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Bells Beach

| 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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (25 reviews)
“surf beach” (15 reviews)
“point break” (14 reviews)
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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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"beautiful beach"
in 25 reviews
"surf beach"
in 15 reviews
"point break"
in 14 reviews
"great waves"
in 9 reviews
"big waves"
in 6 reviews
"rip curl"
in 6 reviews
"watch surfers"
in 5 reviews
"beaches in the world"
in 4 reviews
"surfing competition"
in 5 reviews
"world class surf"
in 4 reviews
"jan juc"
in 9 reviews
"great ocean road trip"
in 5 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 4 reviews
"bucket list"
in 7 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 5 reviews
"swell"
in 18 reviews
"cliffs"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

It's been 15 years since I visited Bell's where I recall gravel/dirt road leading to the carpark. Clearly the local council has done a great job of providing first-class parking, walking and viewing facitilites. Just remember to dress warmly, we struck a beautiful day but...More

Thank Toulouse045
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

Wild beach especially in winter great if you are a surfer. Well worth a nostalagic visit in any case.

Thank russeltrevor
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

If you are a surfer this needs to be on your bucket list, I have been surfing here for over 3 decades and views are breathtaking

Thank Collingwood2011
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Reviewed 4 July 2012

A wonderful surf beach and not too far out from the CBD of geelong. Clean and very pretty! A must see when your down that way :)

Thank Sheree_Giuffre23_xox
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Reviewed 16 June 2012

Such a vast ocean & some great waves. We were lucky to have sunny weather,so walking & watching was a delight.

Thank Trishc22
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Reviewed 12 June 2012

This is the stuff of legends - the images remain for a life time - have never been brave enough to go in but I love watching the experts do their stuff

Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

What a place for surfers and admirers of nature. This is an amazing beach, 6 km from Torquay accessible by road and also a fantastic coastal walking track that we chose to run. Find your way down to the beach and sit on a rock...More

Thank taqueeney
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

Worth the trip... keep an eye out for the road signs... go early to aviod the bus crowds.

Thank Trina M
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

Just the best place to catch great surf in pristine conditions

Thank Lionel41
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Reviewed 2 February 2012

Easily accessible, experienced surfers who respect each others rights to waves, rolling waves that looked like they were being issued by a perfect wave dispenser. Worth a visit!!!

Thank LeesaSoulodre
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