Special Places in Torquay
FOR A PEEK INTO HISTORY
A journey back in time is often full of wonder, and fascination.
Torquay and the district have a collection of places that evocatively bring to life a period that once was.
It’s time to put the past in front of us and explore these engrossing heritage attractions.
Bass Strait Crossing Monument
Recognising first flight across Bass Strait.
Reputed site of well used by William Buckley.
Original figurehead gone and replaced with carving.
Anchor points to location of wreck.
WW2 Light Horsemen
Light Horsemen camped in White’s paddock South Beach Road.
1940 bushfire nearly wiped out the town.
The Torquay Sundial is located at Fisherman’s Beach.