Torquay travel guide

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You're Going to Love Torquay

With a population of 12,854, Torquay is a must-see destination in Victoria, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Torquay to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Torquay

If you’re looking for affordable options, Sou' West (25-27 Baines Cres) and Bob Sugar (17 The Esplanade) are great picks.

When to visit Torquay

Torquay in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Torquay in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Torquay


Although Torquay doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Melbourne Avalon (AVV), which is located 35 km from Torquay.


Another option to get to Torquay is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 81 km from Torquay. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Airports near Torquay

Airlines serving Torquay

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British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,059 reviews)
Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
Good (396 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
Good (584 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (316 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (4,221 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (286 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (140 reviews)
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Where to stay in Torquay

Average rates range from around $193 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $236 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Torquay

Hiring a car in Torquay

Expect to pay $2.00 per litre in Torquay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $23.92 and $31.89. The most frequently booked car type in Torquay is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 55% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.