Free Things to Do in Torquay

THE 10 BEST Free Things to Do in Torquay

Best Free Things to Do in Torquay

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What travellers are saying

  • mary O
    4 contributions
    Never heard of The Great Ocean Road before but because of Camille with Go West Tours, so many memories from our day exploring the Surf Coast, the Green Coast, and the Shipwreck Coast! Such a rich history in this part of Australia. Thank you Camille for a wonderful day…this trip is a must for those visiting Melbourne who want to get out of the city!
    Written 16 December 2023
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  • Tom B
    Melbourne, Australia1,581 contributions
    The waves were breaking at Winkipop not Bells but still worth a visit. No flags or surf patrol so we headed back to Jan Juc for a swim
    Written 31 December 2023
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  • Bec
    Brisbane, Australia1,100 contributions
    Went in to get some information and they ladies there were extremely helpful and had some great local advice. They also have some great souvenirs to purchase as well.
    Written 25 November 2022
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  • Jude
    Torquay, Australia598 contributions
    This beach is most lovely to stroll along, clean, long, good surf and incredibly dog friendly! But if you are a little nervous of nudity on the beach this is not the place for you. It is one of the nudist beaches in the region so consider that before going there. But highly recommended, not crowded and very peaceful. Remote from the township of Torquay so no shops or facilities apart from a basic toilet block at the car parking area. Access to the beach over soft sandy paths meandering through the sand dunes.
    Written 8 April 2019
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  • CodyDC
    Washington DC, DC5,934 contributions
    This was our first stop as part of our Great Ocean Rd tour from Melbourne. We had about 20 minutes to explore the beach on a rainy morning, but it looked nice. Worth the stop
    Written 6 January 2024
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  • CherylF51
    Melbourne, Australia15 contributions
    The views are amazing
    The water is warm at Torquay.
    Sunrise gives a golden glow to the surf —surfers are on the waves from daulight
    Coool breezes every night escape the heat of nthn vic or city suburbs
    Written 3 February 2024
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  • AraleMelbourne
    Melbourne, Australia401 contributions
    Walking leisurely along the beach and coming across this playground was a highlight for the kids. It also broke up their walk along the coast which was nice. There is toilet facilities as well as a drink fountain to fill up your bottles. We spent close to an hour here before continuing with our walk.
    Written 10 July 2021
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  • Vicpic
    Ocean Grove, Australia364 contributions
    Great Sunday session with a cool
    Casual vibe. Great beers at reasonable prices on tap. Live music, friendly atmosphere everyone felt welcomed even the furry friends. Huge screen with sport showing without taking over the venue. We meet with mates and enjoyed tasting a few beers, wine and spirits were also served at the bar.
    The food van in the beer garden provided us with some great share food spicy wing and crispiest chips they were delicious.
    Fabulous afternoon we will be back
    #bellsbeachbrewing#thebestchipsever
    Written 20 August 2023
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  • Simon B
    City of Greater Geelong, Australia2,776 contributions
    Fisho’s is the local go-to for a long walk on firm sand, without or with a dog. Also good for young families as sheltered bay offers gentle water for safe and shallow play.
    Written 22 May 2019
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  • Lina
    Footscray, Australia9 contributions
    We bought delicious cheeses, olives, salami, pastries and wholemeal sourdough bread to have for lunch. Everything was organic and tasted delicious. Coffee was ordinary.
    Written 16 June 2019
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  • lettgall
    2 contributions
    We visited the Farmers Market on the Torquay foreshore in June 2022 and although the weather was bad, there were enough stalls to wander for a few hours. There was live music as a great background, and we were able to find parking very easily despite there being a lot of people. After wards, we wandered across the road the a little cafe (which had public toilets either side ~ very handy after eating/drinking at the market) and we had a nice lunch and coffee before taking a walk along the lovely foreshore path. There were playgounds everywhere for the kids (including directly next to the cafe if you want a peaceful coffee while still being able to supervise the kiddies). In the warmer months, I imagine there would be more stalls to explore but there were enough to make the experience enjoyable.
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • MASK_3551
    Bendigo, Australia419 contributions
    I bought the kids down from the country for a beach holiday and we decided to hit the surf shopping precinct.

    The kids had a ball going into all the shops and looking at the different types of surf clothing surfboards beanies hats and everything else

    Bought a few things T-shirts jumpers pants bikinis but didn’t drive all the way to Torquay to shop or look for clearance items so happy with what we got and what we paid
    Written 2 October 2019
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