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Review of Bells Beach

Bells Beach
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US$148.14*
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Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Torquay
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

A wonderfully run competition this year with lots of parking and plenty of viewing area. The competitors are very generous with their time to the kids for photos and autographs. Went back after the comp a few days later and seemed such a different place. But still great to visit and see where the best of the best get to surf, and you can too if you want for free.

Thank DianePhillipIsland
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I've been hearing about Bells Beach for years and had never understood why it is so iconic. Now I know. The great swells that come ashore from the Southern Ocean make surfing here very special indeed. The visitor doesn't have to climb all the way down to the beach itself as there are a number of viewing platforms that allow you to watch the surfers. There is plenty of car parking and gradients are not too difficult.

Thank V581ZSdonb
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you are travelling the great ocean road a small stop off at Bells Beach should be a must, just a breathtakingly beautiful place and then marvel at skill and bravery of the surfers in the massive waves.

Thank Stevep1450
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome day with friends and family watching the Bells Beach classic surf comp. If you're around near Bells at Easter make sure you don't miss it... all the great surfers in the world surfing right up to you, they're so close you can almost touch them from the viewing spots on the beach, much closer viewing than other surf comps. Lots of shops and food and totally kid friendly.

Thank martorius
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful beach. We were here a week before the Bells Beach Surf comp, so heaps of people in the water and plenty of viewing platforms. Access to the beach is via a series of wooden stairs, but you can get a great view from many viewing areas. Great spot early or late in the day. Beautiful.

Thank Jason R
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