Torquay is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia, facing Bass Strait. Located some 20 km south of Geelong, it is at the start of the the Great Ocean Road. It town steeped in surfing culture with the major surf stores located here along with the famous Bell’s Beach a short drive, ride or good walk away.
One Day Tours from Torquay
Staying at Ocean Manor B&B there are many enjoyable day trips from Torquay along the Great Ocean Road and Bellarine Peninsulas.
Aireys Inlet Split Point Lighthouse Tours
Situated just 30 minutes from Torquay the famous Split Point Lighthouse has some of the best views on the coast and a fascinating history. Join one of their 40 minute tours which begin on the hour every day, then have a cuppa at the nearby tea rooms.
The Blues Train Queencliff
For something decidedly different and entirely enjoyable, Queenscliff’s legendary Blues Train is one of Victoria’s most spectacular entertainment and dining experiences. Situated just 45 minutes from Ocean Manor Bed & Breakfast in Torquay, this unique experience includes entertainment, a hearty meal, over a beer or wine and a good laugh. but you don’t have to dig the blues to enjoy the Blues train, you just have to be open to a really good time.
The Blues Train runs along the old Geelong train line, stopping in turn at the Suma Park historic homestead and winery, and then at Drysdale before turning around and making its way back to Queenscliff.