Checking out vintage surfboards along the boardwalk
Explore Australia's rich surfing culture
Check out epic surf movies in our theatre.
Enjoy the inspired work of surfing photographers.
Celebrate Australian surfing legends in the surfing 'Hall of Fame'.

Surfworld Museum Torquay

Address: 77 Beach Rd, Torquay, Victoria 3228

Phone: 03 5261 4606  |  Mobile: 0417 386 430  |  Fax: 03 5261 4527  

Email: surfworld@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
Web: surfworld.com.au

The Surfworld Museum Torquay celebrates the history of surfing in Australia. It tells the story of this countries rich beach culture and surfing heritage that has developed over the last one hundred years. A visit to Surfworld gives people the opportunity to immerse themselves in beach experience and explore one of Australia's favourite past times.

Through themed exhibition spaces and interactive displays, visitors can relive time spent at the beach, or discover the intimate link between surfers and the breaking waves. Find out about surfing hero's and legends in The Australian Surfing Hall Of Fame, which celebrates the lives of Australian surfing champions. You can check out their biographies mounted on a typical example of the board they rode.

Relax in the theatre and enjoy spectacular footage of surfers in action while you are surrounded by vintage surf memorabilia and an epic array of historic surfboards. Trace the development of the surfboard along the boardwalk as a breaking wave looms overhead.

Explore the many elements that go to make up surf culture, clothes, movies, music, and walk through the ultimate surf mobile, the VW kombi van. Whether you are eight or eighty eight, at the Surfworld Museum Torquay you can ride a wave of history and discover how awesome and inspirational surfing can be.

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Content: Surf World Surfing Museum Torquay

Cost

TypeValid fromValid toEntry cost($)

Family Pass

01/07/1330/06/15$25.00

Child

01/07/1330/06/15$8.00

Concession

01/07/1330/06/15$8.00

Adult

01/07/1330/06/15$12.00

Cancellation and booking policy

A minimum cancellation fee of 10 students at $4.70 equalling $47.00 is charged for tour booking cancellations cancelled only five working days before the tour date.

Local directions

Drive into Torquay down the Surf Coast Highway. Turn right at Beach Road and following the 'information' signs.

Facilities

  • Bicycle rack
  • Car park
  • Conference/convention facilities
  • Access with assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Interpretive centre
  • Public toilet
  • Shop
  • Visitor information centre

Activities

  • Lessons/tutorials
  • Surfing

Opening hours

Open daily from 9am to 5pm, closed Christmas Day.

Disabled access

Contact operator for further details.

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How to get here

Great Ocean Road