RACV Torquay Resort offers deluxe accommodation in Torquay and is conveniently located near Bells Beach and the Victoria’s Surf Coast along the Great Ocean Road. Boasting a tennis court, indoor pool and a fitness center the resort also offers guests total relaxation with a spa and wellness center as well as a sauna. Free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and a business center are also available. The property is located adjacent to the Torquay golf course and offers stunning views of the golf course and ocean from every almost every room.
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This picturesque resort is ideally located at number 1 Great Ocean Road, Torquay. It’s a leisurely 75-minute drive from central Melbourne. It takes around 40 minutes to get there from Avalon Airport and 75 minutes from Melbourne Airport. Take the Princess Fwy and follow the signs from the Ring Road in Geelong down Anglesea Rd (C134), turning left at the Great Ocean Road. The resort is 4km along the Great Ocean Road on the right.
The beachfront town of Torquay has been a popular holiday destination for Victorians since the early 1900s. Located at the northern end of the Surf Coast section of the Great Ocean Road, Torquay is one of Australia’s best-known surfing destinations.
Torquay boasts family-friendly beaches as well as surf suited to the experienced board riders, the most famous breaks being Bells Beach and Jan Juc. Torquay is the birthplace of iconic surf brands Rip Curl and Quiksilver.
Torquay is a year-round destination with more than just amazing beaches. There are great scenic walks with amazing views, shops and eateries. This area is also renowned for its boutique wineries, restaurants, colourful cafes, galleries, fishing and scenic tours along the coast.
Scenic walking tracks extend through much of the town’s foreshore including The Surf Coast Walk, an established track stretching from Jan Juc to Moggs Creek with fantastic coastal views, thick forests, native birds and kangaroos. Breathtaking views can also be admired from Yellow Buff and at Point Danger where an Anzac Memorial is perched high above the ocean on the headland.
The main commercial centre of Torquay extends along Pearl Street and Gilbert Street which connects to the coastal boulevard of The Esplanade dotted with cafes and restaurants.
RACV Torquay Resort offers beautifully appointed, luxurious accommodation rooms and suites all with sweeping golf course views or stunning ocean views from Jan Juc through to Torquay beach.
Their spacious accommodation rooms and suites makes RACV Torquay Resort the perfect location for your next surf trip, romantic getaway, family holiday, wedding or conference group.All rooms feature broad views that take in either the golf course or the sweeping coastline from Torquay to Jan Juc Beach.
All rooms and suites have king-size beds, 42 inch flat-screen televisions, mini bar, complimentary WI-FI and the convenience of 24-hour room service. Room categories are as follows
• Golf View Rooms
• Ocean View Rooms
• Premium Ocean View Rooms
• Ocean Spa Suites
Choose from three dining areas with offerings ranging from a selection of light meals, sandwiches and cocktails in Harding’s Lounge, to a la carte menus reflecting modern Australian cuisine and bistro-style food alongside a full range of local and imported beverages.
RACV Torquay Resort gives you the choice of an active holiday with golf, tennis, swimming, family activities and gymnasium options, or just simply relaxing and reviving in their day spa.
Located at the gateway to Victoria’s Surf Coast and the world-renowned Great Ocean Road, RACV Torquay Resort provides everything you need for a memorable conference or event. RACV Torquay Resort has been designed to host large-scale conferences, meetings, product launches and executive retreats. Its facilities include in-built state-of-the-art audio/visual technology and complimentary wi-fi. Their experienced conference professionals will work with you to deliver your event smoothly and without stress.
One Spa offers an exclusive and personalised treatment menu that includes remedial and relaxation massages, facials, manicures and pedicures, haircuts and colouring, make-up services, waxing, skin or body treatments, geisha tub soaks and hydrotherapy sessions.
Nestled between two of Victoria’s most famous beaches, Torquay and Jan Juc, RACV Torquay Resort’s layout is a traditional links-style course that follows the undulating surface of Victoria’s Surf Coast.
The 18-hole, par-71 course was redeveloped by Ogilvy Clayton, the Melbourne design team headed by Geoff Ogilvy, a former US Open champion, and former Victorian tournament professional Mike Clayton. It features wide-open couch fairways, undulating greens, fescue roughs, wetlands and ocean views.
Australia’s Greatest Road
The Great Ocean Road is known around the world for its amazing blend of beaches, rock formations, waterfalls and thriving seaside and rainforest villages – all reached in an easy day drive from RACV Torquay Resort, which sits at the very start of this iconic road.
Some of Victoria’s most distinctive wineries are in the Geelong and Bellarine regions, within easy reach of Torquay. Several, including Scotchmans Hill, Mt Duneed and Dinny Goonan, offer discounts to RACV members – show your current member card at the cellar door.
Swim with Dolphins
Sharing Port Phillip with its resident seals and dolphins is one of the magical experiences of a summer holiday. With See All Dolphins Swims, you can observe their antics from the boat or take the plunge with them.
The romance of rail is alive on the Bellarine Peninsula, with The Bellarine Railway’s heritage trips between Queenscliff and Drysdale, and the Blues Train’s unique blend of music, food and steam.
Fly Through the Forest
he Otways is one of the great rainforest areas of Australia, and you can get right up into the canopy at the Otway Fly. Do the Treetop Walk or take the adrenaline-raising Zipline Tour.
Learn about the history of the region from the recent and not-so-recent past at two fabulous museums: the National Wool Museum in Geelong, and the Australian National Surfing Museum in Torquay.