Torquay - Fast Facts

Torquay (including Bellbrae and Jan Juc)
Popular day tripper seaside destination on the Bellarine Peninsula.
In terms of population growth, Torquay is the most rapidly expanding town inside the most rapidly expanding shire in non-metropolitan Victoria. It is a seaside holiday resort and a residential satellite of Geelong, located 95 km south-west of Melbourne and 22 km south of Geelong at the eastern end of the Great Ocean Rd. Torquay is known as the 'Surf Capital of Australia' and the town contains numerous businesses and manufacturers related to the pastime who have long been sponsors of the Easter surfing championships at Bells Beach. Torquay is also a popular fishing spot.

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