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Bells Beach Surf

Listed under Surfing in Geelong West, Australia.

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Torquay is the closest town to Bells Beach, home of Rip Curl ,the longest running surf contest in the world.

It's a right hand point rock with a sandy bottom. Wetsuits are needed all year as the minimum water temperature is 10degrees. Best surfing between February and April and when the waves are 6 feet plus.

Written by  Merrick Davis.

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“Bells Beach, Victoria”

One of the best big right handers in the world, most similar to Jeffreys Bay in South Africa. Good surfing, however very crowded and popular as is nearby Winkipop. Better to drive further along the coast to less crowded (though not quite as good) spots. Read more...

Written by  Ian Wilson.

“Bells Beach”

There are a few sections to Bell that in the right conditions can join up to produce one of the longest waves in the area. Can handle real size of 15ft+. Holds longest running world professional surfing competition each Easter. Read more...

Written by  Alistair Lawson.

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