Rip Curl Pro
The 60th running of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach will take place from April 4 – 14, 2023.
Featuring a world class field including Steph Gilmore, Carissa Moore, John John Florence, Italo Ferreira and Sally Fitzgibbons, the event will be a celebration of 60 years of the event in the spiritual home of surfing in Australia.
The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach will only run on days of suitable surf within the event waiting period. A call is made each morning by the WSL Commissioner on the day’s schedule. This is generally done at 7.30am and published on www.worldsurfleague.com or via the WSL Instagram page
Rip Curl Pro Tickets
Tickets for the event can be purchased at the gate from the first day of the waiting period.
Festival Pass – $25
Day Pass – $10
Kids 16 & Under – Free
Parking – $5
Surfing Victoria Members receive free entry into the Rip Curl Pro. Not a member? Sign up here
*Due to capacity limitations at Bells Beach, Festival Passes do not guarantee entry on the day. Capacity limitations are put into place to ensure the continued preservation of the Bells Beach surfing reserve.
Unfortunately, no dogs are allowed on site unless they are a qualified, accredited assistance dog and serving the person they are with. Note: Security may ask you to provide documentation to prove this.
We kindly ask you to please observe all road signs when entering and exiting the event, there is a large amount of local wildlife who live in the area. Please slow down and take care to help protect our local wildlife.
Stay tuned for further details!
Getting to the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach
The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach is held on the Bells Beach Surfing Recreation Reserve, Jarosite Road, Bells Beach VIC 3228
There is limited car parking on site on a first in best dressed basis.
Car parking is $5 per car.
Rip Curl Pro Shuttle Bus Service
The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach will again offer a free shuttle bus over the Easter Long Weekend.
Friday 7th April 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday 8th April 8:30am – 5:30pm
Sunday 9th April 8:30am – 5:30pm
Monday 10th April 8:30am – 5:30pm
Hourly services from Rip Curl Car Park (on the half hour)
- Rip Curl Store, Torquay
- Stop at Wyndham Resort Bus Stop
- Stop at Peppers The Sands Resort Bus Stop
- Stop at Doc Hughes/Front Beach Cafe Bus Stop
- Stop at Bells Street Art Gallery Bus Stop
- Stop at Bird Rock Cafe
- Stop at Rip Curl Pro Event Site
*Note: daily service may cease earlier if event is called off for day.
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Victorian Rip Curl Pro Trials 2023
The Victorian Rip Curl Pro Trials will take place on Saturday April 1 at Bells Beach.
One lucky Victorian surfer each year gets the chance to go up against the world’s best surfers at Bells Beach thanks to the Victorian Government and the Rip Curl Pro Victorian Trials.
The event will feature the top Victorian Male surfers with the top Victorian Female surfers also vying for a spot in the Rip Curl Women’s Trials that will grant the sole wildcard into the Women’s main round.
Former Trials winners include Adam Robertson, Nic Muscroft, Glyndyn Ringrose, Jack Perry, Carl Wright, Zoe Clarke, Nikki van Dijk, Cahill Bell-Warren, Tim Stevenson, Harry Mann and Joe van Dijk.
Competitor information and allocations can be found here