Things To See and Do in Torquay, Victoria

12 Apostles

Witness the rugged splendour of the famous 12 Apostles, magnificent rock stacks that rise up majestically from the Southern Ocean on Victoria’s dramatic coastline.

The Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most spectacular drives, getting here is part of the experience. Cliff hugging curves, seaside cafe’s, emerald rainforest, fresh local produce and charming seaside villages await your discovery on route to the spectacular limestone formations, 12 Apostles, of Port Campbell National Park.

The 12 Apostles are located along the Great Ocean Road and are within driving distance from Melbourne and Torquay:

  • From Melbourne – 275 kilometres west of Melbourne, approximately a four-hour drive (no stops)
  • From Torquay – 150 kilometres, west of Torquay, approximately a two-hour drive (no stops).

Plan ahead to ensure you allow time to stop and see the sights along the way!

Not enough time? Join a scenic flight tour for a bird’s eye view of the stunning coastline of the Great Ocean Road through to the 12 Apostles!

Adventure Park Geelong

Ride some the of the world’s best water and dry rides exclusively at Adventure Park Geelong – Victorias Biggest Theme Park!

Bells Beach

Soak up surf culture, sunshine and holiday fun on the surf beaches around Torquay. Bells Beach is on Torquay’s southern outskirts, and this is where the world’s top surfers converge to tackle waves of up to five meters in the Rip Curl Easter Pro, the world’s longest running surf contest.

Geelong Wine Region

One of Australia’s truly iconic wine regions, the Geelong wine region is home to more than 150 vineyards, 60 wineries and 40 Cellar Doors.


Grampians National Park

The Grampians (Gariwerd) is a series of rugged sandstone mountain ranges and forests rich in wildlife. One of Victoria’s most popular destinations, the Grampians National Park is a great venue for rock-climbing, scenic drives, bike riding, bush walks, fishing and nature study.

Renowned for its breathtaking rocky views, rich Aboriginal culture, European heritage, spectacular water falls and stunning spring wildflower displays, there is plenty to see and do in this ancient landscape.