Just outside of Torquay you will find one of the most epic surf beaches in the world. You may have heard of Bells Beach, home to the World Champonship Surfing event Rip Curl Pro, which are held around easter.
Equipment: Surfboard, wax, wetsuit, etc...
Beginners can learn to surf on the main beach with local surf schools and experts can ride with the pros down on Bells Beach in Easter.
Windsurfing is popular on Fisherman's Beach.
Equipment: During summer, surf equipment can be hired on the main beaches. In the colder months you have to look a little harder & head to the surf shops which are open year round. Wetsuits are essential equipment in Autumn, Winter & Spring.