Victoria is a great place to reconnect with yourself, loved ones and nature while benefitting from the tranquillity and energy of the area.
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