The Rip Curl Pro is celebrating 58 years and the world’s best male and female surfers are in town to compete for professional surfing’s most treasured trophy – the Rip Curl Pro Bell.
The Rip Curl Pro is the second event on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) World Tour. The event holds a very special place in surfing folklore, as the longest running world championship level contest on the World Tour.
It’s tradition that the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach waiting period includes the Easter long weekend.
Event: 17th April – 27th April, 2019
Event status: COMPLETED. Congratulations to John John Florence & Courtney Conlogue.
*The event will run in the best swell conditions during this date window. For live updates, follow @ripcurlpro (or @ripcurl) on Twitter
Adult – $10
Concession – $5
Festival Pass (all event) – $25
Under 16 – FREE
3228 Residents (with drivers licence) – FREE
Parking – $5 Daily over Easter long Weekend
Parking – $2 Daily before and after Easter long Weekend
*Please note you cannot pre-purchase tickets. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket booth on site at the event only, on the day. Entry is subject to capacity, so be early.Proceeds from the parking fee will go to the Jan Juc Cricket Club.
The Drop FestivalThe Drop festival will take place alongside two World Surf League Qualifying Series events in Newcastle and Manly as well as three Championship Tour events at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast, Bells Beach in Torquay and Margaret River in Western Australia
Rip Curl Pro Shuttle Bus
A free shuttle bus will run at convenient locations between Torquay, Jan Juc and Bells Beach. The shuttle will depart on the half hour every hour from the Rip Curl retail store Torquay over the Easter weekend from 8.30am to 5.30pm, Friday 19th April – Monday 22nd April, 2019
Shuttle bus stops include:
- Rip Curl Retail Store – Surf Coast Highway, Torquay
- Peppers The Sands Resort – 2 Sands Blvd, Torquay
- Wyndham Resort Torquay
- Front Beach Café – The Esplanade, Torquay
- Bells Street Art Gallery – Bell Street Torquay
- Bird Rock Café – Jan Juc
- Bells Beach (Event Location)
A Waste Wise Event
The Rip Curl Pro is a Waste Wise event, so we ask you to please keep the place clean this April and support us in out endeavour to reduce impact on the surrounding environment. Bells Beach is part of Point Addis Marine National Park and Surfing Reserve, so deserves all of our respect.