Walks

Offering natural beauty and easy access, the 44km Surf Coast Walk lets you relax and enjoy a world-class walking destination at your own pace.

The Walk can be split into 12 distinctive tracks, each inviting you to explore inspiring landscapes on foot or bike beyond the edge of Victoria's beautiful Great Ocean Road. 

In its entirety the Walk connects the coastal towns of Torquay, Anglesea and Aireys Inlet.

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Track Your Surf Coast Walk

Each section of the Surf Coast Walk has been mapped on a Google style map using a free website and mobile app called MapMyWalk.

Each map has a link to the MapMyWalk site which allows you to create your own maps or send an existing map to your phone.

Track and share your Surf Coast Walk experience through a free phone application.  You can effortlessly record your walk details including time and distance. It's free to register and download.

*mobile data charges apply.

  • 1. Wadawurrung Country

    Wadawurrung Country

    Near Torquay

    Explore traditional Wadawurrung Aboriginal country, windswept sand dunes and coastal vegetation on this easy walk nea

  • 2. Torquay Promenade

    Torquay Promenade

    Torquay

    Enjoy the perfect Torquay promenade on this flat, kid-friendly, easy shared path.

  • 3. Surf Coasting

    Couple walking

    Torquay

    Explore surfing evolution and surf culture origins on this walk or cycle past Torquay and Jan Juc surf beaches; the '

  • 4. The Bells Track

    The Bells Track

    Jan Juc

    Tread the track that daring pioneer surfers carved through coastal scrub to reach the fearsome waves of Bells Beach.

  • 5. Ironbark Basin

    Ironbark Basin

    Jan Juc

    Venture to the inland sheltered forest of the Ironbark Basin in the Great Otway National Park.

  • 6. Angelsea Heath

    Angelsea Heath

    Near Angelsea

    This rugged trail takes in all the colours of the coast vivid ochre cliffs, brilliant blue ocean and dappled green he

  • 7. ANGLESEA RIVERBANKS

    Anglesea

    This easy and accessible riverside stroll keeps you handy to the Anglesea Visitor Information centre, BBQs and cafe/d

  • 8. POINT ROADKNIGHT

    Anglesea

    From the convenience of the Anglesea township, rise up to the bluff and back down to idyllic Point Roadknight Beach.

  • 9. BEACH COMBING

    Between Anglesea and Aireys Inlet

    Relax, slip off your shoes and get some sand between your toes on this long, uncrowded beach walk.

  • 10. SUNNYMEAD

    Near Aireys Inlet

    Take a walk on the wild side through rugged coastal bushland in Great Otway National Park.

  • 11. AIREYS CLIFFTOPS

    Aireys Inlet

    This easy walk, on a well-made track, is a favourite of locals.

  • 12. LIGHTHOUSE DISCOVERY

    Near Aireys Inlet

    Discovery stroll from the Split Point Lighthouse and lookouts, past whale sighting spots, through traditional Wathaur