The Surf Coast Walk

Use the interactive maps below to view the entire length of the Surf Coast Walk and explore the key features along the way. The Surf Coast Walk is 44km from end-to-end but it doesn't have to be done in one go. 

The great thing about the Walk is that it can also be split into 12 distinctive trails. Each of the trails have an identified start and end point and are usually located at a car park. Below the main map, is a link to each of the 12 trails. If you click on one of the trails, you will find a shorter interactive map plus more details of the sights and features of that particular trail. 

Take a browse through the various trails and decide how far you would like to go...


  • 1. Wadawurrung Country

    The Torquay Sundial

    Near Torquay

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

  • 2. Torquay Promenade

    Torquay Promenade


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

  • 3. Surf Coasting

    Couple walking


    See how the Surf Coast got its name on this clifftop trail linking lookouts over many famous surf breaks.

  • 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

    Bells Beach

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

  • 6. Angelsea Heath

    Angelsea Heath

    Near Angelsea

    This trail takes in the colours of the coast: vivid ochre cliffs, brilliant blue ocean and dappled green heathland.

  • 7. Anglesea Riverbanks


    This easy and accessible riverside stroll is close to BBQs, playgrounds and cafes.

  • 8. Point Roadknight


    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 to explore around the Lighthouse.

  • 12. Lighthouse Discovery

    Near Aireys Inlet

    Discovery stroll from the Split Point Lighthouse and lookouts, past whale sighting spots, through Wathaurung country.