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The Rip Curl Pro is celebrating 57 years and the world's best male and female surfers are in town to compete for professional surfing's most treasured trophy - the Rip Curl Pro Bell.The Rip Curl Pro is the second event on the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) World Tour. The event holds a very special place in surfing folklore, as the longest running world championship level contest on the World Tour.It is tradition that the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach waiting period includes the Easter long weekend.The event only runs in the best possible surf conditions, to avoid disappointment check World Surf League website each morning to check if the event is on.
From rugged bush trails and lakeside strolls to spectacular coastal paths, the walks in the Geelong and Bellarine region are bound to inspire.
Hop on a bike and have a truly spectacular cycling experience in a setting of rolling hills, scenic wine regions and breathtaking ocean views.
Ride the waves, take a walk along the white sand, or cool off during the summer months at bayside and ocean beaches in Geelong and the Bellarine.
On the doorstep to the world-famous breaks of the Great Ocean Road, the peninsula is the perfect place to learn to surf or work on your skills.
Discover spectacular coastlines and sand dunes, ancient rainforests and old volcanoes in national parks and reserves in the Great Ocean Road region.
Dose up on surf culture at Torquay, the start of the Great Ocean Road, home to Bells Beach and birthplace of iconic brands Rip Curl and Quicksilver.
Journey from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Walk, weaving through national parks, deserted beaches and rugged coastal scenery.
Head to the Great Ocean Road region to Lake Elizabeth in the Otways to view the elusive platypus or paddle down the Glenelg River to an ancient cave.