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| 86 km (53 mi) SW of Melbourne; 25 km (16 mi) S of Geelong; 5 km (3 mi) SW of Torquay, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

Went on a great day with plenty of surfers and a big swell. really is a great site. We took plenty of photos and enjoyed a dip in the famous swell!

Thank GarthF125
Reviewed 14 January 2013

You can feel the history as soon as you park, the views are amazing and watching the surfers battle the giant waves is a credit to their surfing abilities. Beautiful views up and down the coast of Victoria - hold on to your hats as...More

Thank AvHoche
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Really nice beach to look at and sit and watch the surfers, with coarser than usual sand. Not a great place for a swim, especially if you aren't a strong swimmer. The waves were breaking right on the beach and there was a fairly strong...More

Thank ryanar70
Reviewed 2 January 2013 via mobile

This iconic surf beach is great for surfers, but personally unless you are watching surfers don't come here to swim, there are nicer beaches on the first for that

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Reviewed 23 December 2012

It's nice to see an epic surfing beach, and I enjoyed watching surfers trying to surf the small waves. But, Ho Hum kind of boring.

1  Thank RickBeaulieu
Reviewed 13 December 2012

we had just drove the great ocean road from adelaide and arrived at bells beach in the early evening. I was so impressed with it loads of people on the banks above watching the surfers and as the sun set it was just amazing. The...More

Thank Lovemyfood69
Reviewed 19 November 2012

If you have never surfed Bell's, you need to put in on your bucket list and just go do it!!! Had great waves and no crowds on Cup Weekend.

Thank KJN2010
Reviewed 15 November 2012

if you are going for a surf the beach has good waves but otherwise its not really a beach to take people to go swimming

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Excellent views from the great ocean road for the surf capital.. Great waves and beautiful beaches make this place worth a stop and njoy the scene

Thank peabhi
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Small, often congested car park. Occasional abuse from surfies for parking in "their" spot (!) Attractive coastline to explore at low tide.

Thank Gary H
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