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Bells Beach

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Address: Torquay, Victoria, Australia
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Nice stretch of ocean beach

Like many beaches on the coast, this is a lovely stretch of sand and ocean. And is popular with surfers even in colder seasons.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Like many beaches on the coast, this is a lovely stretch of sand and ocean. And is popular with surfers even in colder seasons.

Thank shirlzb
Penrith, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful spot, if you have ever surfed you know this is a super spot. Beautiful outlook and of course beautiful surf. Top spot for a picnic just watching the waves and other surfers

Thank hsmith6169
Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach full of surfers enjoying long runs that almost parallel some of the coastline. Very nice decks on the bluff to watch the action.

Thank Donald J
Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have been here and it's still as stunning! Bells Beach is an easy drive from Melbourne. There is quite a bit of parking and the view is good from the top. Scroll down the the stairs for a great view of the surfers and scenery. Unfortunately we missed the Bells Beach Rip Curl by... More 

Thank Marisi R
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is well known and a popular place for surfers and beach farers. A great day under a cooler sky never deterred the beach surfers. Packed. A sight always wonderful. Highly recommend this spot

Thank bushflowergirl
Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carnt go down the Great Ocean Road, without going to Bells Beach. We missed out last trip so decided to check out what this place is all about. Can now say we have been there done that. One more off the bucket list. Taken too long to come down here, should have done it years ago. On everyones list to... More 

Thank Maree O
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This was a stop on our Great Ocean Road tour. We didn’t go right down to the beach, instead we explored from the cliffs. It gives you a great vantage point and on a sunny day (like ours was) it gives you that feeling where you realise how huge the world really is as you gaze out into a never-ending... More 

Thank JustDan91
Jupiter, Florida
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Bell beach is long known for being a surfers beach. Not a lot to do around this area other than enjoy the views and the surfers.

Thank BKL33458
Port Macquarie, Australia
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Great to visit such an iconic surfing spot in Victoria. It is great to walk here from Torquay as part of the Surf Coast walk. Contrary to another reviewer there are toilets there for the public but no shop at all. Relax and watch some fabulous surfers, admire the views from the cliffs, then head back to Swell cafe at... More 

Thank chris G
Ballarat, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

With such a deep surfing history associated with this beach, it was a no brainer for us to stop off here. The beach itself is a little out of the way but worth the effort. Like most beaches along here, the views were spectacular, even with some suspect weather.

Thank rushing-man

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