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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.
Explore Victoria's second largest city, Geelong, the gateway to the Bellarine Peninsula and the Great Ocean Road with a diverse range of activities.
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.
Get out and about and enjoy everything from world-class cycling races and rock festivals to fine wines, local delicacies and aerial acrobatics.
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.
View Victoria's stunning coastline from scenic lookouts of the Southern Ocean to rugged cliffs, picture-perfect beaches, islands and ancient forests.