Lovers of the beach, sun and surf adore spending time in Torquay in Australia. This place is a surfer's paradise, and home to the world-famous Rip Curl Pro Surfing competition. With Torquay timeshares, spend as much time as you like at world-class beaches, or take in the many nearby sites and interesting festivals.
Everybody will love spending time on famous beaches, relaxing underneath the towering cliffs, taking in spectacular ocean-side scenery. Enjoy views of this breathtaking coastline, or venture out on dolphin and whale watching excursions for more excitement. All ages love watching the heart-pounding surfing competitions, and spending time playing on sandy beaches.
There are plenty of spectacular natural attractions with appeal for all ages. Visit lighthouses for education and immersion in coastal culture. Listen to tales of shipwrecks, maritime mysteries and more tales of colonial time struggles. Cape Otway Lightstation provides exceptional views of the ocean. Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village and Museum teaches all ages about life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Kids under age five enjoy free admission to both the museum, and to a mesmerizing light show.
Family Friendly Activities Everyone Enjoys
Families also enjoy a trip to experience Kennett River Koalas, halfway between Apollo Bay and Lorne. A walk beginning near the Kafe Koala and going up Grey River Road takes you to a manna gum forest where everyone can observe Koalas in the wild. Stop to pick up bird seed at the cafe, and you can hand-feed king parrots. In Great Otway National Park, you can hike Melba Gully to see world-famous glow worms, a natural phenomenon native to Australia. Worms emit a glow when they're in their nine-month larval stage. Kids of all ages love watching them.
Festivals and Activities for Adults
Adults enjoy becoming immersed in the interesting surf culture of Torquay, and with Torquay timeshares you take your time and truly learn about the area, its quirks and main attractions. Everyone loves browsing surf shops for clothing and paraphernalia, and visiting the array of boutiques and art galleries.
The local festivals are lots of fun. Choices range from the Apollo Bay Seafood Festival, to Falls Festival with its international and local stars, and Port Fairy Folk Festival in March with bands playing folk, blues, jazz and country music. Every heart pounds watching the famous Rip Curl Pro surfing competition.
Best Times to Visit
Best times weather-wise for visiting Torquay are between November and April. Ideal times for whale and dolphin watching fall between June and October. This is the whales migrating season and when they're most active. With Torquay timeshares, any time of year becomes ideal to visit this fascinating, life-enriching destination. Torquay leaves a beautiful imprint on every heart.