Live Surfboard Shaping

A unique feature of the museum is our working shaping bay, where you can watch international shaper Eiji Shiomoto shape boards from traditional malibus to high performance shortboards. If he’s not in action, you can still view Eiji’s latest projects, templates, equipment and tools of the trade.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

  • review rating 5  Love this museum! Small but everything about australian surfing you can find here!!! wnjoyed watching the surf board maker too!

    thumb Frances Salazar
    5/15/2021

    review rating 5  History of surfing, brilliant to see the names of yesteryear and the boards that were used in their quest for championships

    thumb Alf Corbett
    12/12/2019

    review rating 5  What a gem in Torquay! Great place to learn about the history of the Sport, showcasing how the surfboard design evolved over the years. They have few kids activities - balance the surfboard, decorate chalk surfboards, kinetic sand pits and a cool green-screen photo booth. Definitely worth checking out on a cold day!

    thumb Piotr Rochala
    7/16/2018
  • review rating 5  Always worth a visit while in Torquay. It really helps to understand how surfing is really entrenched in the Australian culture and history, especially in this specific region.

    thumb Marco Celon
    3/03/2020

    review rating 5  A long overdue visit ...

    thumb Elaine V. Hare
    2/01/2021

    review rating 5  Not that into surfing but the museum is really interesting and clearly thoughtfully curated.

    thumb Joel Evans
    1/13/2020

Australian National Surfing Museum

77 Beach Rd
Torquay VIC 3228
Australia

OPENING HOURS

9am – 5pm
7 days a week
364 days a year
(Closed Christmas Day)

LOCATION

Adult $12,
Student/Pensioner Concession $8
Child (aged 16 and under) $8
Family $25.

PLEASE NOTE: General admission prices are for self-guided tours with no time limit.

Group Discounts
Please see Education / Group Tours for details.

CONTACT DETAILS

03 5261 4606
ansm@surfcoast.vic.gov.au
77 Beach Road
Torquay Victoria 3228