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“The Iconic home of surfing in Australia” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bells Beach

Bells Beach
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$73.68*
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Great Ocean Road Learn to Surf Day Trip from Melbourne
Ranked #2 of 25 things to do in Torquay
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Torquay, Australia
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“The Iconic home of surfing in Australia”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

This beach is the "Spiritual" home of surfing in Oz and is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. Appreciate the untouched, almost pristine environment that we locals are always striving to maintain. The stretch of coastline between Torquay and Lorne has many more viewing opportunities if you take the time to explore.

Visited July 2013
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“Awesome”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

Great to swim, surf, bodyboard, paddleboard, walk. We walked in the rain! Take a picnic and watch the surfers!

Visited July 2013
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“Great Aussie Icon beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Bells beach was freezing the day we visited!!!
It was great to watch the surfers for a while try to battle the massive waves.
They are without a doubt the biggest waves I've ever seen.
Going to Bells beach made me feel proud to be Aussie.
It is a must see just to say you've been.
Where the cliffs meet the sea is just gorgeous.

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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“Perfect Surfers Beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

Beautiful beach views from the cliff lines above. Gorgeous scenery of watching the waves crash and the cliffs in the background. There is a viewing platform halfway down and stairs which allow you to go down to the beach. Very popular surfers beach and there was a lot of surfer groups there even though it was very cold. The stairs are quite strenuous so be prepared. I did though expect the waves to be a bit bigger. There are a lot better beaches to see along the great ocean road but Bells Beach is worth a stop off.

Visited May 2013
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“Go see the surfers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Beautiful beach views from atop the cliff. Lots of surfers to watch most days. It is a long climb down to the beach though. Lots of stairs.

Visited May 2013
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