Torquay (including Bellbrae and Jan Juc) is a popular day tripper seaside destination on the Bellarine Peninsula.
Blue cheese, saltbush, abalone, shiraz - take your senses on a road trip, writes Wendy Squires.
With summer just around the corner, Ute Junker leaves no grain of sand unturned in her guide to the best beach towns on Australia's east coast.
Jane Reddy tees up for a relaxing stay at the new RACV resort in TORQUAY.
Lisa Stones finds fresh eggs and happy kelpies during a stay at a converted woolshed.
Nicole Bittar holidays at a beachside golf resort that suits her family to a tee.
Glenn Mulcaster surrenders to the lure of a busy coastal town and is sent running.
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.