Bells Beach Backpackers
Join us at Bells Beach Backpackers and enjoy the picturesque seaside town of Torquay.
Home to world famous Bells Beach and the birth place of iconic surf brands, Torquay is the surfing capital of Australia. Located 95km South West of Melbourne, it is the official start of the Great Ocean Road.
Whether you need a relaxing escape by the ocean or are out to learn the finer points of Surfing, Bells Beach Backpackers can accommodate you while investing time in further travels on the Great Ocean Road.
Fully refurbished and opening October 6th!
Sun, sand and a great place to stay! Live the Aussie dream in our unique beach house! Situated in the town of Torquay, Home @ Bells Beach is within easy walking distance of all the town's attractions.
Our dorm rooms have 4,6,8 or 12 beds and there is one double room. Every room has brand new beds, mattresses, linen, lockers and a completely refurbished kitchen and tv room. There's a large garden perfect for kicking back or cooking up a feast on the bbq!
Hire a surfboard and walk 10 minutes to Torquay surf beach or if you'd prefer to just look like a pro surfer, walk 2 minutes to the Surf shop Plaza where you'll find all the major surf brands. Everyone knows that backpackers love a bargain, and there's plenty to be found just around the corner at the Ripcurl and Quiksilver factory outlets!
Bells Beach is in a national park area about 10 minutes drive from Torquay. There are beautiful walking tracks from Torquay to Bells Beach. Well known for amazing surf and host to the Ripcurl Pro surfing competition. Although you might want to tell your friends you've surfed Bells, this is only adviseable if you are an experienced surfer!
There are so many reasons to make Home @ Bells Beach a compulsory part of your travels, here are just a few!
-Completely refurbished building with friendly and helpful staff!
-Gateway to the Great Ocean Road
-The only backpackers near Bells Beach
-Beautiful clean sandy beaches
-Tranquil & scenic coastal walking tracks
-Surf shop factory outlets
-Only just over an hour drive from Melbourne
If you're just visiting for a few days or want to get a job to fund your travels, Home @ Bells Beach will be your home away from home and we'll ensure you have a great time in this wonderful part of Victoria!
Check out our sister hostels in Melbourne: Home Travellers Motel (St.Kilda) and Home @ The Mansion (City).
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Board Games
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Direct Transfer: Pick up is available most days from Melbourne hostels. Phone or e-mail us for more info.
By car: Drive over the Westgate bridge towards Geelong. After approx 45 min follow signs for Great Ocean Road. Follow signs for Great Ocean Road via Torquay. As you enter Torquay there are lots of surf shops on your right. The hostel is about 100m past these shops on the right (next to the caravan park)
By public transport: Take the V-Line train from Southern Cross Station to Geelong. Take McHarrys bus from Geelong station to Torquay. Jump off just after surf shops and we are about 50m down the main road on the opposite side!
From Great Ocean Road:
When entering Torquay there\'s a big roundabout. Turn left towards Melbourne. The hostel is about 400m up this road on the left.
Located in the town of Torquay, Bells Beach Backpackers is within easy walking distance from all of the towns attractions. These include:
* Major surf shop precinct and factory outlets
* Surf beach
* Supermarket, banks, cafes, shops etc
* Coastal walking tracks
* Surf museum
* Surf schools
* 10 min drive from Bells Beach
Being at the beginning of the Great Ocean Road, this is a town not to be missed, especially if you want a taste of the true Aussie lifestyle!!